Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The trees went forth on a time to anoint a king over them; and they said unto the olive tree, Reign thou over us.

Reign

Bible References

The trees

2 Kings 14:9
And Jehoash king of Israel sent to Amaziah king of Judah, saying, The thorn-bush that is in Lebanon sent to the cedar that is in Lebanon, saying, Give thy daughter to my son as wife; and there passed by the wild beast that is in Lebanon, and trode down the thorn-bush.
Ezekiel 17:3
and say, Thus saith the Lord Jehovah: A great eagle with great wings, long-pinioned, full of feathers, which was of divers colours, came unto Lebanon, and took the highest branch of the cedar.
Daniel 4:10
Thus were the visions of my head upon my bed: I saw, and behold a tree in the midst of the earth, and its height was great.

Reign

Judges 8:22
Then the men of Israel said to Gideon, "Rule over us, you and your son and your grandson also; for you have delivered us out of the hand of Mid'ian."