New International Version
Those who did not die were afflicted with tumors, and the outcry of the city went up to heaven.
King James Bible
And the men that died not were smitten with the emerods: and the cry of the city went up to heaven.
Darby Bible Translation
and the men that died not were smitten with the hemorrhoids; and the cry of the city went up to heaven.
World English Bible
The men who didn't die were struck with the tumors; and the cry of the city went up to heaven.
Young's Literal Translation
and the men who have not died have been smitten with emerods, and the cry of the city goeth up into the heavens.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The men that died not - Some it seems were smitten with instant death; others with the haemorrhoids, and there was a universal consternation; and the cry of the city went up to heaven - it was an exceeding great cry.
It does not appear that the Philistines had any correct knowledge of the nature of Jehovah, though they seemed to acknowledge his supremacy. They imagined that every country, district, mountain, and valley, had its peculiar deity; who, in its place, was supreme over all others. They thought therefore to appease Jehovah by sending him back his ark or shrine: and, in order to be redeemed from their plagues, they send golden mice and emerods as telesms, probably made under some particular configurations of the planets. See at the end of 1 Samuel 6:21 (note).
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In our examination of the nature and meaning of the Lord's Supper, we have found that it is indeed a most important and holy Sacrament. It is in fact the most sacred of all the ordinances of the Church on earth. There is nothing beyond it--nothing so heavenly, on this side heaven, as this Feast. Nowhere else does the believer approach so near to heaven as when he stands or kneels, as a communicant at this altar, the Holy of Holies in the Church of Christ. What a solemn act! To approach this altar, …
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Pharaoh and all his officials and all the Egyptians got up during the night, and there was loud wailing in Egypt, for there was not a house without someone dead.
1 Samuel 6:1
When the ark of the LORD had been in Philistine territory seven months,
In the streets they wear sackcloth; on the roofs and in the public squares they all wail, prostrate with weeping.
"Judah mourns, her cities languish; they wail for the land, and a cry goes up from Jerusalem.
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