Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"I regret that I have made Saul king, for he has turned back from following Me and has not carried out My commands " And Samuel was distressed and cried out to the LORD all night.

King James Version

It repenteth me that I have set up Saul to be king: for he is turned back from following me, and hath not performed my commandments. And it grieved Samuel; and he cried unto the LORD all night.

Holman Bible

"I regret that I made Saul king, for he has turned away from following Me and has not carried out My instructions." So Samuel became angry and cried out to the Lord [all] night.

International Standard Version

"I regret that I made Saul king, because he has turned away from following me and has not carried out my commands." Samuel was angry, and he cried out to the LORD all night.

A Conservative Version

I regret that I have set up Saul to be king, for he has turned back from following me, and has not performed my commandments. And Samuel was angry, and he cried out to LORD all night.

American Standard Version

It repenteth me that I have set up Saul to be king; for he is turned back from following me, and hath not performed my commandments. And Samuel was wroth; and he cried unto Jehovah all night.

Amplified

I regret making Saul king, for he has turned back from following Me and has not performed My commands. And Samuel was grieved and angry [with Saul], and he cried to the Lord all night.

Bible in Basic English

It is no longer my pleasure for Saul to be king; for he is turned back from going in my ways, and has not done my orders. And Samuel was very sad, crying to the Lord in prayer all night.

Darby Translation

It repenteth me that I have set up Saul to be king; for he is turned away from following me, and hath not fulfilled my words. And Samuel was much grieved; and he cried to Jehovah all night.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

It grieves me that I have set up Saul to be king, for he has turned back from following me and has not performed my commandments. And it incensed Samuel, and he cried unto the LORD all night.

Julia Smith Translation

I lamented that I made Saul for king, for he turned back from after me, and my words he set not up. And it will kindle to Samuel, and he will cry to Jehovah all the night

King James 2000

It grieves me that I have set up Saul to be king: for he has turned back from following me, and has not performed my commandments. And it grieved Samuel; and he cried unto the LORD all night.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"I regret that I made Saul king, for he has turned back from following me and has not kept my word." {Samuel became angry}, and he cried out to Yahweh all night.

Modern King James verseion

It repents Me that I have set up Saul to be king. For he has turned back from following Me and has not done My commands. And it grieved Samuel, and he cried out to Jehovah all night.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"It repenteth me that I have made Saul king. For he is turned from me and hath not performed my commandments." Wherefore Samuel was evil apaid and cried unto the LORD all night.

NET Bible

"I regret that I have made Saul king, for he has turned away from me and has not done what I told him to do." Samuel became angry and he cried out to the Lord all that night.

New Heart English Bible

"It grieves me that I have made Saul king; for he has turned back from following me, and has not carried out my commandments." And Samuel was angry; and he cried to the LORD all night.

The Emphasized Bible

I am grieved that I made Saul to be king, for he hath turned back from following me, and, my words, hath he not established. And it was vexing to Samuel, so that he made outcry unto Yahweh, all the night.

Webster

I repent that I have set up Saul to be king: for he is turned back from following me, and hath not performed my commandments. And it grieved Samuel; and he cried to the LORD all night.

World English Bible

"It grieves me that I have set up Saul to be king; for he is turned back from following me, and has not performed my commandments." Samuel was angry; and he cried to Yahweh all night.

Youngs Literal Translation

'I have repented that I caused Saul to reign for king, for he hath turned back from after Me, and My words he hath not performed;' and it is displeasing to Samuel, and he crieth unto Jehovah all the night.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נחם 
Nacham 
Usage: 108

me that I have set up
מלך 
Malak 
Usage: 350

שׁאוּל 
Sha'uwl 
Usage: 406

to be king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

for he is turned back
שׁוּב 
Shuwb 
Usage: 1058

אחר 
'achar 
Usage: 488

me, and hath not performed
קוּם 
Quwm 
Usage: 629

דּבר 
Dabar 
Usage: 1438

חרה 
Charah 
Usage: 91

שׁמוּאל 
Sh@muw'el 
Usage: 140

and he cried
זעק 
Za`aq 
Usage: 73

unto the Lord

Usage: 0

Context Readings

Samuel Announces The Downfall Of Saul

10 Then the word of the LORD came to Samuel, saying, 11 "I regret that I have made Saul king, for he has turned back from following Me and has not carried out My commands " And Samuel was distressed and cried out to the LORD all night. 12 Samuel rose early in the morning to meet Saul; and it was told Samuel, saying, "Saul came to Carmel, and behold, he set up a monument for himself, then turned and proceeded on down to Gilgal."


