1 Samuel 2:5 NIV

5 Those who were full hire themselves out for food, but those who were hungry are hungry no more. She who was barren has borne seven children, but she who has had many sons pines away.

References for 1 Samuel 2:5

Study tools for 1 Samuel 2:5

  • 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.