20 Eli would bless Elkanah and his wife, saying, “May the Lord give you children by this woman to take the place of the one she prayed(A) for and gave to[a] the Lord.” Then they would go home.

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  1. 1 Samuel 2:20 Dead Sea Scrolls; Masoretic Text and asked from

19 but God has surely listened
    and has heard(A) my prayer.
20 Praise be to God,
    who has not rejected(B) my prayer
    or withheld his love from me!

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