And when the five lords of the Philistines had seen it, they returned to Ekron the same day.
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George Leo Haydock
Day. It was distant about 18 miles. (Calmet)
Provinces. Hebrew, "lords. "Some think that only five images of each sort were inclosed in the box: others suppose that the people of each village presented a golden mouse, to satisfy their own devotion, and that they might not be infested with such vermin. Clarius thinks they also sent an equal number of the other images of the anus, chap. v. (Haydock)