1 Samuel 8:1-3 NIV

Israel Asks for a King

1 When Samuel grew old, he appointed1 his sons as judges for Israel.

References for 1 Samuel 8:1

2 The name of his firstborn was Joel and the name of his second was Abijah,2 and they served at Beersheba.3

References for 1 Samuel 8:2

3 But his sons4 did not walk in his ways. They turned aside5 after dishonest gain and accepted bribes6 and perverted7 justice.

References for 1 Samuel 8:3