New Living Translation
and in due time she gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel, for she said, "I asked the LORD for him."
King James Bible
Wherefore it came to pass, when the time was come about after Hannah had conceived, that she bare a son, and called his name Samuel, saying, Because I have asked him of the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
And it came to pass when the time was come about after Hannah had conceived, that she bore a son, and called his name Samuel, saying, Because I have asked him of Jehovah.
World English Bible
It happened, when the time had come, that Hannah conceived, and bore a son; and she named him Samuel, [saying], "Because I have asked him of Yahweh."
Young's Literal Translation
and it cometh to pass, at the revolution of the days, that Hannah conceiveth, and beareth a son, and calleth his name Samuel, 'for, from Jehovah I have asked him.'
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:20 Samuel - That is, Asked of God.
LibraryThe Prophet Jonah.
It has been asserted without any sufficient reason, that Jonah is older than Hosea, Joel, Amos, and Obadiah,--that he is the oldest among the prophets whose written monuments have been preserved to us. The passage in 2 Kings xiv. 25, where it is said, that Jonah, the son of Amittai the prophet, prophesied to Jeroboam the happy success of his arms, and the restoration of the ancient boundaries of Israel, and that this prophecy was confirmed by the event, cannot decide in favour of this assertion, …
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament
And V the Kingdom Undivided and the Kingdom Divided
Ramah. Ramathaim Zophim. Gibeah.
And she will have a son, and you are to name him Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins."
How much more do I need to say? It would take too long to recount the stories of the faith of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, David, Samuel, and all the prophets.
Then God remembered Rachel's plight and answered her prayers by enabling her to have children.
Joseph named his older son Manasseh, for he said, "God has made me forget all my troubles and everyone in my father's family."
Joseph named his second son Ephraim, for he said, "God has made me fruitful in this land of my grief."
Later, when the boy was older, his mother brought him back to Pharaoh's daughter, who adopted him as her own son. The princess named him Moses, for she explained, "I lifted him out of the water."
Later she gave birth to a son, and Moses named him Gershom, for he explained, "I have been a foreigner in a foreign land."
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