But when they said, “Give us a king(A) to lead us,” this displeased(B) Samuel; so he prayed to the Lord.

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They set up kings without my consent;
    they choose princes without my approval.(A)
With their silver and gold
    they make idols(B) for themselves
    to their own destruction.

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