He will take one-tenth of your flocks, and you shall be his slaves.
And in that day you will cry out because of your king, whom you have chosen for yourselves; but the Lord will not answer you in that day."
But the people refused to listen to the voice of Samuel; they said, "No! but we are determined to have a king over us,
so that we also may be like other nations, and that our king may govern us and go out before us and fight our battles."
When Samuel had heard all the words of the people, he repeated them in the ears of the Lord.
The Lord said to Samuel, "Listen to their voice and set a king over them." Samuel then said to the people of Israel, "Each of you return home."
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