New Living Translation
And though he loved Hannah, he would give her only one choice portion because the LORD had given her no children.
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:5 Shut up her womb - Yet Elkanah did not withdraw his love from her. To abate out just love to any relation, for the sake of any infirmity which they cannot help, is to add affliction to the afflicted.
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.
Now Sarai, Abram's wife, had not been able to bear children for him. But she had an Egyptian servant named Hagar.
When Rachel saw that she wasn't having any children for Jacob, she became jealous of her sister. She pleaded with Jacob, "Give me children, or I'll die!"
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