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Hannah’s song

2:1AND Hannah prayed, and said, My heart rejoices in YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, my horn has been high in YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
. My mouth is enlarged over my enemies; because I rejoice in your salvation.

2:2 There is none holy like YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
: for there is none except You: yeah, there is no rock like our God.

2:3 Don’t increase your self-important words; don’t let arrogance come out of your mouths: for YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

2:4 The bows of the mighty are broken, and they that stumbled are gird on strength.
2:5 They that were full have hired out themselves for bread; and they that were hungry ceased: while the barren has borne seven; and she who has had many sons has grown weak.
2:6 YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
kills, and keeps alive: He brings down to the Sheolשְׁאוֹל ‎
(/ˈʃiː.oʊl, -əl/ SHEE-ohl, -⁠uhl;Šəʾōl, Tiberian: Šŏʾōl) The Grave also in the Hebrew Bible is a place of still darkness which lies after death. Although not well defined in the Tanakh, Sheol in this view was a subterranean underworld where the souls of the dead went after the body died. For more info click here
, and brings up.

2:7 YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
takes away, and gives riches: he brings low, and lifts up high.

2:8 He raised the poor from the dust, and lifts up the needy from the dunghill, to cause them to sit among princes, and to cause them inherit the throne of honor: because the pillars of the earth are YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
’s, and he sets the world upon them.

2:9 He keeps the feet of His saints, and the wicked are silent in darkness; for man doesn’t become mighty by power.
2:10 They who strive with YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
will be smashed; out of the heavens shall he thunder against them: YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
  judges the ends of the earth; and he shall give strength to His king, and exalts the horn of His anointed.

2:11 And Elkanahאֱלְקָנָה
’Ĕlqānā “El has purchased” The Talmud lists him as a prophet, along with his wife and son. For more info click here
went to Ramah Ramathaim-Zophim (Hebrew: רמתיים־צופים) also called Ramah (רָמָה‎) and Ramatha in the Douay–Rheims Bible translation (Ramathaimsophim in the Vulgate), is a city from the Hebrew Bible, the home town and resting place of prophet Samuel. The name of the town means “the heights of the views.” to his house. And the child did served YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
before Eliעלי
Modern: ʿElī, Tiberian: ʿĒlī, lit. ’ascent’ or ‘above’ For more info click here
the priest.

Eli’s wicked sons

2:12 ¶ Now the sons of Eliעלי
Modern: ʿElī, Tiberian: ʿĒlī, lit. ’ascent’ or ‘above’ For more info click here
were sons of Belialבְּלִיַּעַל‎
Bəlīyyaʿal is a term occurring in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament which later became personified as the devil in Christian texts of the New Testament. Alternate spellings include Baalial, Balial, Belhor, Beliall, Beliar, Berial, Bylyl and Beliya’al. A Hebrew word “used to characterize the wicked or worthless”.
; they didn’t know YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
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2:13 And the priests’ custom with the people was, that, when any man offered sacrifice, the priest’s servant came, while the flesh was in boiling, with the  three teethed hook in his hand;
2:14 And he stuck it into the pan, or kettle, or caldron, or pot; all that the hook brought up the priest took for himself. So they did in Shilohשִׁלֹה, שִׁלוֹ ,שִׁילֹה and שִׁילוֹ
variably, Šīlō was an ancient city and sanctuary in Samaria. According to the Hebrew Bible, Shiloh was one of the main centers of Israelite worship during the pre-monarchic period, before the First Temple in Jerusalem was built For more info click here
to all the Israelites that came there.

2:15 Also before they made the fat to smoke, then priest’s servant came in , and said he to the man who was sacrificing, Give meat to roast for the priest; for he will not take boiled meat from you, only raw.
2:16 And if any man said to him, Let the fat made to smoke as the day, and then take as much as your soul desires; then he would answer him, No; but you will give it to me now: and if not, I will take it by force.
2:17 And the sin of the young men was very great before YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
: for men despised the offering of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
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Samuel’s ministry

2:18 ¶ But Samuel שְׁמוּאֵל
Šəmūʾēl appears to be constructed from the Hebrew Śāmū (שָׂמוּ)+ ʾĒl, meaning “God has set” or “God has placed”. This meaning relating to the idea of God setting/placing a child in the womb, alongside Hannah dedicating Samuel as a Nazirite to God. For more info click here
was serving before YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, being a child, girded with a linen ephod noun (in ancient Israel) a sleeveless garment worn by Jewish priests — ORIGIN late Middle English: from Hebrew ‘ēp̱ōḏ..

