The heavens for height, and the earth for depth, and the heart of kings is unsearchable.
It is the glory of God to conceal a thing; but the glory of kings is to search out a thing.
a horse girt in the loins; or the he-goat; and a king, against whom none can rise up.
2 Samuel 11:1
And it came to pass, at the return of the year, at the time when kings go forth, that David sent Joab, and his servants with him, and all Israel; and they laid waste the land of the children of Ammon, and besieged Rabbah. But David abode at Jerusalem.
1 Samuel 8:9
And now hearken unto their voice; only, testify solemnly unto them, and declare unto them the manner of the king that shall reign over them.
1 Samuel 8:10-18
And Samuel spoke all the words of Jehovah to the people that asked of him a king. And he said, This will be the manner of the king that shall reign over you: he will take your sons, and appoint them for himself, on his chariot and among his horsemen, and they shall run before his chariots; and he will take them that he may appoint for himself captains over thousands, and captains over fifties, and that they may plough his ground, and reap his harvest, and make his instruments of war and instruments of his chariots.read more.
And he will take your daughters for perfumers, and cooks, and bakers. And your fields, and your vineyards, and your oliveyards, the best, will he take and give to his servants. And he will take the tenth of your seed and of your vineyards, and give to his chamberlains and to his servants. And he will take your bondmen, and your bondwomen, and your comeliest young men, and your asses, and use them for his work. He will take the tenth of your sheep. And ye shall be his servants. And ye shall cry out in that day because of your king whom ye have chosen; and Jehovah will not answer you in that day.
Moreover the earth is every way profitable: the king himself is dependent upon the field.
And I turned myself to behold wisdom, and madness, and folly; for what shall the man do that cometh after the king? that which hath already been done.
The kings of the earth, and all the inhabitants of the world, would not have believed that the adversary and the enemy should enter into the gates of Jerusalem.
Thou, O king, art a king of kings, unto whom the God of the heavens hath given the kingdom, the power, and the strength, and the glory;
For now they will say, We have no king, for we feared not Jehovah; and a king, what can he do for us?
But what went ye out to see? a man clothed in delicate raiment? behold, those who wear delicate things are in the houses of kings.
The kingdom of the heavens has become like a king who made a wedding feast for his son,
For I say to you that many prophets and kings have desired to see the things which ye behold, and did not see them; and to hear the things which ye hear, and did not hear them.
for it is God's minister to thee for good. But if thou practisest evil, fear; for it bears not the sword in vain; for it is God's minister, an avenger for wrath to him that does evil.
1 Corinthians 2:6
But we speak wisdom among the perfect; but wisdom not of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who come to nought.
1 Peter 2:14
or to rulers as sent by him, for vengeance on evildoers, and praise to them that do well.
Then he said to Zebah and Zalmun'na, "Where are the men whom you slew at Tabor?" They answered, "As you are, so were they, every one of them; they resembled the sons of a king."
For he saith, Are not my princes all kings?
I chose their way, and sat as chief, and dwelt as a king in the army, as one that comforteth mourners.
And they brought it. And he says to them, Whose is this image and superscription? And they said to him, Caesar's.
Shew me a denarius. Whose image and superscription has it? And answering they said, Caesar's.
Yea, ye took up the tabernacle of your Moloch, and Chiun your images, the star of your god, which ye had made to yourselves;