Treasury of Scripture
And Samuel lay until the morning, and opened the doors of the house of the LORD. And Samuel feared to show Eli the vision.
1 Samuel 1:9 So Hannah rose up after they had eaten in Shiloh, and after they had drunk...
Malachi 1:10 Who is there even among you that would shut the doors for nothing? neither do you kindle fire on my altar for nothing...
Samuel Samuel reverenced Eli as a father, and feared to distress him by shewing what God had purposed to do. It does not appear that God commanded Samuel to deliver this message; he therefore did not attempt it till adjured by Eli. It might be supposed that Samuel would have been so full of ecstasy as to have forgotten his ordinary service, and run amongst his friends to tell them of the converse he had with God in the night: but he modestly keeps it to himself. Our secret communion with God is not to be proclaimed on the house-top.
Jeremiah 1:6-8 Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! behold, I cannot speak: for I am a child...
1 Corinthians 16:10,11 Now if Timotheus come, see that he may be with you without fear: for he works the work of the Lord, as I also do...
Strong's ConcordanceAnd Samuel lay until the morning, and opened the doors of the house of the LORD. And Samuel feared to shew Eli the vision.
Topical BibleAccount Afraid Declare Declaring Doors Eli Fear Feared Giving Kept Lay Lieth Morning Moving Opened Openeth Opening Samuel Till Vision
1 Samuel Chapter 3 Verse 15
Alphabetical: afraid and But doors down Eli He house lay LORD morning of opened Samuel So tell the then to until vision was
OT History: 1 Samuel 3:15 Samuel lay until the morning and opened (1Sa iSam 1 Sam i sa)