Acts 13:21
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English Standard Version
Then they asked for a king, and God gave them Saul the son of Kish, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, for forty years.

King James Bible
And afterward they desired a king: and God gave unto them Saul the son of Cis, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, by the space of forty years.

American Standard Version
And afterward they asked for a king: and God gave unto them Saul the son of Kish, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, for the space of forty years.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And after that they desired a king: and God gave them Saul the son of Cis, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, forty years.

English Revised Version
And afterward they asked for a king: and God gave unto them Saul the son of Kish, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, for the space of forty years.

Webster's Bible Translation
And afterward they desired a king: and God gave to them Saul the son of Kish, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, by the space of forty years.

Weymouth New Testament
Next they asked for a king, and God gave them Saul the son of Kish, a Benjamite, who reigned forty years.

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1 Samuel 8:5-22 And said to him, Behold, you are old, and your sons walk not in your ways: now make us a king to judge us like all the nations...

1 Samuel 12:12-19 And when you saw that Nahash the king of the children of Ammon came against you, you said to me, No; but a king shall reign over us...

Saul.

1 Samuel 10:1,21-26 Then Samuel took a vial of oil, and poured it on his head, and kissed him, and said...

1 Samuel 11:15 And all the people went to Gilgal; and there they made Saul king before the LORD in Gilgal...

1 Samuel 15:1 Samuel also said to Saul, The LORD sent me to anoint you to be king over his people, over Israel...

Cis.

1 Samuel 9:1,2 Now there was a man of Benjamin, whose name was Kish, the son of Abiel, the son of Zeror, the son of Bechorath, the son of Aphiah...

1 Samuel 10:21 When he had caused the tribe of Benjamin to come near by their families, the family of Matri was taken...

Kish.

Cross References
1 Samuel 8:5
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 9:1
There was a man of Benjamin whose name was Kish, the son of Abiel, son of Zeror, son of Becorath, son of Aphiah, a Benjaminite, a man of wealth.

1 Samuel 9:15
Now the day before Saul came, the LORD had revealed to Samuel:

1 Samuel 10:1
Then Samuel took a flask of oil and poured it on his head and kissed him and said, "Has not the LORD anointed you to be prince over his people Israel? And you shall reign over the people of the LORD and you will save them from the hand of their surrounding enemies. And this shall be the sign to you that the LORD has anointed you to be prince over his heritage.

1 Samuel 10:21
He brought the tribe of Benjamin near by its clans, and the clan of the Matrites was taken by lot; and Saul the son of Kish was taken by lot. But when they sought him, he could not be found.

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