1 Samuel 12:13
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English Standard Version
And now behold the king whom you have chosen, for whom you have asked; behold, the LORD has set a king over you.

King James Bible
Now therefore behold the king whom ye have chosen, and whom ye have desired! and, behold, the LORD hath set a king over you.

American Standard Version
Now therefore behold the king whom ye have chosen, and whom ye have asked for: and, behold, Jehovah hath set a king over you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Now therefore your king is here, whom you have chosen and desired: Behold the Lord hath given you a king.

English Revised Version
Now therefore behold the king whom ye have chosen, and whom ye have asked for: and, behold, the LORD hath set a king over you.

Webster's Bible Translation
Now therefore, behold the king whom ye have chosen, and whom ye have desired! and behold, the LORD hath set a king over you.

1 Samuel 12:13 Parallel
Commentary
Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

"And now come hither, and I will reason with you before the Lord with regard to all the righteous acts which He has shown to you and your fathers." צדקות, righteous acts, is the expression used to denote the benefits which Jehovah had conferred upon His people, as being the results of His covenant fidelity, or as acts which attested the righteousness of the Lord in the fulfilment of the covenant grace which He had promised to His people.

1 Samuel 12:13 Parallel Commentaries

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behold

1 Samuel 10:24 And Samuel said to all the people, See you him whom the LORD has chosen, that there is none like him among all the people?...

1 Samuel 11:15 And all the people went to Gilgal; and there they made Saul king before the LORD in Gilgal...

whom ye

1 Samuel 8:5 And said to him, Behold, you are old, and your sons walk not in your ways: now make us a king to judge us like all the nations.

1 Samuel 9:20 And as for your donkeys that were lost three days ago, set not your mind on them; for they are found...

have desired

Psalm 78:29-31 So they did eat, and were well filled: for he gave them their own desire...

Hosea 13:11 I gave you a king in my anger, and took him away in my wrath.

Acts 13:21 And afterward they desired a king: and God gave to them Saul the son of Cis, a man of the tribe of Benjamin...

Cross References
1 Samuel 8:5
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 9:20
As for your donkeys that were lost three days ago, do not set your mind on them, for they have been found. And for whom is all that is desirable in Israel? Is it not for you and for all your father's house?"

1 Samuel 10:24
And Samuel said to all the people, "Do you see him whom the LORD has chosen? There is none like him among all the people." And all the people shouted, "Long live the king!"

1 Samuel 12:17
Is it not wheat harvest today? I will call upon the LORD, that he may send thunder and rain. And you shall know and see that your wickedness is great, which you have done in the sight of the LORD, in asking for yourselves a king."

1 Samuel 12:19
And all the people said to Samuel, "Pray for your servants to the LORD your God, that we may not die, for we have added to all our sins this evil, to ask for ourselves a king."

Hosea 13:11
I gave you a king in my anger, and I took him away in my wrath.

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