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17 He will take a tenth of your flocks,[a] and you yourselves will become his servants. 18 So you will cry out on that day because of your king whom you have chosen for yourselves, but Yahweh will not answer you on that day!” 19 However, the people refused to listen to the voice of Samuel and they said, “No, but there must be a king over us,

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  1. 1 Samuel 8:17 The Hebrew term refers collectively to both sheep and goats (small livestock animals)

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