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1 Samuel 1:19-21 Common English Bible (CEB)

19 They got up early the next morning and worshipped the Lord. Then they went back home to Ramah. Elkanah had sex with his wife Hannah, and the Lord remembered her. 20 So in the course of time, Hannah conceived and gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel, which means “I asked the Lord for him.”[a]

Samuel’s dedication

21 When Elkanah and all his household went up to make the annual sacrifice and keep his solemn promise,

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Samuel 1:20 Samuel means God has heard but here is connected to the Heb verb to ask.
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