Parallel Bible results for 1 Samuel 8:19-20

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1 Samuel 8:19-20

NRS 19 But the people refused to listen to the voice of Samuel; they said, "No! but we are determined to have a king over us, NIV 19 But the people refused to listen to Samuel. "No!" they said. "We want a king over us. NRS 20 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." NIV 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."