1 Samuel 7:6; 1 Samuel 8:1; 1 Samuel 12:1 (New International Version)

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1 Samuel 7:6

New International Version (NIV)

When they had assembled at Mizpah, they drew water and poured it out before the Lord. On that day they fasted and there they confessed, “We have sinned against the Lord.” Now Samuel was serving as leader[a] of Israel at Mizpah.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Samuel 7:6 Traditionally judge; also in verse 15
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1 Samuel 8:1

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Israel Asks for a King

When Samuel grew old, he appointed his sons as Israel’s leaders.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. 1 Samuel 8:1 Traditionally judges
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1 Samuel 12:1

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Samuel’s Farewell Speech

12 Samuel said to all Israel, “I have listened to everything you said to me and have set a king over you.

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