1 Samuel 12:13

“Now therefore behold the king whom ye have chosen, and whom ye have desired! and, behold, the LORD hath set a king over you.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Samuel 12:13

Now therefore, behold the King whom yee haue chosen, and whom yee haue desired: and behold, the Lord hath set a King ouer you.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Now therefore, here is the king whom you have chosen, whom you have asked for, and behold, the LORD has set a king over you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now therefore behold the king whom ye have chosen, and whom ye have asked for: and, behold, Jehovah hath set a king over you.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Here, then, is the king marked out by you: the Lord has put a king over you.
- Basic English Bible

And now behold, the king whom ye have chosen, whom ye have asked for! and behold, Jehovah has set a king over you.
- Darby Bible

Now therefore, behold the king whom ye have chosen, and whom ye have desired! and behold, the LORD hath set a king over you.
- Webster's Bible

Now therefore see the king whom you have chosen, and whom you have asked for: and behold, Yahweh has set a king over you.
- World English Bible

And, now, lo, the king whom ye have chosen -- whom ye have asked! and lo, Jehovah hath placed over you a king.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Now therefore behold the king whom ye have chosen, and whom ye have asked for; and, behold, the LORD hath set a king over you.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Samuel 12:13

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 12:13


12:13 Ye have chosen - Though God chose him by lot, yet the people are said to chuse him; either generally, because they chose that form of government; or particularly, because they approved of God's choice, and confirmed it. The Lord - He hath yielded to your inordinate desire.


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