Hannah’s trip to Shiloh Commentary 11/18/2018

1 Samuel 1:4-20 

On the day when Elkanah sacrificed, he would give portions to his wife Peninnah and to all her sons and daughters; but to Hannah he gave a double portion, because he loved her, though the LORD had closed her womb. 

     In this period of Israel’s history, there were two kinds of sacrifice:  In one, the sacrificial animal was burned and totally consumed on the altar; in the other, the animal was offered in communion with other worshipers who would share its remains.  Elkanah’s offering was the latter.  

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