Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

that we also may be like all the nations, and that our king may judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles.

New American Standard Bible

that we also may be like all the nations, that our king may judge us and go out before us and fight our battles.”

King James Version

That we also may be like all the nations; and that our king may judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles.

Holman Bible

Then we’ll be like all the other nations: our king will judge us, go out before us, and fight our battles.”

International Standard Version

We, too, will be like all the nations! Our king will govern us and go out before us to fight our battles."

American Standard Version

that we also may be like all the nations, and that our king may judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles.

Amplified

so that we too may be like all the nations [around us], that our king may judge [and govern] us and go out before us and fight our battles.”

Bible in Basic English

So that we may be like the other nations, and so that our king may be our judge and go out before us to war.

Darby Translation

that we also may be like all the nations; and our king shall judge us, and go out before us, and conduct our wars.

Julia Smith Translation

And we were as all the nations; and our king judged us and went out before us, and fought our battles.

King James 2000

That we also may be like all the nations; and that our king may judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles.

Lexham Expanded Bible

so that we {also} may be like all the nations, and our king may rule us and go out before us and fight our battles."

Modern King James verseion

And we shall be, also we, like all the nations, so that our king may judge us and go out before us and fight our battles.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and we will be like all other nations. And our king shall judge us, and go out before us and fight our battles."

NET Bible

We will be like all the other nations. Our king will judge us and lead us and fight our battles."

New Heart English Bible

that we also may be like all the nations, and that our king may judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles."

The Emphasized Bible

so shall, even we, become like all the nations, - and our king shall judge us, and go forth before us, and fight our battles.

Webster

That we also may be like all the nations; and that our king may judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles.

World English Bible

that we also may be like all the nations, and that our king may judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles."

Youngs Literal Translation

and we have been, even we, like all the nations; and our king hath judged us, and gone out before us, and fought our battles.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
That we also may be like all the nations
גּי גּוי 
Gowy 
Usage: 558

and that our king
מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

שׁפט 
Shaphat 
Usage: 203

us, and go out
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

us, and fight
לחם 
Lacham 
Usage: 177

Context Readings

Israel's Demand For A King

19 But the people refused to hearken to the voice of Samuel. And they said, No, but we will have a king over us 20 that we also may be like all the nations, and that our king may judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles. 21 And Samuel heard all the words of the people, and he repeated them in the ears of LORD.



Cross References

1 Samuel 8:5

And they said to him, Behold, thou are old, and thy sons do not walk in thy ways. Now make for us a king to judge us like all the nations.

Exodus 33:16

For how shall it now be known that I have found favor in thy sight, I and thy people? Is it not in that thou go with us, so that we are separated, I and thy people, from all the people that are upon the face of the earth?

Leviticus 20:24-26

But I have said to you, Ye shall inherit their land, and I will give it to you to possess it, a land flowing with milk and honey. I am LORD your God, who has separated you from the peoples.

Numbers 23:9

For from the top of the rocks I see him, and from the hills I behold him. Lo, it is a people that dwells alone, and shall not be reckoned among the nations.

Deuteronomy 7:6

For thou are a holy people to LORD thy God. LORD thy God has chosen thee to be a people for his own possession, above all peoples that are upon the face of the earth.

Psalm 106:35

but mingled themselves with the nations, and learned their works,

John 15:19

If ye were of the world, the world would love its own, but because ye are not of the world (instead I chose you out of the world), because of this the world hates you.

Romans 12:12

rejoicing in hope, enduring tribulation, persevering in prayer,

2 Corinthians 6:17

Therefore, Come ye out from among them, and be ye separated, says Lord, And touch no unclean thing, and I will receive you

Philippians 3:20

For our citizenship exists in the heavens, from which also we await a Savior, Lord Jesus Christ,

1 Peter 2:9

But ye are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for an acquired possession, so that ye might broadly proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

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