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1 Samuel 1:20 NIV

20 So in the course of time Hannah became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel,a saying, “Because I asked the LORD for him.”

References for 1 Samuel 1:20

    • b 1:20 - "Samuel" sounds like the Hebrew for "heard by God."

      Study tools for 1 Samuel 1:20

      • 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