They of Kirjath-Jearim bring the Ark into the house of Abinadab, and sanctify Eleazar his son to keep it. After twenty years the Israelites, by Samuel's means, solemnly repent at Mizpeh. While Samuel prayeth and sacrificeth, Yahweh discomfiteth the Philistines by thunder at Eben-ezer. The Philistines are subdued. Samuel peaceably and religiously judgeth Israel.