1 Samuel 4:17
The messenger answered, "Israel has fled before the Philistines, and there has been a great slaughter among the people. Your two sons, Hophni and Phinehas, are both dead, and the ark of God has been captured."
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1 Samuel 2:34
And this sign shall come to you concerning your two sons Hophni and Phinehas: They will both die on the same day.

1 Samuel 4:16
"I have just come from the battle," the man said to Eli. "I fled from there today." "What happened, my son?" Eli asked.

1 Samuel 4:18
As soon as the ark of God was mentioned, Eli fell backward from his chair by the city gate, and being old and heavy, he broke his neck and died. Eli had judged Israel forty years.

Psalm 78:61
He delivered His strength to captivity, and His splendor to the hand of the adversary.

Psalm 78:64
His priests fell by the sword, but His widows could not lament.

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1 Samuel 4:10, 11
So the Philistines fought, and Israel was defeated, and each man fled to his tent. The slaughter was very great--thirty thousand foot soldiers of Israel fell. . . .

1 Samuel 3:11
Then the LORD said to Samuel, "I am about to do something in Israel at which the ears of all who hear it will tingle.

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