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Peninnah

(pēnĭn`ə), in the Bible, wife of Elkanah.
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Peninnah

continually harassed co-wife Hannah about her barrenness. [O. T.: I Samuel 1:6]
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Hannah was "reduced to tears" (1 Samuel 1:7) each year because she couldn't have children, and she was taunted by her husband's other wife, Peninnah, who had borne children (1 Samuel 1:6).
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(83) Oftentimes in ancient Israel, as in other polygamous societies, polygamy resulted in antagonism between the wives, whether because one was more favored (Rachel and Leah (84)) or because one was barren and the other bore children (also Rachel and Leah, as well as Hannah and Peninnah (85)).
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Then again, there was bitter strife between Elkanah's two wives Hannah and Peninnah (1 Samuel 1:2).
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