1 Samuel

  1 H259 Now there was a certain H376 man H7436 of Ramathaimzophim H2022 , of mount H669 Ephraim H8034 , and his name H511 was Elkanah H1121 , the son H3395 of Jeroham H1121 , the son H453 of Elihu H1121 , the son H8459 of Tohu H1121 , the son H6689 of Zuph H673 , an Ephrathite:
  2 H8147 And he had two H802 wives H8034 ; the name H259 of the one H2584 was Hannah H8034 , and the name H8145 of the other H6444 Peninnah H6444 : and Peninnah H3206 had children H2584 , but Hannah H3206 had no children.
  3 H1931 And this H376 man H5927 went up [H8804]   H5892 out of his city H3117 yearly H3117   H7812 to worship [H8692]   H2076 and to sacrifice [H8800]   H3068 unto the LORD H6635 of hosts H7887 in Shiloh H8147 . And the two H1121 sons H5941 of Eli H2652 , Hophni H6372 and Phinehas H3548 , the priests H3068 of the LORD, were there.
  4 H3117 And when the time H511 was that Elkanah H2076 offered [H8799]   H5414 , he gave [H8804]   H6444 to Peninnah H802 his wife H1121 , and to all her sons H1323 and her daughters H4490 , portions:
  5 H2584 But unto Hannah H5414 he gave [H8799]   H259 a H639 worthy H4490 portion H157 ; for he loved [H8804]   H2584 Hannah H3068 : but the LORD H5462 had shut up [H8804]   H7358 her womb.
  6 H6869 And her adversary H3707 also provoked [H8765]   H3708 her sore H7481 , for to make her fret [H8687]   H3068 , because the LORD H5462 had shut [H8804]   H1157 up H7358 her womb.
  7 H6213 And as he did [H8799]   H8141 so year H8141 by year H1767 , when H5927 she went up [H8800]   H1004 to the house H3068 of the LORD H3707 , so she provoked [H8686]   H1058 her; therefore she wept [H8799]   H398 , and did not eat [H8799]  .
  8 H559 Then said [H8799]   H511 Elkanah H376 her husband H2584 to her, Hannah H1058 , why weepest [H8799]   H398 thou? and why eatest [H8799]   H3824 thou not? and why is thy heart H3415 grieved [H8799]   H2896 ? am not I better H6235 to thee than ten H1121 sons?
  9 H2584 So Hannah H6965 rose up [H8799]   H310 after H398 they had eaten [H8800]   H7887 in Shiloh H310 , and after H8354 they had drunk [H8800]   H5941 . Now Eli H3548 the priest H3427 sat [H8802]   H3678 upon a seat H4201 by a post H1964 of the temple H3068 of the LORD.
  10 H4751 And she was in bitterness H5315 of soul H6419 , and prayed [H8691]   H3068 unto the LORD H1058 , and wept [H8799]   H1058 sore [H8800]  .
  11 H5087 And she vowed [H8799]   H5088 a vow H559 , and said [H8799]   H3068 , O LORD H6635 of hosts H7200 , if thou wilt indeed [H8800]   H7200 look [H8799]   H6040 on the affliction H519 of thine handmaid H2142 , and remember [H8804]   H7911 me, and not forget [H8799]   H519 thine handmaid H5414 , but wilt give [H8804]   H519 unto thine handmaid H582 a man H2233 child H5414 , then I will give [H8804]   H3068 him unto the LORD H3117 all the days H2416 of his life H4177 , and there shall no razor H5927 come [H8799]   H7218 upon his head.
  12 H7235 And it came to pass, as she continued [H8689]   H6419 praying [H8692]   H6440 before H3068 the LORD H5941 , that Eli H8104 marked [H8802]   H6310 her mouth.
  13 H2584 Now Hannah H1696 , she spake [H8764]   H3820 in her heart H8193 ; only her lips H5128 moved [H8801]   H6963 , but her voice H8085 was not heard [H8735]   H5941 : therefore Eli H2803 thought [H8799]   H7910 she had been drunken.
  14 H5941 And Eli H559 said [H8799]   H7937 unto her, How long wilt thou be drunken [H8691]   H5493 ? put away [H8685]   H3196 thy wine from thee.
