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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Kings

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  • Israel warned against seeking
    1 Samuel 8:9-18

  • Sin of Israel in seeking
    1 Samuel 12:17-20

  • Israel in seeking, rejected God as their king
    1 Samuel 8:7; 10:19

  • Israel asked for, that they might be like the nations
    1 Samuel 8:5,19,20

  • First given to Israel in anger
    Hosea 13:11

  • God reserved to himself the choice of
    Deuteronomy 17:14,15; 1 Samuel 9:16,17; 16:12

  • When first established in Israel, not hereditary
    Deuteronomy 17:20; 1 Samuel 13:13,14; 15:28,29

  • Rendered hereditary in the family of David
    2 Samuel 7:12-16; Psalm 89:35-37

  • Of Israel not to be foreigners
    Deuteronomy 17:15

  • Laws for the government of the kingdom by, written by Samuel
    1 Samuel 10:25

  • FORBIDDEN TO MULTIPLY
    • Horses
      Deuteronomy 17:16
    • Wives
      Deuteronomy 17:17
    • Treasure
      Deuteronomy 17:17

  • Required to write and keep by them, a copy of the divine law
    Deuteronomy 17:18-20

  • Had power to make war and peace
    1 Samuel 11:5-7

  • Often exercised power arbitrarily
    1 Samuel 22:17,18; 2 Samuel 1:15; 4:9-12; 1 Kings 2:23,25,31

  • CEREMONIES AT INAUGURATION OF
    • Anointing
      1 Samuel 10:1; 16:13; Psalm 89:20
    • Crowning
      2 Kings 11:12; 2 Chronicles 23:11; Psalm 21:3
    • Proclaiming with trumpets
      2 Samuel 15:10; 1 Kings 1:34; 2 Kings 9:13; 11:14
    • Enthroning
      1 Kings 1:35,46; 2 Kings 11:19
    • Girding on the sword
      Psalm 45:3
    • Putting into their hands the books of the law
      2 Kings 11:12; 2 Chronicles 23:11
    • Covenanting to govern lawfully
      2 Samuel 5:3
    • Receiving homage
      1 Samuel 10:1; 1 Chronicles 29:24
    • Shouting "God save the king"
      1 Samuel 10:24; 2 Samuel 16:16; 2 Kings 11:12
    • Offering sacrifice
      1 Samuel 11:15
    • Feasting
      1 Chronicles 12:38,39; 29:22

  • Attended by a body-guard
    1 Samuel 13:2; 2 Samuel 8:18; 1 Chronicles 11:25; 2 Chronicles 12:10

  • Dwelt in royal palaces
    2 Chronicles 9:11; Psalm 45:15

  • Arrayed in royal apparel
    1 Kings 22:30; Matthew 6:29

  • Names of, often changed at their accession
    2 Kings 23:34; 24:17

  • OFFICERS OF
    • Prime minister
      2 Chronicles 19:11; 28:7
    • First Counsellor
      1 Chronicles 27:33
    • Confidant or king's special friend
      1 Kings 4:5; 1 Chronicles 27:33
    • Comptroller of the household
      1 Kings 4:6; 2 Chronicles 28:7
    • Scribe or secretary
      2 Samuel 8:17; 1 Kings 4:3
    • Captain of the host
      2 Samuel 8:16; 1 Kings 4:4
    • Captain of the guard
      2 Samuel 8:18; 20:23
    • Recorder
      2 Samuel 8:16; 1 Kings 4:3
    • Providers for the king's table
      1 Kings 4:7-19
    • Master of the wardrobe
      2 Kings 22:14; 2 Chronicles 34:22
    • Treasurer
      1 Chronicles 27:25
    • Storekeeper
      1 Chronicles 27:25
    • Overseer of the tribute
      1 Kings 4:6; 12:18
    • Overseer of royal farms
      1 Chronicles 27:26
    • Overseer of royal vineyards
      1 Chronicles 27:27
    • Overseer of royal plantations
      1 Chronicles 27:28
    • Overseer of royal herds
      1 Samuel 21:7; 1 Chronicles 27:29
    • Overseer of royal camels
      1 Chronicles 27:30
    • Overseer of royal flocks
      1 Chronicles 27:31
    • Armour-bearer
      1 Samuel 16:21
    • Cup-bearer
      1 Kings 10:5; 2 Chronicles 9:5

  • Approached with greatest reverence
    1 Samuel 24:8; 2 Samuel 9:8; 14:22; 1 Kings 1:23

  • Presented with gifts by strangers
    1 Kings 10:2,10,25; 2 Kings 5:5; Matthew 2:11

  • Right hand of, the place of honour
    1 Kings 2:19; Psalm 45:9; 110:1

  • Attendants of, stood in their presence
    1 Kings 10:8; 2 Kings 25:19

  • Exercised great hospitality
    1 Samuel 20:25-27; 2 Samuel 9:7-13; 19:33; 1 Kings 4:22,23,28

