1:19 They got up early the next morning and after worshiping the Lord, they returned to their home at Ramah. Elkanah had marital relations with 1 his wife Hannah, and the Lord remembered 2 her. 1:20 After some time Hannah became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel, thinking, “I asked the Lord for him. 3
1 Samuel 1:27Context
1:27 I prayed for this boy, and the Lord has given me the request that I asked of him.
1 tn Heb “Elkanah knew his wife.” The Hebrew expression is a euphemism for sexual relations.
2 sn The Lord “remembered” her in the sense of granting her earlier request for a child. The Hebrew verb is often used in the OT for considering the needs or desires of people with favor and kindness.
3 tn Heb “because from the