Kingship, Divine

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1 Chronicles 29:11-12

Yours, Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the splendor and the majesty, for everything in the heavens and on earth belongs to You. Yours, Lord, is the kingdom, and You are exalted as head over all. Riches and honor come from You, and You are the ruler of everything. In Your hand are power and might, and it is in Your hand to make great and to give strength to all.

1 Chronicles 16:31

Let the heavens be glad and the earth rejoice, and let them say among the nations, "The Lord is King!"

Psalm 9:7-8

But the Lord sits enthroned forever; He has established His throne for judgment. He judges the world with righteousness; He executes judgment on the peoples with fairness.

Psalm 47:6-7

Sing praise to God, sing praise; sing praise to our King, sing praise! Sing a song of instruction, for God is King of all the earth.

1 Samuel 12:12

But when you saw that Nahash king of the Ammonites was coming against you, you said to me, 'No, we must have a king rule over us'-even though the Lord your God is your king.

Isaiah 44:6

This is what the Lord, the King of Israel and its Redeemer, the Lord of Hosts, says: I am the first and I am the last. There is no God but Me.

Revelation 15:3

They sang the song of God's servant Moses, and the song of the Lamb: Great and awe-inspiring are Your works, Lord God, the Almighty; righteous and true are Your ways, King of the Nations.

Psalm 96:10

Say among the nations: "The Lord reigns. The world is firmly established; it cannot be shaken. He judges the peoples fairly."

Psalm 47:8

God reigns over the nations; God is seated on His holy throne.

Psalm 97:1

The Lord reigns! Let the earth rejoice; let the many coasts and islands be glad.

Psalm 99:1

The Lord reigns! Let the peoples tremble. He is enthroned above the cherubim. Let the earth quake.

Mark 1:14-15

After John was arrested, Jesus went to Galilee, preaching the good news of God: "The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe in the good news!"

Psalm 145:11-13

They will speak of the glory of Your kingdom and will declare Your might, informing [all] people of Your mighty acts and of the glorious splendor of Your kingdom. Your kingdom is an everlasting kingdom; Your rule is for all generations. The Lord is faithful in all His words and gracious in all His actions.

Matthew 11:12

From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven has been suffering violence, and the violent have been seizing it by force.

Luke 16:16

"The Law and the Prophets were until John; since then, the good news of the kingdom of God has been proclaimed, and everyone is strongly urged to enter it.

Mark 15:2

So Pilate asked Him, "Are You the King of the Jews?" He answered him, "You have said it."

Matthew 27:11

Now Jesus stood before the governor. "Are You the King of the Jews?" the governor asked Him. Jesus answered, "You have said it."

Luke 23:3

So Pilate asked Him, "Are You the King of the Jews?" He answered him, "You have said it."

John 18:36-37

"My kingdom is not of this world," said Jesus. "If My kingdom were of this world, My servants would fight, so that I wouldn't be handed over to the Jews. As it is, My kingdom does not have its origin here." "You are a king then?" Pilate asked. "You say that I'm a king," Jesus replied. "I was born for this, and I have come into the world for this: to testify to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to My voice."

Acts 17:7

and Jason has received them as guests! They are all acting contrary to Caesar's decrees, saying that there is another king-Jesus!"

Luke 1:32-33

He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High, and the Lord God will give Him the throne of His father David. He will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and His kingdom will have no end.

Acts 13:36-37

For David, after serving his own generation in God's plan, fell asleep, was buried with his fathers, and decayed. But the One whom God raised up did not decay.

Mark 12:35-37

So Jesus asked this question as He taught in the temple complex, "How can the scribes say that the Messiah is the Son of David? David himself says by the Holy Spirit: The Lord declared to my Lord, 'Sit at My right hand until I put Your enemies under Your feet.' David himself calls Him 'Lord'; how then can the Messiah be his Son?" And the large crowd was listening to Him with delight.

Matthew 22:41-45

While the Pharisees were together, Jesus questioned them, "What do you think about the Messiah? Whose Son is He?" "David's," they told Him. He asked them, "How is it then that David, inspired by the Spirit, calls Him 'Lord':read more.
The Lord declared to my Lord, 'Sit at My right hand until I put Your enemies under Your feet' ? "If David calls Him 'Lord,' how then can the Messiah be his Son?"

Luke 20:41-44

Then He said to them, "How can they say that the Messiah is the Son of David? For David himself says in the Book of Psalms: The Lord declared to my Lord, 'Sit at My right hand until I make Your enemies Your footstool.'read more.
David calls Him 'Lord'; how then can the Messiah be his Son?"

Acts 2:29-36

"Brothers, I can confidently speak to you about the patriarch David: he is both dead and buried, and his tomb is with us to this day. Since he was a prophet, he knew that God had sworn an oath to him to seat one of his descendants on his throne. Seeing this in advance, he spoke concerning the resurrection of the Messiah: He was not left in Hades, and His flesh did not experience decay.read more.
"God has resurrected this Jesus. We are all witnesses of this. Therefore, since He has been exalted to the right hand of God and has received from the Father the promised Holy Spirit, He has poured out what you both see and hear. For it was not David who ascended into the heavens, but he himself says: The Lord said to my Lord, 'Sit at My right hand until I make Your enemies Your footstool.' "Therefore let all the house of Israel know with certainty that God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Messiah!"

Acts 13:22-23

After removing him, He raised up David as their king, of whom He testified: ' I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after My heart, who will carry out all My will.' "From this man's descendants, according to the promise, God brought the Savior, Jesus, to Israel.

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Zechariah 9:10

I will cut off the chariot from Ephraim and the horse from Jerusalem. The bow of war will be removed, and He will proclaim peace to the nations. His dominion will extend from sea to sea, from the Euphrates River to the ends of the earth.

Psalm 68:31

Ambassadors will come from Egypt; Cush will stretch out its hands to God.

Psalm 59:13

Consume [them] in rage; consume [them] until they are gone. Then they will know to the ends of the earth that God rules over Jacob. Selah

More verses: Psalm 72:11

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