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SA1 7:13 So the Philistines were subdued, and they came no more into
the coast of Israel: and the hand of the LORD was against the
Philistines all the days of Samuel.
SA1 7:14 And the cities which the Philistines had taken from Israel
were restored to Israel, from Ekron even unto Gath; and the coasts
thereof did Israel deliver out of the hands of the Philistines. And
there was peace between Israel and the Amorites.
SA1 7:15 And Samuel judged Israel all the days of his life.
SA1 7:16 And he went from year to year in circuit to Bethel, and
Gilgal, and Mizpeh, and judged Israel in all those places.
King James Bible