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1 Samuel 7:7-17

New American Standard Bible

Chapter 7

7 Now when the Philistines heard that the sons of Israel had gathered at Mizpah, the governors of the Philistines went up against Israel. And when the sons of Israel heard about it, they were afraid of the Philistines. 8 So the sons of Israel said to Samuel, 'Do not stop crying out to the LORD our God for us, that He will save us from the hand of the Philistines!' 9 Samuel took a nursing lamb and offered it as a whole burnt offering to the LORD; and Samuel cried out to the LORD for Israel, and the LORD answered him. 10 Now Samuel was offering up the burnt offering, and the Philistines advanced to battle Israel. But the LORD thundered with a great thunder on that day against the Philistines and confused them, so that they were struck down before Israel. 11 And the men of Israel came out of Mizpah and pursued the Philistines, and killed them as far as below Beth-car.
12 Then Samuel took a stone and placed it between Mizpah and Shen, and named it Ebenezer, saying, 'So far the LORD has helped us.' 13 So the Philistines were subdued, and they did not come anymore within the border of Israel. And the hand of the LORD was against the Philistines all the days of Samuel. 14 The cities which the Philistines had taken from Israel were restored to Israel, from Ekron even to Gath; and Israel recovered their territory from the hand of the Philistines. So there was peace between Israel and the Amorites.
15 Now Samuel judged Israel all the days of his life. 16 And he used to go annually on a circuit to Bethel, Gilgal, and Mizpah, and he judged Israel in all these places. 17 Then he would make his return to Ramah, because his house was there, and there he also judged Israel; and there he built an altar to the LORD.
King James Version

Chapter 7

7 And when the Philistines heard that the children of Israel were gathered together to Mizpeh, the lords of the Philistines went up against Israel. And when the children of Israel heard it, they were afraid of the Philistines. 8 And the children of Israel said to Samuel, Cease not to cry unto the LORD our God for us, that he will save us out of the hand of the Philistines. 9 And Samuel took a sucking lamb, and offered it for a burnt offering wholly unto the LORD: and Samuel cried unto the LORD for Israel; and the LORD heard him. 10 And as Samuel was offering up the burnt offering, the Philistines drew near to battle against Israel: but the LORD thundered with a great thunder on that day upon the Philistines, and discomfited them; and they were smitten before Israel. 11 And the men of Israel went out of Mizpeh, and pursued the Philistines, and smote them, until they came under Bethcar. 12 Then Samuel took a stone, and set it between Mizpeh and Shen, and called the name of it Ebenezer, saying, Hitherto hath the LORD helped us.
13 So the Philistines were subdued, and they came no more into the coast of Israel: and the hand of the LORD was against the Philistines all the days of Samuel. 14 And the cities which the Philistines had taken from Israel were restored to Israel, from Ekron even unto Gath; and the coasts thereof did Israel deliver out of the hands of the Philistines. And there was peace between Israel and the Amorites. 15 And Samuel judged Israel all the days of his life. 16 And he went from year to year in circuit to Bethel, and Gilgal, and Mizpeh, and judged Israel in all those places. 17 And his return was to Ramah; for there was his house; and there he judged Israel; and there he built an altar unto the LORD.
Christian Standard Bible

Chapter 7

7 When the Philistines heard that the Israelites had gathered at Mizpah, their rulers marched up toward Israel. When the Israelites heard about it, they were afraid because of the Philistines. 8 The Israelites said to Samuel, "Don't stop crying out to the Lord our God for us, so that he will save us from the Philistines."
9 Then Samuel took a young lamb and offered it as a whole burnt offering to the Lord. He cried out to the Lord on behalf of Israel, and the Lord answered him. 10 Samuel was offering the burnt offering as the Philistines approached to fight against Israel. The Lord thundered loudly against the Philistines that day and threw them into such confusion that they were defeated by Israel. 11 Then the men of Israel charged out of Mizpah and pursued the Philistines striking them down all the way to a place below Beth-car.
12 Afterward, Samuel took a stone and set it upright between Mizpah and Shen. He named it Ebenezer, explaining, "The Lord has helped us to this point." 13 So the Philistines were subdued and did not invade Israel's territory again. The Lord's hand was against the Philistines all of Samuel's life. 14 The cities from Ekron to Gath, which they had taken from Israel, were restored; Israel even rescued their surrounding territories from Philistine control. There was also peace between Israel and the Amorites.
15 Samuel judged Israel throughout his life. 16 Every year he would go on a circuit to Bethel, Gilgal, and Mizpah and would judge Israel at all these locations. 17 Then he would return to Ramah because his home was there, he judged Israel there, and he built an altar to the Lord there.
New Living Translation

