1Sa:7:10: And as Samuel was offering up the burnt offering, the Philistines drew near to battle against Israel: but the LORD thundered with a great thunder on that day upon the Philistines, and discomfited them; and they were smitten before Israel.
1Sa:7:11: And the men of Israel went out of Mizpeh, and pursued the Philistines, and smote them, until they came under Beth-car.
1Sa:7:12: Then Samuel took a stone, and set it between Mizpeh and Shen, and called the name of it Eben-ezer, saying, Hitherto hath the LORD helped us.
1Sa:7:13: So the Philistines were subdued, and they came no more into the coast of Israel: and the hand of the LORD was against the Philistines all the days of Samuel.
1Sa:7:14: And the cities which the Philistines had taken from Israel were restored to Israel, from Ekron even unto Gath; and the coasts thereof did Israel deliver out of the hands of the Philistines.  And there was peace between Israel and the Amorites.
1Sa:7:15: And Samuel judged Israel all the days of his life.
1Sa:7:16: And he went from year to year in circuit to Bethel, and Gilgal, and Mizpeh, and judged Israel in all those places.
1Sa:7:17: And his return was to Ramah; for there was his house; and there he judged Israel; and there he built an altar unto the LORD.

Chapter 8


1Sa:8:1: And it came to pass, when Samuel was old, that he made his sons judges over Israel.
1Sa:8:2: Now the name of his firstborn was Joel; and the name of his second, Abiah: they were judges in Beer-sheba.
1Sa:8:3: And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and took bribes, and perverted judgment.
1Sa:8:4: Then all the elders of Israel gathered themselves together, and came to Samuel unto Ramah,
1Sa:8:5: And said unto him, Behold, thou art old, and thy sons walk not in thy ways: now make us a king to judge us like all the nations.
1Sa:8:6: But the thing displeased Samuel, when they said, Give us a king to judge us.  And Samuel prayed unto the LORD.
1Sa:8:7: 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.

1Sa:8:8: According to all the works which they have done since the day that I brought them up out of Egypt even unto this day, wherewith they have forsaken me, and served other gods, so do they also unto thee.
1Sa:8:9: Now therefore hearken unto their voice: howbeit yet protest solemnly unto them, and shew them the manner of the king that shall reign over them.
1Sa:8:10: And Samuel told all the words of the LORD unto the people that asked of him a king.
1Sa:8:11: And he said, This will be the manner of the king that shall reign over you: He will take your sons, and appoint them for himself, for his chariots, and to be his horsemen; and some shall run before his chariots.
1Sa:8:12: And he will appoint him captains over thousands, and captains over fifties; and will set them to ear his ground, and to reap his harvest, and to make his instruments of war, and instruments of his chariots.
1Sa:8:13: And he will take your daughters to be confectionaries, and to be cooks, and to be bakers.
1Sa:8:14: And he will take your fields, and your vineyards, and your oliveyards, even the best of them, and give them to his servants.
1Sa:8:15: And he will take the tenth of your seed, and of your vineyards, and give to his officers, and to his servants.
1Sa:8:16: And he will take your menservants, and your maidservants, and your goodliest young men, and your asses, and put them to his work.
1Sa:8:17: He will take the tenth of your sheep: and ye shall be his servants.
1Sa:8:18: And ye shall cry out in that day because of your king which ye shall have chosen you; and the LORD will not hear you in that day.
1Sa:8:19: Nevertheless the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel; and they said, Nay; but we will have a king over us;


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