Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But unto Hannah he gave a worthy portion; for he loved Hannah: but the LORD had shut up her womb.

A worthy portion

Bible References

A worthy portion

Genesis 43:34
And he took and sent messes unto them from before him: but Benjamin's mess was five times so much as any of theirs. And they drank, and were merry with him.
Genesis 45:22
To all of them he gave each man changes of raiment; but to Benjamin he gave three hundred pieces of silver, and five changes of raiment.

He loved

Genesis 29:30
And he went in also unto 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, the one beloved, and the other hated, and they have borne him children, both the beloved and the hated; and if the first-born son be hers that was hated;

Shut up

Genesis 20:18
For Jehovah 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 hath withheld from thee the fruit of the womb?