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 1 Samuel 2:12 - 17
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The Holy Bible, New International Version®
   Book of 1 Samuel
   Chapter 2
2:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Eli's sons were wicked men; they had no regard for the LORD.
 
2:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Now it was the practice of the priests with the people that whenever anyone offered a sacrifice and while the meat was being boiled, the servant of the priest would come with a three-pronged fork in his hand.
 
2:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He would plunge it into the pan or kettle or caldron or pot, and the priest would take for himself whatever the fork brought up. This is how they treated all the Israelites who came to Shiloh.
 
2:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
But even before the fat was burned, the servant of the priest would come and say to the man who was sacrificing, "Give the priest some meat to roast; he won't accept boiled meat from you, but only raw."
 
2:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
If the man said to him, "Let the fat be burned up first, and then take whatever you want," the servant would then answer, "No, hand it over now; if you don't, I'll take it by force."
 
2:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
This sin of the young men was very great in the LORD's sight, for they F10 were treating the LORD's offering with contempt.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F10 Or men

 
 

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