1 Samuel 8:7
Text Analysis
559 [e]וַיֹּ֤אמֶר
And saidConj-w | V-Qal-ConsecImperf-3ms
3068 [e]יְהוָה֙
413 [e]אֶל־
8050 [e]שְׁמוּאֵ֔ל
8085 [e]שְׁמַע֙
6963 [e]בְּק֣וֹל
the voicePrep-b | N-msc
5971 [e]הָעָ֔ם
of the peopleArt | N-ms
3605 [e]לְכֹ֥ל
in allPrep-l | N-ms
834 [e]אֲשֶׁר־
559 [e]יֹאמְר֖וּ
they sayV-Qal-Imperf-3mp
413 [e]אֵלֶ֑יךָ
to youPrep | 2ms
3588 [e]כִּ֣י
3808 [e]לֹ֤א
853 [e]אֹֽתְךָ֙
youDirObjM | 2ms
3988 [e]מָאָ֔סוּ
they have rejectedV-Qal-Perf-3cp
3588 [e]כִּֽי־
853 [e]אֹתִ֥י
MeDirObjM | 1cs
3988 [e]מָאֲס֖וּ
they have rejectedV-Qal-Perf-3cp
4427 [e]מִמְּלֹ֥ךְ
that I should not reignPrep-m | V-Qal-Inf
5921 [e]עֲלֵיהֶֽם׃
over themPrep | 3mp

Hebrew Texts
שמואל א 8:7 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וַיֹּ֤אמֶר יְהוָה֙ אֶל־שְׁמוּאֵ֔ל שְׁמַע֙ בְּקֹ֣ול הָעָ֔ם לְכֹ֥ל אֲשֶׁר־יֹאמְר֖וּ אֵלֶ֑יךָ כִּ֣י לֹ֤א אֹֽתְךָ֙ מָאָ֔סוּ כִּֽי־אֹתִ֥י מָאֲס֖וּ מִמְּלֹ֥ךְ עֲלֵיהֶֽם׃

שמואל א 8:7 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ויאמר יהוה אל־שמואל שמע בקול העם לכל אשר־יאמרו אליך כי לא אתך מאסו כי־אתי מאסו ממלך עליהם׃

שמואל א 8:7 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ויאמר יהוה אל־שמואל שמע בקול העם לכל אשר־יאמרו אליך כי לא אתך מאסו כי־אתי מאסו ממלך עליהם׃

שמואל א 8:7 Hebrew Bible
ויאמר יהוה אל שמואל שמע בקול העם לכל אשר יאמרו אליך כי לא אתך מאסו כי אתי מאסו ממלך עליהם׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The LORD said to Samuel, "Listen to the voice of the people in regard to all that they say to you, for they have not rejected you, but they have rejected Me from being king over them.

King James Bible
And the LORD said unto Samuel, Hearken unto the voice of the people in all that they say unto thee: for they have not rejected thee, but they have rejected me, that I should not reign over them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the LORD told him, "Listen to the people and everything they say to you. They have not rejected you; they have rejected Me as their king.
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