Prayer is heart's ease to a gracious soul. And the word of the LORD was precious in those days; there was no open vision. She had herself by prayer committed her case to God, and Eli had prayed for her. The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769. 1 Samuel 1 King James Version (KJV) 1 Now there was a certain man of Ramathaimzophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephrathite: Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} 13 Now Hannah, she spake in her heart; only her lips moved, but her voice was not heard: therefore Eli thought she had been drunken. 14 And Eli said unto her, How long wilt thou be drunken? 18 And she said, Let thine handmaid find grace in thy sight. Now Eli the priest sat upon a seat by a post of the temple of the LORD. 6 And her adversary also provoked her sore, for to make her fret, because the LORD had shut up her womb. Hannah went away with satisfaction of mind. if Saul hear it, he will kill me. 2 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, I remember that which Amalek did to Israel, how he laid wait … 20 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. (1-8) Hannah's prayer. 19 And they rose up in the morning early, and worshipped before the LORD, and returned, and came to their house to Ramah: and Elkanah knew Hannah his wife; and the LORD remembered her. We ought to bear one another's burdens, not add to them. King James Version 17 Now the Philistines gathered together their armies to battle, and were gathered together at Shochoh, which belongeth to Judah, and pitched between Shochoh and Azekah, in Ephesdammim. (1-10) God tells Samuel the destruction of Eli's house. Version. 7 And as he did so year by year, when she went up to the house of the LORD, so she provoked her; therefore she wept, and did not eat. 17 Then Eli answered and said, Go in peace: and the God of Israel grant thee thy petition that thou hast asked of him. And the lords of the Philistines passed on by hundreds, and by thousands: but David and his men passed on in the rerewar... Read verse in King James Version 1 Samuel 1 (King James Version) 1 Now there was a certain man of Ramathaimzophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephrathite: 1 Samuel Chapter 17 + Text Size — 1 Now the Philistines gathered together their armies to battle, and were gathered together at Shochoh, which belongeth to Judah, and pitched between Shochoh and Azekah, in Ephesdammim. 1 Samuel 9:21; 1 Samuel 10:21; 1 Samuel 18:18; 1 Samuel 20:29 Read chapter in King James Version 1SAM 1:20 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. 18 And she said, Let thine handmaid find grace in thy sight. Prayer will smooth the countenance; it should do so. I pray thee hide itnot from me: God do so to thee, and more also, if thou hide anything from me … 2 But Jonathan Saul's son delighted much in David: and Jonathan told David, saying, Saul my father seeketh to kill thee: now therefore, I pray thee, take heed to thyself until the morning, and abide in a secret place, and hide thyself: 22 But Hannah went not up; for she said unto her husband, I will not go up until the child be weaned, and then I will bring him, that he may appear before the Lord, and there abide for ever. 1 Samuel 1. And the two sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas, the priests of the LORD, were there. Those who are detained from public ordinances, by the nursing and tending of little children, may take comfort from this instance, and believe, that if they do that duty in a right spirit, God will graciously accept them therein. 10 And she was in bitterness of soul, and prayed unto the Lord, and wept sore. 26 And the child Samuel grew on, and was in favour both with the LORD, and also with men. 1 Samuel 1. 1:6 mountains of Ephraim, and his name was # Josh. fill thine horn with oil, and go, I will send thee to Jesse the Bethlehemite: for I have provided me a king among his sons. 15 And Hannah answered and said, No, my lord, I am a woman of a sorrowful spirit: I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink, but have poured out my soul before the LORD. 1 Samuel 22 King James Version (KJV). 13 Now Hannah, she spake in her heart; only her lips moved, but her voice was not heard: therefore Eli thought she had been drunken. 21 And the man Elkanah, and all his house, went up to offer unto the LORD the yearly sacrifice, and his vow. All our gifts to him were first his gifts to us. 22 David therefore departed thence, and escaped to the cave Adullam: and when his brethren and all his father's house heard it, they went down thither to him. 16 And the Lord said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? 16 Count not thine handmaid for a daughter of Belial: for out of the abundance of my complaint and grief have I spoken hitherto. 9 So Hannah rose up after they had eaten in Shiloh, and after they had drunk. And the child Samuel ministered unto the LORD before Eli. Hannah could not bear the provocation. 3 Then Jonathan and David made a covenant, because he loved him as his own soul. None will long remain miserable, who use aright the privilege of going to the mercy-seat of a reconciled God in Christ Jesus.19-28 Elkanah and his family had a journey before them, and a family of children to take with them, yet they would not move till they had worshipped God together. Hannah, though she felt a warm regard for the courts of God's house, begged to stay at home. 15 Samuel also said unto Saul, The Lord sent me to anoint thee to be king over his people, over Israel: now therefore hearken thou unto the voice of the words of the Lord. 26 And she said, Oh my lord, as thy soul liveth, my lord, I am the woman that stood by thee here, praying unto the Lord. Hereby she testified her belief of God's knowledge of the heart and its desires. 