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17 Is today not the (A)wheat harvest? (B)I will call to the Lord, and He will send thunder and (C)rain, that you may perceive and see that (D)your wickedness is great, which you have done in the sight of the Lord, in asking a king for yourselves.”

18 So Samuel called to the Lord, and the Lord sent thunder and rain that day; and (E)all the people greatly feared the Lord and Samuel.

19 And all the people said to Samuel, (F)“Pray for your servants to the Lord your God, that we may not die; for we have added to all our sins the evil of asking a king for ourselves.”

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