7:5 Then Samuel said, “Gather all Israel to Mizpah, and I will pray to the Lord on your behalf.” 7:6 After they had assembled at Mizpah, they drew water and poured it out before the Lord. They fasted on that day, and they confessed 1 there, “We have sinned against the Lord.” So Samuel led 2 the people of Israel at Mizpah.
1 tn Heb “said.”
2 tn Heb “judged”; NAB “began to judge”; TEV “settled disputes among.”
3 map For location see Map4-G4; Map5-C1; Map6-E3; Map7-D1; Map8-G3.