New American Standard Bible
but to Hannah he would give a double portion, for he loved Hannah, but the LORD had closed her womb.
King James Bible
But unto Hannah he gave a worthy portion; for he loved Hannah: but the LORD had shut up her womb.
Darby Bible Translation
but to Hannah he used to give a double portion, for he loved Hannah; but Jehovah had shut up her womb.
World English Bible
but to Hannah he gave a double portion; for he loved Hannah, but Yahweh had shut up her womb.
Young's Literal Translation
and to Hannah he giveth a certain portion -- double, for he hath loved Hannah, and Jehovah hath shut her womb;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
A worthy portion - Probably as in the margin. Naturally she would have had a single portion of the sacrifice (compare 1 Samuel 9:23), but because of his love to her he gave her a double portion, enough for two people (compare Genesis 43:34).
"The rose was rich in bloom on Sharon's plain, When a young mother with her first born thence Went up to Zion, for the boy was vowed Unto the Temple-service; by the hand She led him, and her silent soul, the while, Oft as the dewy laughter of his eye Met her sweet serious glance, rejoiced to think That aught so pure, so beautiful, was hers, To bring before her God!" Beautiful thought, and thrice beautiful deed,--fresh from the pure fount of maternal piety! The Hebrew mother consecrating her first-born …
Samuel Philips—The Christian Home
The Love of the Holy Spirit in Us.
Now Sarai, Abram's wife had borne him no children, and she had an Egyptian maid whose name was Hagar.
Now when Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, she became jealous of her sister; and she said to Jacob, "Give me children, or else I die."
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