Treasury of Scripture
But to Hannah he gave a worthy portion; for he loved Hannah: but the LORD had shut up her womb.
a worthy portion. or, a double portion The Hebrew phrase, manah achath appayim, is correctly rendered by Gesenius, (), `a portion for two persons, a double portion;' for aph in Hebrew, and () in Greek, which literally mean a face, are used for a person.
Genesis 43:34 And he took and sent messes to them from before him: but Benjamin's mess was five times so much as any of theirs. And they drank...
Genesis 45:22 To all of them he gave each man changes of raiment; but to Benjamin he gave three hundred pieces of silver...
Genesis 29:30,31 And he went in also to Rachel, and he loved also Rachel more than Leah, and served with him yet seven other years...
Deuteronomy 21:15 If a man have two wives, one beloved, and another hated, and they have born him children, both the beloved and the hated...
Genesis 20:18 For the LORD had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah Abraham's wife.
Genesis 30:2 And Jacob's anger was kindled against Rachel: and he said, Am I in God's stead, who has withheld from you the fruit of the womb?
Strong's ConcordanceBut unto Hannah he gave a worthy portion; for he loved Hannah: but the LORD had shut up her womb.
Topical BibleAlthough Barren Closed Dear Double Giveth Hannah Loved Portion Rendered Shut Though Womb Worthy
1 Samuel Chapter 1 Verse 5
Alphabetical: a and because But closed double for gave give had Hannah he her LORD loved portion the to womb would
OT History: 1 Samuel 1:5 But to Hannah he gave a double (1Sa iSam 1 Sam i sa)