5:1 Now the Philistines had captured the ark of God and brought it from Ebenezer to Ashdod.
1 Samuel 5:6Context
1 tn Heb “the hand of the
2 tn The words “the people of” are supplied in the translation for clarification.
3 tc The LXX and Vulgate add the following: “And mice multiplied in their land, and the terror of death was throughout the entire city.”
tn Or “tumors” (so ASV, NASB, NIV, NRSV, NLT); NCV “growths on their skin”; KJV “emerods”; NAB “hemorrhoids.”