1 Samuel 8:19
Modern Translations
New International Version
But the people refused to listen to Samuel. "No!" they said. "We want a king over us.

New Living Translation
But the people refused to listen to Samuel’s warning. “Even so, we still want a king,” they said.

English Standard Version
But the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel. And they said, “No! But there shall be a king over us,

Berean Study Bible
Nevertheless, the people refused to listen to Samuel. “No!” they said. “We must have a king over us.

New American Standard Bible
Yet the people refused to listen to the voice of Samuel, and they said, “No, but there shall be a king over us,

NASB 1995
Nevertheless, the people refused to listen to the voice of Samuel, and they said, "No, but there shall be a king over us,

NASB 1977
Nevertheless, the people refused to listen to the voice of Samuel, and they said, “No, but there shall be a king over us,

Amplified Bible
Nevertheless, the people refused to listen to the voice of Samuel, and they said, “No, but there shall be a king over us,

Christian Standard Bible
The people refused to listen to Samuel. “No! ” they said. “We must have a king over us.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The people refused to listen to Samuel. "No!" they said. "We must have a king over us.

Good News Translation
The people paid no attention to Samuel, but said, "No! We want a king,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But the people refused to listen to Samuel. They said, "No, we want a king!

International Standard Version
The people refused to listen to Samuel. Instead, they insisted, "No! Let a king rule over us instead!

NET Bible
But the people refused to heed Samuel's warning. Instead they said, "No! There will be a king over us!
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Nevertheless the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel; and they said, Nay; but we will have a king over us;

New King James Version
Nevertheless the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel; and they said, “No, but we will have a king over us,

King James 2000 Bible
Nevertheless the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel; and they said, Nay; but we will have a king over us;

New Heart English Bible
But the people refused to listen to the voice of Samuel; and they said, "No; but we will have a king over us,

World English Bible
But the people refused to listen to the voice of Samuel; and they said, "No; but we will have a king over us,

American King James Version
Nevertheless the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel; and they said, No; but we will have a king over us;

American Standard Version
But the people refused to hearken unto the voice of Samuel; and they said, Nay: but we will have a king over us,

A Faithful Version
But the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel. And they said, "No, but we will have a king over us.

Darby Bible Translation
And the people refused to hearken to the voice of Samuel; and they said, No, but there shall be a king over us,

English Revised Version
But the people refused to hearken unto the voice of Samuel; and they said, Nay; but we will have a king over us;

Webster's Bible Translation
Nevertheless, the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel; and they said, No; but we will have a king over us;

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
But the people would not heare the voyce of Samuel, but did say, Nay, but there shall be a King ouer vs.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Neuerthelesse, the people woulde not heare the voyce of Samuel, but did say, Nay, not so: But there shalbe a king ouer vs,

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Neuerthelesse the people refused to heare the voyce of Samuel, and sayde: Not so, but there shall be a kynge ouer vs,
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And the people refuse to listen to the voice of Samuel, and say, “No, but a king is over us,

Young's Literal Translation
And the people refuse to hearken to the voice of Samuel, and say, 'Nay, but a king is over us,

Smith's Literal Translation
And the people will refuse to hear to the voice of Samuel; and they will say, Nay; but a king shall be over us.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
But the people would not hear the voice of Samuel, and they said: Nay: but there shall be a king over us.

Catholic Public Domain Version
But the people were not willing to listen to the voice of Samuel. Instead, they said: “By no means! For there shall be a king over us,

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And the people did not choose to listen to the voice of Shemueil, and they said to him: “Not so, but there shall be a King be over us!

Lamsa Bible
Nevertheless the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel; and they said to him, No; but we will have a king over us,

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
But the people refused to hearken unto the voice of Samuel; and they said: 'Nay; but there shall be a king over us;

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But the people would not hearken to Samuel; and they said to him, Nay, but there shall be a king over us.








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