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1 Samuel 3:4 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— that Jehovah called Samuel; and he said, Here am I.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— That the LORD called Samuel: and he answered, Here [am] I.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— that the LORD called Samuel; and he said, “Here I am.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— That the LORD called Samuel: and he answered, Here [am] I.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— that Jehovah called to Samuel. And he said, Here am I.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— that Yahweh called unto Samuel, and he said—Behold me!
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and Jehovah calleth unto Samuel, and he saith, 'Here [am] I.'
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the Lord called Samuel. And he answered: Here am I.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— That the LORD called Samuel, and he answered, Here am I.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the Lord called, Samuel, Samuel; and he said, Behold, [here am] I.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— That Yahweh called Shemuel: and he answered, Here [am] I.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
That Yhw יָהוֶה 3068
{3068} Prime
From H1961; (the) self Existent or eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God.
called 7121
{7121} Prime
A primitive root (rather identical with H7122 through the idea of accosting a person met); to call out to (that is, properly address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
(0413) Complement
(Used only in the shortened constructive form (the second form)); a primitive particle, properly denoting motion towards, but occasionally used of a quiescent position, that is, near, with or among; often in general, to.
ml שְׁמוּאֵל: 8050
{8050} Prime
From the passive participle of H8085 and H0410; heard of God; Shemuel, the name of three Israelites.
and he answered, 559
{0559} Prime
A primitive root; to say (used with great latitude).
<8799> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 19885
Here x2009
(2009) Complement
Prolonged for H2005; lo!.
[am] I.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

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Matthew Henry's Commentary

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John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

1 Samuel 3:4

That the LORD (e) called Samuel: and he answered, Here [am] I.

(e) Josephus writes that Samuel was 12 years old when the Lord appeared to him.

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called Samuel:

Genesis 22:1 And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, [here] I [am].
Exodus 3:4 And when the LORD saw that he turned aside to see, God called unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, Here [am] I.
Psalms 99:6 Moses and Aaron among his priests, and Samuel among them that call upon his name; they called upon the LORD, and he answered them.
Acts 9:4 And he fell to the earth, and heard a voice saying unto him, Saul, Saul, why persecutest thou me?
1 Corinthians 12:6-11 And there are diversities of operations, but it is the same God which worketh all in all. ... But all these worketh that one and the selfsame Spirit, dividing to every man severally as he will.
1 Corinthians 12:28 And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondarily prophets, thirdly teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, diversities of tongues.
Galatians 1:15-16 But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb, and called [me] by his grace, ... To reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the heathen; immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood:
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