19 Early the next morning they arose and worshiped before the Lord and then went back to their home at Ramah.(A) Elkanah made love to his wife Hannah, and the Lord remembered(B) her. 20 So in the course of time Hannah became pregnant and gave birth to a son.(C) She named(D) him Samuel,[a](E) saying, “Because I asked the Lord for him.”

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  1. 1 Samuel 1:20 Samuel sounds like the Hebrew for heard by God.