Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

References

Context Readings

Samuel Announces The Downfall Of Saul

10 And the word of Jehovah came to Samuel, saying, 11 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. 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 has turned about, and passed on, and gone down to Gilgal.


Cross References

Genesis 6:6

And Jehovah repented that he had made Man on the earth, and it grieved him in 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 over Israel for ever.

Joshua 22:16

Thus saith the whole assembly of Jehovah: What wickedness is this which ye have committed against the God of Israel, to turn away this day from following Jehovah, in that ye have built yourselves an altar, rebelling this day against Jehovah?

2 Samuel 24:16

And the angel stretched out his hand upon Jerusalem to destroy it; but Jehovah repented him of the evil, and said to the angel that destroyed among the people, It is enough: withdraw now thine 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 destroy utterly 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

And Saul and the people spared Agag, and the best of the sheep and oxen, and beasts of the second bearing, and the lambs, and all that was good, and would not devote them to destruction; but everything that was mean and weak, that they destroyed utterly.

Luke 6:12

And it came to pass in those days that he went out into the mountain to pray, and he spent the 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; and I will teach you the good and right way.

1 Samuel 15:35-1

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

1 Kings 9:6-7

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

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are wickedness and deceit: he hath left off to be wise, to do good.

Psalm 78:41

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

Psalm 78:57

And they drew back and dealt treacherously like their fathers: they turned like a deceitful bow.

Psalm 109:4

For my love they are mine adversaries; but I give myself unto prayer.

Psalm 110:4

Jehovah hath sworn, and will not repent, Thou art priest for ever after the order of Melchisedek.

Psalm 119:136

Mine eyes run down with streams of water, because they keep 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 eye 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 pour forth waters.

Jeremiah 13:17

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

Jeremiah 18:7-10

At the moment that I speak concerning a nation and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up, and to break down, and to destroy,

Amos 7:3

Jehovah repented for this: It shall not be, said Jehovah.

Jonah 3:10

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

Jonah 4:2

And he prayed unto Jehovah, and said, Ah, Jehovah, was not this my saying when I was yet in my country? Therefore I was minded to flee at first unto Tarshish; for I knew that thou art a gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and of great loving-kindness, and repentest thee of the evil.

Zephaniah 1:6

and them that turn back from after Jehovah, and that do not seek Jehovah, nor inquire for him.

Matthew 5:44

But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who insult you and persecute you,

Matthew 24:13

but he that has endured to the end, he shall be saved.

Luke 19:41-44

And as he drew near, seeing the city, he 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 the just shall live by faith; and, if he draw back, my soul does not take pleasure in him.

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