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17 He will take a tenth of your flock, and you will become his servants. 18 When all of this comes about, you will cry out because of your king whom you chose for yourselves, but the Lord won’t answer you at that time.”

19 The people refused to listen to Samuel.[a] Instead, they insisted, “No! Let a king rule over us instead!

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  1. 1 Samuel 8:19 Lit. to the voice of Samuel