Which has a son whose name means "I
asked the Lord for him" in Hebrew: Elkanah and Hannah or Abraham and
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Elkanah and Hannah
According to 1
Samuel 1:20, the Hebrew version of the name Samuel ( Shmoel ) means "I asked the
Lord for him" in Hebrew.
the JPS, the name derives from the phrase
sha'ul me'el, asked of God.
1 Samuel 1:20 -
And it came to pass, when the time was come about, that Hannah conceived, and
bore a son; and she called his name Samuel: 'because I have asked him of the
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