(stone of help), a stone set up by Samuel after a signal defeat of the Philistines, as a memorial of the “help” received on the occasion from Jehovah. (1 Samuel 7:12) Its position is carefully defined as between Mizpeh and Shen.

-Name of a memorial stone 1Sa 7:12 -Philistines defeat the Israelites at 1Sa 4 -Philistines remove the ark of the covenant from 1Sa 5:1