1 Samuel 1:11 NIV

11 And she made a vow, saying, “LORD Almighty, if you will only look on your servant’s misery and remember me, and not forget your servant but give her a son, then I will give him to the LORD for all the days of his life, and no razor will ever be used on his head.”

References for 1 Samuel 1:11

Study tools for 1 Samuel 1:11

  • a 1:1 - See Septuagint and 1 Chron. 6:26-27,33-35; or "from Ramathaim Zuphim" .
  • b 1:20 - "Samuel" sounds like the Hebrew for "heard by God."
  • c 1:22 - Masoretic Text; Dead Sea Scrolls "always. I have dedicated him as a Nazirite—all the days of his life.”"
  • d 1:23 - Masoretic Text; Dead Sea Scrolls, Septuagint and Syriac "your"
  • e 1:24 - Dead Sea Scrolls, Septuagint and Syriac; Masoretic Text "with three bulls"
  • f 1:24 - That is, probably about 36 pounds or about 16 kilograms