For now they shall say, We have
no king, because we feared not the LORD; what then should a king do to us?
1 Samuel 8:7
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. ... Now therefore hearken unto
their voice: howbeit yet protest solemnly unto them, and shew them the manner
of the king that shall reign over them.
1 Samuel 10:19 And ye have
this day rejected your God, who himself saved you out of all your adversities and your tribulations; and ye have said unto him, [Nay
], but set a king over us. Now therefore present yourselves before the LORD by your tribes
, and by your thousands.
1 Samuel 12:13
Now therefore behold
the king whom ye
have chosen, [and
] whom ye have desired
! and, behold, the LORD hath set a king over you.
1 Samuel 15:22
And Samuel said, Hath the LORD [as great
] delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey
] better than sacrifice, [and
] to hearken than the fat of rams. ... For rebellion
] the sin of witchcraft
, and stubbornness
] iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast rejected
the word of the LORD, he hath also rejected thee from [being
1 Samuel 16:1
And the LORD said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing
I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? fill thine horn with oil
, and go, I will send thee to Jesse
the Bethlehemite: for I have provided me a king among his sons.
1 Samuel 31:1
Now the Philistines
fought against Israel: and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines, and fell down slain
in mount Gilboa. ... And when the men of Israel that [were
] on the other side of the valley, and [they
] that [were
] on the other side Jordan, saw that the men of Israel fled, and that Saul and his sons were dead, they forsook the cities
, and fled; and the Philistines came and dwelt in them.
1 Kings 12:15
Wherefore the king hearkened not unto the people; for the cause
was from the LORD, that he might
perform his saying, which the LORD spake by Ahijah the Shilonite unto Jeroboam the son of Nebat. ... So when all Israel saw that the king hearkened not unto them, the people answered the king, saying, What portion
have we in David? neither [have we
] inheritance in the son of Jesse: to your tents
, O Israel: now see
to thine own house, David. So Israel
departed unto their tents.
1 Kings 12:26
And Jeroboam said in his heart
, Now shall
the kingdom return to the house of David: ... And Jeroboam ordained a feast in the eighth month, on the fifteenth day of the month, like unto
the feast that [is
] in Judah, and he offered upon the altar
. So did he in Bethel, sacrificing unto the calves that he had made: and he placed in Bethel the priests of the high places which he had made.
1 Kings 14:7
Go, tell Jeroboam, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel, Forasmuch
as I exalted thee from among the people, and made thee prince over my people Israel, ... And he shall give Israel
up because of the sins of Jeroboam, who did sin
, and who made Israel to sin.
2 Kings 17:1
In the twelfth year of Ahaz king of Judah began Hoshea
the son of Elah to reign in Samaria over Israel nine years. ... And the king of Assyria found conspiracy in Hoshea: for he had sent messengers to So king of Egypt
, and brought
no present to the king of Assyria, as [he had done
] year by year: therefore the king of Assyria shut him up, and bound him
For the transgression
of a land many [are
] the princes thereof: but
by a man of understanding [and
] knowledge the state [thereof
] shall be prolonged.