1 Samuel 3:7
New International Version
Now Samuel did not yet know the LORD: The word of the LORD had not yet been revealed to him.

New Living Translation
Samuel did not yet know the LORD because he had never had a message from the LORD before.

English Standard Version
Now Samuel did not yet know the LORD, and the word of the LORD had not yet been revealed to him.

Berean Study Bible
Now Samuel did not yet know the LORD, because the word of the LORD had not yet been revealed to him.

King James Bible
Now Samuel did not yet know the LORD, neither was the word of the LORD yet revealed unto him.

New King James Version
(Now Samuel did not yet know the LORD, nor was the word of the LORD yet revealed to him.)

New American Standard Bible
Now Samuel did not yet know the LORD, nor had the word of the LORD yet been revealed to him.

NASB 1995
Now Samuel did not yet know the LORD, nor had the word of the LORD yet been revealed to him.

NASB 1977
Now Samuel did not yet know the LORD, nor had the word of the LORD yet been revealed to him.

Amplified Bible
Now Samuel did not yet know [or personally experience] the LORD, and the word of the LORD was not yet revealed [directly] to him.

Christian Standard Bible
Now Samuel did not yet know the LORD, because the word of the LORD had not yet been revealed to him.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Now Samuel had not yet experienced the LORD, because the word of the LORD had not yet been revealed to him.

American Standard Version
Now Samuel did not yet know Jehovah, neither was the word of Jehovah yet revealed unto him.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Samuel did not yet know LORD JEHOVAH, and the word of LORD JEHOVAH had not yet been revealed to him

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And it was before Samuel knew the Lord, and before the word of the Lord was revealed to him.

Contemporary English Version
The LORD had not spoken to Samuel before, and Samuel did not recognize the voice.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now Samuel did not yet know the Lord, neither had the word of the Lord been revealed to him.

English Revised Version
Now Samuel did not yet know the LORD, neither was the word of the LORD yet revealed unto him.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Samuel had no experience with the LORD, because the word of the LORD had not yet been revealed to him.

International Standard Version
Now Samuel did not yet know the LORD and had not yet had the word of the LORD revealed to him.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Now Samuel did not yet know the LORD, neither was the word of the LORD yet revealed unto him.

Literal Standard Version
And Samuel has not yet known YHWH, and the word of YHWH is not yet revealed to him.

NET Bible
Now Samuel did not yet know the LORD; the word of the LORD had not yet been revealed to him.

New Heart English Bible
Now Samuel did not yet know the LORD, neither was the word of the LORD yet revealed to him.

World English Bible
Now Samuel didn't yet know Yahweh, neither was the word of Yahweh yet revealed to him.

Young's Literal Translation
And Samuel hath not yet known Jehovah, and the word of Jehovah is not yet revealed unto him.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The LORD Calls Samuel
6Once again the LORD called, “Samuel!” So Samuel got up, went to Eli, and said, “Here I am, for you have called me.” “My son, I did not call,” Eli replied. “Go back and lie down.” 7Now Samuel did not yet know the LORD, because the word of the LORD had not yet been revealed to him. 8Once again, for the third time, the LORD called to Samuel. He got up, went to Eli, and said, “Here I am, for you have called me.” Then Eli realized that it was the LORD who was calling the boy.…

Cross References
Acts 19:2
and asked them, "Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you became believers?" "No," they answered, "we have not even heard that there is a Holy Spirit."

1 Corinthians 13:11
When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I set aside childish ways.

1 Samuel 3:6
Once again the LORD called, "Samuel!" So Samuel got up, went to Eli, and said, "Here I am, for you have called me." "My son, I did not call," Eli replied. "Go back and lie down."

1 Samuel 3:8
Once again, for the third time, the LORD called to Samuel. He got up, went to Eli, and said, "Here I am, for you have called me." Then Eli realized that it was the LORD who was calling the boy.


Treasury of Scripture

Now Samuel did not yet know the LORD, neither was the word of the LORD yet revealed to him.

Now Samuel.

Jeremiah 9:24
But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the LORD.

Acts 19:2
He said unto them, Have ye received the Holy Ghost since ye believed? And they said unto him, We have not so much as heard whether there be any Holy Ghost.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
Now Samuel
וּשְׁמוּאֵ֕ל (ū·šə·mū·’êl)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 8050: Samuel -- 'name of God', a prophet of Israel

did not yet
טֶ֖רֶם (ṭe·rem)
Adverb
Strong's 2962: Non-occurrence, not yet, before

know
יָדַ֣ע (yā·ḏa‘)
Verb - Qal - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3045: To know

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

because the word
דְּבַר־ (də·ḇar-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1697: A word, a matter, thing, a cause

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

had not yet
וְטֶ֛רֶם (wə·ṭe·rem)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's 2962: Non-occurrence, not yet, before

been revealed
יִגָּלֶ֥ה (yig·gā·leh)
Verb - Nifal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 1540: To denude, to exile, to reveal

to him.
אֵלָ֖יו (’ê·lāw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's 413: Near, with, among, to


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