So Hannah got up after they had eaten in Shiloh and after they had drunk. Now Eli the priest was sitting on his seat by the doorpost of Yahweh’s temple. Bible

“Yahweh’s temple.” The word “temple” is being used generally, as the place of God’s residence. At this point in history, God lived in a tent, the “Tent of Meeting,” often referred to in Christian circles as “the Tabernacle.”

Commentary for: 1 Samuel 1:9