  15 H2584 And Hannah H6030 answered [H8799]   H559 and said [H8799]   H113 , No, my lord H802 , I am a woman H7186 of a sorrowful H7307 spirit H8354 : I have drunk [H8804]   H3196 neither wine H7941 nor strong drink H8210 , but have poured out [H8799]   H5315 my soul H6440 before H3068 the LORD.
  16 H5414 Count [H8799]   H519 not thine handmaid H6440 for H1323 a daughter H1100 of Belial H7230 : for out of the abundance H7879 of my complaint H3708 and grief H1696 have I spoken [H8765]   hitherto.
  17 H5941 Then Eli H6030 answered [H8799]   H559 and said [H8799]   H3212 , Go [H8798]   H7965 in peace H430 : and the God H3478 of Israel H5414 grant [H8799]   H7596 thee thy petition H7592 that thou hast asked [H8804]   of him.
  18 H559 And she said [H8799]   H8198 , Let thine handmaid H4672 find [H8799]   H2580 grace H5869 in thy sight H802 . So the woman H3212 went [H8799]   H1870 her way H398 , and did eat [H8799]   H6440 , and her countenance was no more sad .
  19 H7925 And they rose up H1242 in the morning H7925 early [H8686]   H7812 , and worshipped [H8691]   H6440 before H3068 the LORD H7725 , and returned [H8799]   H935 , and came [H8799]   H1004 to their house H7414 to Ramah H511 : and Elkanah H3045 knew [H8799]   H2584 Hannah H802 his wife H3068 ; and the LORD H2142 remembered [H8799]   her.
  20 H3117 Wherefore it came to pass, when the time H8622 was come H2584 about after Hannah H2029 had conceived [H8799]   H3205 , that she bare [H8799]   H1121 a son H7121 , and called [H8799]   H8034 his name H8050 Samuel H7592 , saying, Because I have asked [H8804]   H3068 him of the LORD.
  21 H376 And the man H511 Elkanah H1004 , and all his house H5927 , went up [H8799]   H2076 to offer [H8800]   H3068 unto the LORD H3117 the yearly H2077 sacrifice H5088 , and his vow.
  22 H2584 But Hannah H5927 went not up [H8804]   H559 ; for she said [H8804]   H376 unto her husband H5288 , I will not go up until the child H1580 be weaned [H8735]   H935 , and then I will bring [H8689]   H7200 him, that he may appear [H8738]   H6440 before H3068 the LORD H3427 , and there abide [H8804]   H5704 for H5769 ever.
  23 H511 And Elkanah H376 her husband H559 said [H8799]   H6213 unto her, Do [H8798]   H5869 what seemeth H2896 thee good H3427 ; tarry [H8798]   H1580 until thou have weaned [H8800]   H3068 him; only the LORD H6965 establish [H8686]   H1697 his word H802 . So the woman H3427 abode [H8799]   H1121 , and gave her son H3243 suck [H8686]   H1580 until she weaned [H8800]   him.
  24 H1580 And when she had weaned [H8804]   H5927 him, she took him up [H8686]   H7969 with her, with three H6499 bullocks H259 , and one H374 ephah H7058 of flour H5035 , and a bottle H3196 of wine H935 , and brought [H8686]   H1004 him unto the house H3068 of the LORD H7887 in Shiloh H5288 : and the child H5288 was young.
  25 H7819 And they slew [H8799]   H6499 a bullock H935 , and brought [H8686]   H5288 the child H5941 to Eli.
  26 H559 And she said [H8799]   H994 , Oh H113 my lord H5315 , as thy soul H2416 liveth H113 , my lord H802 , I am the woman H5324 that stood [H8737]   H6419 by thee here, praying [H8692]   H3068 unto the LORD.
  27 H5288 For this child H6419 I prayed [H8694]   H3068 ; and the LORD H5414 hath given [H8799]   H7596 me my petition H7592 which I asked [H8804]   of him:
  28 H7592 Therefore also I have lent [H8689]   H3068 him to the LORD H3117 ; as long as he liveth H7592 he shall be lent [H8803]   H3068 to the LORD H7812 . And he worshipped [H8691]   H3068 the LORD there.