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1 Samuel 2:5 DBY

5 They that were full have hired themselves out for bread; and the hungry are [so] no more: Even the barren beareth seven, and she that hath many children is waxed feeble.

Study tools for 1 Samuel 2:5

  • a 2:1 - Vers. 1-10 are poetical in Hebrew.
  • b 2:1 - Or 'by.'
  • c 2:3 - The Hebrew is plural.
  • d 2:6 - See Gen. 37.35.
  • e 2:8 - Erets, 'land' or 'country.'
  • f 2:8 - Tebel, 'habitable earth:' see Prov. 8.31.
  • g 2:9 - Chasid, 'pious,' 'holy:' see Note c, Deut. 33.8; 2Chron. 6.42; Ps. 4.3.
  • h 2:9 - Or 'be powerful.'
  • i 2:13 - Lit. 'young man.'
  • j 2:16 - See Lev. 1.9
  • k 2:17 - Minchah, 'oblation:' see Note b, Lev. 1.3
  • l 2:22 - Or 'crowded:' see Ex. 38.8.
  • m 2:25 - Here 'judge' as an arbitrator.
  • n 2:27 - Or 'of,' 'belonging to.'
  • o 2:28 - Or 'go up to.'
  • p 2:30 - See Note, Gen. 22.16.
  • q 2:32 - Tzar, 'adversary.'
  • r 2:32 - Or 'shalt see the distress of [my] habitation in.'
  • s 2:35 - Lit. 'all the days.'
  • t 2:36 - Or 'attach me, I pray thee, to.'