1 Samuel 12:2
Good News Translation
and now you have him to lead you. As for me, I am old and gray, and my sons are with you. I have been your leader from my youth until now.

Contemporary English Version
You have seen how I have led you ever since I was a young man. I'm already old. My hair is gray, and my own sons are grown. Now you must see how well your king will lead you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And now the king goeth before you: but I am old and greyheaded: and my sons are with you: having then conversed with you from my youth until this day, behold here I am.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And now the king goeth before you: but I am old and greyheaded: and my sons are with you: having then conversed with you from my youth until this day, behold here I am.

walketh

1 Samuel 8:20 And we also will be like all nations: and our king shall judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles for us.

Numbers 27:17 And may go out and in before them, and may lead them out, or bring them in: lest the people of the Lord be as sheep without a shepherd.

I am old

1 Samuel 8:1,5 And it came to pass, when Samuel was old, that he appointed his sons to be judges over Israel. . . .

Psalm 71:18 And unto old age and grey hairs: O God, forsake me not, Until I shew forth thy arm to all the generation that is to come: Thy power,

Isaiah 46:3,4 They are consumed, and are broken together: they could not save him that carried them, and they themselves shall go into captivity. . . .

2 Timothy 4:6 For I am even now ready to be sacrificed: and the time of my dissolution is at hand.

2 Peter 1:14 Being assured that the laying away of this my tabernacle is at hand, according as our Lord Jesus Christ also hath signified to me.

my sons

1 Samuel 2:22,29 Now Heli was very old, and he heard all that his sons did to all Israel: and how they lay with the women that waited at the door of the tabernacle: . . .

1 Samuel 3:13,16 For I have foretold unto him, that I will judge his house for ever, for iniquity, because he knew that his sons did wickedly, and did not chastise them. . . .

1 Samuel 8:3 And his sons walked not in his ways: but they turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted judgment.

I have walked

1 Samuel 3:19,20 And Samuel grew, and the Lord was with him, and not one of his words fell to the ground. . . .

Context
Samuel's Farewell Address
1And Samuel said to all Israel: Behold I have hearkened to your voice in all that you said to me, and have made a king over you. 2And now the king goeth before you: but I am old and greyheaded: and my sons are with you: having then conversed with you from my youth until this day, behold here I am.3Speak of me before the Lord, and before his anointed, whether I have taken any man's ox, or ass: if I have wronged any man, if I have oppressed any man, if I have taken a bribe at any man's hand: and I will despise it this day, and will restore it to you.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 3:10
And the Lord came, and stood, and he called, as he had called the other times, Samuel, Samuel. And Samuel said: Speak, Lord, for thy servant heareth.

1 Samuel 3:19
And Samuel grew, and the Lord was with him, and not one of his words fell to the ground.

1 Samuel 8:1
And it came to pass, when Samuel was old, that he appointed his sons to be judges over Israel.

1 Samuel 8:3
And his sons walked not in his ways: but they turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted judgment.

1 Samuel 8:5
And they said to him: Behold thou art old, and thy sons walk not in thy ways: make us a king, to judge us, as all nations have.

1 Samuel 8:20
And we also will be like all nations: and our king shall judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles for us.

Additional Translations
Now here is the king walking before you, and I am old and gray, and my sons are here with you. I have walked before you from my youth until this day.And now, behold, the king walks before you: and I am old and gray headed; and, behold, my sons are with you: and I have walked before you from my childhood to this day.

And now, behold, the king walketh before you; and I am old and grayheaded; and, behold, my sons are with you: and I have walked before you from my youth unto this day.

And now, behold, the king goes before you; and I am grown old and shall rest; and, behold, my sons are among you; and, behold, I have gone about before you from my youth to this day.

And now behold, the king walks before you; and I am old and grey-headed; and behold, my sons are with you; and I have walked before you from my youth up to this day.

And now, behold, the king walketh before you: and I am old and gray-headed; and, behold, my sons are with you: and I have walked before you from my youth unto this day.

And now, behold, the king walketh before you: and I am old and gray-headed; and behold, my sons are with you: and I have walked before you from my childhood to this day.

Now, behold, the king walks before you; and I am old and gray-headed; and behold, my sons are with you: and I have walked before you from my youth to this day.

and now, lo, the king is walking habitually before you, and I have become aged and gray-headed, and my sons, lo, they are with you, and I have walked habitually before you from my youth till this day.
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