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1 Samuel 1:4

    1 Samuel 1:4 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

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

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And when the day came that Elkanah sacrificed, he gave to Peninnah his wife, and to all her sons and her daughters, portions:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And when the day came for Elkanah to make his offering, he gave to Peninnah his wife, and to all her sons and daughters, their part of the feast:

    Webster's Revision

    And when the day came that Elkanah sacrificed, he gave to Peninnah his wife, and to all her sons and her daughters, portions:

    World English Bible

    When the day came that Elkanah sacrificed, he gave to Peninnah his wife, and to all her sons and her daughters, portions:

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And when the day came that Elkanah sacrificed, he gave to Peninnah his wife, and to all her sons and her daughters portions:

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 1:4

    He gave - portions - The sacrifices which were made were probably peace-offerings, of which the blood was poured out at the foot of the altar; the fat was burnt on the fire; the breast and right shoulder were the portion of the priest, and the rest belonged to him who made the offering; on it he and his family feasted, each receiving his portion; and to these feasts God commands them to invite the Levite, the poor, the widow, and the orphan, Deuteronomy 16:11.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Samuel 1:4

    1:4 Portions - Out of the sacrifice of his peace - offerings, the greatest part whereof fell to the offerer, and was eaten by him, and his friends or guests, before the Lord. And out of this he gave them all portions, as the master of the feast used to do to the guests.