Parallel Bible results for 1 Samuel 8:19-20

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1 Samuel 8:19-20

RSV 19 But the people refused to listen to the voice of Samuel; and they said, "No! but we will have a king over us, NIV 19 But the people refused to listen to Samuel. "No!" they said. "We want a king over us. RSV 20 that we also may be like all the 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."