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Philistines return the ark

6:1 AND the ark of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
was in the field of the Philistines seven months.

6:2 And the Philistines called for the priests and the diviners, saying, What shall we do to the ark of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
? Let us know with what we shall send it to it’s place.

6:3 And they said, If ya’ll send away the ark of the Elohimאֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
of Israel, don’t send it empty; but you should send him a trespass offering. Then ya’ll shall be healed, and it shall be known to you why His hand is not turned away from you.

6:4 Then said they, What should the trespass offering be which we shall send back to him? They answered, Five golden emerods is an archaic term for hemorrhoids. Derived from the Old French word emoroyde, it was used as the common English term until the nineteenth century, after which it was replaced in medicine by a direct transliteration of the original Greek term haimorrhoides, and five golden mice, according to the number of rulers of the Philistines. For one plague has been on ya’ll, and on your rulers.
6:5 And ya’ll shall make images of your emerods is an archaic term for hemorrhoids. Derived from the Old French word emoroyde, it was used as the common English term until the nineteenth century, after which it was replaced in medicine by a direct transliteration of the original Greek term haimorrhoides, and images of your mice that are corrupting the land; and ya’ll shall give glory to the Elohimאֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
of Israel: maybe He will lighten His hand from off you, and from off your gods, and from off your land.

6:6 Why do ya’ll harden your hearts, like the Egyptians and Pharaoh hardened their hearts? When he had gathered with them, didn’t they let the people go, and they went?
6:7 So now make a new cart, and take two suckling cows, on which a yoke has never gone up, and tie the cows to the cart, and cause their calves to return home from them:
6:8 And take the ark of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, and lay it on the cart; and put the vessels of gold, which ya’ll return to Him for a trespass offering. Put them in a strongbox inside of it; and send it away, and let it go.

6:9 And watch, if it goes up by the way of his own border to Beit-Shemeshבֵּית שֶׁמֶשׁ
House of the sun
, then he has done great evil to us. But if not, then we shall know that it is was not his hand that struck us; it was by chance it happened to us.

6:10 ¶ And the men did so; and took two suckling cows, and tied them to the cart, and shut up their calves in the house:
6:11 And they laid the ark of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
on the cart, and the strongbox with the mice of gold and the images of their emerods is an archaic term for hemorrhoids. Derived from the Old French word emoroyde, it was used as the common English term until the nineteenth century, after which it was replaced in medicine by a direct transliteration of the original Greek term haimorrhoides.

6:12 And the cows went straight in the way on the way of Beit-Shemeshבֵּית שֶׁמֶשׁ
House of the sun
, and went along one highway, lowing as they went, and didn’t turn to the right hand or to the left; and the rulers of the Philistines went after them to the border of Beit-Shemeshבֵּית שֶׁמֶשׁ
House of the sun
.

6:13 And those of Beit-Shemeshבֵּית שֶׁמֶשׁ
House of the sun
were reaping their wheat harvest in the valley: and they lifted up their eyes, and saw the ark, and rejoiced to see it.

6:14 And the cart came to the field of Joshua יְהוֹשֻׁעַ
Yəhōšuaʿ,(/ˈdʒɒʃuə/) Tiberian: Yŏhōšuaʿ, lit. ‘Yahweh is salvation’) also known as Yehoshua. Yeshua or Y’shua (ישוע; with vowel pointing Hebrew: יֵשׁוּעַ, romanized: Yēšūaʿ) was a common alternative form of the name Yehoshua (Hebrew: יְהוֹשֻׁעַ, romanized: Yəhōšūaʿ, lit. ’Joshua’) in later books of the Hebrew Bible and among Jews of the Second Temple period. The name corresponds to the Greek spelling Iesous (Ἰησοῦς), from which, through the Latin IESVS/Iesus, comes the English spelling Jesus meaning salvation.
, a Beit-Shemeshבֵּית שֶׁמֶשׁ
House of the sun
, and stood there, where there was a great stone: and they cut the wood of the cart, and offered the cows as a burnt offering to YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
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6:15 And the Levites took down the ark of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, and the strongbox that was with it, in which were the vessels of gold were , and
placed them on the great stone: and the men of Beit-Shemeshבֵּית שֶׁמֶשׁ
House of the sun
offered burnt offerings and sacrificed sacrifices the same day to YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
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6:16 And when the five rulers of the Philistines saw it, they returned to Ekron on that day.
6:17 And these were the golden emerods is an archaic term for hemorrhoids. Derived from the Old French word emoroyde, it was used as the common English term until the nineteenth century, after which it was replaced in medicine by a direct transliteration of the original Greek term haimorrhoides which the Philistines returned for a trespass offering to YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
; for Ashdod one, for Gaza one, for Askelon one, for Gath one, for Ekron one;

6:18 And the golden mice, the number of all the cities of the Philistines belonging to the five rulers, fromthe fortified cities, and of country villages, even to the great stone of Abel, on which they placed the ark of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
: which stone remains to this day in the field of Joshua, the Beth-shemite.

The curious smitten

6:19 ¶ And he struck among the men of Beit-Shemeshבֵּית שֶׁמֶשׁ
House of the sun
, because they had looked into the ark of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, even he struck seventy of the people, including fifty chief men: and the people mourned, because YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
had struck many of the people with a great destruction.

6:20 And the men of Beit-Shemeshבֵּית שֶׁמֶשׁ
House of the sun
said, Who is able to stand before YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
this holy Elohimאֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
? and to whom shall he go up from us?

6:21 ¶ And they sent messengers to the inhabitants of Kirjath-jearim, saying, The Philistines have returned the ark of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
; come ya’ll down, and take it up to you..

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