New International Version
Because the LORD had closed Hannah's womb, her rival kept provoking her in order to irritate her.
King James Bible
And her adversary also provoked her sore, for to make her fret, because the LORD had shut up her womb.
Darby Bible Translation
And her adversary provoked her much also, to make her fret, because Jehovah had shut up her womb.
World English Bible
Her rival provoked her severely, to make her fret, because Yahweh had shut up her womb.
Young's Literal Translation
and her adversity hath also provoked her greatly, so as to make her tremble, for Jehovah hath shut up her womb.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
And her adversary - That is, Peninnah.
Provoked her sore - Was constantly striving to irritate and vex her, to make her fret - to make her discontented with her lot, because the Lord had denied her children.
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1 Samuel 1:7
This went on year after year. Whenever Hannah went up to the house of the LORD, her rival provoked her till she wept and would not eat.
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