Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 Samuel 8:5 in English Standard Version "and said to him, “Behold, you are old and your sons do not walk in your ways. Now appoint for us a king to judge us like all the nations.”" De 17:14 “When you come to the land that the Lord your God is giving you, and you possess it and dwell in it and then say, ‘I will set a king over me, like all the nations that are around me,’ 1Sa 8:19 But the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel. And they said, “No! But there shall be a king over us, Ho 13:10 Where now is your king, to save you in all your cities? Where are all your rulers— those of whom you said, “Give me a king and princes”? Ac 13:21 Then they asked for a king, and God gave them Saul the son of Kish, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, for forty years.