9 Now listen to them; but warn them solemnly and let them know what the king who will reign over them will claim as his rights.”

Read 1 Samuel 8:9 Using Other Translations

Now therefore hearken unto their voice: howbeit yet protest solemnly unto them, and shew them the manner of the king that shall reign over them.
Now then, obey their voice; only you shall solemnly warn them and show them the ways of the king who shall reign over them."
Do as they ask, but solemnly warn them about the way a king will reign over them.”