Chapter 7

7 When the Philistine rulers heard that Israel had gathered at Mizpah, they mobilized their army and advanced. The Israelites were badly frightened when they learned that the Philistines were approaching. 8 'Don't stop pleading with the LORD our God to save us from the Philistines!' they begged Samuel. 9 So Samuel took a young lamb and offered it to the LORD as a whole burnt offering. He pleaded with the LORD to help Israel, and the LORD answered him.
10 Just as Samuel was sacrificing the burnt offering, the Philistines arrived to attack Israel. But the LORD spoke with a mighty voice of thunder from heaven that day, and the Philistines were thrown into such confusion that the Israelites defeated them. 11 The men of Israel chased them from Mizpah to a place below Beth-car, slaughtering them all along the way.
12 Samuel then took a large stone and placed it between the towns of Mizpah and Jeshanah. He named it Ebenezer (which means 'the stone of help'), for he said, 'Up to this point the LORD has helped us!'
13 So the Philistines were subdued and didn't invade Israel again for some time. And throughout Samuel's lifetime, the LORD's powerful hand was raised against the Philistines. 14 The Israelite villages near Ekron and Gath that the Philistines had captured were restored to Israel, along with the rest of the territory that the Philistines had taken. And there was peace between Israel and the Amorites in those days.
15 Samuel continued as Israel's judge for the rest of his life. 16 Each year he traveled around, setting up his court first at Bethel, then at Gilgal, and then at Mizpah. He judged the people of Israel at each of these places. 17 Then he would return to his home at Ramah, and he would hear cases there, too. And Samuel built an altar to the LORD at Ramah.
English Standard Version

Chapter 7

7 Now when the Philistines heard that the people of Israel had gathered at Mizpah, the lords of the Philistines went up against Israel. And when the people of Israel heard of it, they were afraid of the Philistines. 8 And the people of Israel said to Samuel, “Do not cease to cry out to the LORD our God for us, that he may save us from the hand of the Philistines.” 9 So Samuel took a nursing lamb and offered it as a whole burnt offering to the LORD. And Samuel cried out to the LORD for Israel, and the LORD answered him. 10 As Samuel was offering up the burnt offering, the Philistines drew near to attack Israel. But the LORD thundered with a mighty sound that day against the Philistines and threw them into confusion, and they were defeated before Israel. 11 And the men of Israel went out from Mizpah and pursued the Philistines and struck them, as far as below Beth-car.
12 Then Samuel took a stone and set it up between Mizpah and Shen and called its name Ebenezer; for he said, “Till now the LORD has helped us.” 13 So the Philistines were subdued and did not again enter the territory of Israel. And the hand of the LORD was against the Philistines all the days of Samuel. 14 The cities that the Philistines had taken from Israel were restored to Israel, from Ekron to Gath, and Israel delivered their territory from the hand of the Philistines. There was peace also between Israel and the Amorites.
15 Samuel judged Israel all the days of his life. 16 And he went on a circuit year by year to Bethel, Gilgal, and Mizpah. And he judged Israel in all these places. 17 Then he would return to Ramah, for his home was there, and there also he judged Israel. And he built there an altar to the LORD.
New International Version

Chapter 7

7 When the Philistines heard that Israel had assembled at Mizpah, the rulers of the Philistines came up to attack them. When the Israelites heard of it, they were afraid because of the Philistines. 8 They said to Samuel, 'Do not stop crying out to the LORD our God for us, that he may rescue us from the hand of the Philistines.' 9 Then Samuel took a suckling lamb and sacrificed it as a whole burnt offering to the LORD. He cried out to the LORD on Israel's behalf, and the LORD answered him.
10 While Samuel was sacrificing the burnt offering, the Philistines drew near to engage Israel in battle. But that day the LORD thundered with loud thunder against the Philistines and threw them into such a panic that they were routed before the Israelites. 11 The men of Israel rushed out of Mizpah and pursued the Philistines, slaughtering them along the way to a point below Beth Kar.
12 Then Samuel took a stone and set it up between Mizpah and Shen. He named it Ebenezer, saying, 'Thus far the LORD has helped us.'
13 So the Philistines were subdued and they stopped invading Israel's territory. Throughout Samuel's lifetime, the hand of the LORD was against the Philistines. 14 The towns from Ekron to Gath that the Philistines had captured from Israel were restored to Israel, and Israel delivered the neighboring territory from the hands of the Philistines. And there was peace between Israel and the Amorites.
15 Samuel continued as Israel's leader all the days of his life. 16 From year to year he went on a circuit from Bethel to Gilgal to Mizpah, judging Israel in all those places. 17 But he always went back to Ramah, where his home was, and there he also held court for Israel. And he built an altar there to the LORD.
La Biblia de las Américas

