The Blue Letter Bible
BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NET
 [?]

Advanced Options

Other Searches

Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search NET

Let's Connect
x
Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

1 Samuel 5 :: New English Translation (NET)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface
Listen to the Bible

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:1 - Now the Philistines had captured the ark of God and brought it from Ebenezer to Ashdod.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:2 - The Philistines took the ark of God and brought it into the temple of Dagon, where they positioned it beside Dagon.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:3 - When the residents of Ashdod got up early the next day, Dagon was lying on the ground before the ark of the LORD. So they took Dagon and set him back in his place.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:4 - But when they got up early the following day, Dagon was again lying on the ground before the ark of the LORD. The head of Dagon and his two hands were sheared off and were lying at the threshold. Only Dagon's body was left intact.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:5 - (For this reason, to this very day, neither Dagon's priests nor anyone else who enters Dagon's temple step on Dagon's threshold in Ashdod.)

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:6 - The LORD attacked the residents of Ashdod severely, bringing devastation on them. He struck the people of both Ashdod and the surrounding area with sores.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:7 - When the people of Ashdod saw what was happening, they said, "The ark of the God of Israel should not remain with us, for he has attacked both us and our god Dagon!"

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:8 - So they assembled all the leaders of the Philistines and asked, "What should we do with the ark of the God of Israel?" They replied, "The ark of the God of Israel should be moved to Gath." So they moved the ark of the God of Israel.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:9 - But after it had been moved the LORD attacked that city as well, causing a great deal of panic. He struck all the people of that city with sores.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:10 - So they sent the ark of God to Ekron. But when the ark of God arrived at Ekron, the residents of Ekron cried out saying, "They have brought the ark of the God of Israel here to kill our people!"

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:11 - So they assembled all the leaders of the Philistines and said, "Get the ark of the God of Israel out of here! Let it go back to its own place so that it won't kill us and our people!" The terror of death was throughout the entire city; God was attacking them very severely there.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 5:12 - The people who did not die were struck with sores; the city's cry for help went all the way up to heaven.
NET

The NET Bible®, New English Translation Copyright © 1996 By Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NET Bible® is a registered trademark The NET Bible® Logo, Service Mark Copyright © 1997 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. All rights reserved.

Full copyright information is provided here. Visit the NET Bible website.

 
 
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NET
Your Bible Version is the NET
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1

Donate Contact

Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.

Hotjar - Unlimited insights from your web and mobile sites

Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization