He has taken a bag of money with him; 1 he will not return until 2 the end of the month.” 3
You will oversee my household, and all my people will submit to your commands. 1 Only I, the king, will be greater than you. 2
On one occasion in Shiloh, after they had finished eating and drinking, Hannah got up. 1 (Now at the time Eli the priest was sitting in his chair 2 by the doorpost of the Lord’s temple.)
He also made a throne room, called “The Hall of Judgment,” where he made judicial decisions. 1 It was paneled with cedar from the floor to the rafters. 2
Above the platform over their heads was something like a sapphire shaped like a throne. High above on the throne was a form that appeared to be a man.
When Ehud approached him, he was sitting in his well-ventilated 1 upper room all by himself. Ehud said, “I have a message from God 2 for you.” When Eglon rose up from his seat, 3
When he arrived in Shiloh, Eli was sitting in his chair watching by the side of 1 the road, for he was very worried 2 about the ark of God. As the man entered the city to give his report, 3 the whole city cried out.
When he mentioned the ark of God, Eli 1 fell backward from his chair beside the gate. He broke his neck and died, for he 2 was old and heavy. He had judged Israel for forty years.