2:19 Moreover his mother made him a little coat, and brought it to him from year to year, when she came up with her husband to offer the yearly sacrifice.
2:20 ¶ And Eliעלי
Modern: ʿElī, Tiberian: ʿĒlī, lit. ’ascent’ or ‘above’ For more info click here
blessed Elkanahאֱלְקָנָה
’Ĕlqānā “El has purchased” The Talmud lists him as a prophet, along with his wife and son. For more info click here
and his wife, and said, YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
shall give you seed of this woman, because of the prayer she prayed to YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
. And they went to their own home.

2:21 And YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
visited Hannah, so that she conceived, and bore three sons and two daughters. And the child Samuel שְׁמוּאֵל
Šəmūʾēl appears to be constructed from the Hebrew Śāmū (שָׂמוּ)+ ʾĒl, meaning “God has set” or “God has placed”. This meaning relating to the idea of God setting/placing a child in the womb, alongside Hannah dedicating Samuel as a Nazirite to God. For more info click here
grew before YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
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2:22 ¶ Now Eliעלי
Modern: ʿElī, Tiberian: ʿĒlī, lit. ’ascent’ or ‘above’ For more info click here
was very old, and heard all that his sons did to all Israel; and how they lay with the women that gathered at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation.

2:23 And he said to them, Why do ya’ll do such things? for I hear of your evil dealings from all this people.
2:24 No, my sons; for the report that I am hearing isn’t good, ya’ll make YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
’s people fall from grace.

2:25 If one man sin against another, then Elohim אֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
shall judge him: but if a man sins against YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, who shall pray for him? But they didn’t listened to the voice of their father, because YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
desired to execute them.

2:26 And the child Samuel שְׁמוּאֵל
Šəmūʾēl appears to be constructed from the Hebrew Śāmū (שָׂמוּ)+ ʾĒl, meaning “God has set” or “God has placed”. This meaning relating to the idea of God setting/placing a child in the womb, alongside Hannah dedicating Samuel as a Nazirite to God. For more info click here
went on in
both in favor and stature with YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, and also with men.

2:27And there came a man of Elohim אֱלֹהִים
romanized: ʾĔlōhīm: [(ʔ)eloˈ(h)im]), the plural of אֱלוֹהַּ‎ (ʾĔlōah), is a Hebrew word meaning “gods”. Although the word is plural, in the Hebrew Bible it most often takes singular verbal or pronominal agreement and refers to a single deity particularly the God of Israel In other verses it refers to the singular gods of other nations or to deities in the plural A name for GOD — God The Creator
to Eliעלי
Modern: ʿElī, Tiberian: ʿĒlī, lit. ’ascent’ or ‘above’ For more info click here
, and said to him, So says YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, Did I plainly reveal Myself to the house of your father, when they were in Egypt at Pharaoh’s house?

2:28 And did I choose him out of all the tribes of Israel to be my priest, to offer on my altar, to burn incense, to bear an ephod noun (in ancient Israel) a sleeveless garment worn by Jewish priests — ORIGIN late Middle English: from Hebrew ‘ēp̱ōḏ. before Me? and did I give your father’s house all the offerings made by fire of the children of Israel?
2:29 Why kick ya’ll at My sacrifice and at my offering, which I have commanded in My habitation; and why do you honor your sons above Me, to make yourselves fat with the best of all the offerings of Israel my people?
2:30 Therefore YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
God of Israel says, I said indeed that your house, and the house of your father, should walk before me forever: but now YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
says, Far be it from Me; for those that honor Me I will honor, and those that despise me shall be despicable to Me.

2:31 See, the days come, that I will cut off your arm, and the arm of your father’s house, that there shall not be an old man in your house.
2:32 And you shall see an adversary in My habitation, in all that he does good with Israel: and there shall not be an old man in your house forever.
2:33 And the man of yours, that I shall not cut off from My altar, shall be to cause your eyes to fail, and to grieve your heart. And all the increase of your house shall die young men.
2:34 And this shall be the sign to you, that which shall come on your two sons, on Hophni and Phinehas; in one day both of them shall die .
2:35 And I will raise up for Myself a faithful priest, that shall do according to that is in my heart and in my soul. And I will build him a sure house; and he shall walk before My anointed forever.
2:36 And it shall be, that every one that is left in your house shall come and bow to him for a wage of silver and a loaf of bread. And they shall say, Please admit me, into one of the priests’ offices, that I may eat a piece of bread.

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