Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 Samuel 3:1 in English Standard Version "Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the Lord in the presence of Eli. And the word of the Lord was rare in those days; there was no frequent vision." 1Sa 2:11 Then Elkanah went home to Ramah. And the boy was ministering to the Lord in the presence of Eli the priest. 1Sa 2:18 Samuel was ministering before the Lord, a boy clothed with a linen ephod. 1Sa 3:21 And the Lord appeared again at Shiloh, for the Lord revealed himself to Samuel at Shiloh by the word of the Lord. Ps 74:9 We do not see our signs; there is no longer any prophet, and there is none among us who knows how long. Am 8:11 “Behold, the days are coming,” declares the Lord God, “when I will send a famine on the land— not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the Lord.