1 Samuel 3:4
New International Version
Then the LORD called Samuel. Samuel answered, “Here I am.”

New Living Translation
Suddenly the LORD called out, “Samuel!” “Yes?” Samuel replied. “What is it?”

English Standard Version
Then the LORD called Samuel, and he said, “Here I am!”

Berean Study Bible
Then the LORD called to Samuel, and he answered, “Here I am.”

King James Bible
That the LORD called Samuel: and he answered, Here am I.

New King James Version
that the LORD called Samuel. And he answered, “Here I am!”

New American Standard Bible
that the LORD called Samuel; and he said, “Here I am.”

NASB 1995
that the LORD called Samuel; and he said, “Here I am.”

NASB 1977
that the LORD called Samuel; and he said, “Here I am.”

Amplified Bible
that the LORD called Samuel, and he answered, “Here I am.”

Christian Standard Bible
Then the LORD called Samuel, and he answered, “Here I am.”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Then the LORD called Samuel, and he answered, “Here I am.”

American Standard Version
that Jehovah called Samuel; and he said, Here am I.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And LORD JEHOVAH called to Shemueil, and he said: “Behold, here I am!”

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the Lord called, Samuel, Samuel; and he said, Behold, here am I.

Contemporary English Version
when the LORD called out Samuel's name. "Here I am!" Samuel answered.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And the Lord called Samuel. And he answered: Here am I.

English Revised Version
that the LORD called Samuel: and he said, Here am I.

Good News Translation
the LORD called Samuel. He answered, "Yes, sir!"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then the LORD called Samuel. "Here I am," Samuel responded.

International Standard Version
The LORD called out to Samuel, who answered, "Here I am."

JPS Tanakh 1917
that the LORD called Samuel; and he said: 'Here am I.'

Literal Standard Version
and YHWH calls to Samuel, and he says, “Here I [am].”

NET Bible
The LORD called to Samuel, and he replied, "Here I am!"

New Heart English Bible
that the LORD called, "Samuel. Samuel." And he said, "Here I am."

World English Bible
that Yahweh called Samuel; and he said, "Here I am."

Young's Literal Translation
and Jehovah calleth unto Samuel, and he saith, 'Here am I.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The LORD Calls Samuel
3Before the lamp of God had gone out, Samuel was lying down in the temple of the LORD, where the ark of God was located. 4Then the LORD called to Samuel, and he answered, “Here I am.” 5He ran to Eli and said, “Here I am, for you have called me.” “I did not call,” Eli replied. “Go back and lie down.” So he went and lay down.…

Cross References
1 Samuel 3:5
He ran to Eli and said, "Here I am, for you have called me." "I did not call," Eli replied. "Go back and lie down." So he went and lay down.

Isaiah 6:8
Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying: "Whom shall I send? Who will go for Us?" And I said: "Here am I. Send me!"


Treasury of Scripture

That the LORD called Samuel: and he answered, Here am I.

called Samuel

Genesis 22:1
And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, here I am.

Exodus 3:4
And when the LORD saw that he turned aside to see, God called unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here am I.

Psalm 99:6
Moses and Aaron among his priests, and Samuel among them that call upon his name; they called upon the LORD, and he answered them.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Then the LORD
יְהוָ֛ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

called
וַיִּקְרָ֧א (way·yiq·rā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 7121: To call, proclaim, read

to Samuel,
שְׁמוּאֵ֖ל (šə·mū·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8050: Samuel -- 'name of God', a prophet of Israel

and he answered,
וַיֹּ֥אמֶר (way·yō·mer)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 559: To utter, say

“Here I am.”
הִנֵּֽנִי׃ (hin·nê·nî)
Interjection | first person common singular
Strong's 2005: Lo! behold!


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