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Ichabod

Ichabod in the Bible, the name given by Eli's daughter-in-law to her son, used as an expression of regret, in allusion to 1 Samuel (she named the child Ichabod, saying, ‘the glory is departed from Israel’), in the account of the capture of the Ark of the Covenant of God by the Philistines.

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Ichabod

Ichabod (Ĭk´əbŏd) [Heb.,=inglorious], in the Bible, son of Phinehas and grandson of the High Priest Eli. He was born at the hour of the Ark's capture by the Philistines and was named to commemorate the unfortunate event.

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