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1 Samuel 2:5 NLT

5 Those who were well fed are now starving, and those who were starving are now full. The childless woman now has seven children, and the woman with many children wastes away.

Study tools for 1 Samuel 2:5

  • a 2:1 - Hebrew has exalted my horn.
  • b 2:6 - Hebrew to Sheol.
  • c 2:10 - Hebrew he exalts the horn.
  • d 2:18 - Hebrew He wore a linen ephod.
  • e 2:20 - As in Dead Sea Scrolls and Greek version; Masoretic Text reads this one he requested of the .
  • f 2:22 - Hebrew Tent of Meeting. Some manuscripts lack this entire sentence.
  • g 2:25 - Or the judges.
  • h 2:27 - As in Greek and Syriac versions; Hebrew reads Did I reveal myself.
  • i 2:28 - Hebrew your father.
  • j 2:28 - Hebrew an ephod.
  • k 2:30 - Hebrew that your house and your father’s house.
  • l 2:33 - As in Dead Sea Scrolls and Greek version, which read die by the sword; Masoretic Text reads die like mortals.