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1 Samuel 2:28 NIV

28 I chose your ancestor out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to go up to my altar, to burn incense, and to wear an ephod in my presence. I also gave your ancestor’s family all the food offerings presented by the Israelites.

References for 1 Samuel 2:28

Study tools for 1 Samuel 2:28

  • 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.