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'Kings' in the Bible

In the days of the kings Amraphel of Shinar, Arioch of Ellasar, Chedorlaomer of Elam, and Tidal of Goiim,

They made war on the kings Bera of Sodom, Birsha of Gomorrah, Shinab of Admah, Shemeber of Zeboiim, and the king of Bela, that is, Zoar.

All of this latter group of kings allied together in the Valley of Siddim (that is, the Salt Sea).

And in the fourteenth year came Chedorlaomer, and the kings that were with him, and smote the Rephaims in Ashteroth Karnaim, and the Zuzims in Ham, and the Emims in Shaveh Kiriathaim,

Then the kings of Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, Zeboiim, and Bela (which was also known as Zoar) prepared for battle in the Valley of Siddim

With Chedorlaomer the king of Elam, and with Tidal king of nations, and Amraphel king of Shinar, and Arioch king of Ellasar; four kings with five.

And the vale of Siddim was full of slimepits; and the kings of Sodom and Gomorrah fled, and fell there; and they that remained fled to the mountain.

The [four kings] took all the goods of Sodom and Gomorrah and all their food and went on.

And the king of Sodom went out to meet him after his return from the slaughter of Chedorlaomer, and of the kings that were with him, at the valley of Shaveh, which is the king's dale.

And I will make thee exceeding fruitful, and I will make nations of thee, and kings shall come out of thee.

And I will bless her, and give thee a son also of her: yea, I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of people shall be of her.

And God said unto him, I am God Almighty: be fruitful and multiply; a nation and a company of nations shall be of thee, and kings shall come out of thy loins;

And these are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom, before there reigned any king over the children of Israel.

Asher's bread is fat; he gives delicate food for kings.

And they slew the kings of Midian, beside the rest of them that were slain; namely, Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, five kings of Midian: Balaam also the son of Beor they slew with the sword.

And we took at that time out of the hand of the two kings of the Amorites the land that was on this side Jordan, from the river of Arnon unto mount Hermon;

And I commanded Joshua at that time, saying, Thine eyes have seen all that the LORD your God hath done unto these two kings: so shall the LORD do unto all the kingdoms whither thou passest.

And they possessed his land, and the land of Og king of Bashan, two kings of the Amorites, which were on this side Jordan toward the sunrising;

And he shall deliver their kings into thine hand, and thou shalt destroy their name from under heaven: there shall no man be able to stand before thee, until thou have destroyed them.

And the LORD shall do unto them as he did to Sihon and to Og, kings of the Amorites, and unto the land of them, whom he destroyed.

For we have heard how the LORD dried up the water of the Red sea for you, when ye came out of Egypt; and what ye did unto the two kings of the Amorites, that were on the other side Jordan, Sihon and Og, whom ye utterly destroyed.

And it came to pass, when all the kings of the Amorites, which were on the side of Jordan westward, and all the kings of the Canaanites, which were by the sea, heard that the LORD had dried up the waters of Jordan from before the children of Israel, until we were passed over, that their heart melted, neither was there spirit in them any more, because of the children of Israel.

The LORD told Joshua, "Look! I have given Jericho over to your control, along with its kings and valiant soldiers.

And it came to pass, when all the kings which were on this side Jordan, in the hills, and in the valleys, and in all the coasts of the great sea over against Lebanon, the Hittite, and the Amorite, the Canaanite, the Perizzite, the Hivite, and the Jebusite, heard thereof;

And all that he did to the two kings of the Amorites, that were beyond Jordan, to Sihon king of Heshbon, and to Og king of Bashan, which was at Ashtaroth.

Therefore the five kings of the Amorites, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, the king of Eglon, gathered themselves together, and went up, they and all their hosts, and encamped before Gibeon, and made war against it.

And the men of Gibeon sent unto Joshua to the camp to Gilgal, saying, Slack not thy hand from thy servants; come up to us quickly, and save us, and help us: for all the kings of the Amorites that dwell in the mountains are gathered together against us.

And it was told Joshua, saying, The five kings are found hid in a cave at Makkedah.

Joshua said, "Roll large stones against the mouth of the cave, and station men by it to guard the kings.

Then said Joshua, Open the mouth of the cave, and bring out those five kings unto me out of the cave.

And they did so, and brought forth those five kings unto him out of the cave, the king of Jerusalem, the king of Hebron, the king of Jarmuth, the king of Lachish, and the king of Eglon.

And it came to pass, when they brought out those kings unto Joshua, that Joshua called for all the men of Israel, and said unto the captains of the men of war which went with him, Come near, put your feet upon the necks of these kings. And they came near, and put their feet upon the necks of them.

