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One of Elkanah's two wives; bore children when Hannah was childless (1 Samuel 1:2; 1 Samuel 1:6-7). (See HANNAH.) As Hannah's "adversary," Peninnah "provoked her with provocation for to make her fret." As Elkanah from year to year gave Hannah a double portion at the sacrificial meal, "so did Peninnah provoke her so that she wept and did not eat." Elkanah's love to Hannah drew out Peninnah's renewed provocations.

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Fausset, Andrew Robert M.A., D.D., "Definition for 'peninnah' Fausset's Bible Dictionary". - Fausset's; 1878.

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