89 occurrences in 14 translations

'King' in the Bible

The adversaries of the LORD shall be broken to pieces; out of heaven shall he thunder upon them: the LORD shall judge the ends of the earth; and he shall give strength unto his king, and exalt the horn of his anointed.

And said unto him, Behold, thou art old, and thy sons walk not in thy ways: now make us a king to judge us like all the nations.

But the thing displeased Samuel, when they said, Give us a king to judge us. And Samuel prayed unto the LORD.

But the Lord told him, "Listen to the people and everything they say to you. They have not rejected you; they have rejected Me as their king.

Now therefore hearken unto their voice: howbeit yet protest solemnly unto them, and shew them the manner of the king that shall reign over them.

And Samuel told all the words of the LORD unto the people that asked of him a king.

And he said, This will be the manner of the king that shall reign over you: He will take your sons, and appoint them for himself, for his chariots, and to be his horsemen; and some shall run before his chariots.

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.

Nevertheless the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel; and they said, Nay; but we will have a king over us;

That we also may be like all the nations; and that our king may judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles.

And the LORD said to Samuel, Hearken unto their voice, and make them a king. And Samuel said unto the men of Israel, Go ye every man unto his city.

And ye have this day rejected your God, who himself saved you out of all your adversities and your tribulations; and ye have said unto him, Nay, but set a king over us. Now therefore present yourselves before the LORD by your tribes, and by your thousands.

And Samuel said to all the people, See ye him whom the LORD hath chosen, that there is none like him among all the people? And all the people shouted, and said, God save the king.

Then Samuel told the people the manner of the kingdom [defining the position of the king in relation to God and to the people], and wrote it in a book and laid it up before the Lord. And Samuel sent all the people away, each one to his home.

Meanwhile, Nahash, king of the Ammonites, had been severely oppressing the descendants of Gad and descendants of Reuben, gouging out their right eyes and not allowing Israel to have a deliverer. No one was left among the Israelis across the Jordan whose right eye Nahash, king of the Ammonites, had not gouged out. However, 7,000 men had escaped from the Ammonites and entered Jabesh-gilead.

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.

And all the people went to Gilgal; and there they made Saul king before the LORD in Gilgal; and there they sacrificed sacrifices of peace offerings before the LORD; and there Saul and all the men of Israel rejoiced greatly.

And Samuel said unto all Israel, Behold, I have hearkened unto your voice in all that ye said unto me, and have made a king over you.

And now, behold, the king walketh before you: and I am old and grayheaded; and, behold, my sons are with you: and I have walked before you from my childhood unto this day.

Here I am. Bring a charge against me before the Lord and before his chosen king. Whose ox have I taken? Whose donkey have I taken? Whom have I wronged? Whom have I oppressed? From whose hand have I taken a bribe so that I would overlook something? Tell me, and I will return it to you!"

He said to them, "The Lord is witness against you, and his chosen king is witness this day, that you have not found any reason to accuse me." They said, "He is witness!"

And when they forgat the LORD their God, he sold them into the hand of Sisera, captain of the host of Hazor, and into the hand of the Philistines, and into the hand of the king of Moab, and they fought against them.

And when ye saw that Nahash the king of the children of Ammon came against you, ye said unto me, Nay; but a king shall reign over us: when the LORD your God was your king.

Now therefore behold the king whom ye have chosen, and whom ye have desired! and, behold, the LORD hath set a king over you.

If ye will fear the LORD, and serve him, and obey his voice, and not rebel against the commandment of the LORD, then shall both ye and also the king that reigneth over you continue following the LORD your God:

But if you don't obey the Lord and rebel against what the Lord says, the hand of the Lord will be against both you and your king.

Is it not wheat harvest to day? I will call unto the LORD, and he shall send thunder and rain; that ye may perceive and see that your wickedness is great, which ye have done in the sight of the LORD, in asking you a king.

And all the people said unto Samuel, Pray for thy servants unto the LORD thy God, that we die not: for we have added unto all our sins this evil, to ask us a king.

But if ye shall still do wickedly, ye shall be consumed, both ye and your king.

Saul was 30 years old when he became king, and he reigned 42 years over Israel.

When Saul became king over Israel, he fought against all his enemies on every side against Moab, the Ammonites, Edom, the kings of Zobah, and the Philistines. Everywhere he turned he was victorious.

