1 Samuel 7:17
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English Standard Version
Then he would return to Ramah, for his home was there, and there also he judged Israel. And he built there an altar to the LORD.

King James Bible
And his return was to Ramah; for there was his house; and there he judged Israel; and there he built an altar unto the LORD.

American Standard Version
And his return was to Ramah, for there was his house; and there he judged Israel: and he built there an altar unto Jehovah.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And he returned to Ramatha, for there was his house, and there he judged Israel: he built also there an altar to the Lord.

English Revised Version
And his return was to Ramah, for there was his house; and there he judged Israel: and he built there an altar unto the LORD.

Webster's Bible Translation
And his return was to Ramah; for there was his house; and there he judged Israel; and there he built an altar to the LORD.

1 Samuel 7:17 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

As soon as they took to flight, the Israelites advanced from Mizpeh, and pursued and smote them to below Beth-car. The situation of this town or locality, which is only mentioned here, has not yet been discovered. Josephus (Ant. vi. 2, 2) has μέχρι Κοῤῥαίων.

1 Samuel 7:17 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

his return

1 Samuel 1:1,19 Now there was a certain man of Ramathaimzophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu...

1 Samuel 8:4 Then all the elders of Israel gathered themselves together, and came to Samuel to Ramah,

1 Samuel 19:18-23 So David fled, and escaped, and came to Samuel to Ramah, and told him all that Saul had done to him...

he built

1 Samuel 11:15 And all the people went to Gilgal; and there they made Saul king before the LORD in Gilgal...

Genesis 12:7,8 And the LORD appeared to Abram, and said, To your seed will I give this land: and there built he an altar to the LORD...

Genesis 33:20 And he erected there an altar, and called it EleloheIsrael.

Genesis 35:7 And he built there an altar, and called the place Elbethel: because there God appeared to him...

Judges 21:5 And the children of Israel said, Who is there among all the tribes of Israel that came not up with the congregation to the LORD?...

1 Kings 18:30-36 And Elijah said to all the people, Come near to me. And all the people came near to him...

Cross References
Judges 21:4
And the next day the people rose early and built there an altar and offered burnt offerings and peace offerings.

1 Samuel 1:1
There was a certain man of Ramathaim-zophim of the hill country of Ephraim whose name was Elkanah the son of Jeroham, son of Elihu, son of Tohu, son of Zuph, an Ephrathite.

1 Samuel 1:19
They rose early in the morning and worshiped before the LORD; then they went back to their house at Ramah. And Elkanah knew Hannah his wife, and the LORD remembered her.

1 Samuel 2:11
Then Elkanah went home to Ramah. And the boy was ministering to the LORD in the presence of Eli the priest.

1 Samuel 8:4
Then all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah

1 Samuel 9:12
They answered, "He is; behold, he is just ahead of you. Hurry. He has come just now to the city, because the people have a sacrifice today on the high place.

1 Samuel 14:35
And Saul built an altar to the LORD; it was the first altar that he built to the LORD.

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