Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Once the trees went forth to anoint a king over them, and they said to the olive tree, ‘Reign over us!’
1 Samuel 8:5
and they said to him, “Behold, you have grown old, and your sons do not walk in your ways. Now
appoint a king for us to judge us like all the nations.”
1 Samuel 12:12
When you saw
that Nahash the king of the sons of Ammon came against you, you said to me, ‘ No, but a king shall reign over us,’ although the Lord your God was your king.
So Jesus, perceiving that they were
intending to come and take Him by force to make Him king, withdrew again to the mountain by Himself alone.