For the height of the heavens and depth of the earth and for the heart of kings, there is no investigation.
It is the glory of God to conceal the word, but the honour of kings is to search out the word.
the greyhound who is girded up of loins; a he goat also, and the king, against whom no one rises up.
2 Samuel 11:1
And it came to pass, after the year was expired, at the time when kings go forth to battle, that David sent Joab and his slaves with him and all Israel, and they destroyed the sons of Ammon and besieged Rabbah. But David tarried still at Jerusalem.
1 Samuel 8:9
Now, therefore, hearken unto their voice; however first protest solemnly against them by declaring unto them the rights of the king that shall reign over them.
1 Samuel 8:10-18
And Samuel told all the words of the LORD unto the people that asked him for a king. And he said, This will be the right of the king that shall reign over you: He will take your sons and appoint them for himself, for his chariots, and to be his horsemen, and some shall run before his chariot. And he will appoint captains over thousands and captains over fifties and will set them to plough his ground and to reap his harvest and to make his weapons of war and the munitions of his chariots.read more.
And he will take your daughters to be confectioneries and to be cooks and to be bakers. And he will take your fields and your vineyards and your good oliveyards and give them to his slaves. And he will take the tenth of your seed and of your vineyards to give to his officers and to his slaves. And he will take your menslaves and your maidslaves and your good young men and your asses and do his work with them. He will also take the tenth of your sheep, and finally ye shall be his slaves. And ye shall cry out in that day because of your king which ye shall have chosen you, and the LORD will not hear you in that day.
And there is higher authority in all of the things of the earth, but he who serves the field is king.
And I turned myself to behold wisdom and those who are mad, and folly; for what can the man do that comes after the king? even that which has already been done.
Lamed The kings of the earth and all the inhabitants of the world never believed that the adversary and the enemy would enter in through the gates of Jerusalem.
Thou, O king, art king of kings, for the God of heaven has given thee the kingdom, the power, and the strength, and the majesty.
For now they shall say, We have no king, because we did not fear the LORD; what then should a king do to us?
But what did you go out to see? A man clothed in soft raiment? Behold, those that wear soft clothing are in kings' houses.
The kingdom of the heavens is like unto a certain man, a king, who made a marriage feast for his son
for I tell you that many prophets and kings desired to see those things which ye see and did not see them and to hear those things which ye hear and did not hear them.
for he is a minister of God for thy good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he does not bear the sword in vain, for he is a minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that does evil.
1 Corinthians 2:6
For we speak perfect wisdom of God, and not the wisdom of this age nor of the princes of this age, that come to nought,
1 Peter 2:14
and unto governors as unto those that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers and for the praise of those that do well.
Then he said unto Zebah and Zalmunna, What manner of men were those whom ye slew at Tabor? And they answered, As thou art, so were they; each one resembled the sons of a king.
For he shall say, Are not my princes altogether kings?
I approved their way and sat at the head and dwelt as a king in the army, as one that comforts the mourners.
And they brought it. And he said unto them, Of whom is this image and inscription? And they said unto him, Of Caesar.
Show me a denarius. Whose image and inscription does it have? They answered and said, Caesar's.
But ye have offered unto Sicut your king, and unto Chiun your idols, the star of your gods which ye made.