1 Sam 1:21-2:11 PH
1 Samuel 1:21-2:11
Hannah exults the Lord and is herself exulted by her "norn" which I think a symbol for Samuel because a horn is like a branch.
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Published August 3rd, 2022
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1 Samuel 1:21-2:11
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Hannah fulfills her vow to the Lord.
The man ... ... went up
CONCESSIVE
Elkanah
Explanation
and all his house
Accompaniment
to offer ... the yearly sacrifice
PURPOSE 1
to the Lord
Destination
and to pay his vow.
PURPOSE 2
But Hannah did not go up,
for she said
GROUND
to her husband,
“As soon as the child is weaned,
Temporal
I will bring him,
Content
so that he may appear
PURPOSE 1
in the presence
of the Lord
Possessive
and dwell there forever.”
PURPOSE 2
Elkanah ... said
GROUND for 23i
her husband
to her,
“Do what seems best
to you;
Reference
wait
until you have weaned him;
only, may the Lord establish his word.”
Context
So the woman remained
and nursed her son
until she weaned him.
And when she had weaned him,
she took him up
with her,
along with a three- year- old bull,
an ephah of flour,
and a skin of wine,
and she brought him
to the house
of the Lord
at Shiloh.
Locative
And the child was young.
Then they slaughtered the bull,
and they brought the child
to Eli.
Hannah thankfully dedicates Samuel to the Lord.
And she said,
“Oh, my lord!
As you live, my lord,
Condition
I am the woman
who was standing here
in your presence,
praying
Manner
to the Lord.
For this child I prayed,
and the Lord has granted me my petition
Result
that I made
to him.
Therefore I have lent him
RESULT
to the Lord.
Desination
As long as he lives,
he is lent
to the Lord.”
And he worshiped the Lord there.
Hannah, vindicated by Samuel, exults the Lord in prayer.
And Hannah prayed
and said,
“My heart exults
in the Lord;
my horn is exalted
in the Lord.
My mouth derides my enemies,
because I rejoice
in your salvation.
“There is none holy
like the Lord:
Comparison
for there is none besides you;
there is no rock
like our God.
Talk no more so very proudly,
INFERENCE
let not arrogance come
from your mouth;
Source
for the Lord is a God
of knowledge,
Attributive
and ... actions are weighed.
by him
Agency
The bows ... are broken,
of the mighty
but the feeble bind on strength.
Those ... have hired themselves out
who were full
for bread,
Advantage
but those ... have ceased
who were hungry
to hunger.
The barren has borne seven,
but she ... is forlorn.
who has many children
The Lord kills
and brings
to life;
he brings down
to Sheol
and raises up.
The Lord makes poor
and makes rich;
he brings low
and he exalts.
He raises up the poor
from the dust;
he lifts the needy
from the ash heap
to make them
PURPOSE
sit with princes
Advantages
and inherit a seat
of honor.
Epexegetical
For the pillars ... are the Lord’s,
of the earth
Partitive
and ... he has set the world.
on them
Means
“He will guard the feet
of his faithful ones,
but the wicked shall be cut off
in darkness,
for not ... shall a man prevail.
by might
The adversaries ... shall be broken
of the Lord
Relationship
to pieces;
against them
he will thunder
in heaven.
The Lord will judge the ends
of the earth;
he will give strength
to his king
and exalt the horn
of his anointed.”
Samuel serves the Lord.
Then Elkanah went home
to Ramah.
And the boy was ministering
to the Lord
in the presence
of Eli
the priest.
"Because" implied.
Ref to Penninah?
Hannah?
Unconnected interludes re: Samuel. 24k and 28f,
"Therefore" implied.
Salvation by the anointed of the Lord.
Attributes and actions of the Lord in green.
Symbol of perfection.
phrasing
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