Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Amplified

“I regret that I made Saul king, for he has turned away from following Me and has not carried out My commands.” Samuel was angry [over Saul’s failure] and he cried out 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.

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

References

Context Readings

Samuel Announces The Downfall Of Saul

10 Then came the word of Jehovah unto Samuel, saying, 11 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. 12 And Samuel rose early to meet Saul in the morning; and it was told Samuel, saying, Saul came to Carmel, and, behold, he set him up a monument, and turned, and passed on, and went down to Gilgal.


Cross References

Genesis 6:6

And it repented Jehovah that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.

1 Samuel 13:13

And Samuel said to Saul, Thou hast done foolishly; thou hast not kept the commandment of Jehovah thy God, which he commanded thee: for now would Jehovah have established thy kingdom upon Israel for ever.

Joshua 22:16

Thus saith the whole congregation of Jehovah, What trespass is this that ye have committed against the God of Israel, to turn away this day from following Jehovah, in that ye have builded you an altar, to rebel this day against Jehovah?

2 Samuel 24:16

And when the angel stretched out his hand toward Jerusalem to destroy it, Jehovah repented him of the evil, and said to the angel that destroyed the people, It is enough; now stay thy hand. And the angel of Jehovah was by the threshing-floor of Araunah the Jebusite.

1 Samuel 15:3

Now go and smite Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have, and spare them not; but slay both man and woman, infant and suckling, ox and sheep, camel and ass.

1 Samuel 15:9

But Saul and the people spared Agag, and the best of the sheep, and of the oxen, and of the fatlings, and the lambs, and all that was good, and would not utterly destroy them: but everything that was vile and refuse, that they destroyed utterly.

Luke 6:12

And it came to pass in these days, that he went out into the mountain to pray; and he continued all night in prayer to God.

1 Samuel 12:23

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

1 Samuel 15:35-1

And Samuel came no more to see Saul until the day of his death; for Samuel mourned for Saul: and Jehovah repented that he had made Saul king over Israel.

1 Kings 9:6-7

But if ye shall turn away from following me, ye or your children, and not keep my commandments and my statutes which I have set before you, but shall go and serve other gods, and worship them;

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are iniquity and deceit: He hath ceased to be wise and to do good.

Psalm 78:41

And they turned again and tempted God, And provoked the Holy One of Israel.

Psalm 78:57

But turned back, and dealt treacherously like their fathers: They were turned aside like a deceitful bow.

Psalm 109:4

For my love they are my adversaries: But I give myself unto prayer.

Psalm 110:4

Jehovah hath sworn, and will not repent: Thou art a priest for ever After the order of Melchizedek.

Psalm 119:136

Streams of water run down mine eyes, Because they observe not thy law.

Psalm 125:5

But as for such as turn aside unto their crooked ways, Jehovah will lead them forth with the workers of iniquity. Peace be upon Israel.

Jeremiah 9:1

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

Jeremiah 9:18

and let them make haste, and take up a wailing for us, that our eyes may run down with tears, and our eyelids gush out with waters.

Jeremiah 13:17

But if ye will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret for your pride; and mine eye shall weep sore, and run down with tears, because Jehovah's flock is taken captive.

Jeremiah 18:7-10

At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up and to break down and to destroy it;

Amos 7:3

Jehovah repented concerning this: It shall not be, saith Jehovah.

Jonah 3:10

And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God repented of the evil which he said he would do unto them; and he did it not.

Jonah 4:2

And he prayed unto Jehovah, and said, I pray thee, O Jehovah, was not this my saying, when I was yet in my country? Therefore I hasted to flee unto Tarshish; for I knew that thou art a gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and abundant in lovingkindness, and repentest thee of the evil.

Zephaniah 1:6

and them that are turned back from following Jehovah; and those that have not sought Jehovah, nor inquired after him.

Matthew 5:44

but I say unto you, love your enemies, and pray for them that persecute you;

Matthew 24:13

But he that endureth to the end, the same shall be saved.

Luke 19:41-44

And when he drew nigh, he saw the city and wept over it,

Romans 9:1-3

I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience bearing witness with me in the Holy Spirit,

Hebrews 10:38

But my righteous one shall live by faith: And if he shrink back, my soul hath no pleasure in him.

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