1 Samuel 1:16 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]1 Samuel 1:16, NIV: Do not take your servant for a wicked woman; I have been praying here out of my great anguish and grief.'
1 Samuel 1:16, ESV: Do not regard your servant as a worthless woman, for all along I have been speaking out of my great anxiety and vexation.”
1 Samuel 1:16, KJV: Count not thine handmaid for a daughter of Belial: for out of the abundance of my complaint and grief have I spoken hitherto.
1 Samuel 1:16, NASB: Do not consider your bond-servant a useless woman, for I have spoken until now out of my great concern and provocation.'
1 Samuel 1:16, NLT: Don't think I am a wicked woman! For I have been praying out of great anguish and sorrow.'
1 Samuel 1:16, CSB: Don't think of me as a wicked woman; I've been praying from the depth of my anguish and resentment."