In that day I will perform against Eli all things
which I have spoken concerning his house: when I begin, I will also make an end.
For I have told him that I will judge his house for ever for the iniquity which he knoweth; because his sons made themselves vile, and he restrained them not.
And therefore I have sworn unto the house of Eli, that the iniquity of Eli's house shall not be purged with sacrifice nor offering for ever.
And Samuel lay until the morning, and opened the doors of the house of the LORD. And Samuel feared to shew Eli the vision.
Then Eli called Samuel, and said, Samuel, my son. And he answered, Here am
And he said, What is
the thing that the LORD
hath said unto thee? I pray thee hide it
not from me: God do so to thee, and more also, if thou hide any
thing from me of all the things that he said unto thee.
And Samuel told him every whit, and hid nothing from him. And he said, It is
the LORD: let him do what seemeth him good.