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1 Samuel 11:12

    1 Samuel 11:12 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And the people said unto Samuel, Who is he that said, Shall Saul reign over us? bring the men, that we may put them to death.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And the people said to Samuel, Who is he that said, Shall Saul reign over us? bring the men, that we may put them to death.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And the people said unto Samuel, Who is he that said, Shall Saul reign over us? bring the men, that we may put them to death.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    And the people said to Samuel, Who was it who said, Is Saul to be our king? give the men up, so that we may put them to death.

    Webster's Revision

    And the people said unto Samuel, Who is he that said, Shall Saul reign over us? bring the men, that we may put them to death.

    World English Bible

    The people said to Samuel, "Who is he who said, 'Shall Saul reign over us?' Bring those men, that we may put them to death!"

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And the people said unto Samuel, Who is he that said, Shall Saul reign over us? bring the men, that we may put them to death.

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 11:12

    Who is he that said, Shall Saul reign - Now, flushed with victory and proud of their leader, they wished to give him a proof of their attachment by slaying, even in cool blood, the persons who were at first averse from his being intrusted with the supreme power! The common soldier is scarcely ever inspired by his victory to acts of magnanimity; he has shed blood - he wishes to shed more!