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1 Samuel 16:7

Bible Rank: 806

But the LORD said to Samuel, "Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The LORD does not look at the things human beings look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart." NIV

But the Lord said to Samuel, Look not on his appearance or at the height of his stature, for I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees; for man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart. AMP

But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart. KJV


1 Samuel 2:3

Bible Rank: 916

"Do not keep talking so proudly or let your mouth speak such arrogance, for the LORD is a God who knows, and by him deeds are weighed." NIV

Talk no more so very proudly; let not arrogance go forth from your mouth, for the Lord is a God of knowledge, and by Him actions are weighed. AMP

Talk no more so exceeding proudly; let not arrogancy come out of your mouth: for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed. KJV


1 Samuel 1:4

Bible Rank: 1,808

Whenever the day came for Elkanah to sacrifice, he would give portions of the meat to his wife Peninnah and to all her sons and daughters. NIV

When the day came that Elkanah sacrificed, he would give to Peninnah his wife and all her sons and daughters portions [of the sacrificial meat]. AMP

And when the time was that Elkanah offered, he gave to Peninnah his wife, and to all her sons and her daughters, portions: KJV


1 Samuel 1:11

Bible Rank: 2,122

And she made a vow, saying, "LORD Almighty, if you will only look on your servant's misery and remember me, and not forget your servant but give her a son, then I will give him to the LORD for all the days of his life, and no razor will ever be used on his head." NIV

She vowed, saying, O Lord of hosts, if You will indeed look on the affliction of Your handmaid and [earnestly] remember, and not forget Your handmaid but will give me a son, I will give him to the Lord all his life; no razor shall touch his head. AMP

And she vowed a vow, and said, O LORD of hosts, if thou wilt indeed look on the affliction of thine handmaid, and remember me, and not forget thine handmaid, but wilt give unto thine handmaid a man child, then I will give him unto the LORD all the days of his life, and there shall no razor come upon his head. KJV


1 Samuel 1:7

Bible Rank: 2,334

This went on year after year. Whenever Hannah went up to the house of the LORD, her rival provoked her till she wept and would not eat. NIV

So it was year after year; whenever Hannah went up to the Lord's house, Peninnah provoked her, so she wept and did not eat. AMP

And as he did so year by year, when she went up to the house of the LORD, so she provoked her; therefore she wept, and did not eat. KJV


1 Samuel 1:6

Bible Rank: 2,470

Because the LORD had closed Hannah's womb, her rival kept provoking her in order to irritate her. NIV

[This embarrassed and grieved Hannah] and her rival provoked her greatly to vex her, because the Lord had left her childless. AMP

And her adversary also provoked her sore, for to make her fret, because the LORD had shut up her womb. KJV


1 Samuel 1:10

Bible Rank: 2,498

In her deep anguish Hannah prayed to the LORD, weeping bitterly. NIV

And [Hannah] was in distress of soul, praying to the Lord and weeping bitterly. AMP

And she was in bitterness of soul, and prayed unto the LORD, and wept sore. KJV


1 Samuel 1:1

Bible Rank: 2,499

There was a certain man from Ramathaim, a Zuphite from the hill country of Ephraim, whose name was Elkanah son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephraimite. NIV

THERE WAS a certain man of Ramathaim-zophim, of the hill country of Ephraim, named Elkanah son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephraimite. AMP

Now there was a certain man of Ramathaimzophim, of mount Ephraim, and his name was Elkanah, the son of Jeroham, the son of Elihu, the son of Tohu, the son of Zuph, an Ephrathite: KJV


1 Samuel 1:5

Bible Rank: 2,533

But to Hannah he gave a double portion because he loved her, and the LORD had closed her womb. NIV

But to Hannah he gave a double portion, for he loved Hannah, but the Lord had given her no children. AMP

But unto Hannah he gave a worthy portion; for he loved Hannah: but the LORD had shut up her womb. KJV


1 Samuel 1:8

Bible Rank: 2,634

Her husband Elkanah would say to her, "Hannah, why are you weeping? Why don't you eat? Why are you downhearted? Don't I mean more to you than ten sons?" NIV

Then Elkanah her husband said to her, Hannah, why do you cry? And why do you not eat? And why are you grieving? Am I not more to you than ten sons? AMP

Then said Elkanah her husband to her, Hannah, why weepest thou? and why eatest thou not? and why is thy heart grieved? am not I better to thee than ten sons? KJV


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