1 Samuel 2:3
New International Version
"Do not keep talking so proudly or let your mouth speak such arrogance, for the LORD is a God who knows, and by him deeds are weighed.

New Living Translation
"Stop acting so proud and haughty! Don't speak with such arrogance! For the LORD is a God who knows what you have done; he will judge your actions.

English Standard Version
Talk no more so very proudly, let not arrogance come from your mouth; for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

Berean Study Bible
Do not boast so proudly, or let arrogance come from your mouth, for the LORD is a God who knows, and by Him actions are weighed.

New American Standard Bible
"Boast no more so very proudly, Do not let arrogance come out of your mouth; For the LORD is a God of knowledge, And with Him actions are weighed.

King James Bible
Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogancy come out of your mouth: for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

Christian Standard Bible
Do not boast so proudly, or let arrogant words come out of your mouth, for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and actions are weighed by him.

Contemporary English Version
I can tell those proud people, "Stop your boasting! Nothing is hidden from the LORD, and he judges what we do."

Good News Translation
Stop your loud boasting; silence your proud words. For the LORD is a God who knows, and he judges all that people do.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Do not boast so proudly, or let arrogant words come out of your mouth, for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and actions are weighed by Him.

International Standard Version
Don't continue to talk proudly, and don't speak arrogantly, for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

NET Bible
Don't keep speaking so arrogantly, letting proud talk come out of your mouth! For the LORD is a God who knows; he evaluates what people do.

New Heart English Bible
"Talk no more so exceeding proudly. Do not let arrogance come out of your mouth, For the LORD is a God of knowledge. By him actions are weighed.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"Do not boast [or] let arrogance come out of your mouth because the LORD is a God of knowledge, and he weighs [our] actions.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Multiply not exceeding proud talk; Let not arrogancy come out of your mouth; For the LORD is a God of knowledge, And by Him actions are weighed.

New American Standard 1977
“Boast no more so very proudly, Do not let arrogance come out of your mouth; For the LORD is a God of knowledge, And with Him actions are weighed.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Do not multiply thyself speaking great and lofty things; let arrogant words cease from your mouth, for the LORD is the all-knowing God, and the magnificent works are his.

King James 2000 Bible
Talk no more so very proudly; let not arrogance come out of your mouth: for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

American King James Version
Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogance come out of your mouth: for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

American Standard Version
Talk no more so exceeding proudly; Let not arrogancy come out of your mouth; For Jehovah is a God of knowledge, And by him actions are weighed.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Boast not, and utter not high things; let not high-sounding words come out of your mouth, for the Lord is a God of knowledge, and God prepares his own designs.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Do not multiply to speak lofty things, boasting: let old matters depart from your mouth: for the Lord is a God of all knowledge, and to him are thoughts prepared.

Darby Bible Translation
Do not multiply your words of pride, let not vain-glory come out of your mouth; For Jehovah is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

English Revised Version
Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogancy come out of your mouth: for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

Webster's Bible Translation
Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogance come out of your mouth: for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

World English Bible
"Talk no more so exceeding proudly. Don't let arrogance come out of your mouth, For Yahweh is a God of knowledge. By him actions are weighed.

Young's Literal Translation
Ye multiply not -- ye speak haughtily -- The old saying goeth out from your mouth, For a God of knowledge is Jehovah, And by Him actions are weighed.
Study Bible
Hannah's Prayer of Thanksgiving
2There is no one holy like the LORD. Indeed, there is no one besides You! And there is no rock like our God. 3Do not boast so proudly, or let arrogance come from your mouth, for the LORD is a God who knows, and by Him actions are weighed. 4The bows of the warriors are broken, but the feeble are equipped with strength.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 16:7
But the LORD said to Samuel, "Do not look at his appearance or height, for I have rejected him; the LORD does not see as man does. For man sees the outward appearance, but the LORD sees the heart."

1 Kings 8:39
be heard by You from heaven, Your dwelling place. And may You forgive and act, and repay each man according to all his ways, since You know his heart--for You alone know the hearts of all men--

Psalm 17:10
They have closed their callous hearts; their mouths speak with arrogance.

Psalm 31:18
May lying lips be silenced, which speak with arrogance against the righteous, full of pride and contempt.

Psalm 75:5
Do not lift up your horn against heaven or speak with an outstretched neck.'"

Proverbs 8:13
To fear the LORD is to hate evil; I hate arrogant pride, evil conduct, and perverse speech.

Proverbs 16:2
All a man's ways are pure in his own eyes, but his motives are weighed by the LORD.

