|New International Version (© 2011)|
There was a certain man from Ramathaim, a Zuphite from the hill country of Ephraim, whose name was Elkanah son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephraimite.
King James Bible
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:
American Standard Version
Now there was a certain man of Ramathaim-zophim, of the hill-country of Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephraimite:
Young's Literal Translation
And there is a certain man of Ramathaim-Zophim, of the hill-country of Ephraim, and his name is Elkanah, son of Jeroham, son of Elihu, son of Tohu, son of Zuph, and Ephrathite,
1 Samuel 1:1 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Ramathaim-zophim - Literally, the two high places of the watchman; these were, no doubt, two contiguous hills, on which watchtowers were built, and in which watchmen kept continual guard for the safety of the country and which afterwards gave name to the place.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Samuel 1:1-3 Now there was a certain man of Ramathaimzophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu...
Elkanah, a Levite, having two wives, worships yearly at Shiloh
1 Samuel 1:4-8 And when the time was that Elkanah offered, he gave to Peninnah his wife, and to all her sons and her daughters, portions...
He cherishes Hannah, though barren, and provoked by Peninnah
1 Samuel 1:9-11 So Hannah rose up after they had eaten in Shiloh, and after they had drunk...
Hannah in grief prays for a child
1 Samuel 1:12-18 And it came to pass, as she continued praying before the LORD, that Eli marked her mouth...
Eli first rebuking her, afterwards blesses her
1 Samuel 1:19-23 And they rose up in the morning early, and worshipped before the LORD, and returned, and came to their house to Ramah...
Hannah, having born Samuel, stays at home till he is weaned
1 Samuel 1:24-28 And when she had weaned him, she took him up with her, with three bullocks, and one ephah of flour, and a bottle of wine...
She presents him, according to her vow, to the Lord
Ramathaim-zophim This ancient town, now called Ramla, is, according to Phocas, about thirty-six miles west of Jerusalem, and, according to modern travellers, about none miles from Joppa and a league from Lydda, between which it is situated. It is built on a rising ground, on a rich plain, and contains about two thousand families.
1 Samuel 1:19 And they rose up in the morning early, and worshipped before the LORD, and returned, and came to their house to Ramah...
Matthew 27:57 When the even was come, there came a rich man of Arimathaea, named Joseph, who also himself was Jesus' disciple:
Judges 17:1 And there was a man of mount Ephraim, whose name was Micah.
Judges 19:1 And it came to pass in those days, when there was no king in Israel...
1 Chronicles 6:25-27,34 And the sons of Elkanah; Amasai, and Ahimoth...
1 Samuel 9:5 And when they were come to the land of Zuph, Saul said to his servant that was with him, Come, and let us return...
1 Samuel 17:12 Now David was the son of that Ephrathite of Bethlehemjudah, whose name was Jesse; and he had eight sons...
Judges 12:5 And the Gileadites took the passages of Jordan before the Ephraimites: and it was so, that when those Ephraimites which were escaped said...
Ruth 1:2 And the name of the man was Elimelech, and the name of his wife Naomi, and the name of his two sons Mahlon and Chilion...
1 Kings 11:26 And Jeroboam the son of Nebat, an Ephrathite of Zereda, Solomon's servant, whose mother's name was Zeruah, a widow woman...
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Joshua 17:17 But Joshua said to the tribes of Joseph--to Ephraim and Manasseh--"You are numerous and very powerful. You will have not only one allotment
Joshua 17:18 but the forested hill country as well. Clear it, and its farthest limits will be yours; though the Canaanites have chariots fitted with iron and though they are strong, you can drive them out."
Joshua 24:33 And Eleazar son of Aaron died and was buried at Gibeah, which had been allotted to his son Phinehas in the hill country of Ephraim.
Ruth 4:22 Obed the father of Jesse, and Jesse the father of David.
1 Samuel 1:19 Early the next morning they arose and worshiped before the LORD and then went back to their home at Ramah. Elkanah made love to his wife Hannah, and the LORD remembered her.
1 Samuel 2:11 Then Elkanah went home to Ramah, but the boy ministered before the LORD under Eli the priest.
1 Samuel 7:17 But he always went back to Ramah, where his home was, and there he also held court for Israel. And he built an altar there to the LORD.