Bible VersionsCSB1 Samuel 8:1; 1 Samuel 8:5
1 Samuel 8:1; 1 Samuel 8:5 (Holman Christian Standard)
When Samuel grew old, he appointed his sons as judges over Israel.
They said to him, "Look, you are old, and your sons do not follow your example. Therefore, appoint a king to judge us the same as all the other nations have."
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