20 Then Leah said, “God has presented me with a precious gift. This time my husband will treat me with honor,(A) because I have borne him six sons.” So she named him Zebulun.[a](B)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 30:20 Zebulun probably means honor.

He had two wives;(A) one was called Hannah and the other Peninnah. Peninnah had children, but Hannah had none.

Year after year(B) this man went up from his town to worship(C) and sacrifice to the Lord Almighty at Shiloh,(D) where Hophni and Phinehas, the two sons of Eli,(E) were priests of the Lord. Whenever the day came for Elkanah to sacrifice,(F) he would give portions of the meat to his wife Peninnah and to all her sons and daughters.(G)

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