20 So in the course of time Hannah became pregnant and gave birth to a son.(A) She named(B) him Samuel,[a](C) saying, “Because I asked the Lord for him.”

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Footnotes

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

They said to Samuel, “Do not stop crying(A) out to the Lord our God for us, that he may rescue us from the hand of the Philistines.”

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