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1 Samuel 1:3 NIV

3 Year after year this man went up from his town to worship and sacrifice to the LORD Almighty at Shiloh, where Hophni and Phinehas, the two sons of Eli, were priests of the LORD.

References for 1 Samuel 1:3

Study tools for 1 Samuel 1:3

  • 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