|Overview - 1 Samuel 8|
|1||By occasion of the ill government of Samuel's sons, the Israelites ask a king.|
|6||Samuel praying in grief, is comforted by God.|
|10||He tells the manner of a king.|
|19||God wills Samuel to yield unto the importunity of the people.|
1 Samuel 8:5 (King James Version)
And said unto him, Behold, thou art old, and thy sons walk not in thy ways: now make us a king to judge us like all the nations.