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1 Samuel 2:1 LEB

1 Then Hannah prayed and said, "My heart exults in Yahweh, my strength [is] exalted in Yahweh; {I grin} over my enemies, for I rejoice over your salvation.

Study tools for 1 Samuel 2:1

  • a 2:3 - Literally "proud, proud"
  • b 2:3 - So Masoretic Hebrew text (Kethib); the reading tradition (Qere) reads "and by him deeds are weighed"
  • c 2:6 - "Sheol" is a Hebrew term for the place where the dead reside, i.e., the underworld.
  • d 2:9 - Or "loyal"
  • e 2:9 - Or "will be silenced"
  • f 2:10 - Singular verb supported by Syriac, Targums, Septuagint, and Old Latin versions.
  • g 2:10 - The Masoretic Hebrew text (Kethib) has the singular "adversary"; the reading tradition (Qere) reads the plural
  • h 2:11 - Literally "in the face of"
  • i 2:12 - Literally "sons of Belial"
  • j 2:12 - Or "acknowledge"
  • k 2:13 - Literally "[was] sacrificing a sacrifice" and so throughout 1 & 2 Samuel
  • l 2:15 - Literally "caused to go up in smoke"
  • m 2:15 - Literally "with the life"
  • n 2:16 - Literally "as the day"
  • o 2:16 - Literally "as your soul"
  • p 2:16 - According to the reading tradition (Qere)
  • q 2:19 - Literally "from days to days"
  • r 2:19 - Literally "the sacrifice of days"
  • s 2:22 - Or "meeting"
  • t 2:25 - Literally "listen to the voice of"
  • u 2:26 - Literally "[was] going and being great and good"
  • v 2:27 - Or "father," meaning Aaron
  • w 2:28 - Or "father"
  • x 2:28 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
  • y 2:30 - Literally "the declaration of"
  • z 2:30 - Or "father"
  • { 2:30 - Literally "the declaration of"
  • | 2:31 - Literally "arm," figurative of "strength" in the context of "descendants"
  • } 2:31 - Literally "arm," figurative of "strength" in the context of "descendants"
  • ~ 2:31 - Or "father"
  •  2:31 - Literally "from being old in your house"
  • € 2:32 - Literally "all the days"
  •  2:33 - Understanding the beth preposition as a beth essentiae
  • ‚ 2:33 - Literally "all the abundance of your house"
  • ƒ 2:33 - Or "in their prime"; some Greek and other manuscripts supply "sword" ("will die by the sword of men")
  • „ 2:35 - Or "faithful"
  • … 2:35 - Hebrew "faithful" or "reliable"
  • † 2:35 - Literally "all the days"
  • ‡ 2:36 - Literally "to"
  • ˆ 2:36 - Literally "priesthoods"