1 Samuel 8:15

“And he will take the tenth of your seed, and of your vineyards, and give to his officers, and to his servants.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And he will take the tenth of your seed, and of your vineyards, and giue to his officers, and to his seruants.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"He will take a tenth of your seed and of your vineyards and give to his officers and to his servants.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And he will take the tenth of your seed, and of your vineyards, and give to his officers, and to his servants.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He will take a tenth of your seed and of the fruit of your vines and give it to his servants.
- Basic English Bible

And he will take the tenth of your seed and of your vineyards, and give to his chamberlains and to his servants.
- Darby Bible

And he will take the tenth of your seed, and of your vineyards, and give to his officers, and to his servants.
- Webster's Bible

He will take the tenth of your seed, and of your vineyards, and give to his officers, and to his servants.
- World English Bible

And your seed and your vineyards he doth tithe, and hath given to his eunuchs, and to his servants.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And he will take the tenth of your seed, and of your vineyards, and give to his officers, and to his servants.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 8:15


8:15 The tenth - Besides the several tenths which God hath reserved for his service, he will, when he pleaseth, impose another tenth upon you. Officers - Heb. To his eunuchs, which may imply a farther injury, that he should against the command of God, make some of his people eunuchs; and take those into his court and favour, which God would have cast out of the congregation.


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