Give me your heart, my son, 1 and let your eyes observe my ways;
Now what do you have at your disposal? 1 Give me five loaves of bread, or whatever can be found.”
Turn toward me and have mercy on me! Give your servant your strength! Deliver your slave! 1
But this request displeased Samuel, for 1 they said, “Give us a king to lead us.” So Samuel prayed to the Lord.
Samuel said to the cook, “Give me the portion of meat that I gave to you – the one I asked you to keep with you.”
Now, assign me this hill country which the Lord promised me at that time! No doubt you heard at that time that the Anakites live there in large, fortified cities. 1 But, assuming the Lord is with me, I will conquer 2 them, as the Lord promised.”
She answered, “Please give me a special present. 1 Since you have given me land in the Negev, now give me springs of water. So he gave her both upper and lower springs.
Even before they burned the fat, the priest’s attendant would come and say to the person who was making the sacrifice, “Hand over some meat for the priest to roast! He won’t take boiled meat from you, but only raw.” 1
Ask your own servants; they can tell you! May my servants find favor in your sight, for we have come 1 at the time of a holiday. Please provide us – your servants 2 and your son David – with whatever you can spare.” 3
He answered her, “While I was talking to Naboth the Jezreelite, I said to him, ‘Sell me your vineyard for silver, or if you prefer, I will give you another vineyard in its place.’ But he said, ‘I will not sell you my vineyard.’” 1
He answered, “Everything is fine. 1 My master sent me with this message, ‘Look, two servants of the prophets just arrived from the Ephraimite hill country. 2 Please give them a talent 3 of silver and two suits of clothes.’”