4:12 On that day 1 a Benjaminite ran from the battle lines and came to Shiloh. His clothes were torn and dirt was on his head.
4:16 The man said to Eli, “I am the one who came from the battle lines! Just today I fled from the battle lines!” Eli 2 asked, “How did things go, my son?”
1 tn Or perhaps, “the same day.” On this use of the demonstrative pronoun see Joüon 2:532 §143.f.
2 tn Heb “he”; the referent (Eli) has been specified in the translation for clarity.