King James Version
And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted judgment.
Darby Bible Translation
And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted justice.
World English Bible
His sons didn't walk in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted justice.
Young's Literal Translation
and his sons have not walked in his ways, and turn aside after the dishonest gain, and take a bribe, and turn aside judgment.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted judgment.1 Samuel 8:3 Parallel Commentaries
Alike from the literary and the historical point of view, the book of Samuel stands midway between the book of Judges and the book of Kings. As we have already seen, the Deuteronomic book of Judges in all probability ran into Samuel and ended in ch. xii.; while the story of David, begun in Samuel, embraces the first two chapters of the first book of Kings. The book of Samuel is not very happily named, as much of it is devoted to Saul and the greater part to David; yet it is not altogether inappropriate, …
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament
Thou shalt not wrest the judgment of thy poor in his cause.
And thou shalt take no gift: for the gift blindeth the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous.
Thou shalt not wrest judgment; thou shalt not respect persons, neither take a gift: for a gift doth blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.
1 Samuel 2:35
And I will raise me up a faithful priest, that shall do according to that which is in mine heart and in my mind: and I will build him a sure house; and he shall walk before mine anointed for ever.
1 Samuel 12:2
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 childhood unto this day.
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