23 And Samuel said to the cook, “Bring the portion I gave you, of which I said to you, ‘Put it aside.’”

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But to Hannah he gave a double portion, because he loved her, though the Lord had closed her womb.[a]

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Samuel 1:5 Syriac; the meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain. Septuagint And, although he loved Hannah, he would give Hannah only one portion, because the Lord had closed her womb

34 (A)Portions were taken to them from Joseph's table, but Benjamin's portion was (B)five times as much as any of theirs. And they drank and were merry[a] with him.

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 43:34 Hebrew and became intoxicated

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