Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
One day the trees went out to make a king for themselves; and they said to the olive-tree, Be king over us.
1 Samuel 8:5
And said to him, See now, you are old, and your sons do not go in your ways: give us a king now to be our judge, so that we may be like the other nations.
1 Samuel 12:12
And when you saw that Nahash, the king of the Ammonites, was coming against you, you said to me, No more of this; we will have a king for our ruler: when the Lord your God was your king.
Now when Jesus saw that the people were about to come and take him by force to make him a king, he went away again up the mountain by himself.