And a man of God came to Eli and said to him, “This is what Yahweh says: ‘Did I not reveal, yes, reveal myself to the house of your father when they were in Egypt in slavery to Pharaoh’s house, Bible

“reveal, yes, reveal.” The Hebrew text uses the figure of speech polyptoton for emphasis. [For more on polyptoton and the way it is translated, see commentary on Gen. 2:16].

Commentary for: 1 Samuel 2:27