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12 Samuel took a stone and placed it between Mizpah and Shen.[a] He named it Ebenezer,[b] saying, “Up to here the Lord has helped us.”

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  1. 1 Samuel 7:12 tn Cf. NAB, NRSV, NLT “Jeshanah.”
  2. 1 Samuel 7:12 sn The name Ebenezer (אֶבֶן הָעָזֶר) means “stone of help” in Hebrew (cf. TEV); NLT adds the meaning parenthetically after the name.