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1 Samuel 8:19-20 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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19 But the people refused to listen to Samuel's warning. "Even so, we still want a king," they said. 19 But the people refused to listen to Samuel. "No!" they said. "We want a king over us.
20 "We want to be like the nations around us. Our king will govern us and lead us into battle." 20 Then we will be like all the other nations, with a king to lead us and to go out before us and fight our battles."