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1 Samuel 2:1–11
“My heart exults in Yahweh, my strength is exalted in Yahweh; ⌊I grin⌋a over my enemies, for I rejoice over your salvation.
and there is no rock like our God.
3 Do not increase speaking ⌊very proud⌋b words!
Let no arrogance go forth from your mouth,
for Yahweh is a God of knowledge
whose deeds are not weighed.c
but those who stumble gird themselves with strength.
but those who are hungry will become fat.
As for the infertile, she will bear seven,
but she who has many sons withers away.
he brings down to Sheold and raises up.
he brings low and also exalts.
From the ash heap he lifts up the needy,
to cause them to sit with noble people
and to cause them to inherit a seat of honor.
For the pillars of the earth belong to Yahweh
and he has set the inhabited world on them.
9 He will guard the feet of his faithfule ones,
but the wicked will be destroyedf in the darkness,
because a man will not prevail by his might.
he will thunder against them in the heavens.
Yahweh will judge the ends of the earth.
He will give strength to his king
and will exalt the might of his anointed one.
11 Then Elkanah went to Ramah, to his house. Now the boy was serving Yahweh ⌊in the presence of⌋i Eli the priest.
Literally “my mouth is broad”
Literally “proud, proud”
So Masoretic Hebrew text (Kethib); the reading tradition (Qere) reads “and by him deeds are weighed”
“Sheol” is a Hebrew term for the place where the dead reside, i.e., the underworld.
Or “will be silenced”
Singular verb supported by Syriac, Targums, Septuagint, and Old Latin versions.
The Masoretic Hebrew text (Kethib) has the singular “adversary”; the reading tradition (Qere) reads the plural
Literally “in the face of”
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