1 Samuel 1:23
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English Standard Version
Elkanah her husband said to her, “Do what seems best to you; wait until you have weaned him; only, may the LORD establish his word.” So the woman remained and nursed her son until she weaned him.

King James Bible
And Elkanah her husband said unto her, Do what seemeth thee good; tarry until thou have weaned him; only the LORD establish his word. So the woman abode, and gave her son suck until she weaned him.

American Standard Version
And Elkanah her husband said unto her, Do what seemeth thee good; tarry until thou have weaned him; only Jehovah establish his word. So the woman tarried and gave her son suck, until she weaned him.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Elcana her husband said to her: Do what seemeth good to thee, and stay till thou wean him: and I pray that the Lord may fulfil his word. So the woman stayed at home, and gave her son suck, till she weaned him.

English Revised Version
And Elkanah her husband said unto her, Do what seemeth thee good; tarry until thou have weaned him; only the LORD establish his word. So the woman tarried and gave her son suck, until she weaned him.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Elkanah her husband said to her, Do what seemeth to thee good; tarry until thou hast weaned him; only the LORD establish his word. So the woman abode, and nursed her son until she weaned him.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Eli then replied: "Go in peace, and the God of Israel give (grant) thy request (שׁלתך for שׁאלתך), which thou hast asked of Him." This word of the high priest was not a prediction, but a pious wish, which God in His grace most gloriously fulfilled.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Do what

Numbers 30:7-11 And her husband heard it, and held his peace at her in the day that he heard it: then her vows shall stand...

the Lord

2 Samuel 7:25 And now, O LORD God, the word that you have spoken concerning your servant, and concerning his house, establish it for ever...

Isaiah 44:26 That confirms the word of his servant, and performes the counsel of his messengers; that said to Jerusalem, You shall be inhabited...

son suck

Genesis 21:7,8 And she said, Who would have said to Abraham, that Sarah should have given children suck? for I have born him a son in his old age...

Psalm 22:9 But you are he that took me out of the womb: you did make me hope when I was on my mother's breasts.

Matthew 24:19 And woe to them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days!

Luke 11:27 And it came to pass, as he spoke these things, a certain woman of the company lifted up her voice, and said to him...

Cross References
Numbers 30:7
and her husband hears of it and says nothing to her on the day that he hears, then her vows shall stand, and her pledges by which she has bound herself shall stand.

Numbers 30:10
And if she vowed in her husband's house or bound herself by a pledge with an oath,

1 Samuel 1:17
Then Eli answered, "Go in peace, and the God of Israel grant your petition that you have made to him."

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