3 But his sons did not follow his ways. They turned aside after dishonest gain and accepted bribes and perverted justice.

Read 1 Samuel 8:3 Using Other Translations

And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted judgment.
Yet his sons did not walk in his ways but turned aside after gain. They took bribes and perverted justice.
But they were not like their father, for they were greedy for money. They accepted bribes and perverted justice.