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1 Samuel 8:5

They said to him, “You are old, and your sons do not follow your ways; now appoint a kingy to leadb z us, such as all the other nationsa have.”

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1 Samuel 8:5 — English Standard Version (ESV)

and said to him, “Behold, you are old and your sons do not walk in your ways. Now appoint for us a king to judge us like all the nations.”

1 Samuel 8:5 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

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.

1 Samuel 8:5 — New Living Translation (NLT)

“Look,” they told him, “you are now old, and your sons are not like you. Give us a king to judge us like all the other nations have.”

1 Samuel 8:5 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

and said to him, “Look, you are old, and your sons do not walk in your ways. Now make us a king to judge us like all the nations.”

1 Samuel 8:5 — New Century Version (NCV)

They said to him, “You’re old, and your sons don’t live as you do. Give us a king to rule over us like all the other nations.”

1 Samuel 8:5 — American Standard Version (ASV)

and they 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.

1 Samuel 8:5 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

and said to him, Behold, thou art become old, and thy sons walk not in thy ways: now appoint us a king to judge us, like all the nations.

1 Samuel 8:5 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

They told him, “You’re old, and your sons aren’t following your example. Now appoint a king to judge us so that we will be like all the other nations.” 

1 Samuel 8:5 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

They said to him, “Look, you are old, and your sons do not follow your example. Therefore, appoint a king to judge us the same as all the other nations have.”

1 Samuel 8:5 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

and said to him, “You are old and your sons do not follow in your ways; appoint for us, then, a king to govern us, like other nations.”

1 Samuel 8:5 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

They said to him, “Look, you are old and your sons do not follow in your ways. So then appoint a king for us to judge us, like all the nations.

1 Samuel 8:5 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

They said to him, “You are old. Your sons don’t live as you do. So appoint a king to lead us. We want a king just like the kings all of the other nations have.”

1 Samuel 8:5 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

and they said to him, “Behold, you have grown old, and your sons do not walk in your ways. Now appoint a king for us to judge us like all the nations.”


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