Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Then Samuel told the people the ordinances of the kingdom, and wrote them in the book and placed it before the Lord. And Samuel sent all the people away, each one to his house.

King James Version

Then Samuel told the people the manner of the kingdom, and wrote it in a book, and laid it up before the LORD. And Samuel sent all the people away, every man to his house.

Holman Bible

Samuel proclaimed to the people the rights of kingship. He wrote them on a scroll, which he placed in the presence of the Lord. Then Samuel sent all the people away, each to his home.

International Standard Version

Samuel explained to the people the regulations concerning kingship. He wrote them in a scroll and placed it in the LORD's presence. Then Samuel sent all the people to their own houses.

A Conservative Version

Then Samuel told the people the manner of the kingdom, and wrote it in a book, and laid it up before LORD. And Samuel sent all the people away, every man to his house.

American Standard Version

Then Samuel told the people the manner of the kingdom, and wrote it in a book, and laid it up before Jehovah. And Samuel sent all the people away, every man to his house.

Amplified

Then Samuel told the people the requirements of the kingdom, and wrote them in a book and placed it before the Lord. And Samuel sent all the people away, each one to his home.

Bible in Basic English

Then Samuel gave the people the laws of the kingdom, writing them in a book which he put in a safe place before the Lord. And Samuel sent all the people away, every man to his house.

Darby Translation

And Samuel told the people the right of the kingdom, and wrote it in the book, and laid it before Jehovah. And Samuel sent all the people away, every man to his house.

Julia Smith Translation

And Samuel will speak to the people the judgment of the kingdom; and he will write in a book and put before Jehovah. And Samuel will send away all the people, a man to his house.

King James 2000

Then Samuel told the people the manner of the kingdom, and wrote it in a book, and laid it up before the LORD. And Samuel sent all the people away, every man to his house.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Then Samuel told the people the custom of the kingship, and he wrote [the rules] down on a scroll and laid [it] before Yahweh. Then Samuel sent all the people away, each to his own house.

Modern King James verseion

Then Samuel told the people the duties of the kingdom, and wrote in a book and laid it up before Jehovah. And Samuel sent all the people away, each to his house.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then Samuel told the people the duty of the kingdom, and wrote it in a book, and laid it up before the LORD, and so sent all the people away; every man to his house.

NET Bible

Then Samuel talked to the people about how the kingship would work. He wrote it all down on a scroll and set it before the Lord. Then Samuel sent all the people away to their homes.

New Heart English Bible

Then Samuel told the people the regulations of the kingdom, and wrote it on a scroll, and laid it up before the LORD. Samuel sent all the people away, every man to his house.

The Emphasized Bible

Then Samuel declared unto the people the manner of the kingdom, and wrote it in a scroll, and laid it up before Yahweh. And Samuel sent away all the people, every man to his own house.

Webster

Then Samuel told the people the manner of the kingdom, and wrote it in a book, and laid it up before the LORD. And Samuel sent all the people away, every man to his house.

World English Bible

Then Samuel told the people the regulations of the kingdom, and wrote it in a book, and laid it up before Yahweh. Samuel sent all the people away, every man to his house.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Samuel speaketh unto the people the right of the kingdom, and writeth in a book, and placeth before Jehovah; and Samuel sendeth all the people away, each to his house.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
שׁמוּאל 
Sh@muw'el 
Usage: 140

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1142

the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

the manner
משׁפּט 
Mishpat 
Usage: 421

of the kingdom
מלוּכה 
M@luwkah 
Usage: 24

and wrote
כּתב 
Kathab 
Usage: 223

it in a book
ספרה ספר 
Cepher 
Usage: 186

and laid it up
ינח 
Yanach 
Usage: 0

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

the Lord

Usage: 0

שׁמוּאל 
Sh@muw'el 
Usage: 140

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

all the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

שׁלח 
Shalach 
Usage: 848

אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Saul Becomes King

24 And Samuel said to all the people, See ye him whom the LORD has chosen, that there is none like him among all the people? And all the people shouted and said, Long live the king. 25 Then Samuel told the people the ordinances of the kingdom, and wrote them in the book and placed it before the Lord. And Samuel sent all the people away, each one to his house. 26 And Saul also went home to Gibeah, and there went with him some from the army, whose hearts God had touched.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 17:14-20

When thou art come unto the land which the LORD thy God gives thee and shalt inherit it and shalt dwell therein and shalt say, I will set a king over me like all the Gentiles that are round about me;

1 Samuel 8:11-18

And he said, This will be the right 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 chariot.

Ezekiel 45:9-10

Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Let it suffice you, O princes of Israel, remove violence and spoil, and execute judgment and righteousness, take away your exactions from my people, said the Lord GOD.

Ezekiel 46:16-18

Thus hath the Lord GOD said: If the prince gives a gift of his inheritance unto any of his sons, it shall be theirs; the possession thereof shall be by inheritance.

Romans 13:1-7

Let every soul submit itself to the higher powers. For there is no power but of God, and the powers that be are ordained of God.

1 Timothy 2:2

for kings, and for all that are in authority that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and integrity.

Titus 3:1

Admonish them to be subject to dominion and power, and to persuade those who have authority, that they be quick unto every good work.

1 Peter 2:13-14

Therefore, be subject to every human ordinance that is of the Lord, whether it be to a king or to a superior,

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