1 Samuel 8:5 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]

1 Samuel 8:5, NIV: They said to him, 'You are old, and your sons do not follow your ways; now appoint a king to lead us, such as all the other nations have.'

1 Samuel 8:5, ESV: and said to him, “Behold, you are old and your sons do not walk in your ways. Now appoint for us a king to judge us like all the nations.”

1 Samuel 8:5, KJV: And said unto him, Behold, thou art old, and thy sons walk not in thy ways: now make us a king to judge us like all the nations.

1 Samuel 8:5, NASB: and they said to him, 'Behold, you have grown old, and your sons do not walk in your ways. Now appoint us a king to judge us like all the nations.'

1 Samuel 8:5, NLT: 'Look,' they told him, 'you are now old, and your sons are not like you. Give us a king to judge us like all the other nations have.'

1 Samuel 8:5, CSB: They said to him, "Look, you are old, and your sons do not walk in your ways. Therefore, appoint a king to judge us the same as all the other nations have."

What does 1 Samuel 8:5 mean? [⇑ See verse text ⇑]

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