1 Samuel 8:5; 1 Samuel 8:19–20

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1 Samuel 8:5

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

1 Samuel 8:19–20

The Lord Grants Israel’s Request

19 But the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel. And they said, No! But there shall be a king over us, 20 dthat we also may be like all the nations, and that our king may judge us and go out before us and fight our battles.