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1 Samuel 1:5 NIV

5 But to Hannah he gave a double portion because he loved her, and the LORD had closed her womb.

References for 1 Samuel 1:5

Study tools for 1 Samuel 1:5

  • 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