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1 Samuel 1:1 GNT

1 There was a man named Elkanah, from the tribe of Ephraim, who lived in the town of Ramah in the hill country of Ephraim. He was the son of Jeroham and grandson of Elihu, and belonged to the family of Tohu, a part of the clan of Zuph.

Study tools for 1 Samuel 1:1

  • 1 1:11 - 1.11 Nu 6.5.
  • a 1:5 - And even . . . because; [or] To Hannah, however, he would give a special share, because he loved her very much, even though.
  • b 1:11 - never have his hair cut: [A sign of dedication to the Lord (see Nu 6.5).]
  • c 1:20 - samuel: [This name, which in Hebrew means "name of God," is here related to the Hebrew verb for "ask."]
  • d 1:23 - [Some ancient translations] your; [Hebrew] his.
  • e 1:24 - [Some ancient translations] a three-year-old bull; [Hebrew] three bulls.
  • f 1:28 - [Some ancient translations] they; [Hebrew] he.