Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Samuel 16:6
And it came to pass, when they were come, that he looked on Eliab, and said, Surely Jehovah's anointed is before him.
I have given thee a king in mine anger, and have taken him away in my wrath.
1 Samuel 3:13
For I have told him that I will judge his house for ever, for the iniquity which he knew, because his sons did bring a curse upon themselves, and he restrained them not.
2 Samuel 23:6
But the ungodly shall be all of them as thorns to be thrust away, Because they cannot be taken with the hand;
And it came to pass that, when the gates of Jerusalem began to be dark before the sabbath, I commanded that the doors should be shut, and commanded that they should not be opened till after the sabbath: and some of my servants set I over the gates, that there should no burden be brought in on the sabbath day.
And afterward they asked for a king: and God gave unto them Saul the son of Kish, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, for the space of forty years.
For rulers are not a terror to the good work, but to the evil. And wouldest thou have no fear of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise from the same: