Hophni

Hophni

(hŏf`nī), in the Bible, son of Eli. With his brother he met death because of sacrileges.
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For possible explanations of linkage of texts see Garsiel's analysis of the linkage between the battle at Eben-Ezer when Philistines defeat the Israelites while camped in Afek and capture the Ark, killing the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phineas (1 Samuel 4: 1-11) and the fall of Saul and his sons in Gilboa (1 Samuel 28-2 Samuel 1) (Moshe Garsiel, The First Book of Samuel: A Literary Study of Comparative Structures, Analogues and Parallels [Ramat-Gan: Revivim, 1985], pp.