49 Bible Verses about Kingship, Divine

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1 Chronicles 29:11-12

Yours, O Lord, is the strength and the power and the glory, and the authority and the honour: for everything in heaven and on earth is yours; yours is the kingdom, O Lord, and you are lifted up as head over all. Wealth and honour come from you, and you are ruler over all, and in your hand is power and strength; it is in your power to make great, and to give strength to all.

1 Chronicles 16:31

Let the heavens have joy and let the earth be glad; let them say among the nations, The Lord is King.

Psalm 9:7-8

But the Lord is King for ever: he has made ready his high seat for judging. And he will be the judge of the world in righteousness, giving true decisions for the peoples.

Psalm 47:6-7

Give praises to God, make songs of praise; give praises to our King, make songs of praise. For God is the King of all the earth; make songs of praise with knowledge.

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.

Isaiah 44:6

The Lord, the King of Israel, even the Lord of armies who has taken up his cause, says, I am the first and the last, and there is no God but me.

Revelation 15:3

And they give the song of Moses, the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and full of wonder are your works, O Lord God, Ruler of all; true and full of righteousness are your ways, eternal King.

Psalm 96:10

Say among the nations, The Lord is King; yes, the world is ordered so that it may not be moved; he will be an upright judge of the peoples.

Psalm 47:8

God is the ruler over the nations; God is on the high seat of his holy rule.

Psalm 97:1

The Lord is King, let the earth have joy; let all the sea-lands be glad.

Psalm 99:1

The Lord is King; let the peoples be in fear: his seat is on the winged ones; let the earth be moved.

Mark 1:14-15

Now after John had been put in prison, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the good news of God, And saying, The time has come, and the kingdom of God is near: let your hearts be turned from sin and have faith in the good news.

Matthew 11:12

And from the days of John the Baptist till now, the kingdom of heaven is forcing its way in, and men of force take it.

Mark 15:2

And Pilate put a question to him, Are you the King of the Jews? And he, answering, said to him, You say so.

Matthew 27:11

And Jesus was before the ruler, who put a question to him, Are you the King of the Jews? And Jesus said to him, You say so.

Luke 23:3

And Pilate said to him, Are you the King of the Jews? And he said in answer, You say so.

John 18:36-37

Jesus said in answer, My kingdom is not of this world: if my kingdom was of this world, my disciples would have made a good fight to keep me out of the hands of the Jews: but my kingdom is not here. Then Pilate said to him, Are you then a king? Jesus made answer, You say that I am a king. For this purpose was I given birth, and for this purpose I came into the world, that I might give witness to what is true. Every lover of what is true gives ear to my voice.

Acts 17:7

Whom Jason has taken into his house: and they are acting against the orders of Caesar, saying that there is another king, Jesus.

Hebrews 1:8

But of the Son he says, Your seat of power, O God, is for ever and ever; and the rod of your kingdom is a rod of righteousness.

Luke 1:32-33

He will be great, and will be named the Son of the Most High: and the Lord God will give him the kingdom of David, his father: He will have rule over the house of Jacob for ever, and of his kingdom there will be no end.

Acts 13:36-37

Now David, having done God's work for his generation, went to sleep, and was put with his fathers, and his body came to destruction: But he, who was lifted up by God, did not see destruction.

Mark 12:35-37

And Jesus, when he was teaching in the Temple, said, How do the scribes say that the Christ is the Son of David? David himself said in the Holy Spirit, The Lord said to my Lord, Be seated at my right hand, till I put those who are against you under your feet. David himself gives him the name of Lord; and how then is he his son? And the common people gave ear to him gladly.

Matthew 22:41-45

Now while the Pharisees were together, Jesus put a question to them, saying, What is your opinion of the Christ? whose son is he? They say to him, The Son of David. He says to them, How then does David in the Spirit give him the name of Lord, saying,read more.
The Lord said to my Lord, Be seated at my right hand, till I put under your feet all those who are against you? If David then gives him the name of Lord, how is he his son?

Luke 20:41-44

And he said to them, Why do they say that the Christ is the son of David? For David himself says in the book of Psalms, The Lord said to my Lord, Take your seat at my right hand, Till I put under your feet all those who are against you.read more.
David then gives him the name of Lord, so how is it possible for him to be his son?

Acts 2:29-36

My brothers, I may say to you openly that David came to his death, and was put in the earth, and his resting-place is with us today. But being a prophet, and having in mind the oath which God had given to him, that of the fruit of his body one would take his place as a king, He, having knowledge of the future, was talking of the coming again of Christ from the dead, that he was not kept in hell and his body did not see destruction.read more.
This Jesus God has given back to life, of which we all are witnesses. And so, being lifted up to the right hand of God, and having the Father's word that the Holy Spirit would come, he has sent this thing, which now you see and have knowledge of. For David has not gone up into heaven, but says, himself, The Lord said to my Lord, Be seated at my right hand, Till I put all those who are against you under your feet. For this reason, let all Israel be certain that this Jesus, whom you put to death on the cross, God has made Lord and Christ.

Acts 13:22-23

And having put him on one side, he made David their king, to whom he gave witness, saying, I have taken David, the son of Jesse, a man dear to my heart, who will do all my pleasure. From this man's seed has God given to Israel a Saviour, even Jesus, as he gave his word;

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Zechariah 9:10

And he will have the war-carriage cut off from Ephraim, and the horse from Jerusalem, and the bow of war will be cut off: and he will say words of peace to the nations: and his rule will be from sea to sea, and from the River to the ends of the earth.

Psalm 68:31

Kings will give you offerings, they will come out of Egypt; from Pathros will come offerings of silver; Ethiopia will be stretching out her hands to God.

Psalm 59:13

Put an end to them in your wrath, put an end to them, so that they may not be seen again; let them see that God is ruling in Jacob and to the ends of the earth. (Selah.)

Psalm 67:7

God will give us his blessing; so let all the ends of the earth be in fear of him.

More verses: Psalm 72:11

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