Essays Tagged: "Elkanah"

Old Testament

The story of 1 Samuel has a very interesting beginning. It speaks about a man named Elkanah and his two wives Hannah and Penninah. Penninah had children but Hannah did not have any bec ... Lord had closed her womb. Now being their two wives, one is always favored more than the other and Elkanah favored Hannah even though she had not bore him any children. This is quite the opposite fro ...

(2 pages) 349 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Analysis of 1 samuel 1:28

once a year to sanctuaries, such as Shiloh, to worship. 1 Samuel 1:28 gives a narrative account of Elkanah, his two wives, Peninnah and Hannah, and Peninnah's children, making the pilgrimage. A secon ... fluence. This was at a time when it was viewed as a disgrace for married women to have no children. Elkanah's second wife, Penninah, torments Hannah because of her barrenness. Hannah is in great distr ...

(6 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity