Bible VersionsCEB1 Samuel 8:1; 1 Samuel 8:5
1 Samuel 8:1; 1 Samuel 8:5 (Common English Bible)
Now when Samuel got old, he appointed his sons to serve as Israel's judges.
They said to him, "Listen. You are old now, and your sons don't follow in your footsteps. So appoint us a king to judge us like all the other nations have."
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