1 Samuel 8:9

“Now therefore hearken unto their voice: howbeit yet protest solemnly unto them, and shew them the manner of the king that shall reign over them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for 1 Samuel 8:9

Nowe therefore hearken vnto their voyce: howbeit, yet protest solemnly vnto them, and shew them the maner of the King that shall reigne ouer them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Now then, listen to their voice; however, you shall solemnly warn them and tell them of the procedure of the king who will reign over them."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Now therefore hearken unto their voice: howbeit thou shalt protest solemnly unto them, and shalt show them the manner of the king that shall reign over them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Give ear now to their voice: but make a serious protest to them, and give them a picture of the sort of king who will be their ruler.
- Basic English Bible

And now hearken unto their voice; only, testify solemnly unto them, and declare unto them the manner of the king that shall reign over them.
- Darby Bible

Now therefore hearken to their voice: yet protest solemnly to them, and show them the manner of the king that will reign over them.
- Webster's Bible

Now therefore listen to their voice: however you shall protest solemnly to them, and shall show them the way of the king who shall reign over them."
- World English Bible

And now, hearken to their voice; only, surely thou dost certainly protest to them, and hast declared to them the custom of the king who doth reign over them.'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Now therefore hearken unto their voice; howbeit thou shalt earnestly forewarn them, and shalt declare unto them the manner of the king that shall reign over them.'
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for 1 Samuel 8:9

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 8:9


8:9 Ye protest - That, if it be possible, thou mayst yet prevent their sin and misery. The manner - That is, of the kings which they desire like the kings of other nations.


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