1 Samuel 1:22-24 NIV

22 Hannah did not go. She said to her husband, "After the boy is weaned, I will take him and present1 him before the LORD, and he will live there always."

References for 1 Samuel 1:22

      23 "Do what seems best to you," Elkanah her husband told her. "Stay here until you have weaned him; only may the LORD make good2 hisa word." So the woman stayed at home and nursed her son until she had weaned3 him.

      References for 1 Samuel 1:23

        • d 1:23 - Masoretic Text; Dead Sea Scrolls, Septuagint and Syriac "your"
          24 After he was weaned, she took the boy with her, young as he was, along with a three-year-old bull,b4 an ephahc of flour and a skin of wine, and brought him to the house of the LORD at Shiloh.

          References for 1 Samuel 1:24

            • e 1:24 - Dead Sea Scrolls, Septuagint and Syriac; Masoretic Text "with three bulls"
            • f 1:24 - That is, probably about 3/5 bushel (about 22 liters)