1 Samuel 1:16

16 Do not take your servant for a wicked woman; I have been praying here out of my great anguish and grief.”

1 Samuel 1:16 in Other Translations

KJV
16 Count not thine handmaid for a daughter of Belial: for out of the abundance of my complaint and grief have I spoken hitherto.
ESV
16 Do not regard your servant as a worthless woman, for all along I have been speaking out of my great anxiety and vexation."
NLT
16 Don’t think I am a wicked woman! For I have been praying out of great anguish and sorrow.”
MSG
16 Don't for a minute think I'm a bad woman. It's because I'm so desperately unhappy and in such pain that I've stayed here so long."
CSB
16 Don't think of me as a wicked woman; I've been praying from the depth of my anguish and resentment."

1 Samuel 1:16 In-Context

14 and said to her, “How long are you going to stay drunk? Put away your wine.”
15 “Not so, my lord,” Hannah replied, “I am a woman who is deeply troubled. I have not been drinking wine or beer; I was pouring out my soul to the LORD.
16 Do not take your servant for a wicked woman; I have been praying here out of my great anguish and grief.”
17 Eli answered, “Go in peace, and may the God of Israel grant you what you have asked of him.”
18 She said, “May your servant find favor in your eyes.” Then she went her way and ate something, and her face was no longer downcast.

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