16Then Eli called Samuel, and said, Samuel, my son. And he worshipped the LORD there. 2 When the Philistines took the ark of God, they brought it into the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon. 1 Then Nahash the Ammonite came up, and encamped against Jabeshgilead: and all the men of Jabesh said unto Nahash, Make a covenant with us, and we will serve thee. When we are at any time unjustly censured, we have need to set a double watch before the door of our lips, that we do not return censure for censure. 1 Samuel 20 King James Version (KJV). put away thy wine from thee. Whatever we give to God, it is what we have first asked and received from him. if Saul hear it, he will kill me. The Book of 1 Samuel read by Alexander Scourby. 23 And Elkanah her husband said unto her, Do what seemeth thee good; tarry until thou have weaned him; only the LORD establish his word. 1 Samuel 16 King James Version (KJV). 7 And as he did so year by year, when she went up to the house of the Lord, so she provoked her; therefore she wept, and did not eat. Font Size. 12 And it came to pass, as she continued praying before the LORD, that Eli marked her mouth. And Samuel feared to shew Eli the vision. Bible > KJV > 1 Samuel 17 1 Samuel 17 King James Bible: Par Goliath's Challenge. 1 Samuel Chapter 1 + Text Size — 1 Now there was a certain man of Ramathaimzophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephrathite: Hannah presented her child to the Lord with a grateful acknowledgment of his goodness in answer to prayer. Eli was willing to acknowledge his mistake. 1 Samuel 21 King James Version (KJV). (19-28)1-8 Elkanah kept up his attendance at God's altar, notwithstanding the unhappy differences in his family. Now Eli the priest sat upon a seat by a post of the temple of the Lord. and why is thy heart grieved? 19 And they rose up in the morning early, and worshipped before the Lord, and returned, and came to their house to Ramah: and Elkanah knew Hannah his wife; and the Lord remembered her. 6 And her adversary also provoked her sore, for to make her fret, because the Lord had shut up her womb. 25 And they slew a bullock, and brought the child to Eli. and what is my sin before thy father, that he seeketh my life? 2 And Samuel said, How can I go? (11-18) Samuel established to be a prophet. 2 And Saul and the men of Israel were gathered together, and pitched by the valley of Elah, and set the battle in array against the Philistines. 1 Now there was a certain man of Ramathaimzophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephrathite: King James Version (KJV) King James Version (KJV) Bible Book List. 3 And this man went up out of his city yearly to worship and to sacrifice unto the Lord of hosts in Shiloh. 2:15; Matt. So the woman abode, and gave her son suck until she weaned him. 15 And Hannah answered and said, No, my lord, I am a woman of a sorrowful spirit: I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink, but have poured out my soul before the Lord. 27 For this child I prayed; and the LORD hath given me my petition which I asked of him: 28 Therefore also I have lent him to the LORD; as long as he liveth he shall be lent to the LORD. 27 And there came a man of God unto Eli, and said unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Did I plainly appear unto the house of thy father, when they were in Egypt in Pharaoh's house? 1 Samuel 3 King James Version (KJV). So the woman went her way, and did eat, and her countenance was no more sad. 15And Samuel lay until the morning, and opened the doors of the house of the LORD. It is evidence of a base disposition, to delight in grieving those who are of a sorrowful spirit, and in putting those out of humour who are apt to fret and be uneasy. Many things in this book encourage the faith, hope, and patience of the suffering believer. 6:27, 33–38 an Ephraimite. 14 And Eli said unto her, How long wilt thou be drunken? 1 Now there was a certain man of Ramathaim–zophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephrathite: 1 Samuel 29 Now the Philistines gathered together all their armies to Aphek: and the Israelites pitched by a fountain which is in Jezreel. and why is thy heart grieved? and why eatest thou not? 1 Now there was a certain man of Ramathaimzophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephrathite: 2 And he had two wives; the name of the one was Hannah, and the name of the other Peninnah: and Peninnah had children, but Hannah had no children. 1 Samuel 1:1 Now there was a certain man of Ramathaim–zophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephrathite KJV: King James Version 9 So Hannah rose up after they had eaten in Shiloh, and after they had drunk. (19-21)1-10 The call which Divine grace designs shall be made effectual; will be repeated till it is so, till we come to the call. — 1 Samuel 12:22. 