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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.
All the desire
“Now if a Levite comes from any of your
towns throughout Israel where he resides, and comes whenever he desires to the place which the Lord chooses,
2 Samuel 3:21
Abner said to David, “Let me arise and go and
gather all Israel to my lord the king, that they may make a covenant with you, and that you may be king over all that your soul desires.” So David sent Abner away, and he went in peace.
The wicked will see it and be vexed,
gnash his teeth and melt away;
desire of the wicked will perish.
The desire of the righteous is only good,
expectation of the wicked is wrath.
1 Kings 21:11
So the men of his city, the elders and the nobles who lived in his city, did as Jezebel had sent word to them, just as it was written in the letters which she had sent them.
2 Kings 10:5
And the one who was over the household, and he who was over the city, the elders, and the guardians of the children, sent word to Jehu, saying, “
We are your servants, all that you say to us we will do, we will not make any man king; do what is good in your sight.”
For strangers have risen against me
violent men have sought my life;
not set God before them. Selah.
Many seek the ruler’s favor,
justice for man comes from the Lord.