After this, Joshua struck those kings down, executing them, and hanged them on five gallows until sunset.

At sunset Joshua ordered and they took the bodies down from the trees and cast them into the cave where the kings had hidden and laid great stones on the cave's mouth, which remain to this very day.

So Joshua smote all the country of the hills, and of the south, and of the vale, and of the springs, and all their kings: he left none remaining, but utterly destroyed all that breathed, as the LORD God of Israel commanded.

And all these kings and their land did Joshua take at one time, because the LORD God of Israel fought for Israel.

When Jabin king of Hazor heard [this news], he sent [a message] to: Jobab king of Madon, the kings of Shimron and Achshaph,

And to the kings that were on the north of the mountains, and of the plains south of Chinneroth, and in the valley, and in the borders of Dor on the west,

These kings came out with their armies; they were as numerous as the sand on the seashore and had a large number of horses and chariots.

And when all these kings were met together, they came and pitched together at the waters of Merom, to fight against Israel.

And all the cities of those kings, and all the kings of them, did Joshua take, and smote them with the edge of the sword, and he utterly destroyed them, as Moses the servant of the LORD commanded.

Even from the mount Halak, that goeth up to Seir, even unto Baalgad in the valley of Lebanon under mount Hermon: and all their kings he took, and smote them, and slew them.

Now these are the kings of the land, which the children of Israel smote, and possessed their land on the other side Jordan toward the rising of the sun, from the river Arnon unto mount Hermon, and all the plain on the east:

And these are the kings of the country which Joshua and the children of Israel smote on this side Jordan on the west, from Baalgad in the valley of Lebanon even unto the mount Halak, that goeth up to Seir; which Joshua gave unto the tribes of Israel for a possession according to their divisions;

And I sent the hornet before you, which drave them out from before you, even the two kings of the Amorites; but not with thy sword, nor with thy bow.

And Adonibezek said, Threescore and ten kings, having their thumbs and their great toes cut off, gathered their meat under my table: as I have done, so God hath requited me. And they brought him to Jerusalem, and there he died.

Hear, O ye kings; give ear, O ye princes; I, even I, will sing unto the LORD; I will sing praise to the LORD God of Israel.

The kings came and fought, then fought the kings of Canaan in Taanach by the waters of Megiddo; they took no gain of money.

And he said unto the men of Succoth, Give, I pray you, loaves of bread unto the people that follow me; for they be faint, and I am pursuing after Zebah and Zalmunna, kings of Midian.

And when Zebah and Zalmunna fled, he pursued after them, and took the two kings of Midian, Zebah and Zalmunna, and discomfited all the host.

And the weight of the golden earrings that he requested was a thousand and seven hundred shekels of gold; beside ornaments, and collars, and purple raiment that was on the kings of Midian, and beside the chains that were about their camels' necks.

So Saul took the kingdom over Israel, and fought against all his enemies on every side, against Moab, and against the children of Ammon, and against Edom, and against the kings of Zobah, and against the Philistines: and whithersoever he turned himself, he vexed them.

Then Achish gave him Ziklag that day: wherefore Ziklag pertaineth unto the kings of Judah unto this day.

From the time when I put judges over my people Israel; and I will give you peace from all who are against you. And the Lord says to you that he will make you the head of a line of kings.

For you, O Lord of armies, the God of Israel, have clearly said to your servant, I will make you the head of a family of kings: and so it has come into your servant's heart to make this prayer to you.

And when all the kings that were servants to Hadarezer saw that they were smitten before Israel, they made peace with Israel, and served them. So the Syrians feared to help the children of Ammon any more.

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 servants with him, and all Israel; and they destroyed the children of Ammon, and besieged Rabbah. But David tarried still at Jerusalem.

Now by the living Lord, who has given me my place on the seat of David my father, and made me one of a line of kings, as he gave me his word, truly Adonijah will be put to death this day.

And I have also given thee that which thou hast not asked, both riches, and honour: so that there shall not be any among the kings like unto thee all thy days.

For he had dominion over all the region on this side the river, from Tiphsah even to Azzah, over all the kings on this side the river: and he had peace on all sides round about him.

And there came of all people to hear the wisdom of Solomon, from all kings of the earth, which had heard of his wisdom.

Beside that he had of the merchantmen, and of the traffick of the spice merchants, and of all the kings of Arabia, and of the governors of the country.

So king Solomon exceeded all the kings of the earth for riches and for wisdom.

And a chariot came up and went out of Egypt for six hundred shekels of silver, and an horse for an hundred and fifty: and so for all the kings of the Hittites, and for the kings of Syria, did they bring them out by their means.

He had seven hundred wives, daughters of kings, and three hundred other wives; and through his wives his heart was turned away.

