Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

And Elkanah her man will say to her, Hannah, why wilt thou weep? and why wilt thou not eat? and why will thy heart break? am I not good to thee above ten sons?

New American Standard Bible

Then Elkanah her husband said to her, "Hannah, why do you weep and why do you not eat and why is your heart sad? Am I not better to you than ten sons?"

King James Version

Then said Elkanah her husband to her, Hannah, why weepest thou? and why eatest thou not? and why is thy heart grieved? am not I better to thee than ten sons?

Holman Bible

“Hannah, why are you crying?” her husband Elkanah asked. “Why won’t you eat? Why are you troubled? Am I not better to you than 10 sons?”

International Standard Version

Elkanah her husband told her, "Hannah, why are you crying and why don't you eat? Why are you upset? Am I not better to you than ten sons?"

A Conservative Version

And Elkanah her husband said to her, Hannah, why do thou weep? And why do thou not eat? And why is thy heart grieved? Am not I better to thee than ten sons?

American Standard Version

And Elkanah her husband said unto her, Hannah, why weepest thou? and why eatest thou not? and why is thy heart grieved? am not I better to thee than ten sons?

Amplified

Then Elkanah her husband said to her, Hannah, why do you cry? And why do you not eat? And why are you grieving? Am I not more to you than ten sons?

Bible in Basic English

Then her husband Elkanah said to her, Hannah, why are you weeping? and why are you taking no food? why is your heart troubled? am I not more to you than ten sons?

Darby Translation

And Elkanah her husband said to her, Hannah, why weepest thou? and why eatest thou not? and why is thy heart grieved? Am not I better to thee than ten sons?

King James 2000

Then said Elkanah her husband to her, Hannah, why weep you? and why eat you not? and why is your heart grieved? am not I better to you than ten sons?

Lexham Expanded Bible

So Elkanah her husband would say to her: "Hannah, why do you weep and why do you not eat? And {why are you heartsick}? Am I not better to you than ten sons?"

Modern King James verseion

And Elkanah her husband said to her, Hannah, why do you weep? And why do you not eat? And why is your heart grieved? Am I not better to you than ten sons?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then said Elkanah her husband to her, "Hannah why weepest thou? And why eatest thou not? And why is thine heart so troubled? Am not I better to thee, than ten sons?"

NET Bible

Finally her husband Elkanah said to her, "Hannah, why do you weep and not eat? Why are you so sad? Am I not better to you than ten sons?"

New Heart English Bible

Elkanah her husband said to her, "Hannah, why do you weep? Why do you not eat? Why is your heart grieved? Am I not better to you than ten sons?"

The Emphasized Bible

So Elkanah her husband said to her - Hannah! wherefore shouldst thou weep? and wherefore wilt thou not eat? and wherefore should thy heart be sad? Am, I, not better to thee, than ten sons?

Webster

Then said Elkanah her husband to her, Hannah, why weepest thou? and why eatest thou not? and why is thy heart grieved? am not I better to thee than ten sons?

World English Bible

Elkanah her husband said to her, "Hannah, why do you weep? Why don't you eat? Why is your heart grieved? Am I not better to you than ten sons?"

Youngs Literal Translation

And Elkanah her husband saith to her, 'Hannah, why weepest thou? and why dost thou not eat? and why is thy heart afflicted? am I not better to thee than ten sons?'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אלקנה 
'Elqanah 
Usage: 21

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

to her, Hannah
חנּה 
Channah 
Usage: 13

בּכה 
Bakah 
Usage: 114

thou and why eatest
אכל 
'akal 
Usage: 809

thou not and why is thy heart
לבב 
Lebab 
Usage: 251

ירע 
Yara` 
Usage: 8

am not I better
טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 553

עשׂרה עשׂר 
`eser 
Usage: 174

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Context Readings

The Family Of Elkanah

7 And so she will do year by year when she went up to the house of Jehovah, so she will be grieved, and she will weep and will not eat 8 And Elkanah her man will say to her, Hannah, why wilt thou weep? and why wilt thou not eat? and why will thy heart break? am I not good to thee above ten sons? 9 And Hannah will rise after eating in Shiloh, and after drinking: (and Eli the priest sat upon the throne by the door-post of the edifice of Jehovah:)


Cross References

Ruth 4:15

And being to thee for the turning back the soul, and to nourish thy gray hairs: for thy daughter-in-law who loved thee brought him forth; for she is good to thee above seven sons.

2 Samuel 12:16-17

And David will seek God for the boy, and fast a fast; and he came and passed the night and lay upon the earth.

2 Kings 8:12

And Hamel will say, Wherefore weeps my lord? and he will say, Because I knew that thou wilt do to the sons of Israel evil: their fortifications thou wilt send forth into fire, and their chosen thou wilt kill with the sword, and thou wilt dash in pieces their children, and the pregnant thou wilt cleave asunder.

Job 6:14

To him melting, mercy from his friend; and he will forsake the fear of the Almighty.

Psalm 43:4

I will come to the altar of God, to God the gladness of my joy: and I will praise thee upon the harp, O God, my God.

Isaiah 54:1

Shout, thou barren, not bringing forth; break forth in shouting, cry aloud, not being pained; for more the sons of the desolate than the sons of the married, said Jehovah.

Isaiah 54:6

As a wife forsaken and grieved of spirit Jehovah called thee, and a wife of youth; for thou shalt be rejected, said thy God.

John 20:13

And they say to her, Woman, why weepest thou? She says to them, Because they took away my Lord, and I know not where they laid him.

John 20:15

Jesus says to her, Woman, why weepest thou a whom seekest thou? She, thinking that it is the gardener, says to him, Lord, if thou didst bear him away, say where thou bast laid him, and I will take him away.

1 Thessalonians 5:14

And we beseech you, brethren, remind the disorderly, encourage the timid, sustain the weak, and be slow to anger to all.

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