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1 Samuel 8 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:1 - And it came to pass, when Samuel was old, that he made his sons judges over Israel.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:2 - Now the name of his first-born was Joel; and the name of his second, Abijah: they were judges in Beer-sheba.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:3 - And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted justice.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:4 - Then all the elders of Israel gathered themselves together, and came to Samuel unto Ramah;

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:5 - and they said unto him, Behold, thou art old, and thy sons walk not in thy ways: now make us a king to judge us like all the nations.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:6 - But the thing displeased Samuel, when they said, Give us a king to judge us. And Samuel prayed unto Jehovah.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:7 - And Jehovah said unto Samuel, Hearken unto the voice of the people in all that they say unto thee; for they have not rejected thee, but they have rejected me, that I should not be king over them.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:8 - According to all the works which they have done since the day that I brought them up out of Egypt even unto this day, in that they have forsaken me, and served other gods, so do they also unto thee.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:9 - Now therefore hearken unto their voice: howbeit thou shalt protest solemnly unto them, and shalt show them the manner of the king that shall reign over them.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:10 - And Samuel told all the words of Jehovah unto the people that asked of him a king.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:11 - And he said, This will be the manner of the king that shall reign over you: he will take your sons, and appoint them unto him, for his chariots, and to be his horsemen; and they shall run before his chariots;

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:12 - and he will appoint them unto him for captains of thousands, and captains of fifties; and he will set some to plow his ground, and to reap his harvest, and to make his instruments of war, and the instruments of his chariots.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:13 - And he will take your daughters to be perfumers, and to be cooks, and to be bakers.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:14 - And he will take your fields, and your vineyards, and your oliveyards, even the best of them, and give them to his servants.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:15 - And he will take the tenth of your seed, and of your vineyards, and give to his officers, and to his servants.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:16 - And he will take your men-servants, and your maid-servants, and your goodliest young men, and your asses, and put them to his work.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:17 - He will take the tenth of your flocks: and ye shall be his servants.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:18 - And ye shall cry out in that day because of your king whom ye shall have chosen you; and Jehovah will not answer you in that day.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:19 - But the people refused to hearken unto the voice of Samuel; and they said, Nay: but we will have a king over us,

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:20 - that we also may be like all the nations, and that our king may judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:21 - And Samuel heard all the words of the people, and he rehearsed them in the ears of Jehovah.

Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 8:22 - And Jehovah said to Samuel, Hearken unto their voice, and make them a king. And Samuel said unto the men of Israel, Go ye every man unto his city.
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Thomas Nelson & Sons first published the American Standard Version in 1901. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

 
 
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