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1 Samuel 2:16 NIV

16 If the person said to him, “Let the fat be burned first, and then take whatever you want,” the servant would answer, “No, hand it over now; if you don’t, I’ll take it by force.”

References for 1 Samuel 2:16

Study tools for 1 Samuel 2:16

  • a 2:1 - "Horn" here symbolizes strength; also in verse 10.
  • b 2:17 - Dead Sea Scrolls and Septuagint; Masoretic Text "people"
  • c 2:20 - Dead Sea Scrolls; Masoretic Text "and asked from"
  • d 2:25 - Or "the judges"
  • e 2:29 - The Hebrew is plural.