And he gave a sign the same day, saying, This is the sign which the Lord has spoken: Behold, the altar shall be split and the ashes that are upon it shall be poured out.

And the rest of the acts of Jeroboam, how he warred, and how he reigned, behold, they are written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel.

Now the rest of the acts of Rehoboam, and all that he did, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah?

Now the rest of the acts of Abijam, and all that he did, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah? And there was war between Abijam and Jeroboam.

The rest of all the acts of Asa, and all his might, and all that he did, and the cities which he built, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah? Nevertheless in the time of his old age he was diseased in his feet.

Now the rest of the acts of Nadab, and all that he did, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?

Now the rest of the acts of Baasha, and what he did, and his might, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?

Now the rest of the acts of Elah, and all that he did, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?

Now the rest of the acts of Zimri, and his treason that he wrought, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?

Now the rest of the acts of Omri which he did, and his might that he shewed, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?

And Ahab made a grove; and Ahab did more to provoke the LORD God of Israel to anger than all the kings of Israel that were before him.

And Benhadad the king of Syria gathered all his host together: and there were thirty and two kings with him, and horses, and chariots: and he went up and besieged Samaria, and warred against it.

And it came to pass, when Benhadad heard this message, as he was drinking, he and the kings in the pavilions, that he said unto his servants, Set yourselves in array. And they set themselves in array against the city.

And they went out at noon. But Benhadad was drinking himself drunk in the pavilions, he and the kings, the thirty and two kings that helped him.

And do this thing, Take the kings away, every man out of his place, and put captains in their rooms:

And his servants said unto him, Behold now, we have heard that the kings of the house of Israel are merciful kings: let us, I pray thee, put sackcloth on our loins, and ropes upon our heads, and go out to the king of Israel: peradventure he will save thy life.

"There is still one man left by whom we could ask the LORD what to do," the king of Israel replied to Jehoshaphat, "but I hate him because he never prophesies anything good about me. Instead, he prophesies evil. He is Imla's son Micaiah." But Jehoshaphat rebuked Ahab, "Kings should never talk like that."

Now the rest of the acts of Ahab, and all that he did, and the ivory house which he made, and all the cities that he built, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?

Now the rest of the acts of Jehoshaphat, and his might that he shewed, and how he warred, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah?

Now the rest of the acts of Ahaziah which he did, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Israel?

So the kings of Israel, Judah, and Edom set out together. They wandered around on the road for seven days and finally ran out of water for the men and animals they had with them.

And the king of Israel said, Alas! that the LORD hath called these three kings together, to deliver them into the hand of Moab!

And Elisha said unto the king of Israel, What have I to do with thee? get thee to the prophets of thy father, and to the prophets of thy mother. And the king of Israel said unto him, Nay: for the LORD hath called these three kings together, to deliver them into the hand of Moab.

And when all the Moabites heard that the kings were come up to fight against them, they gathered all that were able to put on armour, and upward, and stood in the border.

And they said, This is blood: the kings are surely slain, and they have smitten one another: now therefore, Moab, to the spoil.

Then he [Moab's king] took his eldest son, who was to reign in his stead, and offered him for a burnt offering on the wall [in full view of the horrified enemy kings]. And there was great indignation, wrath, and bitterness against Israel; and they [his allies Judah and Edom] withdrew from [Joram] and returned to their own land.

For the Lord had made the host of the Syrians to hear a noise of chariots, and a noise of horses, even the noise of a great host: and they said one to another, Lo, the king of Israel hath hired against us the kings of the Hittites, and the kings of the Egyptians, to come upon us.

And he walked in the way of the kings of Israel, as did the house of Ahab: for the daughter of Ahab was his wife: and he did evil in the sight of the LORD.

And the rest of the acts of Joram, and all that he did, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah?

And the dogs shall eat Jezebel in the portion of Jezreel, and none shall bury her. And he opened the door and fled.

But they were exceedingly afraid, and said, Behold, two kings stood not before him: how then shall we stand?

And the Lord said to Jehu, Because you have executed well what is right in My eyes and have done to the house of Ahab as I willed, your sons to the fourth generation shall sit on Israel's throne.

