1 Samuel 2:26
New International Version
And the boy Samuel continued to grow in stature and in favor with the LORD and with people.

New Living Translation
Meanwhile, the boy Samuel grew taller and grew in favor with the LORD and with the people.

English Standard Version
Now the boy Samuel continued to grow both in stature and in favor with the LORD and also with man.

Berean Study Bible
And the boy Samuel continued to grow in stature and in favor with the LORD and with man.

King James Bible
And the child Samuel grew on, and was in favour both with the LORD, and also with men.

New King James Version
And the child Samuel grew in stature, and in favor both with the LORD and men.

New American Standard Bible
Now the boy Samuel was continuing to grow and to be in favor both with the LORD and with people.

NASB 1995
Now the boy Samuel was growing in stature and in favor both with the LORD and with men.

NASB 1977
Now the boy Samuel was growing in stature and in favor both with the LORD and with men.

Amplified Bible
But the boy Samuel continued to grow in stature and in favor both with the LORD and with men.

Christian Standard Bible
By contrast, the boy Samuel grew in stature and in favor with the LORD and with people.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
By contrast, the boy Samuel grew in stature and in favor with the LORD and with men.

American Standard Version
And the child Samuel grew on, and increased in favor both with Jehovah, and also with men.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the boy Shemueil went on and became very great and was good before LORD JEHOVAH, also before the children of men

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And the child Samuel advanced, and was in favour with God and with men.

Contemporary English Version
Each day, as Samuel grew older, the LORD was pleased with him, and so were the people.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But the child Samuel advanced, and grew on, and pleased both the Lord and men.

English Revised Version
And the child Samuel grew on, and was in favour both with the LORD, and also with men.

Good News Translation
The boy Samuel continued to grow and to gain favor both with the LORD and with people.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The boy Samuel continued to grow and gained the favor of the LORD and the people.

International Standard Version
But the boy Samuel continued to grow both physically and in favor with the LORD and the people.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the child Samuel grew on, and increased in favour both with the LORD, and also with men.

Literal Standard Version
And the youth Samuel is going on and growing up, and [is] good with both YHWH, and also with men.

NET Bible
Now the boy Samuel was growing up and finding favor both with the LORD and with people.

New Heart English Bible
The child Samuel grew on, and increased in favor both with the LORD, and also with men.

World English Bible
The child Samuel grew on, and increased in favor both with Yahweh, and also with men.

Young's Literal Translation
And the youth Samuel is going on and growing up, and is good both with Jehovah, and also with men.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Eli's Wicked Sons
25If a man sins against another man, God can intercede for him; but if a man sins against the LORD, who can intercede for him?” But they would not listen to their father, since the LORD intended to put them to death. 26And the boy Samuel continued to grow in stature and in favor with the LORD and with man.

Cross References
Luke 2:52
And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man.

1 Samuel 2:21
So the LORD attended to Hannah, and she conceived and gave birth to three sons and two daughters. Meanwhile, the boy Samuel grew up in the presence of the LORD.

Proverbs 3:4
Then you will find favor and high regard in the sight of God and man.


Treasury of Scripture

And the child Samuel grew on, and was in favor both with the LORD, and also with men.

grew on

1 Samuel 2:21
And the LORD visited Hannah, so that she conceived, and bare three sons and two daughters. And the child Samuel grew before the LORD.

was in

Proverbs 3:3
Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart:

Luke 1:80
And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his shewing unto Israel.

Luke 2:40,52
And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him…









(26) Grew on, and was in favour.--The very expressions of the biographer of Samuel were adopted by St. Luke when, in the early chapters of his Gospel, he wishes to describe in a few striking words the boyhood and youth of Him who was far greater than the child-prophet of Israel.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And the boy
וְהַנַּ֣עַר (wə·han·na·‘ar)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 5288: A boy, lad, youth, retainer

Samuel
שְׁמוּאֵ֔ל (šə·mū·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8050: Samuel -- 'name of God', a prophet of Israel

continued to grow
הֹלֵ֥ךְ (hō·lêḵ)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 1980: To go, come, walk

in stature
וְגָדֵ֖ל (wə·ḡā·ḏêl)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 1432: Becoming great, growing up

and in favor
וָט֑וֹב (wā·ṭō·wḇ)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Conjunctive perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 2896: Pleasant, agreeable, good

with
עִם־ (‘im-)
Preposition
Strong's 5973: With, equally with

the LORD
יְהוָ֔ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

and with
עִם־ (‘im-)
Preposition
Strong's 5973: With, equally with

men.
אֲנָשִֽׁים׃ (’ă·nā·šîm)
Noun - masculine plural
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person


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