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1 Samuel 2:12


The sons of Eli were wicked men. 1  They did not recognize the Lord’s authority. 2 


De 13:13; Jud 2:10; Jud 19:22; 1Sa 3:7; 1Sa 10:27; 1Sa 25:17; 1Ki 21:10,13; Jer 2:8; Jer 22:16; Ho 4:6-9; Mal 2:1-9; Joh 8:55; Joh 16:3; Joh 17:3; Ro 1:21,28-30; 2Co 6:15

NET © Notes

tn Heb “sons of worthlessness.”

tn Heb “they did not know the Lord.” The verb here has the semantic nuance “recognize the authority of.” Eli’s sons obviously knew who the Lord was; they served in his sanctuary. But they did not recognize his moral authority.

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