The pious wife of a Levite of Ramathaim-Zophim, named Elkanah, and mother of Samuel, B. C. 1171. She had earnestly besought the Lord for him, and freely devoted him to serve God according to her vow. She was afterwards blessed with three other sons and two daughters, 1 Samuel 1:1-2:21.
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Rand, W. W. "Entry for 'HANNAH'". "American Tract Society Bible Dictionary".