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1 Samuel 8:1

Israel Asks for a King

8 When Samuel grew old, he appointedp his sons as Israel’s leaders.a

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

When Samuel became old, he made his sons judges over Israel.

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

And it came to pass, when Samuel was old, that he made his sons judges over Israel.

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

As Samuel grew old, he appointed his sons to be judges over Israel.

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

Now it came to pass when Samuel was old that he made his sons judges over Israel.

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

When Samuel was old, he made his sons judges for Israel.

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

And it came to pass, when Samuel was old, that he made his sons judges over Israel.

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

And it came to pass when Samuel was old, that he made his sons judges over Israel.

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

When Samuel was old, he made his sons judges over Israel.

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

When Samuel grew old, he appointed his sons as judges over Israel.

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

When Samuel became old, he made his sons judges over Israel.

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

When Samuel grew old he appointed his sons as judges over Israel.

1 Samuel 8:1 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

When Samuel became old, he appointed his sons to serve as judges for Israel.

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

And it came about when Samuel was old that he appointed his sons judges over Israel.