1 Samuel 8:17

“He will take the tenth of your sheep: and ye shall be his servants.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Hee will take the tenth of your sheepe, and ye shall be his seruants.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"He will take a tenth of your flocks, and you yourselves will become his servants.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He will take the tenth of your flocks: and ye shall be his servants.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He will take a tenth of your sheep: and you will be his servants.
- Basic English Bible

He will take the tenth of your sheep. And ye shall be his servants.
- Darby Bible

He will take the tenth of your sheep: and ye will be his servants.
- Webster's Bible

He will take the tenth of your flocks: and you shall be his servants.
- World English Bible

your flock he doth tithe, and ye are to him for servants.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He will take the tenth of your flocks; and ye shall be his servants.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 8:17


8:17 His servants - That is, he will use you like slaves, and deprive you of that liberty which now you enjoy.


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