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אברך 
'abrek 
bow the knee
Usage: 1

אור 
'owr 
Usage: 42

אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

איּה 
'ayah 
Usage: 3

אלף 
'eleph 
Usage: 8

אצל 
'atsal 
Usage: 5

ארכבה 
'arkubah (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

בּינה 
Biynah 
Usage: 38

בּעט 
Ba`at 
Usage: 2

בּער 
Ba`ar 
burn , ... away , kindle , brutish , eaten , set , burn up , eat up , feed , heated , took , wasted
Usage: 94

בּקר 
Baqar 
Usage: 183

בּרך 
Barak 
Usage: 330

בּרך 
B@rak (Aramaic) 
Usage: 5

בּרך 
Berek 
Usage: 25

בּרך 
Berek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

בּשׂר 
Basar 
Usage: 270

גּאל 
Ga'al 
Usage: 104

גּאלּה 
G@ullah 
Usage: 14

גּדי 
G@diy 
kid
Usage: 16

גּדיּה 
G@diyah 
kid
Usage: 1

גּרע 
Gara` 
Usage: 22

דּבק 
Dabaq 
Usage: 54

דּוּד 
Duwd 
Usage: 7

דּלק 
Dalaq 
Usage: 9

דּע 
Dea` 
Usage: 5

דּעה 
De`ah 
Usage: 6

דּעת 
Da`ath 
Usage: 91

דּפק 
Daphaq 
Usage: 3

הסה 
Hacah 
Usage: 8

הרג 
Harag 
Usage: 166

זבח 
Zabach 
Usage: 134

זן 
Zan 
Usage: 3

זן 
Zan (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

חבר 
Chaber 
Usage: 12

חגג 
Chagag 
Usage: 16

חץ חוּץ 
Chuwts 
Usage: 164

חיה חיא 
Chaya' (Aramaic) 
Usage: 6

חלל 
Chalal 
Usage: 94

חסד 
Checed 
Usage: 247

חרב 
Chereb 
Usage: 413

חרה 
Charah 
Usage: 91

חרצן 
Chartsan 
Usage: 1

חרר 
Charar 
Usage: 10

חרשׁ 
Charash 
Usage: 74

חשׂך 
Chasak 
Usage: 28

טבח 
Tabach 
Usage: 11

ידע 
Yada` 
Usage: 946

ידע 
Y@da` (Aramaic) 
Usage: 49

יצת 
Yatsath 
Usage: 29

יקד 
Yaqad 
Usage: 9

כּבשׁ 
Kabash 
Usage: 14

כּלא 
Kala' 
Usage: 18

כּלאים 
Kil'ayim 
Usage: 4

כּליה 
Kilyah 
Usage: 31

כּמר 
Kamar 
Usage: 4

כּפתּור כּפתּר 
Kaphtor 
Usage: 18

כּרע 
Kara` 
Usage: 36

כּתּיּי כּתּי 
Kittiy 
Usage: 8

להט 
Lahat 
set on fire , burn up , burn , kindle , flaming
Usage: 11

לוּשׁ 
Luwsh 
Usage: 5

מאכלת 
Ma'akeleth 
Usage: 4

מדּע מדּע 
Madda` 
Usage: 6

מדע מודע 
Mowda` 
Usage: 2

מודעת 
Mowda`ath 
Usage: 6

מולדת 
Mowledeth 
Usage: 22

מוּת 
Muwth 
die , dead , slay , death , surely , kill , dead man , dead body , in no wise ,
Usage: 839

מין 
Miyn 
Usage: 31

מלוּכה 
M@luwkah 
Usage: 24

מלך 
Malak 
Usage: 350

מלך 
melek 
Usage: 2521

מלך 
melek (Aramaic) 
Usage: 180

מלכוּ 
Malkuw (Aramaic) 
Usage: 57

מלכיּה מלכת מלכוּת 
Malkuwth 
Usage: 91

ממלכה 
Mamlakah 
Usage: 117

ממלכוּת 
Mamlakuwth 
Usage: 9

מנדּע 
manda` (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

מנע 
mana` 
Usage: 29

מספּחה 
Micpachah 
Usage: 2

מפתּח 
Maphteach 
Usage: 3

משׁארת 
Mish'ereth 
Usage: 4

משׁמרת 
Mishmereth 
Usage: 78

משׁפּחה 
Mishpachah 
Usage: 303

נוה 
Navah 
Usage: 2

נטר 
Natar 
Usage: 9

נטר 
N@tar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

נכה 
Nakah 
Usage: 501

נכר 
Nakar 
Usage: 49

נצר 
Natsar 
Usage: 63

נקף 
Naqaph 
Usage: 19

נשׁיקה 
N@shiyqah 
Usage: 2

נשׂק 
Nasaq 
Usage: 3

נשׁק 
Nashaq 
Usage: 35

עבד 
`abad (Aramaic) 
do , made , cut , do , do , worketh , executed , goeth , kept , moved , wrought
Usage: 28

עדר 
`adar 
Usage: 11

עז 
`ez 
goat , kid , kid , he , kids
Usage: 73

עצר 
`atsar 
Usage: 46



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