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The LORD killeth, and maketh alive: he bringeth down to the grave, and bringeth up.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

2:6 maketh alive. This is a striking statement of faith in the resurrection on the part of Hannah. At this time, no record shows a dead person being revived, nor had there been any explicit revelation given as yet concerning a future bodily resurrection. Yet Hannah, like Abraham and Job, believed that God could and would do this (note Genesis 22:5; Hebrews 11:17-19; Job 19:25-27).

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