|Overview - 1 Samuel 8|
|1||By occasion of the ill government of Samuel's sons, the Israelites ask a king.|
|6||Samuel praying in grief, is comforted by God.|
|10||He tells the manner of a king.|
|19||God wills Samuel to yield unto the importunity of the people.|
1 Samuel 8:20 (King James Version)
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.