Samuel also said unto Saul, The LORD sent me to anoint thee to be king over his people, over Israel: now therefore hearken thou unto the voice of the words of the LORD.

And he took Agag the king of the Amalekites alive, and utterly destroyed all the people with the edge of the sword.

And Samuel said, When thou wast little in thine own sight, wast thou not made the head of the tribes of Israel, and the LORD anointed thee king over Israel?

And Saul said unto Samuel, Yea, I have obeyed the voice of the LORD, and have gone the way which the LORD sent me, and have brought Agag the king of Amalek, and have utterly destroyed the Amalekites.

And Samuel said unto Saul, I will not return with thee: for thou hast rejected the word of the LORD, and the LORD hath rejected thee from being king over Israel.

Then said Samuel, Bring ye hither to me Agag the king of the Amalekites. And Agag came unto him delicately. And Agag said, Surely the bitterness of death is past.

And Samuel came no more to see Saul until the day of his death: nevertheless Samuel mourned for Saul: and the LORD repented that he had made Saul king over Israel.

And the LORD said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? fill thine horn with oil, and go, I will send thee to Jesse the Bethlehemite: for I have provided me a king among his sons.

When they arrived, Samuel noticed Eliab and said to himself, "Surely, here before the Lord stands his chosen king!"

David was the son of that Ephrathite man named Jesse from Bethlehem in Judah. He had eight sons; at the time when Saul was king he was old, having lived to an advanced age.

And the men of Israel said, Have ye seen this man that is come up? surely to defy Israel is he come up: and it shall be, that the man who killeth him, the king will enrich him with great riches, and will give him his daughter, and make his father's house free in Israel.

And when Saul saw David go forth against the Philistine, he said unto Abner, the captain of the host, Abner, whose son is this youth? And Abner said, As thy soul liveth, O king, I cannot tell.

And it came to pass as they came, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Philistine, that the women came out of all cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to meet king Saul, with tabrets, with joy, and with instruments of musick.

And David said unto Saul, Who am I? and what is my life, or my father's family in Israel, that I should be son in law to the king?

And Saul commanded his servants, saying, Commune with David secretly, and say, Behold, the king hath delight in thee, and all his servants love thee: now therefore be the king's son in law.

And the servants of Saul speak in the ears of David these words, and David saith, 'Is it a light thing in your eyes to be son-in-law to the king -- and I a poor man, and lightly esteemed?'

And Saul said, Thus shall ye say to David, The king desireth not any dowry, but an hundred foreskins of the Philistines, to be avenged of the king's enemies. But Saul thought to make David fall by the hand of the Philistines.

And his servants declare to David these words, and the thing is right in the eyes of David, to be son-in-law to the king; and the days have not been full,

Wherefore David arose and went, he and his men, and slew of the Philistines two hundred men; and David brought their foreskins, and they gave them in full tale to the king, that he might be the king's son in law. And Saul gave him Michal his daughter to wife.

And Jonathan spake good of David unto Saul his father, and said unto him, Let not the king sin against his servant, against David; because he hath not sinned against thee, and because his works have been to theeward very good:

And David said unto Jonathan, Behold, to morrow is the new moon, and I should not fail to sit with the king at meat: but let me go, that I may hide myself in the field unto the third day at even.

So David hid himself in the field: and when the new moon was come, the king sat him down to eat meat.

And the king sat upon his seat, as at other times, even upon a seat by the wall: and Jonathan arose, and Abner sat by Saul's side, and David's place was empty.

and he saith, Send me away, I pray thee, for a family sacrifice we have in the city, and my brother himself hath given command to me, and now, if I have found grace in thine eyes, let me go away, I pray thee, and see my brethren; therefore he hath not come unto the table of the king.'

And David said unto Ahimelech the priest, The king hath commanded me a business, and hath said unto me, Let no man know any thing of the business whereabout I send thee, and what I have commanded thee: and I have appointed my servants to such and such a place.

And David saith to Ahimelech, 'And is there not here under thy hand spear or sword? for neither my sword nor my vessels have I taken in my hand, for the matter of the king was urgent.'

And David arose, and fled that day for fear of Saul, and went to Achish the king of Gath.

And the servants of Achish said unto him, Is not this David the king of the land? did they not sing one to another of him in dances, saying, Saul hath slain his thousands, and David his ten thousands?

And David laid up these words in his heart, and was sore afraid of Achish the king of Gath.

