1 Samuel 4:15
Parallel Verses
King James Version
Now Eli was ninety and eight years old; and his eyes were dim, that he could not see.

Darby Bible Translation
Now Eli was ninety-eight years old; and his eyes were set, that he could not see.

World English Bible
Now Eli was ninety-eight years old; and his eyes were set, so that he could not see.

Young's Literal Translation
And Eli is a son of ninety and eight years, and his eyes have stood, and he hath not been able to see.

1 Samuel 4:15 Parallel
Commentary
King James Translators' Notes

were dim: Heb. stood

Geneva Study Bible

Now Eli was ninety and eight years old; and his eyes were dim, that he could not see.1 Samuel 4:15 Parallel Commentaries

Library
Is God in the Camp?
"And the Philistines were afraid, for they said, God is come into the camp. And they said, Woe unto us! For there hath not been such a thing heretofore"--1 Samuel 4:7. Israel was out of gear with God. The people had forgotten the Most High, and had gone aside to the worship of Baal. They had neglected the things of God; therefore they were give up to their enemies. When Jehovah had brought them out of Egypt, he instructed them how they were to live in the land to which he would bring them, and warned
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 38: 1892

The Form and Spirit of Religion
Now, three points this morning inferred from our narrative. The first point is this--that the outward form of religion is to be carefully and reverently observed. But my second and most important head is this--you will notice that the very men who have the least of the spirit of religion are the most superstitiously observant of the form of it; just as you find the people here, who did not care for God, had a very superstitious regard for that chest called the ark of the covenant. And then, my third
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858

That the Ruler Should Be, through Humility, a Companion of Good Livers, But, through the Zeal of Righteousness, Rigid against the vices of Evildoers.
The ruler should be, through humility, a companion of good livers, and, through the zeal of righteousness, rigid against the vices of evil-doers; so that in nothing he prefer himself to the good, and yet, when the fault of the bad requires it, he be at once conscious of the power of his priority; to the end that, while among his subordinates who live well he waives his rank and accounts them as his equals, he may not fear to execute the laws of rectitude towards the perverse. For, as I remember to
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

Cross References
1 Samuel 3:2
And it came to pass at that time, when Eli was laid down in his place, and his eyes began to wax dim, that he could not see;

1 Samuel 4:14
And when Eli heard the noise of the crying, he said, What meaneth the noise of this tumult? And the man came in hastily, and told Eli.

1 Kings 14:4
And Jeroboam's wife did so, and arose, and went to Shiloh, and came to the house of Ahijah. But Ahijah could not see; for his eyes were set by reason of his age.

Jump to Previous
Able Dim Eight Eli Eyes Ninety Ninety-Eight Stood
Jump to Next
Able Dim Eight Eli Eyes Ninety Ninety-Eight Stood
Links
1 Samuel 4:15 NIV
1 Samuel 4:15 NLT
1 Samuel 4:15 ESV
1 Samuel 4:15 NASB
1 Samuel 4:15 KJV

1 Samuel 4:15 Bible Apps
1 Samuel 4:15 Biblia Paralela
1 Samuel 4:15 Chinese Bible
1 Samuel 4:15 French Bible
1 Samuel 4:15 German Bible

1 Samuel 4:15 Commentaries

Bible Hub
1 Samuel 4:14
Top of Page
Top of Page