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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
And if a Levite, moved by a strong desire, comes from any town in all Israel where he is living to the place marked out by the Lord;
2 Samuel 3:21
And Abner said to David, Now I will go, and make all Israel come to my lord the king, so that they may make an agreement with you, and your kingdom may be as wide as your heart's desire. Then David sent Abner away and he went in peace.
The sinner will see it with grief; he will be wasted away with envy; the desire of the evil-doers will come to nothing.
The desire of the upright man is only for good, but wrath is waiting for the evil-doer.
1 Kings 21:11
So the responsible men and the chiefs who were in authority in his town, did as Jezebel had said in the letter she sent them.
2 Kings 10:5
So the controller of the king's house, with the ruler of the town, and the responsible men, and those who had the care of Ahab's sons, sent to Jehu, saying, We are your servants and will do all your orders; we will not make any man king; do whatever seems best to you.
For men who are going after me have come out against me, violent men are purposing to take my soul; they have not put God before their eyes. (Selah.)
The approval of a ruler is desired by great numbers: but the decision in a man's cause comes from the Lord.