1 Samuel 8:9
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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.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

1 Samuel 8:9 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The sons, however, did not walk in the ways of their father, but set their hearts upon gain, took bribes, and perverted justice, in opposition to the command of God (see Exodus 23:6, Exodus 23:8; Deuteronomy 16:19).

1 Samuel 8:9 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

hearken unto. or, obey
howbeit, etc. or, not withstanding when thou hast solemnly pro- tested against them, then thou shalt shew, etc.

Ezekiel 3:18 When I say to the wicked, You shall surely die; and you give him not warning, nor speak to warn the wicked from his wicked way...

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...

1 Samuel 2:13 And the priest's custom with the people was, that, when any man offered sacrifice, the priest's servant came...

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...

1 Samuel 14:52 And there was sore war against the Philistines all the days of Saul: and when Saul saw any strong man, or any valiant man...

Ezekiel 45:7,8 And a portion shall be for the prince on the one side and on the other side of the oblation of the holy portion...

Ezekiel 46:18 Moreover the prince shall not take of the people's inheritance by oppression, to thrust them out of their possession...

Cross References
1 Samuel 8:8
According to all the deeds that they have done, from the day I brought them up out of Egypt even to this day, forsaking me and serving other gods, so they are also doing to you.

1 Samuel 8:11
He said, "These will be the ways of the king who will reign over you: he will take your sons and appoint them to his chariots and to be his horsemen and to run before his chariots.

1 Samuel 10:25
Then Samuel told the people the rights and duties of the kingship, and he wrote them in a book and laid it up before the LORD. Then Samuel sent all the people away, each one to his home.

1 Samuel 12:1
And Samuel said to all Israel, "Behold, I have obeyed your voice in all that you have said to me and have made a king over you.

Jeremiah 11:7
For I solemnly warned your fathers when I brought them up out of the land of Egypt, warning them persistently, even to this day, saying, Obey my voice.

Ezekiel 3:18
If I say to the wicked, 'You shall surely die,' and you give him no warning, nor speak to warn the wicked from his wicked way, in order to save his life, that wicked person shall die for his iniquity, but his blood I will require at your hand.

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