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men. Hebrew. 'enosh. App-14 . the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah . App-4 .
Abinadab. Some codices, with one early printed edition, Aramaean, Septuagint, and Syriac, add "which is". in the hill. Or, in Gibeah.
time was long . Ark remained with Philistines seven months (1 Samuel 6:1 ); sent from Ekron to Kirjathjearim in 1040, and remained there twenty years (1 Samuel 7:0 ). From the capture (in 1040BC ) to its entry into Zion (in 950BC) was eighty-nine years (2 Samuel 7:17 ).
children = sons.
sinned. Hebrew. chata'. App-44 .
lords. See note on Joshua 13:3 .
God . Hebrew. Elohim. App-4 .
Samuel took . Samuel was a Levite, and according to 1 Chronicles 23:27-13.23.32 could do this; though according to Numbers 18:3 he could not have acted in the holy place.
offered = offered up. See App-43 .
thundered with a great thunder . Figure of speech Polyptoton. App-6 .
coast = border, or boundary.
there was his house . Compare 1 Samuel 1:19 , &c.
altar . Shiloh forsaken, and Ark separated from Tabernacle. There was no chosen "place".
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on 1 Samuel 7". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/
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