(And the name of his eldest son was [a]Joel, and the name of the second Abijah) even Judges in Beersheba.

And his sons walked not in his ways, but turned aside after lucre, and (A)took rewards, and perverted the judgment.

¶ Wherefore all the Elders of Israel gathered them together, and came to Samuel unto [b]Ramah,

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  1. 1 Samuel 8:2 Who was also called Vasheni, 1 Chron. 6:28.
  2. 1 Samuel 8:4 For there his house was, 1 Sam. 7:17.