1 Samuel 8:18

“And ye shall cry out in that day because of your king which ye shall have chosen you; and the LORD will not hear you in that day.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And ye shall cry out in that day, because of your king which ye shall haue chosen you; and the Lord will not heare you in that day.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Then you will cry out in that day because of your king whom you have chosen for yourselves, but the LORD will not answer you in that day."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And ye shall cry out in that day because of your king whom ye shall have chosen you; and Jehovah will not answer you in that day.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Then you will be crying out because of your king whom you have taken for yourselves; but the Lord will not give you an answer in that day.
- Basic English Bible

And ye shall cry out in that day because of your king whom ye have chosen; and Jehovah will not answer you in that day.
- Darby Bible

And ye shall cry out in that day because of your king which ye shall have chosen for yourselves; and the LORD will not hear you in that day.
- Webster's Bible

You shall cry out in that day because of your king whom you shall have chosen you; and Yahweh will not answer you in that day."
- World English Bible

And ye have cried out in that day because of the king whom ye have chosen for yourselves, and Jehovah doth not answer you in that day.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

And ye shall cry out in that day because of your king whom ye shall have chosen you; and the LORD will not answer you in that day.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 8:18


8:18 Cry out - Ye shall bitterly mourn for the sad effects of this inordinate desire of a king. Will not hear - Because you will not hear, nor obey his counsel in this day.


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