1 Samuel 3:5

“And he ran unto Eli, and said, Here am I; for thou calledst me. And he said, I called not; lie down again. And he went and lay down.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Samuel 3:5

And he ranne vnto Eli, and sayd, Here am I, for thou calledst me. And he said, I called not; lie downe againe. And he went and lay downe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then he ran to Eli and said, "Here I am, for you called me. But he said, "I did not call, lie down again." So he went and lay down."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he ran unto Eli, and said, Here am I; for thou calledst me. And he said, I called not; lie down again. And he went and lay down.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And running to Eli he said, Here am I, for you said my name. And Eli said, I did not say your name; go to your rest again. So he went back to his bed.
- Basic English Bible

And he ran to Eli, and said, Here am I; for thou calledst me. And he said, I did not call: lie down again. And he went and lay down.
- Darby Bible

And he ran to Eli, and said, Here am I; for thou calledst me. And he said, I called not; lie down again. And he went and lay down.
- Webster's Bible

He ran to Eli, and said, "Here I am; for you called me." He said, "I didn't call; lie down again." He went and lay down.
- World English Bible

And he runneth unto Eli, and saith, `Here [am] I, for thou hast called for me;' and he saith, `I called not; turn back, lie down;' and he goeth and lieth down.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he ran unto Eli, and said: 'Here am I; for thou didst call me.' And he said: 'I called not; lie down again.' And he went and lay down.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Samuel 3:5

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 3:5


3:3 Went out - Before the lights of the golden candlestick were put out in the morning.

3:7 Did not know - He was not acquainted with God in that extraordinary or prophetical way. And this ignorance of Samuel's served God's design, that his simplicity might give Eli the better assurance of the truth of God's call, and message to Samuel.


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