GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)
Then Elkanah went home to Ramah. But the boy [Samuel] served the LORD under the priest Eli.
King James Bible
And Elkanah went to Ramah to his house. And the child did minister unto the LORD before Eli the priest.
Darby Bible Translation
And Elkanah went to Ramah to his house. And the boy ministered to Jehovah in the presence of Eli the priest.
World English Bible
Elkanah went to Ramah to his house. The child did minister to Yahweh before Eli the priest.
Young's Literal Translation
And Elkanah goeth to Ramath, unto his house, and the youth hath been serving Jehovah, in the presence of Eli the priest;
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1 Samuel 1:1
There was a man named Elkanah from Ramathaim Zophim in the mountains of Ephraim. He was the son of Jeroham, grandson of Elihu, great-grandson of Tohu, whose father was Zuph from the tribe of Ephraim.
1 Samuel 1:19
Early in the morning Elkanah and his family got up and worshiped in front of the LORD. Then they returned home to Ramah. Elkanah made love to his wife Hannah, and the LORD remembered her.
1 Samuel 1:28
In return, I am giving him to the LORD. He will be dedicated to the LORD for his whole life." And they worshiped the LORD there.
1 Samuel 2:18
Meanwhile, Samuel continued to serve in front of the LORD. As a boy he was [already] wearing a linen ephod.
1 Samuel 3:1
The boy Samuel was serving the LORD under Eli. In those days a prophecy from the LORD was rare; visions were infrequent.
1 Samuel 7:17
Then he would return home to Ramah. There, too, he judged Israel. And in Ramah he built an altar to the LORD.
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