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1 Samuel 8:20

20 dthat we also may be like all the nations, and that our king may judge us and go out before us and fight our battles.”

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1 Samuel 8:20 — The New International Version (NIV)

20 Then we will be like all the other nations, with a king to lead us and to go out before us and fight our battles.”

1 Samuel 8:20 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

20 That we also may be like all the nations; and that our king may judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles.

1 Samuel 8:20 — New Living Translation (NLT)

20 “We want to be like the nations around us. Our king will judge us and lead us into battle.”

1 Samuel 8:20 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

20 that we also may be like all the nations, and that our king may judge us and go out before us and fight our battles.”

1 Samuel 8:20 — New Century Version (NCV)

20 Then we will be the same as all the other nations. Our king will judge for us and go with us and fight our battles.”

1 Samuel 8:20 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

20 that we also may be like all the nations, and that our king may judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles.

1 Samuel 8:20 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

20 that we also may be like all the nations; and our king shall judge us, and go out before us, and conduct our wars.

1 Samuel 8:20 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

20 Then we, too, will be like all the other nations. Our king will judge us, lead us out ⸤to war⸥, and fight our battles.” 

1 Samuel 8:20 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

20 Then we’ll be like all the other nations: our king will judge us, go out before us, and fight our battles.”

1 Samuel 8:20 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

20 so that we also may be like other nations, and that our king may govern us and go out before us and fight our battles.”

1 Samuel 8:20 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

20 so that we also may be like all the nations, and our king may rule us and go out before us and fight our battles.”

1 Samuel 8:20 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

20 Then we’ll be like all of the other nations. We’ll have a king to lead us. He’ll go out at the head of our armies and fight our battles.”

1 Samuel 8:20 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

20 that we also may be like all the nations, that our king may judge us and go out before us and fight our battles.”


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