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And even though he loved Hannah very much he would give her only one share, because the LORD had kept her from having children.
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But to Anna he gave one portion with sorrow, because he loved Anna. And the Lord had shut up her womb.
a worthy portion.
Genesis 43:34 Taking the messes which they received of him: and the greater mess came to Benjamin, so that it exceeded by five parts. And they drank, and were merry with him.
Genesis 45:22 He ordered also to be brought out for every one of them two robes: but to Benjamin he gave three hundred pieces of silver, with five robes of the best:
Genesis 29:30,31 And having at length obtained the marriage he wished for, he preferred the love of the latter before the former, and served with him other seven years. . . .
Deuteronomy 21:15 If a man have two wives, one beloved, and the other hated, and they have had children by him, and the son of the hated be the firstborn,
Genesis 20:18 For the Lord had closed up every womb of the house of Abimelech, on account of Sara, Abraham's wife.
Genesis 30:2 And Jacob being angry with her, answered: Am I as God, who hath deprived thee of the fruit of thy womb?
ContextElkanah and His Wives
…4Now the day came, and Elcana offered sacrifice, and gave to Phenenna, his wife, and to all her sons and daughters, portions: 5But to Anna he gave one portion with sorrow, because he loved Anna. And the Lord had shut up her womb.6Her rival also afflicted her, and troubled her exceedingly, insomuch that she upbraided her, that the Lord had shut up her womb:…
Additional TranslationsBut to Hannah he would give a double portion, for he loved her even though the LORD had closed her womb.But to Hannah he gave a worthy portion; for he loved Hannah: but the LORD had shut up her womb.
but unto Hannah he gave a double portion; for he loved Hannah, but Jehovah had shut up her womb.
And to Anna he gave a prime portion, because she had no child, only Helkana loved Anna more than the other; but the Lord had closed her womb.
but to Hannah he used to give a double portion, for he loved Hannah; but Jehovah had shut up her womb.
but unto Hannah he gave a double portion: for he loved Hannah, but the LORD had shut up her womb.
But to Hannah he gave a worthy portion; for he loved Hannah; but the LORD had rendered her barren.
but to Hannah he gave a double portion; for he loved Hannah, but Yahweh had shut up her womb.
and to Hannah he giveth a certain portion -- double, for he hath loved Hannah, and Jehovah hath shut her womb;
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