Kingship, Divine

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1 Chronicles 29:11-12

To you, O Yahweh, [is] the greatness and the power and the splendor and the glory and the strength, for everything in the heavens and in the earth. Yours, O Yahweh, [is] the kingdom and exaltation over all as head! And wealth and glory [are] from you, and you rule over all. And in your hand [is] power and might. And in your hand [is power] to make great and to give strength to all.

1 Chronicles 16:31

Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad, and let them tell the peoples, "Yahweh reigns!"

Psalm 9:7-8

But Yahweh sits [enthroned] forever. He has established his throne for judgment. And he will judge [the] world with righteousness. He will judge [the] peoples with equity.

Isaiah 37:16

"Yahweh of hosts, God of Israel {who is enthroned on} the cherubim, you [are] the one, God by yourself, of all the kingdoms of the earth; you are the one who made the heavens and the earth.

Psalm 47:6-7

Sing praises [to] God, sing praises. Sing praises to our king, sing praises. For God [is] king of all the earth. Sing praises with understanding.

1 Samuel 12:12

"And when you saw that Nahash, the king of [the] {Ammonites}, was coming against you, you said to me, 'No! A king shall reign over us,' although Yahweh your God [is] your king.

Isaiah 44:6

Thus says Yahweh, the king of Israel, and its redeemer, Yahweh of hosts: "I [am the] first, and I [am the] last, and there is no god besides me.

Revelation 15:3

And they were singing the song of Moses, the slave of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying: "Great and marvelous [are] your works, Lord God All-Powerful; righteous and true [are] your ways, King of the ages!

Psalm 96:10

Say among the nations, "Yahweh is king! Yes, [the] world is established [so that] it will not be moved. He will judge [the] peoples fairly."

Psalm 93:1

Yahweh is king; he clothes himself with majesty. Yahweh clothes himself; he girds himself with might. Yes, [the] world is established [so that] it will not be moved.

Psalm 97:1

Yahweh is king! Let the earth rejoice; let many coastlands be glad.

Psalm 99:1

Yahweh is king; let [the] peoples tremble. [He] sits enthroned [between the] cherubim. Let the earth shake.

Mark 1:14-15

And after John {had been taken into custody}, Jesus went into Galilee proclaiming the gospel of God and saying, "The time is fulfilled and the kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe in the gospel!"

Psalm 145:11-13

They will speak of the glory of your kingdom, and talk of your power, to make known to the children of humankind his mighty deeds, and the glory of the majesty of his kingdom. Your kingdom [is] an everlasting kingdom, and your dominion [endures] {throughout all generations}.

Matthew 11:12

But from the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven is treated violently, and the violent claim it.

Mark 15:2

And Pilate asked him, "Are you the king of the Jews?" And he answered him [and] said, "You say [so]."

Matthew 27:11

So Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor asked him, saying, "Are you the king of the Jews?" And Jesus said, "You say [so]."

Luke 23:3

And Pilate asked him, saying, "Are you the king of the Jews?" And he answered him [and] said, "You say [so]."

John 18:36-37

Jesus replied, "My kingdom is not of this world. If my kingdom were of this world, my servants would be fighting so that I would not be handed over to the Jews. But now my kingdom is not from here." Then Pilate said to him, "So then you are a king!" Jesus replied, "You say that I am a king. For this [reason] I was born, and for this reason I have come into the world: in order that I can testify to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth hears my voice."

Acts 17:7

whom Jason has entertained as guests! And these [people] [are] all acting contrary to the decrees of Caesar, saying there is another king, Jesus!"

Hebrews 1:8

but concerning the Son, "Your throne, O God, [is] {forever and ever}, and the scepter of righteous [is the] scepter of your kingdom.

Luke 1:32-33

This one will be great, and he will be called the Son of the Most High, and the Lord God will give him the throne of his father David. And he will reign over the house of Jacob {forever}, and of his kingdom there will be no end.

Acts 13:36-37

For David, [after] serving the purpose of God in his own generation, fell asleep and {was buried with} his fathers, and experienced decay. But he whom God raised up did not experience decay.

Mark 12:35-37

And continuing, Jesus said [while] teaching in the temple [courts], "How can the scribes say that the Christ is David's son? David himself said by the Holy Spirit, 'The Lord said to my Lord, "Sit at my right hand, until I put your enemies under your feet." ' David himself calls him 'Lord,' and how is he his son?" And the large crowd was listening to him gladly.

Matthew 22:41-45

Now [while] the Pharisees were assembled, Jesus asked them, saying, "What do you think about the Christ? Whose son is he?" They said to him, "David's." He said to them, "How then does David, by the Spirit, call him 'Lord,' saying,read more.
'The Lord said to my Lord, "Sit at my right hand until I put your enemies under your feet" '? If then David calls him 'Lord,' how is he his son?"

Luke 20:41-44

But he said to them, "In what sense do they say [that] the Christ is David's son? For David himself says in the book of Psalms, 'The Lord said to my Lord, "Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet." 'read more.
David therefore calls him 'Lord,' and how is he his son?"

Acts 2:29-36

"Men [and] brothers, it is possible to speak with confidence to you about the patriarch David, that he both died and was buried, and his tomb is with us until this day. Therefore, [because he] was a prophet and knew that God had sworn to him with an oath to seat {one of his descendants} on his throne, [by] having foreseen [this], he spoke about the resurrection of the Christ, that neither was he abandoned in Hades nor did his flesh experience decay.read more.
This Jesus God raised up, of which we all are witnesses. Therefore, having been exalted to the right hand of God and having received the promise of the Holy Spirit from the Father, he has poured out this that you see and hear. For David did not ascend into heaven, but he himself says, 'The Lord said to my Lord, "Sit at my right hand, until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet." ' Therefore let all the house of Israel know beyond a doubt, that God has made him both Lord and Christ--this Jesus whom you crucified!"

Acts 13:22-23

And [after] removing him, he raised up David for their king, about whom he also said, testifying, 'I have found David the [son] of Jesse [to be] a man in accordance with my heart, who will carry out all my will.' From the descendants of this man, according to [his] promise, God brought to Israel a Savior, Jesus.

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Zechariah 9:10

And I will cut off [the] chariot from Ephraim, and [the] horse from Jerusalem; the battle bow will be cut down, and he will announce peace to the nations. His dominion [will be] from sea to sea, and from [the] River to [the] ends of [the] earth.

Psalm 68:31

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

Psalm 59:13

Destroy in anger; destroy so they are no more, so that they may know that God [is] ruling in Jacob to the ends of the earth. Selah

More verses: Psalm 72:11