The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
of his words fall to the ground.
SA1 3:20 And all Israel from Dan even to Beersheba knew that Samuel was
established to be a prophet of the LORD.
SA1 3:21 And the LORD appeared again in Shiloh: for the LORD revealed
himself to Samuel in Shiloh by the word of the LORD.
SA1 4:1 And the word of Samuel came to all Israel. Now Israel went out
against the Philistines to battle, and pitched beside Ebenezer: and the
Philistines pitched in Aphek.
SA1 4:2 And the Philistines put themselves in array against Israel: and
when they joined battle, Israel was smitten before the Philistines: and
they slew of the army in the field about four thousand men.
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