1 Samuel 1:4Context
1:4 Whenever the day came for Elkanah to sacrifice, he used to give meat portions to his wife Peninnah and to all her sons and daughters.
1 Samuel 1:8Context
1:8 Finally her husband Elkanah said to her, “Hannah, why do you weep and not eat? Why are you so sad? 2 Am I not better to you than ten 3 sons?”
1 tc The translation follows the MT. The LXX reads “a man from Ramathaim, a Zuphite”; this is followed by a number of recent English translations. It is possible the MT reading צוֹפִים (tsofim) arose from dittography of the mem (מ) at the beginning of the following word.
2 tn Heb “why is your heart displeased?”