14 verses

1Sam 1:2

(NIV)
He had two wives; one was called Hannah and the other Peninnah. Peninnah had children, but Hannah had none.

(ESV)
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.

1Sam 1:5

(NIV)
But to Hannah he gave a double portion because he loved her, and the  Lord had closed her womb.
(ESV)
But to Hannah he gave a double portion, because he loved her, though the  Lord had closed her womb.

1Sam 1:6

(NIV)
Because the  Lord had closed Hannah’s womb, her rival kept provoking her in order to irritate her.
(ESV)
And her rival used to provoke her grievously to irritate her, because the  Lord had closed her womb.

1Sam 1:7

(NIV)
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.
(ESV)
So it went on year by year. As often as she went up to the house of the  Lord, she used to provoke her. Therefore Hannah wept and would not eat.

1Sam 1:8

(NIV)
Her husband Elkanah would say to her, ‘Hannah, why are you weeping? Why don’t you eat? Why are you downhearted? Don’t I mean more to you than ten sons?’

(ESV)
And Elkanah, her husband, said to her, “Hannah, why do you weep? And why do you not eat? And why is your heart sad? Am I not more to you than ten sons?”

1Sam 1:9

(NIV)
Once when they had finished eating and drinking in Shiloh, Hannah stood up. Now Eli the priest was sitting on his chair by the doorpost of the  Lord’s house.
(ESV)
After they had eaten and drunk in Shiloh, Hannah rose. Now Eli the priest was sitting on the seat beside the doorpost of the temple of the  Lord.

1Sam 1:10

(NIV)
In her deep anguish Hannah prayed to the  Lord, weeping bitterly.
(ESV)
She was deeply distressed and prayed to the  Lord and wept bitterly.

1Sam 1:13

(NIV)
Hannah was praying in her heart, and her lips were moving but her voice was not heard. Eli thought she was drunk
(ESV)
Hannah was speaking in her heart; only her lips moved, and her voice was not heard. Therefore Eli took her to be a drunken woman.

1Sam 1:15

(NIV)
‘Not so, my lord,’ Hannah replied, ‘I am a woman who is deeply troubled. I have not been drinking wine or beer; I was pouring out my soul to the  Lord.
(ESV)
But Hannah answered, “No, my lord, I am a woman troubled in spirit. I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink, but I have been pouring out my soul before the  Lord.

1Sam 1:19

(NIV)
Early the next morning they arose and worshipped before the  Lord and then went back to their home at Ramah. Elkanah made love to his wife Hannah, and the  Lord remembered her.
(ESV)
They rose early in the morning and worshiped before the  Lord; then they went back to their house at Ramah. And Elkanah knew Hannah his wife, and the  Lord remembered her.

1Sam 1:20

(NIV)
So in the course of time Hannah became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel, saying, ‘Because I asked the  Lord for him.’

(ESV)
And in due time Hannah conceived and bore a son, and she called his name Samuel, for she said, “I have asked for him from the  Lord.”

1Sam 1:22

(NIV)
Hannah did not go. She said to her husband, ‘After the boy is weaned, I will take him and present him before the  Lord, and he will live there always.’

(ESV)
But Hannah did not go up, for she said to her husband, “As soon as the child is weaned, I will bring him, so that he may appear in the presence of the  Lord and dwell there forever.”

1Sam 2:1

(NIV)
Then Hannah prayed and said:

‘My heart rejoices in the  Lord;
in the  Lord my horn is lifted high.
My mouth boasts over my enemies,
for I delight in your deliverance.
(ESV)
And Hannah prayed and said,

“My heart exults in the  Lord;
my horn is exalted in the  Lord.
My mouth derides my enemies,
because I rejoice in your salvation.

1Sam 2:21

(NIV)
And the  Lord was gracious to Hannah; she gave birth to three sons and two daughters. Meanwhile, the boy Samuel grew up in the presence of the  Lord.

(ESV)
Indeed the  Lord visited Hannah, and she conceived and bore three sons and two daughters. And the boy Samuel grew in the presence of the  Lord.

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