And David went thence to Mizpeh of Moab: and he said unto the king of Moab, Let my father and my mother, I pray thee, come forth, and be with you, till I know what God will do for me.

And he brought them before the king of Moab: and they dwelt with him all the while that David was in the hold.

Then the king sent to call Ahimelech the priest, the son of Ahitub, and all his father's house, the priests that were in Nob: and they came all of them to the king.

Then Ahimelech answered the king, and said, And who is so faithful among all thy servants as David, which is the king's son in law, and goeth at thy bidding, and is honourable in thine house?

Did I then begin to inquire of God for him? be it far from me: let not the king impute any thing unto his servant, nor to all the house of my father: for thy servant knew nothing of all this, less or more.

And the king said, Thou shalt surely die, Ahimelech, thou, and all thy father's house.

And the king said unto the footmen that stood about him, Turn, and slay the priests of the LORD; because their hand also is with David, and because they knew when he fled, and did not shew it to me. But the servants of the king would not put forth their hand to fall upon the priests of the LORD.

And the king said to Doeg, Turn thou, and fall upon the priests. And Doeg the Edomite turned, and he fell upon the priests, and slew on that day fourscore and five persons that did wear a linen ephod.

And he said unto him, Fear not: for the hand of Saul my father shall not find thee; and thou shalt be king over Israel, and I shall be next unto thee; and that also Saul my father knoweth.

Now therefore, O king, come down according to all the desire of thy soul to come down; and our part shall be to deliver him into the king's hand.

David also arose afterward, and went out of the cave, and cried after Saul, saying, My lord the king. And when Saul looked behind him, David stooped with his face to the earth, and bowed himself.

After whom is the king of Israel come out? after whom dost thou pursue? after a dead dog, after a flea.

And now, behold, I know well that thou shalt surely be king, and that the kingdom of Israel shall be established in thine hand.

And Abigail came to Nabal; and, behold, he held a feast in his house, like the feast of a king; and Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunken: wherefore she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.

And David cried to the people, and to Abner the son of Ner, saying, Answerest thou not, Abner? Then Abner answered and said, Who art thou that criest to the king?

And David said to Abner, Art not thou a valiant man? and who is like to thee in Israel? wherefore then hast thou not kept thy lord the king? for there came one of the people in to destroy the king thy lord.

This thing is not good that thou hast done. As Jehovah liveth, ye are worthy to die, because ye have not kept watch over your lord, Jehovah's anointed. And now see where the king's spear is, and the cruse of water that was at his head.

And Saul knew David's voice, and said, Is this thy voice, my son David? And David said, It is my voice, my lord, O king.

Now therefore, I pray thee, let my lord the king hear the words of his servant. If the LORD have stirred thee up against me, let him accept an offering: but if they be the children of men, cursed be they before the LORD; for they have driven me out this day from abiding in the inheritance of the LORD, saying, Go, serve other gods.

Now therefore, let not my blood fall to the earth before the face of the LORD: for the king of Israel is come out to seek a flea, as when one doth hunt a partridge in the mountains.

David replied, "Behold the spear of the king! Now let one of the young men come over and take it.

And David arose, and he passed over with the six hundred men that were with him unto Achish, the son of Maoch, king of Gath.

So Saul, putting on other clothing, so that he might not be seen to be the king, took two men with him and went to the woman by night; and he said, Now, with the help of the spirit which you have, make the person whose name I will give you come up.

And the king said unto her, Be not afraid: for what sawest thou? And the woman said unto Saul, I saw gods ascending out of the earth.

Then said the princes of the Philistines, What do these Hebrews here? And Achish said unto the princes of the Philistines, Is not this David, the servant of Saul the king of Israel, which hath been with me these days, or these years, and I have found no fault in him since he fell unto me unto this day?

And David said unto Achish, But what have I done? and what hast thou found in thy servant so long as I have been with thee unto this day, that I may not go fight against the enemies of my lord the king?

