1 Samuel 1:26

“And she said, Oh my lord, as thy soul liveth, my lord, I am the woman that stood by thee here, praying unto the LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And she said, Oh my lord, as thy soule liueth, my lord, I am the woman, that stood by thee heere, praying vnto the Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

She said, "Oh, my lord! As your soul lives, my lord, I am the woman who stood here beside you, praying to the LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And she said, Oh, my lord, as thy soul liveth, my lord, I am the woman that stood by thee here, praying unto Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And she said, O my lord, as your soul is living, my lord, I am that woman who was making a prayer to the Lord here by your side:
- Basic English Bible

And she said, Oh my lord, [as] thy soul liveth, my lord, I am the woman that stood by thee here to pray to Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

And she said, O my lord, as thy soul liveth, my lord, I am the woman that stood by thee here, praying to the LORD.
- Webster's Bible

She said, "Oh, my lord, as your soul lives, my lord, I am the woman who stood by you here, praying to Yahweh.
- World English Bible

and she saith, `O, my lord, thy soul liveth! my lord, I [am] the woman who stood with thee in this [place], to pray unto Jehovah;
- Youngs Literal Bible

And she said: 'Oh, my lord, as thy soul liveth, my lord, I am the woman that stood by thee here, praying unto the LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 1:26


1:26 Soul liveth - As surely as thou livest. Which asseveration seems necessary, because this was some years after it.


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