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31 Bible Verses about Making Kings

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John 6:15

Therefore, when Jesus knew that they were about to come and take Him by force to make Him king, He withdrew again to the mountain by Himself.

Genesis 17:6

I will make you extremely fruitful and will make nations and kings come from you.

1 Kings 19:15

Then the Lord said to him, “Go and return by the way you came to the Wilderness of Damascus. When you arrive, you are to anoint Hazael as king over Aram.

1 Kings 19:16

You are to anoint Jehu son of Nimshi as king over Israel and Elisha son of Shaphat from Abel-meholah as prophet in your place.

2 Kings 9:3

Then, take the flask of oil, pour it on his head, and say, ‘This is what the Lord says: “I anoint you king over Israel.”’ Open the door and escape. Don’t wait.”

2 Kings 9:6

So Jehu got up and went into the house. The young prophet poured the oil on his head and said, “This is what the Lord God of Israel says: ‘I anoint you king over the Lord’s people, Israel.

2 Kings 9:13

Each man quickly took his garment and put it under Jehu on the bare steps. They blew the ram’s horn and proclaimed, “Jehu is king!”

Isaiah 7:6

‘Let us go up against Judah, terrorize it, and conquer it for ourselves. Then we can install Tabeel’s son as king in it.’”

Jeremiah 37:1

Zedekiah son of Josiah reigned as king in the land of Judah in place of Jehoiachin son of Jehoiakim, for Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon made him king.

Judges 9:6

Then all the lords of Shechem and of Beth-millo gathered together and proceeded to make Abimelech king at the oak of the pillar in Shechem.

Judges 9:18

and now you have attacked my father’s house today, killed his 70 sons on top of a large stone, and made Abimelech, the son of his slave, king over the lords of Shechem ‘because he is your brother’—

1 Samuel 9:16

“At this time tomorrow I will send you a man from the land of Benjamin. Anoint him ruler over My people Israel. He will save them from the hand of the Philistines because I have seen the affliction of My people, for their cry has come to Me.”

1 Samuel 11:15

So all the people went to Gilgal, and there in the Lord’s presence they made Saul king. There they sacrificed fellowship offerings in the Lord’s presence, and Saul and all the men of Israel greatly rejoiced.

1 Samuel 12:1

Then Samuel said to all Israel, “I have carefully listened to everything you said to me and placed a king over you.

2 Samuel 2:4

Then the men of Judah came, and there they anointed David king over the house of Judah. They told David: “It was the men of Jabesh-gilead who buried Saul.”

2 Samuel 2:7

Therefore, be strong and courageous, for though Saul your lord is dead, the house of Judah has anointed me king over them.”

2 Samuel 3:17

Abner conferred with the elders of Israel: “In the past you wanted David to be king over you.

2 Samuel 3:21

Abner said to David, “Let me now go and I will gather all Israel to my lord the king. They will make a covenant with you, and you will rule over all you desire.” So David dismissed Abner, and he went in peace.

1 Chronicles 12:31

From half the tribe of Manasseh: 18,000 designated by name to come and make David king.

1 Chronicles 12:38

All these warriors, lined up in battle formation, came to Hebron fully determined to make David king over all Israel. All the rest of Israel was also of one mind to make David king.

2 Samuel 2:9

He made him king over Gilead, Asher, Jezreel, Ephraim, Benjamin—over all Israel.

1 Kings 12:20

When all Israel heard that Jeroboam had come back, they summoned him to the assembly and made him king over all Israel. No one followed the house of David except the tribe of Judah alone.

2 Kings 11:12

He brought out the king’s son, put the crown on him, gave him the testimony, and made him king. They anointed him and clapped their hands and cried, “Long live the king!”

1 Kings 16:16

When these troops heard that Zimri had not only conspired but had also struck down the king, then all Israel made Omri, the army commander, king over Israel that very day in the camp.

1 Kings 12:1

Then Rehoboam went to Shechem, for all Israel had gone to Shechem to make him king.

1 Kings 11:24

and gathered men to himself. He became captain of a raiding party when David killed the Zobaites. He went to Damascus, lived there, and became king in Damascus.

1 Chronicles 23:1

When David was old and full of days, he installed his son Solomon as king over Israel.

1 Kings 16:21

At that time the people of Israel were divided: half the people followed Tibni son of Ginath, to make him king, and half followed Omri.

2 Kings 14:21

Then all the people of Judah took Azariah, who was 16 years old, and made him king in place of his father Amaziah.

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