Chapter 7

7 Cuando los filisteos oyeron que los hijos de Israel se habían reunido en Mizpa, los príncipes de los filisteos subieron contra Israel. Cuando oyeron esto los hijos de Israel, tuvieron temor de los filisteos. 8 Entonces los hijos de Israel dijeron a Samuel: No dejes de clamar al SEÑOR nuestro Dios por nosotros, para que El nos libre de la mano de los filisteos. 9 Tomó Samuel un cordero de leche y lo ofreció como completo holocausto al SEÑOR ; y clamó Samuel al SEÑOR por Israel y el SEÑOR le respondió. 10 Mientras Samuel estaba ofreciendo el holocausto, los filisteos se acercaron para pelear con Israel. Mas el SEÑOR tronó con gran estruendo aquel día contra los filisteos y los confundió, y fueron derrotados delante de Israel. 11 Saliendo de Mizpa los hombres de Israel, persiguieron a los filisteos, hiriéndolos hasta más allá de Bet-car.
12 Entonces Samuel tomó una piedra y la colocó entre Mizpa y Sen, y la llamó Eben-ezer, diciendo: Hasta aquí nos ha ayudado el SEÑOR. 13 Los filisteos fueron sometidos y no volvieron más dentro de los límites de Israel. Y la mano del SEÑOR estuvo contra los filisteos todos los días de Samuel. 14 Las ciudades que los filisteos habían tomado de Israel fueron restituidas a Israel, desde Ecrón hasta Gat, e Israel libró su territorio de la mano de los filisteos. Y hubo paz entre Israel y los amorreos.
15 Samuel juzgó a Israel todos los días de su vida. 16 Cada año acostumbraba hacer un recorrido por Betel, Gilgal y Mizpa, y juzgaba a Israel en todos estos lugares. 17 Después volvía a Ramá, pues allí estaba su casa, y allí juzgaba a Israel; y edificó allí un altar al SEÑOR.
Nueva Biblia de las Américas

Chapter 7

7 Cuando los Filisteos oyeron que los Israelitas se habían reunido en Mizpa, los príncipes de los Filisteos subieron contra Israel. Cuando oyeron esto los Israelitas, tuvieron temor de los Filisteos.
8 Entonces los Israelitas dijeron a Samuel: “No dejes de clamar al SEÑOR nuestro Dios por nosotros, para que El nos libre de la mano de los Filisteos.” 9 Tomó Samuel un cordero de leche y lo ofreció como completo holocausto al SEÑOR; y clamó Samuel al SEÑOR por Israel y el SEÑOR le respondió. 10 Mientras Samuel estaba ofreciendo el holocausto, los Filisteos se acercaron para pelear con Israel. Pero el SEÑOR tronó con gran estruendo aquel día contra los Filisteos y los confundió, y fueron derrotados delante de Israel. 11 Saliendo de Mizpa los hombres de Israel, persiguieron a los Filisteos, hiriéndolos hasta más allá de Bet Car.
12 Entonces Samuel tomó una piedra y la colocó entre Mizpa y Sen, y la llamó Ebenezer (Piedra de Ayuda) y dijo: “Hasta aquí nos ha ayudado el SEÑOR.” 13 Los Filisteos fueron sometidos y no volvieron más dentro de los límites de Israel. Y la mano del SEÑOR estuvo contra los Filisteos todos los días de Samuel. 14 Las ciudades que los Filisteos habían tomado de Israel fueron restituidas a Israel, desde Ecrón hasta Gat, e Israel libró su territorio de la mano de los Filisteos. Y hubo paz entre Israel y los Amorreos.
15 Samuel juzgó a Israel todos los días de su vida. 16 Cada año acostumbraba hacer un recorrido por Betel, Gilgal y Mizpa, y juzgaba a Israel en todos estos lugares. 17 Después volvía a Ramá, pues allí estaba su casa, y allí juzgaba a Israel; y edificó allí un altar al SEÑOR.
Nueva Versión Internacional

Chapter 7

7 Cuando los filisteos se enteraron de que los israelitas se habían reunido en Mizpa, los jefes filisteos marcharon contra Israel. Al darse cuenta de esto, los israelitas tuvieron miedo de los filisteos 8 y le dijeron a Samuel: «No dejes de clamar al SEÑOR por nosotros, para que nos salve del poder de los filisteos». 9 Samuel tomó entonces un cordero pequeño y lo ofreció en holocausto al SEÑOR. Luego clamó al SEÑOR en favor de Israel, y el SEÑOR le respondió.
10 Mientras Samuel ofrecía el sacrificio, los filisteos avanzaron para atacar a Israel. Pero aquel día el SEÑOR lanzó grandes truenos contra los filisteos. Esto creó confusión entre ellos, y cayeron derrotados ante los israelitas. 11 Entonces los israelitas persiguieron a los filisteos desde Mizpa hasta más allá de Bet Car, matándolos por el camino. 12 Después Samuel tomó una piedra, la colocó entre Mizpa y Sen, y la llamó Ebenezer, «El SEÑOR no ha dejado de ayudarnos».
13 Durante toda la vida de Samuel, el SEÑOR manifestó su poder sobre los filisteos. Estos fueron subyugados por los israelitas y no volvieron a invadir su territorio. 14 Fue así como los israelitas recuperaron las ciudades que los filisteos habían capturado anteriormente, desde Ecrón hasta Gat, y libraron todo ese territorio del dominio de los filisteos. También hubo paz entre Israel y los amorreos.
15 Samuel siguió gobernando a Israel toda su vida. 16 Todos los años recorría las ciudades de Betel, Guilgal y Mizpa, y atendía los asuntos del país en esas regiones. 17 Luego regresaba a Ramá, donde residía, y desde allí gobernaba a Israel. También allí erigió un altar al SEÑOR.
Reina-Valera 1960

