Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

Bible References

General references

1 Samuel 8:5
They said to him, "Look, you are old, and your sons don't follow your ways. So now appoint over us a king to lead us, just like all the other nations have."
Exodus 33:16
For how will it be known then that I have found favor in your sight, I and your people? Is it not by your going with us, so that we will be distinguished, I and your people, from all the people who are on the face of the earth?"
Leviticus 20:24
So I have said to you: You yourselves will possess their land and I myself will give it to you for a possession, a land flowing with milk and honey. I am the Lord your God who has set you apart from the other peoples.
Numbers 23:9
For from the top of the rocks I see them; from the hills I watch them. Indeed, a nation that lives alone, and it will not be reckoned among the nations.
Deuteronomy 7:6
For you are a people holy to the Lord your God. He has chosen you to be his people, prized above all others on the face of the earth.
Psalm 106:35
They mixed in with the nations and learned their ways.
John 15:19
If you belonged to the world, the world would love you as its own. However, because you do not belong to the world, but I chose you out of the world, for this reason the world hates you.
Romans 12:12
Rejoice in hope, endure in suffering, persist in prayer.
2 Corinthians 6:17
Therefore "come out from their midst, and be separate," says the Lord, "and touch no unclean thing, and I will welcome you,
Philippians 3:20
But our citizenship is in heaven -- and we also await a savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ,
1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people of his own, so that you may proclaim the virtues of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

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