Notice, in the verses below, that although Hannah was not speaking she was pouring her soul out to God, from a deep place in her heart. So deep that she could not express it with words, only the utterance of her soul could express it.
Very much like the rivers of living water that flow from our Spirit man from the deep. We pray in The Spirit out to God, uttering words that we do not know, crying out to The Lord!
Oh I believe with all my heart, that Hannah, if she was filled with The Holy Spirit would have been praying in tongues fervently, crying out to The Lord. I am convinced that this account is SHADOW AND A TYPE of deep,fervent prayer in The SPIRIT.
The kind of prayer that availeth much and changes the course of lives,cities and nations!!
I also want you to notice, in the verses from the NT, that The sign of the infilling Spirit with evidence of Speaking in other tongues was tied to, and was part of the same prophetic utterance, of The Last Days and judgement upon the earth.
1 Samuel 1:12-17
Amplified Bible (AMP)
And as she continued praying before the Lord, Eli noticed her mouth.
Hannah was speaking in her heart; only her lips moved but her voice was not heard. So Eli thought she was drunk.
Eli said to her, How long will you be intoxicated? Put wine away from you.
But Hannah answered, No, my lord, I am a woman of a sorrowful spirit. I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink, but I was pouring out my soul before the Lord.
Regard not your handmaid as a wicked woman; for out of my great complaint and bitter provocation I have been speaking.
Then Eli said, Go in peace, and may the God of Israel grant your petition which you have asked of Him.
Also The Next Chapter shows Gods Judgement and Mercy. Mercy toward Hannah. judgement toward Eli's sons. AND The then ministry of Samuel, a foreshadowing of Christ.
1 Samuel 2:1-10 New Living Translation (NLT)
1 Then Hannah prayed:
“My heart rejoices in the Lord!
The Lord has made me strong.[a]
Now I have an answer for my enemies;
I rejoice because you rescued me.
2 No one is holy like the Lord!
There is no one besides you;
there is no Rock like our God.
3 “Stop acting so proud and haughty!
Don’t speak with such arrogance!
For the Lord is a God who knows what you have done;
he will judge your actions.
4 The bow of the mighty is now broken,
and those who stumbled are now strong.
5 Those who were well fed are now starving,
and those who were starving are now full.
The childless woman now has seven children,
and the woman with many children wastes away.
6 The Lord gives both death and life;
he brings some down to the grave[b] but raises others up.
7 The Lord makes some poor and others rich;
he brings some down and lifts others up.
8 He lifts the poor from the dust
and the needy from the garbage dump.
He sets them among princes,
placing them in seats of honor.
For all the earth is the Lord’s,
and he has set the world in order.
9 “He will protect his faithful ones,
but the wicked will disappear in darkness.
No one will succeed by strength alone.
10 Those who fight against the Lord will be shattered.
He thunders against them from heaven;
the Lord judges throughout the earth.
He gives power to his king;
he increases the strength[c] of his anointed one.”
Then in The New Testament:
And all were beside themselves with amazement and were puzzled and bewildered, saying one to another, What can this mean?
But others made a joke of it and derisively said, They are simply drunk and full of sweet [intoxicating] wine.
But Peter, standing with the eleven, raised his voice and addressed them: You Jews and all you residents of Jerusalem, let this be [explained] to you so that you will know and understand; listen closely to what I have to say.
For these men are not drunk, as you imagine, for it is [only] the third hour (about 9:00 a.m.) of the day;
But [instead] this is [the beginning of] what was spoken through the prophet Joel:
And it shall come to pass in the last days, God declares, that I will pour out of My Spirit upon all mankind, and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy [telling forth the divine counsels] and your young men shall see visions (divinely granted appearances), and your old men shall dream [divinely suggested] dreams.
Yes, and on My menservants also and on My maidservants in those days I will pour out of My Spirit, and they shall prophesy [telling forth the divine counsels and predicting future events pertaining especially to God's kingdom].
And I will show wonders in the sky above and signs on the earth beneath, blood and fire and smoking vapor;
The sun shall be turned into darkness and the moon into blood before the obvious day of the Lord comes--that great and notable and conspicuous and renowned [day].
And it shall be that whoever shall call upon the name of the Lord [invoking, adoring, and worshiping the Lord--Christ] shall be saved.