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1 Samuel 1:26

    1 Samuel 1:26 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And she said, Oh my lord, as thy soul liveth, my lord, I am the woman that stood by thee here, praying unto the LORD.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And she said, Oh my lord, as your soul lives, my lord, I am the woman that stood by you here, praying to the LORD.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And she said, Oh, my lord, as thy soul liveth, my lord, I am the woman that stood by thee here, praying unto Jehovah.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And she said, O my lord, as your soul is living, my lord, I am that woman who was making a prayer to the Lord here by your side:

    Webster's Revision

    And she said, Oh, my lord, as thy soul liveth, my lord, I am the woman that stood by thee here, praying unto Jehovah.

    World English Bible

    She said, "Oh, my lord, as your soul lives, my lord, I am the woman who stood by you here, praying to Yahweh.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And she said, Oh my lord, as thy soul liveth, my lord, I am the woman that stood by thee here, praying unto the LORD.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 1:26

    As thy soul liveth - As sure as thou art a living soul, so surely am I the person who stood by thee here praying.

    Barnes' Notes on 1 Samuel 1:26

    As thy soul liveth - This oath is unique to the Books of Samuel, in which it occurs six times, and to the Books of Kings, in which however, it is found only once. See the note to 1 Samuel 1:11.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Samuel 1:26

    1:26 Soul liveth - As surely as thou livest. Which asseveration seems necessary, because this was some years after it.