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1 Samuel 1:9 NIV

9 Once when they had finished eating and drinking in Shiloh, Hannah stood up. Now Eli the priest was sitting on his chair by the doorpost of the LORD’s house.

References for 1 Samuel 1:9

Study tools for 1 Samuel 1:9

  • 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