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oliveyards, even the best of them, and give them to his servants.
SA1 8:15 And he will take the tenth of your seed, and of your
vineyards, and give to his officers, and to his servants.
SA1 8:16 And he will take your menservants, and your maidservants, and
your goodliest young men, and your asses, and put them to his work.
SA1 8:17 He will take the tenth of your sheep: and ye shall be his
SA1 8:18 And ye shall cry out in that day because of your king which ye
shall have chosen you; and the LORD will not hear you in that day.
SA1 8:19 Nevertheless the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel;
and they said, Nay; but we will have a king over us;
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