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
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אברך 
'abrek 
bow the knee
Usage: 1

אור 
'owr 
Usage: 42

אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

איּה 
'ayah 
Usage: 3

אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 8

אצל 
'atsal 
Usage: 5

ארכבה 
'arkubah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

בּינה 
Biynah 
Usage: 38

בּעט 
Ba`at 
Usage: 2

בּער 
Ba`ar 
burn , ... away , kindle , brutish , eaten , set , burn up , eat up , feed , heated , took , wasted
Usage: 94

בּקר 
Baqar 
Usage: 183

בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

בּרך 
B@rak (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

בּרך 
Berek 
Usage: 25

בּרך 
Berek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

בּשׂר 
Basar 
Usage: 270

גּאל 
Ga'al 
Usage: 104

גּאלּה 
G@ullah 
Usage: 14

גּדי 
G@diy 
kid
Usage: 16

גּדיּה 
G@diyah 
kid
Usage: 1

גּרע 
Gara` 
Usage: 22

דּבק 
Dabaq 
Usage: 54

דּוּד 
Duwd 
Usage: 7

דּלק 
Dalaq 
Usage: 9

דּע 
Dea` 
Usage: 5

דּעה 
De`ah 
Usage: 6

דּעת 
Da`ath 
Usage: 91

דּפק 
Daphaq 
Usage: 3

הסה 
Hacah 
Usage: 8

הרג 
Harag 
Usage: 166

זבח 
Zabach 
Usage: 134

זן 
Zan 
Usage: 3

זן 
Zan (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

חבר 
Chaber 
Usage: 12

חגג 
Chagag 
Usage: 16

חץ חוּץ 
Chuwts 
Usage: 164

חיה חיא 
Chaya' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

חלל 
Chalal 
Usage: 94

חסד 
Checed 
Usage: 247

חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

חרה 
Charah 
Usage: 91

חרצן 
Chartsan 
Usage: 1

חרר 
Charar 
Usage: 10

חרשׁ 
Charash 
Usage: 74

חשׂך 
Chasak 
Usage: 28

טבח 
Tabach 
Usage: 11

ידע 
Yada` 
Usage: 946

ידע 
Y@da` (Aramaic) 
Usage: 49

יצת 
Yatsath 
Usage: 29

יקד 
Yaqad 
Usage: 9

כּבשׁ 
Kabash 
Usage: 14

כּלא 
Kala' 
Usage: 18

כּלאים 
Kil'ayim 
Usage: 4

כּליה 
Kilyah 
Usage: 31

כּמר 
Kamar 
Usage: 4

כּפתּור כּפתּר 
Kaphtor 
Usage: 18

כּרע 
Kara` 
Usage: 36

כּתּיּי כּתּי 
Kittiy 
Usage: 8

להט 
Lahat 
set on fire , burn up , burn , kindle , flaming
Usage: 11

לוּשׁ 
Luwsh 
Usage: 5

מאכלת 
Ma'akeleth 
Usage: 4

מדּע מדּע 
Madda` 
Usage: 6

מדע מודע 
Mowda` 
Usage: 2

מודעת 
Mowda`ath 
Usage: 6

מולדת 
Mowledeth 
Usage: 22

מוּת 
Muwth 
die , dead , slay , death , surely , kill , dead man , dead body , in no wise ,
Usage: 839

מין 
Miyn 
Usage: 31

מלוּכה 
M@luwkah 
Usage: 24

מלך 
Malak 
Usage: 350

מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

מלכוּ 
Malkuw (Aramaic) 
Usage: 57

מלכיּה מלכת מלכוּת 
Malkuwth 
Usage: 91

ממלכה 
Mamlakah 
Usage: 117

ממלכוּת 
Mamlakuwth 
Usage: 9

מנדּע 
manda` (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

מנע 
mana` 
Usage: 29

מספּחה 
Micpachah 
Usage: 2

מפתּח 
Maphteach 
Usage: 3

משׁארת 
Mish'ereth 
Usage: 4

משׁמרת 
Mishmereth 
Usage: 78

משׁפּחה 
Mishpachah 
Usage: 303

נוה 
Navah 
Usage: 2

נטר 
Natar 
Usage: 9

נטר 
N@tar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

נכר 
Nakar 
Usage: 49

נצר 
Natsar 
Usage: 63

נקף 
Naqaph 
Usage: 19

נשׁיקה 
N@shiyqah 
Usage: 2

נשׂק 
Nasaq 
Usage: 3

נשׁק 
Nashaq 
Usage: 35

עבד 
`abad (Aramaic) 
do , made , cut , do , do , worketh , executed , goeth , kept , moved , wrought
Usage: 28

עדר 
`adar 
Usage: 11

עז 
`ez 
goat , kid , kid , he , kids
Usage: 73

עצר 
`atsar 
Usage: 46



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