Just as the heavens are high and earth is deep, so the heart of a king is unfathomable.
It is the glory of God to conceal a matter, and the glory of kings to investigate a matter.
The strutting rooster, as well as the goat, and a king with his army.
2 Samuel 11:1
One spring day, during the time of year when kings go off to war, David sent out Joab, along with his personal staff and all of Israel's army. They utterly destroyed the Ammonites and then attacked Rabbah while David remained in Jerusalem.
1 Samuel 8:9
Now, listen to them, but you are to clearly warn them and inform them about how the king who rules over them will operate."
1 Samuel 8:10-18
Samuel reported everything the LORD told him to the people who were asking him for a king. He said, "This is how the king who rules over you will operate: He will conscript your sons and assign them to his chariots. He will conscript them as his horsemen, and they'll run in front of his chariots. He will appoint his officers over thousands and officers over fifties some will plow his fields, reap his harvest, and craft his war implements and equipment for his chariots. read more.
He will take your daughters for perfumers, cooks, and bakers. He will take the best products of your fields, your vineyards, and your olive groves and give them to his servants. He will take a tenth of your seed and your vineyards and give it to his officers and servants. He will take your male and female servants, your best young men, and your donkeys to do his work. He will take a tenth of your flock, and you will become his servants. When all of this comes about, you will cry out because of your king whom you chose for yourselves, but the LORD won't answer you at that time."
Also, the increase of the land belongs to everyone; the king himself is served by his field.
Next I turned to examine wisdom, insanity, and foolishness, because what can a person do who succeeds the king except what has already been accomplished?
None of the kings of the earth would have believed, nor the world's inhabitants, that the adversary and the enemy could have breached the gates of Jerusalem.
You, your majesty, king of kings to whom the God of heaven has given the kingdom, the power, the strength, and the glory,
From now on they will say, "We have no king, because we did not fear the LORD and what would a king do for us?'
Really, what did you go out to see? A man dressed in fancy clothes? See, those who wear fancy clothes live in kings' houses.
"The kingdom from heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding banquet for his son.
Because I tell you, many prophets and kings wanted to see the things you see but didn't see them, and to hear the things you hear but didn't hear them."
For they are God's servants, working for your good.
1 Corinthians 2:6
However, when we are among mature people, we do speak a message of wisdom, but not the wisdom of this world or of the rulers of this world, who are passing off the scene.
1 Peter 2:14
or to governors who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to praise those who do right.
Afterwards, he asked Zebah and Zalmunna, "What were the men like whom you killed at Tabor?" They answered, "Like you, each one like the son of a king""
"Because this is what he is saying: "My commanders are all kings, are they not?
I set an example of the way to live, as a leader would; I lived like a king among his army; like one who comforts mourners."
So they brought one. Then he asked them, "Whose face and name are on this?" They told him, "Caesar's."
"Show me a denarius. Whose face and name does it have?" "Caesar's," they replied.
And you carried the tent of your king and Saturn, your star god idols that you crafted for yourselves.