1 Samuel 7:4
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New International Version
So the Israelites put away their Baals and Ashtoreths, and served the LORD only.

King James Bible
Then the children of Israel did put away Baalim and Ashtaroth, and served the LORD only.

Darby Bible Translation
And the children of Israel put away the Baals and the Ashtoreths and served Jehovah only.

World English Bible
Then the children of Israel did put away the Baals and the Ashtaroth, and served Yahweh only.

Young's Literal Translation
And the sons of Israel turn aside the Baalim and Ashtaroth, and serve Jehovah alone;

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Put away Baalim and Ashtaroth - These were not two particular deities, but two genera of idols; the one masculine, Baalim; the other feminine, Ashtaroth; both the words are in the plural number, and signify all their gods and goddesses.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Judges 2:11,13 And the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the LORD, and served Baalim...

Judges 10:15,16 And the children of Israel said to the LORD, We have sinned: do you to us whatever seems good to you; deliver us only, we pray you...

1 Kings 11:33 Because that they have forsaken me, and have worshipped Ashtoreth the goddess of the Zidonians, Chemosh the god of the Moabites...

Hosea 14:3,8 Asshur shall not save us; we will not ride on horses: neither will we say any more to the work of our hands, You are our gods...

Library
Sermon at the Faribault Celebration of the Centennial of the Inauguration of George Washington, 1789-1889.
"Then Samuel took a stone and set it between Mizpeh and Shen, and called the name of it Ebeneser, saying, Hitherto hath the Lord helped us."-- 1 SAMUEL vii. 12. No words are more fitting on this Centennial day. One hundred years ago George Washington was inaugurated the first President of the United States. Words are powerless to express the grateful thoughts which swell patriot hearts. Save that people whom God led out of Egypt with His pillar of fire and His pillar of cloud, I know of no nation
H.B. Whipple—Five Sermons

Ebenezer 1Sam 7:12

John Newton—Olney Hymns

Cross References
1 Samuel 7:3
So Samuel said to all the Israelites, "If you are returning to the LORD with all your hearts, then rid yourselves of the foreign gods and the Ashtoreths and commit yourselves to the LORD and serve him only, and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines."

1 Samuel 7:5
Then Samuel said, "Assemble all Israel at Mizpah, and I will intercede with the LORD for you."

1 Kings 8:48
and if they turn back to you with all their heart and soul in the land of their enemies who took them captive, and pray to you toward the land you gave their ancestors, toward the city you have chosen and the temple I have built for your Name;

1 Kings 11:5
He followed Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians, and Molek the detestable god of the Ammonites.

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