New International Version
Then the LORD called Samuel. Samuel answered, "Here I am."
King James Bible
That the LORD called Samuel: and he answered, Here am I.
Darby Bible Translation
that Jehovah called to Samuel. And he said, Here am I.
World English Bible
that Yahweh called Samuel; and he said, "Here I am."
Young's Literal Translation
and Jehovah calleth unto Samuel, and he saith, 'Here am I.'
1 Samuel 3:4 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The Lord called Samuel - The voice probably came from the holy place, near to which Eli and Samuel were both lying.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
"And the Lord came, and stood, and called as at other times, Samuel; Samuel. Then Samuel answered, Speak; for Thy servant heareth."--1 Samuel iii. 10. In the narrative of which these words form part, we have a remarkable instance of a Divine call, and the manner in which it is our duty to meet it. Samuel was from a child brought to the house of the Lord; and in due time he was called to a sacred office, and made a prophet. He was called, and he forthwith answered the call. God said, "Samuel, …
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VIII
Samuel, the Little Server
Thoughts Upon Self-Denyal.
1 Samuel 3:5
And he ran to Eli and said, "Here I am; you called me." But Eli said, "I did not call; go back and lie down." So he went and lay down.
Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?" And I said, "Here am I. Send me!"
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