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The Lord Calls Samuel

Meanwhile the boy Samuel was serving the Lord before Eli. A word from the Lord was rare in those days, and visions were infrequent. At that time Eli, whose vision was growing dim,[a] was lying down in his bedroom.[b]

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  1. 1 Samuel 3:2 Lit. dim so that he was unable to see
  2. 1 Samuel 3:2 Lit. place