Chapter 1 Samuel 8

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Throughout the chapter of 1 Samuel 8, the bible is aligned in a narrative piece that informs the reader of how Israel changed from a confederation to a monarchy. The passage is focused on Samuel, who is now and old man, allowed his sons to become judges over the land of Israel. The sons of Samuel however were not upkeeping the law and did not follow the role that Samuel had led them in. Therefore, the people of Israel confronted Samuel and begged that a King be appointed to rule over Israel, in which Samuel prays to Yahweh about. Yahweh instructs Samuel to listen to the people of Israel, but inform them of the path in which the appointed king will take that will lead to the king taking the belongings of the Israelites. The Israelites,

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