|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 8:9 (King James Version)
Now therefore hearken unto their voice: howbeit yet protest solemnly unto them, and shew them the manner of the king that shall reign over them.