Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Blessed be the LORD thy God, which delighted in thee, to set thee on the throne of Israel: because the LORD loved Israel for ever, therefore made he thee king, to do judgment and justice.

Bible References

Blessed

1 Kings 5:7
When Hiram heard the words of Solomon, he rejoiced greatly and said, “Blessed be the Lord today, who has given to David a wise son over this great people.”
Psalm 72:17
May his name endure forever;
May his name increase as long as the sun shines;
And let men bless themselves by him;
Let all nations call him blessed.

Delighted

Psalm 18:19
He brought me forth also into a broad place;
He rescued me, because He delighted in me.
Psalm 22:8
Commit yourself to the Lord; let Him deliver him;
Let Him rescue him, because He delights in him.”
Isaiah 42:1
Behold, My Servant, whom I uphold;
My chosen one in whom My soul delights.
I have put My Spirit upon Him;
He will bring forth justice to the nations.
Isaiah 62:4
It will no longer be said to you, “Forsaken,”
Nor to your land will it any longer be said, “Desolate”;
But you will be called, “My delight is in her,”
And your land, “Married”;
For the Lord delights in you,
And to Him your land will be married.

Because the

Deuteronomy 7:8
but because the Lord loved you and kept the oath which He swore to your forefathers, the Lord brought you out by a mighty hand and redeemed you from the house of slavery, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt.
1 Chronicles 17:22
For Your people Israel You made Your own people forever, and You, O Lord, became their God.
2 Chronicles 2:11
Then Huram, king of Tyre, answered in a letter sent to Solomon: “Because the Lord loves His people, He has made you king over them.”

To do

2 Samuel 8:15
So David reigned over all Israel; and David administered justice and righteousness for all his people.
2 Samuel 23:3
“The God of Israel said,
The Rock of Israel spoke to me,
He who rules over men righteously,
Who rules in the fear of God,
Psalm 72:2
May he judge Your people with righteousness
And Your afflicted with justice.
Proverbs 8:15
“By me kings reign,
And rulers decree justice.
Isaiah 9:7
There will be no end to the increase of His government or of peace,
On the throne of David and over his kingdom,
To establish it and to uphold it with justice and righteousness
From then on and forevermore.
The zeal of the Lord of hosts will accomplish this.
Isaiah 11:4
But with righteousness He will judge the poor,
And decide with fairness for the afflicted of the earth;
And He will strike the earth with the rod of His mouth,
And with the breath of His lips He will slay the wicked.
Isaiah 32:1
Behold, a king will reign righteously
And princes will rule justly.
Jeremiah 23:5
“Behold, the days are coming,” declares the Lord,
“When I will raise up for David a righteous Branch;
And He will reign as king and act wisely
And do justice and righteousness in the land.
Romans 13:3
For rulers are not a cause of fear for good behavior, but for evil. Do you want to have no fear of authority? Do what is good and you will have praise from the same;