1 Samuel 6:10
New International Version
So they did this. They took two such cows and hitched them to the cart and penned up their calves.

New Living Translation
So these instructions were carried out. Two cows were hitched to the cart, and their newborn calves were shut up in a pen.

English Standard Version
The men did so, and took two milk cows and yoked them to the cart and shut up their calves at home.

Berean Study Bible
So the men did as instructed. They took two milk cows, hitched them to the cart, and penned up their calves.

New American Standard Bible
Then the men did so, and took two milch cows and hitched them to the cart, and shut up their calves at home.

King James Bible
And the men did so; and took two milch kine, and tied them to the cart, and shut up their calves at home:

Christian Standard Bible
The men did this: They took two milk cows, hitched them to the cart, and confined their calves in the pen.

Contemporary English Version
The Philistines followed their advice. They hitched up the two cows to the cart, but they kept their calves in a barn.

Good News Translation
They did what they were told: they took two cows and hitched them to the wagon, and shut the calves in the barn.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The men did this: They took two milk cows, hitched them to the cart, and confined their calves in the pen.

International Standard Version
The men did this. They took two milk cows, hitched them to the cart, and penned up their calves in the house.

NET Bible
So the men did as instructed. They took two cows that had calves and harnessed them to a cart; they also removed their calves to their stalls.

New Heart English Bible
The men did so, and took two milk cows, and tied them to the cart, and shut up their calves at home;

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The people did this. They took two dairy cows, hitched them to a cart, and shut the calves in the stall.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the men did so; and took two milch kine, and tied them to the cart, and shut up their calves at home.

New American Standard 1977
Then the men did so, and took two milch cows and hitched them to the cart, and shut up their calves at home.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the men did so and took two milk cows and tied them to the cart and shut up their calves at home.

King James 2000 Bible
And the men did so; and took two milk cows, and tied them to the cart, and shut up their calves at home:

American King James Version
And the men did so; and took two milk cows, and tied them to the cart, and shut up their calves at home:

American Standard Version
And the men did so, and took two milch kine, and tied them to the cart, and shut up their calves at home;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the Philistines did so; and they took two cows that had calved for the first time, and yoked them to the waggon, and shut up their calves at home.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They did therefore in this manner: and taking two kine, that had suckling calves, they yoked them to the cart, and shut up their calves at home.

Darby Bible Translation
And the men did so, and took two milch kine, and tied them to the cart, and shut up their calves at home.

English Revised Version
And the men did so; and took two milch kine, and tied them to the cart, and shut up their calves at home:

Webster's Bible Translation
And the men did so; and took two milch cows, and tied them to the cart, and shut up their calves at home:

World English Bible
The men did so, and took two milk cows, and tied them to the cart, and shut up their calves at home;

Young's Literal Translation
And the men do so, and take two suckling kine, and bind them in the cart, and their young ones they have shut up in the house;
Study Bible
The Ark Returned to Israel
9but keep watching it. If it goes up the road to its homeland, toward Beth-shemesh, it is the LORD who has brought on us this great disaster. But if it does not, then we will know that it was not His hand that punished us and that it happened by chance.” 10So the men did as instructed. They took two milk cows, hitched them to the cart, and penned up their calves. 11Then they put the ark of the LORD on the cart, along with the box containing the gold rats and the images of the tumors.…
Cross References
Genesis 33:13
But Jacob replied, "My lord knows that the children are frail, and I must care for sheep and cattle that are nursing their young. If they are driven hard for even a day, all the animals will die.

1 Samuel 6:9
but keep watching it. If it goes up the road to its homeland, toward Beth-shemesh, it is the LORD who has brought on us this great disaster. But if it does not, then we will know that it was not His hand that punished us and that it happened by chance."

1 Samuel 6:11
Then they put the ark of the LORD on the cart, along with the box containing the gold rats and the images of the tumors.

Treasury of Scripture

And the men did so; and took two milk cows, and tied them to the cart, and shut up their calves at home:







Lexicon
So the men
הָאֲנָשִׁים֙ (hā·’ă·nā·šîm)
Article | Noun - masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

did
וַיַּעֲשׂ֤וּ (way·ya·‘ă·śū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

[as instructed].
כֵּ֔ן (kên)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 3651: So -- thus

They took
וַיִּקְח֗וּ (way·yiq·ḥū)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 3947: To take

two
שְׁתֵּ֤י (šə·tê)
Number - fdc
Strong's Hebrew 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

milk
עָל֔וֹת (‘ā·lō·wṯ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5763: To suckle, give milk

cows,
פָרוֹת֙ (p̄ā·rō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6510: A heifer, cow

hitched
וַיַּאַסְר֖וּם (way·ya·’as·rūm)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 631: To yoke, hitch, to fasten, to join battle

them to the cart,
בָּעֲגָלָ֑ה (bā·‘ă·ḡā·lāh)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5699: Something revolving, a wheeled vehicle

and penned up
כָּל֥וּ (kā·lū)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 3607: To shut up, restrain, withhold

their calves.
בְּנֵיהֶ֖ם (bə·nê·hem)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1121: A son
6:10-18 These two kine knew their owner, their great Owner, whom Hophin and Phinehas knew not. God's providence takes notice even of brute creatures, and serves its own purposes by them. When the reapers saw the ark, they rejoiced; their joy for that was greater than the joy of harvest. The return of the ark, and the revival of holy ordinances, after days of restraint and trouble, are matters of great joy.
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