|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 8:7 (King James Version)
And the LORD 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 reign over them.