'King' in the Bible
and Jesse fathered King David.
After Jesus had been born in Bethlehem of Judea during the reign of King Herod, wise men arrived in Jerusalem from the east
and asked, "Where is the one who was born king of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him."
When King Herod heard this, he was disturbed, as was all of Jerusalem.
After listening to the king, they set out, and the star they had seen in the east went ahead of them until it came and stopped over the place where the child was.
nor by the earth, because it is his footstool, nor by Jerusalem, because it is the city of the Great King.
Under pressure because of his promises and his assembled guests, the king ordered that it be done.
"That is why the kingdom from heaven may be compared to a king who wanted to settle accounts with his servants.
"Tell the daughter of Zion, "Look, your king is coming to you! He is humble and mounted on a donkey, even on a colt of a donkey.'"
"The kingdom from heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding banquet for his son.
Then the king became outraged. He sent his troops, and they destroyed those murderers and burned their city.
"When the king came in to see the guests, he noticed a man there who was not wearing wedding clothes.
Then the king told his servants, "Tie his hands and feet, and throw him into the darkness outside!' In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth,
"Then the king will say to those on his right, "Come, you who have been blessed by my Father! Inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world,
The king will answer them, "I tell all of you with certainty, since you did it for one of the least important of these brothers of mine, you did it for me.'
Meanwhile, Jesus was made to stand in front of the governor. The governor asked him, "Are you the king of the Jews?" Jesus said, "You say so."
Twisting some thorns into a victor's crown, they placed it on his head and put a stick in his right hand. They knelt down in front of him and began making fun of him, saying, "Long live the king of the Jews!"
Above his head they placed the charge against him. It read, "This is Jesus, the king of the Jews."
"He saved others but can't save himself! He is the king of Israel. Let him come down from the cross now, and we will believe in him.
King Herod heard about this, because Jesus' name had become well-known. He was saying, "John the Baptist has been raised from the dead! That's why he is able to do these miracles."
When the daughter of Herodias came in and danced, she pleased Herod and his guests. So the king told the girl, "Ask me for anything you want, and I'll give it to you."
Immediately the girl hurried back to the king with her request, "I want you to give me right now the head of John the Baptist on a platter."
The king was deeply saddened, yet because of his oaths and his guests he was reluctant to refuse her.
So without delay the king sent a soldier and ordered him to bring John's head. The soldier went and beheaded him in prison.
Pilate asked him, "Are you the king of the Jews?" Jesus answered him, "You say so."
Pilate answered them, "Do you want me to release the king of the Jews for you?"
So Pilate asked them again, "Then what should I do with the man you call "the King of the Jews'?"
They began to greet him, "Long live the king of the Jews!"
The written notice of the charge against him read, "The king of the Jews."
Let the Messiah, the king of Israel, come down from the cross now, since seeing is believing!" Even the men who were crucified with him kept insulting him.
During the reign of King Herod of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly order of Abijah. His wife was a descendant of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth.
"Or suppose a king is going to war against another king. He will first sit down and consider whether with 10,000 men he can fight the one coming against him with 20,000 men, won't he?
If he can't, he will send a delegation to ask for terms of peace while the other king is still far away.
So he said, "A prince went to a distant country to be appointed king and then to return.
"After he was appointed king, the prince came back. He ordered the servants to whom he had given the money to be called so he could find out what they had earned by investing.
The king told him, "Well done, good servant! Because you have been trustworthy in a very small thing, take charge of ten cities.'
The king told him, "You take charge of five cities.'
The king told him, "I will judge you by your own words, you evil servant! You knew, did you, that I was a hard man, and that I withdraw what I didn't deposit and harvest what I didn't plant?
"So the king told those standing nearby, "Take the coin away from him and give it to the man who has the ten coins.'
But as for these enemies of mine who didn't want me to be their king bring them here and slaughter them in my presence!'"
They said, "How blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord! Peace in heaven, and glory in the highest heaven!"
They began to accuse him, "We found this man corrupting our nation, forbidding us to pay taxes to Caesar, and saying that he is the Messiah, a king."
Then Pilate asked him, "Are you the king of the Jews?" He answered, "You say so."
saying, "If you are the king of the Jews, save yourself!"
There was also an inscription over him written in Greek, Latin, and Hebrew: "This is the King of the Jews."
Nathaniel replied to him, "Rabbi, you are the Son of God! You are the King of Israel!"
Then Jesus, realizing that they were about to come and take him by force to make him king, withdrew again to the hillside by himself.
