Bible: 1 Samuel 4:1-2

4:1 Samuel revealed the word of the Lord 1  to all Israel.

The Ark of the Covenant is Lost to the Philistines

Then the Israelites went out to fight the Philistines. 2  They camped at Ebenezer, 3  and the Philistines camped at Aphek. 4:2 The Philistines arranged their forces to fight 4  Israel. As the battle spread out, 5  Israel was defeated by 6  the Philistines, who 7  killed about four thousand men in the battle line in the field.

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