1 Samuel 1:1 NLT

1 There was a man named Elkanah who lived in Ramah in the region of Zuph in the hill country of Ephraim. He was the son of Jeroham, son of Elihu, son of Tohu, son of Zuph, of Ephraim.

References for 1 Samuel 1:1

    • a 1:1 - As in Greek version; Hebrew reads in Ramathaim-zophim; compare 1:19 .

      Study tools for 1 Samuel 1:1

      • a 1:1 - As in Greek version; Hebrew reads in Ramathaim-zophim; compare 1:19 .
      • b 1:5 - Or And because he loved Hannah, he would give her a choice portion. The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
      • c 1:7 - Hebrew the house of the ; also in 1:24 .
      • d 1:9 - Hebrew the Temple of the .
      • e 1:11 - Some manuscripts add He will drink neither wine nor intoxicants.
      • f 1:20 - Samuel sounds like the Hebrew term for “asked of God” or “heard by God.”
      • g 1:22 - Some manuscripts add I will offer him as a Nazirite for all time.
      • h 1:23 - As in Dead Sea Scrolls and Greek version; Masoretic Text reads may the keep his promise.
      • i 1:24 - As in Dead Sea Scrolls, Greek and Syriac versions; Masoretic Text reads three bulls.
      • j 1:24 - Hebrew and an ephah [20 quarts or 22 liters].
      • k 1:28 - Hebrew he.