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Where does God call a child's name in the night three times?


Samuel thought it was the old priest, Eli, calling him.

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The story you are looking for concerns the child Samuel and is to be found in 1 Samuel chapter 3. He knew it wasn't his father calling him because he was in service in the temple. Rather he thought that Eli, the priest, was calling him.
 
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