1 Samuel 8:9
New International Version
Now listen to them; but warn them solemnly and let them know what the king who will reign over them will claim as his rights."

New Living Translation
Do as they ask, but solemnly warn them about the way a king will reign over them."

English Standard Version
Now then, obey their voice; only you shall solemnly warn them and show them the ways of the king who shall reign over them.”

Berean Study Bible
Now listen to them, but you must solemnly warn them and show them the manner of the king who will reign over them.”

New American Standard Bible
"Now then, listen to their voice; however, you shall solemnly warn them and tell them of the procedure of the king who will reign over them."

King James Bible
Now therefore hearken unto their voice: howbeit yet protest solemnly unto them, and shew them the manner of the king that shall reign over them.

Christian Standard Bible
Listen to them, but solemnly warn them and tell them about the customary rights of the king who will reign over them."

Contemporary English Version
Do everything they ask, but warn them and tell them how a king will treat them.

Good News Translation
So then, listen to them, but give them strict warnings and explain how their kings will treat them."

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Listen to them, but you must solemnly warn them and tell them about the rights of the king who will rule over them."

International Standard Version
Now, listen to them, but you are to clearly warn them and inform them about how the king who rules over them will operate."

NET Bible
So now do as they say. But seriously warn them and make them aware of the policies of the king who will rule over them."

New Heart English Bible
Now therefore listen to their voice: however you shall protest solemnly to them, and shall show them the way of the king who shall reign over them."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Listen to them now, but be sure to warn them and tell them about the rights of a king."

JPS Tanakh 1917
Now therefore hearken unto their voice; howbeit thou shalt earnestly forewarn them, and shalt declare unto them the manner of the king that shall reign over them.'

New American Standard 1977
“Now then, listen to their voice; however, you shall solemnly warn them and tell them of the procedure of the king who will reign over them.”

Jubilee Bible 2000
Now, therefore, hearken unto their voice; however first protest solemnly against them by declaring unto them the rights of the king that shall reign over them.

King James 2000 Bible
Now therefore hearken unto their voice: however protest solemnly unto them, and show them the manner of the king that shall reign over them.

American King James Version
Now therefore listen to their voice: however, yet protest solemnly to them, and show them the manner of the king that shall reign over them.

American Standard Version
Now therefore hearken unto their voice: howbeit thou shalt protest solemnly unto them, and shalt show them the manner of the king that shall reign over them.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And now hearken to their voice; only thou shalt solemnly testify to them, and thou shalt describe to them the manner of the king who shall reign over them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now therefore hearken to their voice: but yet testify to them, and foretell them the right of the king, that shall reign over them.

Darby Bible Translation
And now hearken unto their voice; only, testify solemnly unto them, and declare unto them the manner of the king that shall reign over them.

English Revised Version
Now therefore hearken unto their voice: howbeit thou shalt protest solemnly unto them, and shalt shew them the manner of the king that shall reign over them.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now therefore hearken to their voice: yet protest solemnly to them, and show them the manner of the king that will reign over them.

World English Bible
Now therefore listen to their voice: however you shall protest solemnly to them, and shall show them the way of the king who shall reign over them."

Young's Literal Translation
And now, hearken to their voice; only, surely thou dost certainly protest to them, and hast declared to them the custom of the king who doth reign over them.'
Study Bible
Israel Demands a King
8They are doing to you just as they have done from the day I brought them up out of Egypt until this day, forsaking Me and serving other gods. 9Now listen to them, but you must solemnly warn them and show them the manner of the king who will reign over them.”
Cross References
1 Samuel 8:8
They are doing to you just as they have done from the day I brought them up out of Egypt until this day, forsaking Me and serving other gods.

1 Samuel 8:11
He said, "This will be the manner of the king who will rule over you: He will take your sons and appoint them to his own chariots and horses, to run in front of his chariots.

1 Samuel 10:25
Then Samuel explained to the people the rights of kingship. He wrote them on a scroll and laid it up before the LORD. And Samuel sent all the people away, each to his home.

1 Samuel 12:1
Then Samuel said to all Israel, "I have listened to your voice in all that you have said to me, and I have set over you a king.

Jeremiah 11:7
For from the time I brought your fathers out of the land of Egypt until today, I strongly warned them time and time again, saying, "Obey My voice."

Ezekiel 3:18
If I say to the wicked man, 'You will surely die,' but you do not warn him or speak out to warn him from his wicked way to save his life, that wicked man will die in his iniquity, and I will hold you responsible for his blood.

Treasury of Scripture

Now therefore listen to their voice: however, yet protest solemnly to them, and show them the manner of the king that shall reign over them.

hearken unto.

Ezekiel 3:18
When I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die; and thou givest him not warning, nor speakest to warn the wicked from his wicked way, to save his life; the same wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at thine hand.

the manner

1 Samuel 8:11-18
And he said, This will be the manner of the king that shall reign over you: He will take your sons, and appoint them for himself, for his chariots, and to be his horsemen; and some shall run before his chariots…

1 Samuel 2:13
And the priests' custom with the people was, that, when any man offered sacrifice, the priest's servant came, while the flesh was in seething, with a fleshhook of three teeth in his hand;

1 Samuel 10:25
Then Samuel told the people the manner of the kingdom, and wrote it in a book, and laid it up before the LORD. And Samuel sent all the people away, every man to his house.







Lexicon
Now
וְעַתָּ֖ה (wə·‘at·tāh)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 6258: At this time

listen to them,
שְׁמַ֣ע (šə·ma‘)
Verb - Qal - Imperative - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 8085: To hear intelligently

but
אַ֗ךְ (’aḵ)
Adverb
Strong's Hebrew 389: A particle of affirmation, surely

you must solemnly warn
הָעֵ֤ד (hā·‘êḏ)
Verb - Hifil - Infinitive absolute
Strong's Hebrew 5749: To duplicate, repeat, to protest, testify, to encompass, restore

them
בָּהֶ֔ם (bā·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew

and show
וְהִגַּדְתָּ֣ (wə·hig·gaḏ·tā)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Conjunctive perfect - second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5046: To be conspicuous

them
לָהֶ֔ם (lā·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew

the manner
מִשְׁפַּ֣ט (miš·paṭ)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4941: A verdict, a sentence, formal decree, divine law, penalty, justice, privilege, style

of the king
הַמֶּ֔לֶךְ (ham·me·leḵ)
Article | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4428: A king

who
אֲשֶׁ֥ר (’ă·šer)
Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

will reign
יִמְלֹ֖ךְ (yim·lōḵ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4427: To reign, inceptively, to ascend the throne, to induct into royalty, to take counsel

over them.”
עֲלֵיהֶֽם׃ (‘ă·lê·hem)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5921: Above, over, upon, against
8:4-9 Samuel was displeased; he could patiently bear what reflected on himself, and his own family; but it displeased him when they said, Give us a king to judge us, because that reflected upon God. It drove him to his knees. When any thing disturbs us, it is our interest, as well as our duty, to show our trouble before God. Samuel is to tell them that they shall have a king. Not that God was pleased with their request, but as sometimes he opposes us from loving-kindness, so at other times he gratifies us in wrath; he did so here. God knows how to bring glory to himself, and serves his own wise purposes, even by men's foolish counsels.
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