Proverbs 24:12
If you say, "Behold, we did not know about this," will not He who weighs hearts consider it? Does not the One who guards your life know? Will He not repay a man according to his deeds?

Treasury of Scripture

Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogance come out of your mouth: for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.

let not arrogancy [heb] hard

Psalm 94:4
How long shall they utter and speak hard things? and all the workers of iniquity boast themselves?

Proverbs 8:13
The fear of the LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arrogancy, and the evil way, and the froward mouth, do I hate.

Isaiah 37:23
Whom hast thou reproached and blasphemed? and against whom hast thou exalted thy voice, and lifted up thine eyes on high? even against the Holy One of Israel.

a God

1 Kings 8:39
Then hear thou in heaven thy dwelling place, and forgive, and do, and give to every man according to his ways, whose heart thou knowest; (for thou, even thou only, knowest the hearts of all the children of men;)

Psalm 44:21
Shall not God search this out? for he knoweth the secrets of the heart.

Psalm 94:7-10
Yet they say, The LORD shall not see, neither shall the God of Jacob regard it

by him

Job 31:6
Let me be weighed in an even balance, that God may know mine integrity.

Isaiah 26:7
The way of the just is uprightness: thou, most upright, dost weigh the path of the just.

Daniel 5:27
TEKEL; Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting.







Lexicon
Do not
אַל־ (’al-)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 408: Not

boast
תַּרְבּ֤וּ (tar·bū)
Verb - Hifil - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 7235: To be or become much, many or great

so proudly,
גְּבֹהָ֣ה (gə·ḇō·hāh)
Adjective - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1364: Elevated, powerful, arrogant

or let arrogance
עָתָ֖ק (‘ā·ṯāq)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6277: Forward, arrogant

come
יֵצֵ֥א (yê·ṣê)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3318: To go, bring, out, direct and proxim

from your mouth,
מִפִּיכֶ֑ם (mip·pî·ḵem)
Preposition-m | Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 6310: The mouth, edge, portion, side, according to

for
כִּ֣י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

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

is a God
אֵ֤ל (’êl)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 410: Strength -- as adjective, mighty, the Almighty

who knows,
דֵּעוֹת֙ (dê·‘ō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1844: Knowledge

and by Him
וְל֥וֹ (wə·lōw)
Conjunctive waw | Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

actions
עֲלִלֽוֹת׃ (‘ă·li·lō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5949: An exploit, a performance, an opportunity

are weighed.
נִתְכְּנ֖וּ (niṯ·kə·nū)
Verb - Nifal - Perfect - third person common plural
Strong's Hebrew 8505: To balance, measure out, arrange, equalize, levelling
(3) A God of knowledge.--The Hebrew words are placed thus: A God of knowledge is the Lord, The Talmud quaintly comments here as follows:--Rabbi Ami says: "Knowledge is of great price, for it is placed between two Divine names; as it is written (1Samuel 2:3), 'A God of knowledge is the Lord,' and therefore mercy is to be denied to him who has no knowledge; for it is written (Isaiah 27:11), 'It is a people of no understanding, therefore He that made them will not have mercy on them.'"--Treatise Berachoth, fol. 33, Colossians 1.

And by him actions are weighed.--This is one of the fifteen places reckoned by the Masorites where in the original Hebrew text, instead of "lo" with an aleph, signifying not, "lo" with a vaw, signifying to, or by him, must be substituted. The amended reading has been followed by the English Version. The meaning is that all men's actions are weighed by God according to their essential worth, all the motives which led to them are by Him, the All-knowing, taken into account before He weighs them.

2:1-10 Hannah's heart rejoiced, not in Samuel, but in the Lord. She looks beyond the gift, and praises the Giver. She rejoiced in the salvation of the Lord, and in expectation of His coming, who is the whole salvation of his people. The strong are soon weakened, and the weak are soon strengthened, when God pleases. Are we poor? God made us poor, which is a good reason why we should be content, and make up our minds to our condition. Are we rich? God made us rich, which is a good reason why we should be thankful, and serve him cheerfully, and do good with the abundance he gives us. He respects not man's wisdom or fancied excellences, but chooses those whom the world accounts foolish, teaching them to feel their guilt, and to value his free and precious salvation. This prophecy looks to the kingdom of Christ, that kingdom of grace, of which Hannah speaks, after having spoken largely of the kingdom of providence. And here is the first time that we meet with the name MESSIAH, or his Anointed. The subjects of Christ's kingdom will be safe, and the enemies of it will be ruined; for the Anointed, the Lord Christ, is able to save, and to destroy.
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