Cross References

Genesis 6:6

The LORD was sorry that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart.

1 Samuel 13:13

Samuel said to Saul, "You have acted foolishly; you have not kept the commandment of the LORD your God, which He commanded you, for now the LORD would have established your kingdom over Israel forever.

Joshua 22:16

"Thus says the whole congregation of the LORD, 'What is this unfaithful act which you have committed against the God of Israel, turning away from following the LORD this day, by building yourselves an altar, to rebel against the LORD this day?

2 Samuel 24:16

When the angel stretched out his hand toward Jerusalem to destroy it, the LORD relented from the calamity and said to the angel who destroyed the people, "It is enough! Now relax your hand!" And the angel of the LORD was by the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.

1 Samuel 15:3

'Now go and strike Amalek and utterly destroy all that he has, and do not spare him; but put to death both man and woman, child and infant, ox and sheep, camel and donkey.'"

1 Samuel 15:9

But Saul and the people spared Agag and the best of the sheep, the oxen, the fatlings, the lambs, and all that was good, and were not willing to destroy them utterly; but everything despised and worthless, that they utterly destroyed.

Luke 6:12

It was at this time that He went off to the mountain to pray, and He spent the whole night in prayer to God.

1 Samuel 12:23

"Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the LORD by ceasing to pray for you; but I will instruct you in the good and right way.

1 Samuel 15:35-1

Samuel did not see Saul again until the day of his death; for Samuel grieved over Saul. And the LORD regretted that He had made Saul king over Israel.

1 Kings 9:6-7

"But if you or your sons indeed turn away from following Me, and do not keep My commandments and My statutes which I have set before you, and go and serve other gods and worship them,

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit; He has ceased to be wise and to do good.

Psalm 78:41

Again and again they tempted God, And pained the Holy One of Israel.

Psalm 78:57

But turned back and acted treacherously like their fathers; They turned aside like a treacherous bow.

Psalm 109:4

In return for my love they act as my accusers; But I am in prayer.

Psalm 110:4

The LORD has sworn and will not change His mind, "You are a priest forever According to the order of Melchizedek."

Psalm 119:136

My eyes shed streams of water, Because they do not keep Your law.

Psalm 125:5

But as for those who turn aside to their crooked ways, The LORD will lead them away with the doers of iniquity Peace be upon Israel.

Jeremiah 9:1

Oh that my head were waters And my eyes a fountain of tears, That I might weep day and night For the slain of the daughter of my people!

Jeremiah 9:18

"Let them make haste and take up a wailing for us, That our eyes may shed tears And our eyelids flow with water.

Jeremiah 13:17

But if you will not listen to it, My soul will sob in secret for such pride; And my eyes will bitterly weep And flow down with tears, Because the flock of the LORD has been taken captive.

Jeremiah 18:7-10

"At one moment I might speak concerning a nation or concerning a kingdom to uproot, to pull down, or to destroy it;

Amos 7:3

The LORD changed His mind about this. "It shall not be," said the LORD.

Jonah 3:10

When God saw their deeds, that they turned from their wicked way, then God relented concerning the calamity which He had declared He would bring upon them. And He did not do it.

Jonah 4:2

He prayed to the LORD and said, "Please LORD, was not this what I said while I was still in my own country? Therefore in order to forestall this I fled to Tarshish, for I knew that You are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness, and one who relents concerning calamity.

Zephaniah 1:6

And those who have turned back from following the LORD, And those who have not sought the LORD or inquired of Him."

Matthew 5:44

"But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Matthew 24:13

"But the one who endures to the end, he will be saved.

Luke 19:41-44

When He approached Jerusalem, He saw the city and wept over it,

Romans 9:1-3

I am telling the truth in Christ, I am not lying, my conscience testifies with me in the Holy Spirit,

Hebrews 10:38

BUT MY RIGHTEOUS ONE SHALL LIVE BY FAITH; AND IF HE SHRINKS BACK, MY SOUL HAS NO PLEASURE IN HIM.

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