So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, shouting, "Hosanna! How blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord, the King of Israel!"
"Stop being afraid, people of Zion. Look, your king is coming, sitting upon a donkey's colt!"
So Pilate went back into the governor's headquarters, summoned Jesus, and asked him, "Are you the king of the Jews?"
Pilate asked him, "So you are a king?" Jesus answered, "You say that I am a king. I was born for this, and I came into the world for this: to testify to the truth. Everyone who is committed to the truth listens to my voice."
But you have a custom that I release one person for you at Passover. Do you want me to release for you the king of the Jews?"
They kept coming up to him and saying, "Long live the king of the Jews!" Then they began to slap him on the face.
From then on, Pilate tried to release him, but the Jewish leaders kept shouting, "If you release this fellow, you're not a friend of Caesar! Anyone who claims to be a king is defying Caesar!"
Now it was the Preparation Day for the Passover, about noon. He told the Jewish leaders, "Here is your king!"
Then they shouted, "Take him away! Take him away! Crucify him!" Pilate asked them, "Should I crucify your king?"
The high priests responded, "We have no king but Caesar!" Then Pilate handed him over to be crucified, and they took Jesus away.
Pilate wrote an inscription and put it on the cross. It read, "Jesus from Nazareth, the King of the Jews."
Then the Jewish high priests told Pilate, "Don't write, "The King of the Jews,' but that this fellow said, "I am the King of the Jews.'"
and rescued him from all his troubles. He granted him favor and wisdom before Pharaoh, king of Egypt, who appointed him ruler of Egypt and of his whole household.
Eventually, a different king who had not known Joseph became ruler of Egypt.
"After that, he gave them judges until the time of the prophet Samuel. When they demanded a king, God gave them Kish's son Saul, from the tribe of Benjamin, for 40 years.
Then God removed Saul and made David their king, about whom he testified, "I have found that David, the son of Jesse, is a man after my own heart, who will carry out all my wishes.'
and Jason has welcomed them as his guests. All of them oppose the emperor's decrees by saying that there is another king Jesus!"
After several days had passed, King Agrippa and Bernice came to Caesarea to welcome Festus.
Since they were staying there for several days, Festus laid Paul's case before the king. He said, "There is a man here who was left in prison by Felix.
Then Festus said, "King Agrippa and all you men who are present with us! You see this man about whom the whole Jewish nation petitioned me, both in Jerusalem and here, shouting that he ought not to live any longer.
I have nothing reliable to write our Sovereign about him, so I have brought him to all of you, and especially to you, King Agrippa, so that I will have something to write after he is cross-examined.
"I consider myself fortunate that it is before you, King Agrippa, that I can defend myself today against all the accusations of the Jewish leaders,
Our twelve tribes, worshiping day and night with intense devotion, hope to attain it. It is because of this hope, O King, that I am accused by the Jews.
On the road at noon, O King, I saw a light from heaven that was brighter than the sun. It flashed around me and those who were traveling with me.
"And so, King Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision.
Indeed, the king knows about these things, and I can speak to him freely. For I'm certain that none of these things has escaped his notice, since this wasn't done in a corner.
King Agrippa, do you believe the prophets? I know you believe them!"
Then the king, the governor, Bernice, and those who were sitting with him got up.
In Damascus, the governor under King Aretas put guards around the city of Damascus to catch me,
Now to the King Eternal the immortal, invisible, and only God be honor and glory forever and ever! Amen.
At the right time, he will make him known. God is the blessed and only Ruler, the King of kings and Lord of lords.
Now this man Melchizedek, king of Salem and priest of the Most High God, met Abraham and blessed him when he was returning from defeating the kings.
Abraham gave Melchizedek a tenth of everything. In the first place, his name means "king of righteousness," and then he is also king of Salem, that is, "king of peace."
For the Lord's sake submit yourselves to every human authority: whether to the king as supreme,
Honor everyone. Keep on loving the community of believers, fearing God, and honoring the king.
They had the angel of the bottomless pit ruling over them as king. In Hebrew he is called Abaddon, and in Greek he is called Apollyon.
They sang the song of God's servant Moses and the song of the lamb: "Your deeds are both spectacular and amazing, Lord God Almighty. Your ways are just and true, King of the nations.
The beast that was and is no longer is the eighth king, but it belongs with the seven kings and goes to its destruction.
They will wage war against the lamb, but the lamb will conquer them because he is Lord of lords and King of kings. Those who are called, chosen, and faithful are with him."
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