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1 Samuel 8:6

But the thing displeased Samuel, when they said, Give us a king to judge us. And Samuel prayed unto the Lord.

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1 Samuel 8:6 — The New International Version (NIV)

But when they said, “Give us a king to lead us,” this displeased Samuel; so he prayed to the Lord.

1 Samuel 8:6 — English Standard Version (ESV)

But the thing displeased Samuel when they said, “Give us a king to judge us.” And Samuel prayed to the Lord.

1 Samuel 8:6 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Samuel was displeased with their request and went to the Lord for guidance.

1 Samuel 8:6 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

But the thing displeased Samuel when they said, “Give us a king to judge us.” So Samuel prayed to the Lord.

1 Samuel 8:6 — New Century Version (NCV)

When the elders said that, Samuel was not pleased. He prayed to the Lord,

1 Samuel 8:6 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

But the thing displeased Samuel, when they said, Give us a king to judge us. And Samuel prayed unto Jehovah.

1 Samuel 8:6 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And the thing displeased Samuel, when they said, Give us a king to judge us. And Samuel prayed to Jehovah.

1 Samuel 8:6 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

But Samuel considered it wrong for them to request a king to judge them. So Samuel prayed to the Lord.

1 Samuel 8:6 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

When they said, “Give us a king to judge us,” Samuel considered their demand sinful, so he prayed to the Lord.

1 Samuel 8:6 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

But the thing displeased Samuel when they said, “Give us a king to govern us.” Samuel prayed to the Lord,

1 Samuel 8:6 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

But the matter was displeasing to Samuel when they said, “Give us a king to judge us,” so Samuel prayed to Yahweh.

1 Samuel 8:6 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

Samuel wasn’t pleased when they said, “Give us a king to lead us.” So he prayed to the Lord.

1 Samuel 8:6 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

But the thing was displeasing in the sight of Samuel when they said, “Give us a king to judge us.” And Samuel prayed to the Lord.