New Living Translation
Then Elkanah returned home to Ramah without Samuel. And the boy served the LORD by assisting Eli the priest.
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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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:11 Minster - In some way agreeable to his tender years, as in singing, or playing upon instruments of musick, or lighting the lamps. Before Eli the priest - That is, under the inspection, and by the direction of Eli.
LibraryA Private Enquiry
"What is the thing that the Lord hath said unto thee?"--1 Samuel 3:17. THE Lord would not speak directly to Eli, although he was the High Priest. In ordinary circumstances it would have been so; but Eli had grieved the Lord, and thus had lost his honorable standing. God had not cast him off; but he viewed him with such displeasure that he would only speak to him through another person: even as great kings, if they are offended with their courtiers, send them messages by other hands. The Lord sent, …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 37: 1891
Appendix xix. On Eternal Punishment, According to the Rabbis and the New Testament
Covenanting a Privilege of Believers.
1 Samuel 1:1
There was a man named Elkanah who lived in Ramah in the region of Zuph in the hill country of Ephraim. He was the son of Jeroham, son of Elihu, son of Tohu, son of Zuph, of Ephraim.
1 Samuel 1:19
The entire family got up early the next morning and went to worship the LORD once more. Then they returned home to Ramah. When Elkanah slept with Hannah, the LORD remembered her plea,
1 Samuel 1:28
Now I am giving him to the LORD, and he will belong to the LORD his whole life." And they worshiped the LORD there.
1 Samuel 2:18
But Samuel, though he was only a boy, served the LORD. He wore a linen garment like that of a priest.
1 Samuel 3:1
Meanwhile, the boy Samuel served the LORD by assisting Eli. Now in those days messages from the LORD were very rare, and visions were quite uncommon.
1 Samuel 7:17
Then he would return to his home at Ramah, and he would hear cases there, too. And Samuel built an altar to the LORD at Ramah.
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