1 Samuel 1:15-25 NLT

15 “Oh no, sir!” she replied. “I haven’t been drinking wine or anything stronger. But I am very discouraged, and I was pouring out my heart to the .
16 Don’t think I am a wicked woman! For I have been praying out of great anguish and sorrow.”
17 “In that case,” Eli said, “go in peace! May the God of Israel grant the request you have asked of him.”
18 “Oh, thank you, sir!” she exclaimed. Then she went back and began to eat again, and she was no longer sad.
19 The entire family got up early the next morning and went to worship the once more. Then they returned home to Ramah. When Elkanah slept with Hannah, the remembered her plea,
20 and in due time she gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel,a for she said, “I asked the for him.”

References for 1 Samuel 1:20

    • Σ 1:20 - Samuel sounds like the Hebrew term for “asked of God” or “heard by God.”
      21 The next year Elkanah and his family went on their annual trip to offer a sacrifice to the and to keep his vow.
      22 But Hannah did not go. She told her husband, “Wait until the boy is weaned. Then I will take him to the Tabernacle and leave him there with the permanently.b

      References for 1 Samuel 1:22

        • Τ 1:22 - Some manuscripts add I will offer him as a Nazirite for all time.
          23 “Whatever you think is best,” Elkanah agreed. “Stay here for now, and may the help you keep your promise.c ” So she stayed home and nursed the boy until he was weaned.

          References for 1 Samuel 1:23

            • Υ 1:23 - As in Dead Sea Scrolls and Greek version; Masoretic Text reads may the keep his promise.
              24 When the child was weaned, Hannah took him to the Tabernacle in Shiloh. They brought along a three-year-old bulld for the sacrifice and a baskete of flour and some wine.

              References for 1 Samuel 1:24

                • Φ 1:24 - As in Dead Sea Scrolls, Greek and Syriac versions; Masoretic Text reads three bulls.
                • Χ 1:24 - Hebrew and an ephah [20 quarts or 22 liters].
                  25 After sacrificing the bull, they brought the boy to Eli.