  • THEIR REVENUES DERIVED FROM
    • Voluntary contributions
      1 Samuel 10:27; 16:20; 1 Chronicles 12:39,40
    • Tribute from foreign nations
      1 Kings 4:21,24,25; 2 Chronicles 8:8; 17:11
    • Tax on produce of the land
      1 Kings 4:7-19
    • Tax on foreign merchandise
      1 Kings 10:15
    • Their own flocks and herds
      2 Chronicles 32:29
    • Produce of their own lands
      2 Chronicles 26:10

  • Sometimes nominated their successors
    1 Kings 1:33,34; 2 Chronicles 11:22,23

  • Punished for transgressing the divine law
    2 Samuel 12:7-12; 1 Kings 21:18-24

  • WHO REIGNED OVER ALL ISRAEL
    • Saul
      1 Samuel 11:15-31:13; 1 Chronicles 10:1-10:14
    • David
      2:11; 1 Chronicles 11:1-29:30
    • Solomon
      1 Kings 1:39-11:43; 2 Chronicles 1:1-9:31
    • Rehoboam (first part of his reign)
      1 Kings 12:1-20; 2 Chronicles 10:1-16

  • WHO REIGNED OVER JUDAH
    • Rehoboam (latter part of his reign)
      1 Kings 12:21-24; 14:21-31; 2 Chronicles 10:17-12:16
    • Abijam or Abijah
      1 Kings 15:1-8; 2 Chronicles 13:1-22
    • Asa
      1 Kings 15:9-24; 2 Chronicles 14:1-16:14
    • Jehoshaphat
      1 Kings 22:41-50; 2 Chronicles 17:1-21:1
    • Jehoram or Joram
      2 Kings 8:16-24; 2 Chronicles 21:1-20
    • Ahaziah
      2 Kings 8:25-29; 9:16-29; 2 Chronicles 22:1-9
    • Athaliah, mother of Ahaziah (usurper)
      2 Kings 11:1-3; 2 Chronicles 22:10-12
    • Joash or Jehoash
      2 Kings 11:4-12:21; 2 Chronicles 23:1-24:27
    • Amaziah
      2 Kings 14:1-20; 2 Chronicles 25:1-28
    • Azariah or Uzziah
      2 Kings 14:21,22; 15:1-7; 2 Chronicles 26:1-23
    • Jotham
      2 Kings 15:32-38; 2 Chronicles 27:1-9
    • Ahaz
      2 Kings 16:1-20; 2 Chronicles 28:1-27
    • Hezekiah
      2 Kings 18:1-20:21; 2 Chronicles 29:1-32:33
    • Manasseh
      2 Kings 21:1-18; 2 Chronicles 33:1-20
    • Amon
      2 Kings 21:19-26; 2 Chronicles 33:21-25
    • Josiah
      2 Kings 22:1-23:30; 2 Chronicles 34:1-35:27
    • Jehoahaz
      2 Kings 23:31-33; 2 Chronicles 36:1-4
    • Jehoiakim
      2 Kings 23:34-24:6; 2 Chronicles 36:5-8
    • Jehoiachin
      2 Kings 24:8-16; 2 Chronicles 36:9,10
    • Zedekiah
      2 Kings 24:17-25:7; 2 Chronicles 36:11-21

  • WHO REIGNED OVER ISRAEL
    • Jeroboam
      1 Kings 12:20; 12:25-14:20
    • Nadab
      1 Kings 15:25-27,32
    • Baasha
      1 Kings 15:28-16:7
    • Elah
      1 Kings 16:8-14
    • Zimri
      1 Kings 16:11,12,15,20
    • Omri
      1 Kings 16:23-28
    • Ahab
      1 Kings 16:29-22:40
    • Ahaziah
      1 Kings 22:51-53; 2 Kings 1:18
    • Jehoram or Joram
      2 Kings 3:1-9:26
    • Jehu
      2 Kings 9:3-10:36
    • Jehoahaz
      2 Kings 13:1-9
    • Jehoash or Joash
      2 Kings 13:10-25; 14:8-16
    • Jeroboam the Second
      2 Kings 14:23-29
    • Zachariah
      2 Kings 15:8-12
    • Shallum
      2 Kings 15:13-15
    • Menahem
      2 Kings 15:16-22
    • Pekahiah
      2 Kings 15:23-26
    • Pekah
      2 Kings 15:27-31; 16:5
    • Hoshea
      2 Kings 17:1-6

