Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 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 the word of the Lord came to Samuel, 11 “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. 12 Early in the morning Samuel got up to confront Saul, but it was reported to Samuel, “Saul went to Carmel where he set up a monument for himself. Then he turned around and went down to Gilgal.”


Cross References

Genesis 6:6

the Lord regretted 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 been foolish. You have not kept the command which the Lord your God gave you. It was at this time that the Lord would have permanently established your reign over Israel,

Joshua 22:16

“This is what the Lord’s entire community says: ‘What is this treachery you have committed today against the God of Israel by turning away from the Lord and building an altar for yourselves, so that you are in rebellion against the Lord today?

2 Samuel 24:16

Then the angel extended his hand toward Jerusalem to destroy it, but the Lord relented concerning the destruction and said to the angel who was destroying the people, “Enough, withdraw your hand now!” The angel of the Lord was then at the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.

1 Samuel 15:3

Now go and attack the Amalekites and completely destroy everything they have. Do not spare them. Kill men and women, children and infants, oxen and sheep, camels and donkeys.’”

1 Samuel 15:9

Saul and the troops spared Agag, and the best of the sheep, cattle, and choice animals, as well as the young rams and the best of everything else. They were not willing to destroy them, but they did destroy all the worthless and unwanted things.

Luke 6:12

During those days He went out to the mountain to pray and spent all night in prayer to God.

1 Samuel 12:23

“As for me, I vow that I will not sin against the Lord by ceasing to pray for you. I will teach you the good and right way.

1 Samuel 15:35-1

Even to the day of his death, Samuel never again visited Saul. Samuel mourned for Saul, and the Lord regretted He had made Saul king over Israel.

1 Kings 9:6-7

If you or your sons turn away from following Me and do not keep My commands—My statutes that I have set before you—and if you go and serve other gods and worship them,

Psalm 36:3

The words of his mouth are malicious and deceptive;
he has stopped acting wisely and doing good.

Psalm 78:41

They constantly tested God
and provoked the Holy One of Israel.

Psalm 78:57

They treacherously turned away like their fathers;
they became warped like a faulty bow.

Psalm 109:4

In return for my love they accuse me,
but I continue to pray.

Psalm 110:4

The Lord has sworn an oath and will not take it back:
“Forever, You are a priest
like Melchizedek.”

Psalm 119:136

My eyes pour out streams of tears
because people do not follow Your instruction.

Psalm 125:5

But as for those who turn aside to crooked ways,
the Lord will banish them with the evildoers.


Peace be with Israel.

Jeremiah 9:1

If my head were a spring of water,
my eyes a fountain of tears,
I would weep day and night
over the slain of my dear people.

Jeremiah 9:18

Let them come quickly to raise a lament over us
so that our eyes may overflow with tears,
our eyelids soaked with weeping.

Jeremiah 13:17

But if you will not listen,
my innermost being will weep in secret
because of your pride.
My eyes will overflow with tears,
for the Lord’s flock has been taken captive.

Jeremiah 18:7-10

At one moment I might announce concerning a nation or a kingdom that I will uproot, tear down, and destroy it.

Amos 7:3

The Lord relented concerning this. “It will not happen,” He said.

Jonah 3:10

Then God saw their actions—that they had turned from their evil ways—so God relented from the disaster He had threatened to do to them. And He did not do it.

Jonah 4:2

He prayed to the Lord: “Please, Lord, isn’t this what I said while I was still in my own country? That’s why I fled toward Tarshish in the first place. I knew that You are a merciful and compassionate God, slow to become angry, rich in faithful love, and One who relents from sending disaster.

Zephaniah 1:6

and those who turn back from following the Lord,
who do not seek the Lord or inquire of Him.

Matthew 5:44

But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Matthew 24:13

But the one who endures to the end will be delivered.

Luke 19:41-44

As He approached and saw the city, He wept over it,

Romans 9:1-3

I speak the truth in Christ—I am not lying; my conscience is testifying to me with the Holy Spirit

Hebrews 10:38

But My righteous one will live by faith;
and if he draws back,
I have no pleasure in him.

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