1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
1 Samuel 2
2:4 Bows of the mighty are broken, And the stumbling have girded on strength.
2:5 The satiated for bread hired themselves, And the hungry have ceased. While the barren hath borne seven, And she abounding with sons hath languished.
2:8 He raiseth from the dust the poor, From a dunghill He lifteth up the needy, To cause [them] to sit with nobles, Yea, a throne of honour He doth cause them to inherit, For to Jehovah [are] the fixtures of earth, And He setteth on them the habitable world.
2:9 The feet of His saints He keepeth, And the wicked in darkness are silent, For not by power doth man become mighty.
2:13 And the custom of the priests with the people [is]: any man sacrificing a sacrificethen hath the servant of the priest come in when the flesh is boiling, and the hook of three teeth in his hand,
2:14 and hath struck [it] into the pan, or kettle, or caldron, or pot; all that the hook bringeth up doth the priest take for himself; thus they do to all Israel who are coming in, there, in Shiloh.
2:15 Also before they make perfume with the fatthen hath the priest's servant come in, and said to the man who is sacrificing, 'Give flesh to roast for the priest, and he doth not take of thee flesh boiled, but raw;'
2:16 and the man saith unto him, 'Let them surely make a perfume (as to-day) with the fat, then take to thee as thy soul desireth;' and he hath said to him, 'Surely now thou dost give; and if notI have taken by strength.'
2:19 and a small upper coat doth his mother make to him, and she hath brought it up to him from time to time, in her coming up with her husband to sacrifice the sacrifice of the time.
2:22 ¶ And Eli [is] very old, and hath heard all that his sons do to all Israel, and how that they lie with the women who are assembling [at] the opening of the tent of meeting,
2:23 and he saith to them, 'Why do ye things like these? for I am hearing of your evil words from all the peoplethese!
2:25 If a man sin against a man, then hath God judged him; but if against Jehovah a man sin, who doth pray for him?' and they hearken not to the voice of their father, though Jehovah hath delighted to put them to death.
2:28 even to choose him out of all the tribes of Israel to Me for a priest, to go up on Mine altar, to make a perfume, to bear an ephod before Me, and I give to the house of thy father all the fire-offerings of the sons of Israel?
2:29 Why do ye kick at My sacrifice, and at Mine offering which I commanded [in] My habitation, and dost honour thy sons above Me, to make yourselves fat from the first part of every offering of Israel, of My people?
2:30 'Thereforethe affirmation of Jehovah, God of IsraelI certainly said, Thy house and the house of thy father, do walk up and down before Me to the age; and nowthe affirmation of JehovahFar be it from Me! for he who is honouring Me, I honour, and those despising Me, are lightly esteemed.
2:31 'Lo, days [are] coming, and I have cut off thine arm, and the arm of the house of thy father, that an old man is not in thy house;
2:32 and thou hast beheld an adversary [in My] habitation, in all that He doth good with Israel, and there is not an old man in thy house all the days.
2:33 'And the man I cut not off of thine from Mine altar, [is] to consume thine eyes, and to grieve thy soul; and all the increase of thy house do die men;
2:34 and this [is] to thee the sign that cometh unto thy two sons, unto Hophni and Phinehasin one day they die both of them;
2:35 and I have raised up for Me a stedfast priest; as in My heart and in My soul he doth do; and I have built for him a stedfast house, and he hath walked up and down before Mine anointed all the days;
2:36 and it hath been, every one who is left in thy house doth come in to bow himself to him, for a wage of silver, and a cake of bread, and hath said, Admit me, I pray thee, unto one of the priest's offices, to eat a morsel of bread.'
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