  • Called the Lord's anointed
    1 Samuel 16:6; 24:6; 2 Samuel 19:21

  • CONSPIRACIES AGAINST
    • Absalom against David
      2 Samuel 15:10
    • Adonijah against Solomon
      1 Kings 1:5-7
    • Jeroboam against Rehoboam
      1 Kings 12:12,16
    • Baasha against Nadab
      1 Kings 15:27
    • Zimri against Elah
      1 Kings 16:9,10
    • Omri against Zimri
      1 Kings 16:17
    • Jehu against Joram
      2 Kings 9:14
    • Shallum against Zachariah
      2 Kings 15:10
    • Menahem against Shallum
      2 Kings 15:14
    • Pekah against Menahem
      1 Kings 15:25

  • God chooses
    Deuteronomy 17:15; 1 Chronicles 28:4-6

  • God ordains
    Romans 13:1

  • God anoints
    1 Samuel 16:12; 2 Samuel 12:7

  • Set up by God
    1 Samuel 12:13; Daniel 2:21

  • Removed by God
    1 Kings 11:11; Daniel 2:21

  • Christ is the Prince of
    Revelation 1:5

  • Christ is the King of
    Revelation 17:14

  • Reign by direction of Christ
    Proverbs 8:15

  • Supreme judges of nations
    1 Samuel 8:5

  • Resistance to, is resistance to the ordinance of God
    Romans 13:2

  • Able to enforce their commands
    Ecclesiastes 8:4

  • Numerous subjects the honour of
    Proverbs 14:28

  • Not save by their armies
    Psalm 33:16

  • Dependent on the earth
    Ecclesiastes 5:9

  • SHOULD
    • Fear God
      Deuteronomy 17:19
    • Serve Christ
      Psalm 2:10-12
    • Keep the law of God
      1 Kings 2:3
    • Study the Scriptures
      Deuteronomy 17:19
    • Promote the interests of the Church
      Ezra 1:2-4; 6:1-12
    • Nourish the Church
      Isaiah 49:23
    • Rule in the fear of God
      2 Samuel 23:3
    • Maintain the cause of the poor and oppressed
      Proverbs 31:8,9
    • Investigate all matters
      Proverbs 25:2
    • Not pervert judgment
      Proverbs 31:5

  • Prolong their reign by hating covetousness
    Proverbs 28:16

  • Throne of, established by righteousness and justice
    Proverbs 16:12; 29:14

  • SPECIALLY WARNED AGAINST
    • Impurity
      Proverbs 31:3
    • Lying
      Proverbs 17:7
    • Hearkening to lies
      Proverbs 29:12
    • Intemperance
      Proverbs 31:4,5

  • The gospel to be preached to
    Acts 9:15; 26:27,28

  • Without understanding, are oppressors
    Proverbs 28:16

  • Often reproved by God
    1 Chronicles 16:21

  • Judgments upon, when opposed to Christ
    Psalm 2:2,5,9

  • WHEN GOOD
    • Regard God as their strength
      Psalm 99:4
    • Speak righteously
      Proverbs 16:10
    • Love righteous lips
      Proverbs 16:13
    • Abhor wickedness
      Proverbs 16:12
    • Discountenance evil
      Proverbs 20:8
    • Punish the wicked
      Proverbs 20:8
    • Favour the wise
      Proverbs 14:35
    • Honour the diligent
      Proverbs 22:29
    • Befriend the good
      Proverbs 22:14
    • Are pacified by submission
      Proverbs 16:14; 25:15

  • Evil counsellors should be removed from
    2 Chronicles 22:3,4; Proverbs 25:5

  • Curse not, even in thought
    Exodus 22:28; Ecclesiastes 10:20

  • Speak no evil of
    Job 34:18; 2 Peter 2:10

  • Pay tribute to
    Matthew 22:21; Romans 13:6,7

  • Be not presumptuous before
    Proverbs 25:6

  • SHOULD BE
    • Honoured
      Romans 13:7; 1 Peter 2:17
    • Feared
      Proverbs 24:21
    • Reverenced
      1 Samuel 24:8; 1 Kings 1:23,21
    • Obeyed
      Romans 13:1,5; 1 Peter 2:13
    • Prayed for
      1 Timothy 2:1,2

  • Folly of resisting
    Proverbs 19:12; 20:2

  • Punishment for resisting the lawful authority of
    Romans 13:2

  • Guilt and danger of stretching out the hand against
    1 Samuel 26:9; 2 Samuel 1:14

  • They that walk after the flesh despise
    2 Peter 2:10; Jude 1:8

  • Good-Exemplified
    • David
      2 Samuel 8:15
    • Asa
      1 Kings 15:11
    • Jehoshaphat
      1 Kings 22:43
    • Amaziah
      2 Kings 15:3
    • Uzziah
      2 Kings 15:34
    • Hezekiah
      2 Kings 18:3
    • Josiah
      2 Kings 22:2

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Kings'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/k/kings.html. 1897.

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