Parallel Verses

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.

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 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.

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 Yahweh came to Samuel, saying, 11 "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. 12 Samuel rose early to meet Saul in the morning; and it was told Samuel, saying, "Saul came to Carmel, and behold, he set up a monument for himself, and turned, and passed on, and went down to Gilgal."


Cross References

Genesis 6:6

Yahweh was sorry that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him in his heart.

1 Samuel 13:13

Samuel said to Saul, "You have done foolishly. You have not kept the commandment of Yahweh your God, which he commanded you; for now Yahweh would have established your kingdom on Israel forever.

Joshua 22:16

"Thus says the whole congregation of Yahweh, 'What trespass is this that you have committed against the God of Israel, to turn away this day from following Yahweh, in that you have built you an altar, to rebel this day against Yahweh?

2 Samuel 24:16

When the angel stretched out his hand toward Jerusalem to destroy it, Yahweh relented of the disaster, and said to the angel who destroyed the people, "It is enough. Now stay your hand." The angel of Yahweh was by the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite.

1 Samuel 15:3

Now go and strike Amalek, and utterly destroy all that they have, and don't spare them; but kill both man and woman, infant and nursing baby, ox and sheep, camel and donkey.'"

1 Samuel 15:9

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

Luke 6:12

It happened in these days, that he went out to 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 Yahweh in ceasing to pray for you: but I will instruct you in the good and the right way.

1 Samuel 15:35-1

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

1 Kings 9:6-7

But if you turn away from following me, you 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 has ceased to be wise and to do good.

Psalm 78:41

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

In return for my love, they are my adversaries; but I am in prayer.

Psalm 110:4

Yahweh has sworn, and will not change his mind: "You are a priest forever in the order of Melchizedek."

Psalm 119:136

Streams of tears run down my eyes, because they don't observe your law. TZADI

Psalm 125:5

But as for those who turn aside to their crooked ways, Yahweh will lead them away with the workers of iniquity. Peace be on Israel. A Song of Ascents.

Jeremiah 9:1

Oh that my head were waters, and my eyes a spring 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 you will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret for [your] pride; and my eye shall weep bitterly, and run down with tears, because Yahweh'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

Yahweh relented concerning this. "It shall not be," says Yahweh.

Jonah 3:10

God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way. God relented of the disaster which he said he would do to them, and he didn't do it.

Jonah 4:2

He prayed to Yahweh, and said, "Please, Yahweh, wasn't this what I said when I was still in my own country? Therefore I hurried to flee to Tarshish, for I knew that you are a gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness, and you relent of doing harm.

Zephaniah 1:6

those who have turned back from following Yahweh, and those who haven't sought Yahweh nor inquired after him.

Matthew 5:44

But I tell you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who mistreat you and persecute you,

Matthew 24:13

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

Luke 19:41-44

When he drew near, he saw the city and wept over it,

Romans 9:1-3

I tell the truth in Christ. I am not lying, my conscience testifying with me in the Holy Spirit,

Hebrews 10:38

But the righteous will live by faith. If he shrinks back, my soul has no pleasure in him."

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