And the LORD said unto Samuel, Hearken unto the voice of the people in all that they say unto thee, for they have not rejected thee, but they have rejected me that I should not reign over them.
And Moses said, This shall be when the LORD shall give you in the evening flesh to eat and in the morning bread to the full; for the LORD has heard your murmurings which ye have murmured against him; and what are we? Your murmurings are not against us, but against the LORD.
But ye have this day rejected your God, who saves you out of all your afflictions and your troubles, and ye have said unto him, No, but set a king over us. Now, therefore, present yourselves before the LORD by your tribes and by your thousands.
And God came unto Balaam at night and said unto him, If the men come to call thee, rise up, and go with them; but yet the word which I shall say unto thee, that shalt thou do.
Is it not wheat harvest to day? I will call unto the LORD, and he shall send thunder and rain that ye may perceive and see that your wickedness is great which ye have done in the sight of the LORD in asking for a king over you.
But my people did not hearken to my voice, and Israel did not love me.
I also will choose their delusions and will bring their fears upon them because I called, and no one answered; I spoke, and they did not hear: but they did evil before my eyes and chose that which displeased me.
Where is thy king, that may save thee with all thy cities? and thy judges of whom thou didst say, Give me a king and princes?
The disciple is not above his master, nor the slave above his lord.
He that receives you receives me, and he that receives me receives him that sent me.
He that hears you hears me, and he that despises you despises me, and he that despises me despises him that sent me.
But his citizens hated him and sent an embassy after him, saying, We will not have this man to reign over us.
Moreover, those enemies of mine, who were unwilling that I should reign over them, bring them here and slay them before me.
Verily, verily, I say unto you, The slave is not greater than his lord; neither is the apostle greater than he that sent him.
Remember the word that I said unto you, The slave is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my word, they will keep yours also.