22 But Hannah went not up; for she said unto her husband, I will not go up until the child be weaned, and then I will bring him, that he may appear before the LORD, and there abide for ever. 11 And she vowed a vow, and said, O LORD of hosts, if thou wilt indeed look on the affliction of thine handmaid, and remember me, and not forget thine handmaid, but wilt give unto thine handmaid a man child, then I will give him unto the LORD all the days of his life, and there shall no razor come upon his head. 2 And Samuel said, How can I go? what is mine iniquity? Hannah thought it enough to clear herself, and so must we. Little children should be taught to worship God when very young. 25 And they slew a bullock, and brought the child to Eli. God will have mercy, and not sacrifice. If the devotions of a family prevail not to put an end to its divisions, yet let not the divisions put a stop to the devotions. We ought to notice comforts, to keep us from grieving for crosses. 1 And the Philistines took the ark of God, and brought it from Ebenezer unto Ashdod. 27 For this child I prayed; and the Lord hath given me my petition which I asked of him: 28 Therefore also I have lent him to the Lord; as long as he liveth he shall be lent to the Lord. 2 And Nahash the Ammonite answered them, On this condition will I make a covenant with you, that I may thrust out all your right eyes, and lay it for a reproach upon all Israel. 2 And he had # Ruth 1:2 two wives: the name of one was Hannah, and the name of the other Peninnah. King James Version (KJV), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, KJV, Baby's First Bible, Hardcover, Multicolor: A special keepsake for your new arrival, KJV, Reference Bible, Personal Size Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Open Bible, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Complete Reference System, KJV, Vest Pocket New Testament & Psalms, Leathersoft, Black, Red Letter Version: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Holy Bible, Larger Print, Paperback, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version, KJV, Reference Bible, Center-Column Giant Print, Red Letter Edition, Comfort Print: Holy Bible, King James Version. 1 Now there was a certain man of Ramathaimzophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephrathite: 2 And he had two wives; the name of the one was Hannah, and the name of the other Peninnah: and Peninnah had children, but Hannah had no children. 4 And when the time was that Elkanah offered, he gave to Peninnah his wife, and to all her sons and her daughters, portions: 5 But unto Hannah he gave a worthy portion; for he loved Hannah: but the Lord had shut up her womb. 11 And she vowed a vow, and said, O Lord of hosts, if thou wilt indeed look on the affliction of thine handmaid, and remember me, and not forget thine handmaid, but wilt give unto thine handmaid a man child, then I will give him unto the Lord all the days of his life, and there shall no razor come upon his head. 21 Then came David to Nob to Ahimelech the priest: and Ahimelech was afraid at the meeting of David, and said unto him, Why art thou alone, and no man with thee? For the sake of his great name the LORD will not reject his people, because the LORD was pleased to make you his own. and why eatest thou not? New King James Version Update. 1 Samuel 3:1 KJV. 23 And Elkanah her husband said unto her, Do what seemeth thee good; tarry until thou have weaned him; only the Lord establish his word. King James Version Update. Eli was high priest, and judge in Israel. 19 And Saul spake to Jonathan his son, and to all his servants, that they should kill David. 1 Now the Philistines gathered together their armies to battle, and were gathered together at Shochoh, which belongeth to Judah, and pitched between Shochoh and Azekah, in Ephesdammim. Outside of the United Kingdom, the KJV is in the public domain. It ill becomes us to be rash and hasty in censures of others, and to think people guilty of bad things while the matter is doubtful and unproved. 26 And she said, Oh my lord, as thy soul liveth, my lord, I am the woman that stood by thee here, praying unto the LORD. So the woman went her way, and did eat, and her countenance was no more sad. Hannah did not retort the charge, and upbraid Eli with the wicked conduct of his own sons. When men are in such haste to set out upon journeys, or to engage in business, that they have not time to worship God, they are likely to proceed without his presence and blessing. 1 - 3). We should look at that which is for us, as well as what is against us.9-18 Hannah mingled tears with her prayers; she considered the mercy of our God, who knows the troubled soul. 8 Then said Elkanah her husband to her, Hannah, why weepest thou? Before the author describes this momentous change in the structure of the theocracy (God's kingly rule over his people), he effectively depicts the complexity of its context. 20 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. 12 And it came to pass, as she continued praying before the Lord, that Eli marked her mouth. The word of the Lord first revealed to Samuel. fill thine horn with oil, and go, I will send thee to Jesse the Bethlehemite: for I have provided me a king among his sons. To abate our just love to any relation for the sake of any infirmity which they cannot help, and which is their affliction, is to make God's providence quarrel with his precept, and very unkindly to add affliction to the afflicted. 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