1 Samuel 8:7

7 And the LORD said to Samuel, "Obey the voice of the people in all that they say to you, for they have not rejected you, but they have rejected me from being king over them.
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1 Samuel 8:9

9 Now then, obey their voice; only you shall solemnly warn them and show them the ways of the king who shall reign over them."
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1 Samuel 8:22

22 And the LORD said to Samuel, "Obey their voice and make them a king." Samuel then said to the men of Israel, "Go every man to his city."
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