Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Howbeit the LORD God of Israel chose me before all the house of my father to be king over Israel for ever: for he hath chosen Judah to be the ruler; and of the house of Judah, the house of my father; and among the sons of my father he liked me to make me king over all Israel:

The house of judah

The house of my father

General references

Bible References

Chose me

1 Samuel 16:6
When they arrived, Samuel noticed Eliab and said to himself, "Surely, here before the Lord stands his chosen king!"
2 Samuel 7:8
"So now, say this to my servant David: 'This is what the Lord of hosts says: I took you from the pasture and from your work as a shepherd to make you leader of my people Israel.
Psalm 78:68
He chose the tribe of Judah, and Mount Zion, which he loves.
Psalm 89:16
They rejoice in your name all day long, and are vindicated by your justice.

Chosen judah

1 Chronicles 5:2
Though Judah was the strongest among his brothers and a leader descended from him, the right of the firstborn belonged to Joseph.)
Genesis 49:8
Judah, your brothers will praise you. Your hand will be on the neck of your enemies, your father's sons will bow down before you.
Psalm 60:7
Gilead belongs to me, as does Manasseh! Ephraim is my helmet, Judah my royal scepter.
Psalm 108:8
Gilead belongs to me, as does Manasseh! Ephraim is my helmet, Judah my royal scepter.
Hebrews 7:14
For it is clear that our Lord is descended from Judah, yet Moses said nothing about priests in connection with that tribe.

The house of judah

1 Samuel 16:1
The Lord said to Samuel, "How long do you intend to mourn for Saul? I have rejected him as king over Israel. Fill your horn with olive oil and go! I am sending you to Jesse in Bethlehem, for I have selected a king for myself from among his sons."

The house of my father

1 Samuel 26:1
The Ziphites came to Saul at Gibeah and said, "Isn't David hiding on the hill of Hakilah near Jeshimon?"

Among the sons

1 Samuel 16:12
So Jesse had him brought in. Now he was ruddy, with attractive eyes and a handsome appearance. The Lord said, "Go and anoint him. This is the one!"
Psalm 18:19
He brought me out into a wide open place; he delivered me because he was pleased with me.
Psalm 147:10
He is not enamored with the strength of a horse, nor is he impressed by the warrior's strong legs.

General references

2 Chronicles 6:7
Now my father David had a strong desire to build a temple to honor the Lord God of Israel.

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