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the word of the LORD was precious in those days; there was no open
SA1 3:2 And it came to pass at that time, when Eli was laid down in his
place, and his eyes began to wax dim, that he could not see;
SA1 3:3 And ere the lamp of God went out in the temple of the LORD,
where the ark of God was, and Samuel was laid down to sleep;
SA1 3:4 That the LORD called Samuel: and he answered, Here am I.
SA1 3:5 And he ran unto Eli, and said, Here am I; for thou calledst me.
And he said, I called not; lie down again. And he went and lay down.
SA1 3:6 And the LORD called yet again, Samuel. And Samuel arose and
went to Eli, and said, Here am I; for thou didst call me. And he
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