1 Samuel 8:3
8:3 But his sons did not follow his ways. Instead, they made money dishonestly, accepted bribes, and perverted justice.
1 Samuel 8:5-6
8:5 They said to him, “Look, you are old, and your sons don’t follow your ways. So now appoint over us a king to lead us, just like all the other nations have.”
8:6 But this request displeased Samuel, for they said, “Give us a king to lead us.” So Samuel prayed to the Lord.
1 Samuel 8:19-20
8:19 But the people refused to heed Samuel’s warning. Instead they said, “No! There will be a king over us!
8:20 We will be like all the other nations. Our king will judge us and lead us and fight our battles.”