Chapter 7

7 Cuando oyeron los filisteos que los hijos de Israel estaban reunidos en Mizpa, subieron los príncipes de los filisteos contra Israel; y al oír esto los hijos de Israel, tuvieron temor de los filisteos. 8 Entonces dijeron los hijos de Israel a Samuel: No ceses de clamar por nosotros a Jehová nuestro Dios, para que nos guarde de la mano de los filisteos. 9 Y Samuel tomó un cordero de leche y lo sacrificó entero en holocausto a Jehová; y clamó Samuel a Jehová por Israel, y Jehová le oyó. 10 Y aconteció que mientras Samuel sacrificaba el holocausto, los filisteos llegaron para pelear con los hijos de Israel. Mas Jehová tronó aquel día con gran estruendo sobre los filisteos, y los atemorizó, y fueron vencidos delante de Israel. 11 Y saliendo los hijos de Israel de Mizpa, siguieron a los filisteos, hiriéndolos hasta abajo de Bet-car.
12 Tomó luego Samuel una piedra y la puso entre Mizpa y Sen, y le puso por nombre Eben-ezer, diciendo: Hasta aquí nos ayudó Jehová. 13 Así fueron sometidos los filisteos, y no volvieron más a entrar en el territorio de Israel; y la mano de Jehová estuvo contra los filisteos todos los días de Samuel. 14 Y fueron restituidas a los hijos de Israel las ciudades que los filisteos habían tomado a los israelitas, desde Ecrón hasta Gat; e Israel libró su territorio de mano de los filisteos. Y hubo paz entre Israel y el amorreo.
15 Y juzgó Samuel a Israel todo el tiempo que vivió. 16 Y todos los años iba y daba vuelta a Bet-el, a Gilgal y a Mizpa, y juzgaba a Israel en todos estos lugares. 17 Después volvía a Ramá, porque allí estaba su casa, y allí juzgaba a Israel; y edificó allí un altar a Jehová.
Biblia del Jubileo

Chapter 7

7 Y oyendo los filisteos que los hijos de Israel estaban reunidos en Mizpa, subieron los príncipes de los filisteos contra Israel. Lo cual cuando oyeron los hijos de Israel, tuvieron temor de los filisteos. 8 Y dijeron los hijos de Israel a Samuel: No ceses de clamar por nosotros al SEÑOR nuestro Dios, que nos guarde de mano de los filisteos. 9 Y Samuel tomó un cordero de leche, y lo sacrificó entero al SEÑOR en holocausto; y clamó Samuel al SEÑOR por Israel, y el SEÑOR le oyó. 10 Y aconteció que estando Samuel sacrificando el holocausto, los filisteos llegaron para pelear con los hijos de Israel. Mas el SEÑOR tronó aquel día con gran estruendo sobre los filisteos, y los quebrantó, y fueron vencidos delante de Israel. 11 Y saliendo los hijos de Israel de Mizpa, siguieron a los filisteos, hiriéndolos hasta abajo de Bet-car. 12 Tomó luego Samuel una piedra, y la puso entre Mizpa y Sen, y le puso por nombre Eben-ezer, diciendo: Hasta aquí nos ayudó el SEÑOR. 13 Fueron, pues, los filisteos humillados, que no vinieron más al término de Israel; y la mano del SEÑOR fue contra los filisteos todo el tiempo de Samuel. 14 Y fueron restituidas a los hijos de Israel las ciudades que los filisteos habían tomado a los israelitas, desde Ecrón hasta Gat, con sus términos; e Israel las libró de mano de los filisteos. Y hubo paz entre Israel y el amorreo. 15 Y juzgó Samuel a Israel todo el tiempo que vivió. 16 Y todos los años iba y daba vuelta a Bet-el, y a Gilgal, y a Mizpa, y juzgaba a Israel en todos estos lugares. 17 Volvía después a Ramá, porque allí estaba su casa, y allí también juzgaba a Israel; y edificó allí un altar al SEÑOR.