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1 And it came about when Samuel was old that ahe appointed his sons judges over Israel.
2 Now the name of his firstborn was Joel, and the name of his second, Abijah; they were judging in aBeersheba.
3 His sons, however, did not walk in his ways, but turned aside after dishonest gain and atook bribes and perverted justice.
4 Then all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at aRamah;
5 and they said to him, “Behold, you have grown old, and your sons do not walk in your ways. Now aappoint a king for us to judge us like all the nations.”
7 The Lord said to Samuel, “Listen to the voice of the people in regard to all that they say to you, for athey have not rejected you, but they have rejected Me from being king over them.
10 So Samuel spoke all the words of the Lord to athe people who had asked of him a king.
11 He said, “aThis will be the 1procedure of the king who will reign over you: bhe will take your sons and place them for himself in his chariots and among his horsemen and cthey will run before his chariots.
14 “aHe will take the best of your fields and your vineyards and your olive groves and give them to his servants.
16 “He will also take your male servants and your female servants and your best young men and your donkeys and 1use them for his work.
19 Nevertheless, the people arefused to listen to the voice of Samuel, and they said, “No, but there shall be a king over us,
20 athat we also may be like all the nations, that our king may judge us and go out before us and fight our battles.”
21 Now after Samuel had heard all the words of the people, ahe repeated them in the Lord’s hearing.
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