15 And Samuel judged Israel all the days of his life.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on 1 Samuel 7:15

Commentary on 1 Samuel 7:13-17

(Read 1 Samuel 7:13-17)

In this great revival of true religion, the ark was neither removed to Shiloh, nor placed with the tabernacle any where else. This disregard to the Levitical institutions showed that their typical meaning formed their chief use; and when that was overlooked, they became a lifeless service, not to be compared with repentance, faith, and the love of God and man.