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.

Moses(A) and Aaron(B) were among his priests,
    Samuel(C) was among those who called on his name;
they called on the Lord
    and he answered(D) them.

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15 Then the Lord said to me: “Even if Moses(A) and Samuel(B) were to stand before me, my heart would not go out to this people.(C) Send them away from my presence!(D) Let them go!

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