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1 Samuel 12:20

    1 Samuel 12:20 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    And Samuel said unto the people, Fear not: ye have done all this wickedness: yet turn not aside from following the LORD, but serve the LORD with all your heart;

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    And Samuel said to the people, Fear not: you have done all this wickedness: yet turn not aside from following the LORD, but serve the LORD with all your heart;

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    And Samuel said unto the people, Fear not; ye have indeed done all this evil; yet turn not aside from following Jehovah, but serve Jehovah with all your heart:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Then Samuel said to the people, Have no fear: truly you have done evil, but do not be turned away from the Lord; be his servants with all your heart;

    Webster's Revision

    And Samuel said unto the people, Fear not; ye have indeed done all this evil; yet turn not aside from following Jehovah, but serve Jehovah with all your heart:

    World English Bible

    Samuel said to the people, "Don't be afraid. You have indeed done all this evil; yet don't turn aside from following Yahweh, but serve Yahweh with all your heart.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    And Samuel said unto the people, Fear not: ye have indeed done all this evil: yet turn not aside from following the LORD, but serve the LORD with all your heart;

    Clarke's Commentary on 1 Samuel 12:20

    Ye have done all this wickedness - That is, although ye have done all this wickedness: what was past God would pass by, provided they would be obedient in future.

    Wesley's Notes on 1 Samuel 12:20

    12:20 Fear not - With a desponding fear, as if there were no hope left for you.