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Hannah

Hannah [N] [E] [H]

(grace ), one of the wives of Elkanah, and mother of Samuel. 1Sam 1,2 (B.C. 1141.) A hymn of thanks giving for the birth of her son is in the highest order of prophetic poetry, its resemblance to that of the Virgin Mary comp. ( 1 Samuel 2:1-10 ) with Luke 1:46-55 see also ( Psalms 113:1 ) ... has been noticed.


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Hannah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.