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Kings


1. Israel warned against seeking. 1Sa 8:9-18.

2. Sin of Israel in seeking. 1Sa 12:17-20.

3. Israel in seeking, rejected God as their king. 1Sa 8:7; 10:19.

4. Israel asked for, that they might be like the nations. 1Sa 8:5,19,20.

5. First given to Israel in anger. Ho 13:11.

6. God reserved to himself the choice of. De 17:14,15; 1Sa 9:16,17; 16:12.

7. When first established in Israel, not hereditary. De 17:20; 1Sa 13:13,14; 15:28,29.

8. Rendered hereditary in the family of David. 2Sa 7:12-16; Ps 89:35-37.

9. Of Israel not to be foreigners. De 17:15.

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

11. Forbidden to multiply

a. Horses. De 17:16.

b. Wives. De 17:17.

c. Treasure. De 17:17.

12. Required to write and keep by them, a copy of the divine law. De 17:18-20.

13. Had power to make war and peace. 1Sa 11:5-7.

14. Often exercised power arbitrarily. 1Sa 22:17,18; 2Sa 1:15; 4:9-12; 1Ki 2:23,25,31.

15. Ceremonies at inauguration of

a. Anointing. 1Sa 10:1; 16:13; Ps 89:20.

b. Crowning. 2Ki 11:12; 2Ch 23:11; Ps 21:3.

c. Proclaiming with trumpets. 2Sa 15:10; 1Ki 1:34; 2Ki 9:13; 11:14.

d. Enthroning. 1Ki 1:35,46; 2Ki 11:19.

e. Girding on the sword. Ps 45:3.

f. Putting into their hands the books of the law. 2Ki 11:12; 2Ch 23:11.

g. Covenanting to govern lawfully. 2Sa 5:3.

h. Receiving homage. 1Sa 10:1; 1Ch 29:24.

i. Shouting "God save the king". 1Sa 10:24; 2Sa 16:16; 2Ki 11:12.

j. Offering sacrifice. 1Sa 11:15.

k. Feasting. 1Ch 12:38,39; 29:22.

16. Attended by a body-guard. 1Sa 13:2; 2Sa 8:18; 1Ch 11:25; 2Ch 12:10.

17. Dwelt in royal palaces. 2Ch 9:11; Ps 45:15.

18. Arrayed in royal apparel. 1Ki 22:30; Mt 6:29.

19. Names of, often changed at their accession. 2Ki 23:34; 24:17.

20. Officers of

a. Prime minister. 2Ch 19:11; 28:7.

b. First Counsellor. 1Ch 27:33.

c. Confidant or king’s special friend. 1Ki 4:5; 1Ch 27:33.

d. Comptroller of the household. 1Ki 4:6; 2Ch 28:7.

e. Scribe or secretary. 2Sa 8:17; 1Ki 4:3.

f. Captain of the host. 2Sa 8:16; 1Ki 4:4.

g. Captain of the guard. 2Sa 8:18; 20:23.

h. Recorder. 2Sa 8:16; 1Ki 4:3.

i. Providers for the king’s table. 1Ki 4:7-19.

j. Master of the wardrobe. 2Ki 22:14; 2Ch 34:22.

k. Treasurer. 1Ch 27:25.

l. Storekeeper. 1Ch 27:25.

m. Overseer of the tribute. 1Ki 4:6; 12:18.

n. Overseer of royal farms. 1Ch 27:26.

o. Overseer of royal vineyards. 1Ch 27:27.

p. Overseer of royal plantations. 1Ch 27:28.

q. Overseer of royal herds. 1Sa 21:7; 1Ch 27:29.

r. Overseer of royal camels. 1Ch 27:30.

s. Overseer of royal flocks. 1Ch 27:31.

t. Armour-bearer. 1Sa 16:21.

u. Cup-bearer. 1Ki 10:5; 2Ch 9:5.

21. Approached with greatest reverence. 1Sa 24:8; 2Sa 9:8; 14:22; 1Ki 1:23.

22. Presented with gifts by strangers. 1Ki 10:2,10,25; 2Ki 5:5; Mt 2:11.

23. Right hand of, the place of honour. 1Ki 2:19; Ps 45:9; 110:1.

24. Attendants of, stood in their presence. 1Ki 10:8; 2Ki 25:19.

25. Exercised great hospitality. 1Sa 20:25-27; 2Sa 9:7-13; 19:33; 1Ki 4:22,23,28.

26. Their revenues derived from

a. Voluntary contributions. 1Sa 10:27; 16:20; 1Ch 12:39,40.

b. Tribute from foreign nations. 1Ki 4:21,24,25; 2Ch 8:8; 17:11.

c. Tax on produce of the land. 1Ki 4:7-19.

d. Tax on foreign merchandise. 1Ki 10:15.

e. Their own flocks and herds. 2Ch 32:29.

f. Produce of their own lands. 2Ch 26:10.

27. Sometimes nominated their successors. 1Ki 1:33,34; 2Ch 11:22,23.

28. Punished for transgressing the divine law. 2Sa 12:7-12; 1Ki 21:18-24.

29. Who reigned over all Israel

a. Saul. 1Sa 11:15-31:13; 1Ch 10:1-10:14.

b. David. 2Sa 2:4-1Ki 2:11; 1Ch 11:1-29:30.

c. Solomon. 1Ki 1:39-11:43; 2Ch 1:1-9:31.

d. Rehoboam (first part of his reign). 1Ki 12:1-20; 2Ch 10:1-16.

30. Who reigned over Judah

a. Rehoboam (latter part of his reign). 1Ki 12:21-24; 14:21-31; 2Ch 10:17-12:16.

b. Abijam or Abijah. 1Ki 15:1-8; 2Ch 13:1-22.

c. Asa. 1Ki 15:9-24; 2Ch 14:1-16:14.

d. Jehoshaphat. 1Ki 22:41-50; 2Ch 17:1-21:1.

e. Jehoram or Joram. 2Ki 8:16-24; 2Ch 21:1-20.

f. Ahaziah. 2Ki 8:25-29; 9:16-29; 2Ch 22:1-9.

g. Athaliah, mother of Ahaziah (usurper). 2Ki 11:1-3; 2Ch 22:10-12.

h. Joash or Jehoash. 2Ki 11:4-12:21; 2Ch 23:1-24:27.

i. Amaziah. 2Ki 14:1-20; 2Ch 25:1-28.

j. Azariah or Uzziah. 2Ki 14:21,22; 15:1-7; 2Ch 26:1-23.

k. Jotham. 2Ki 15:32-38; 2Ch 27:1-9.

l. Ahaz. 2Ki 16:1-20; 2Ch 28:1-27.

m. Hezekiah. 2Ki 18:1-20:21; 2Ch 29:1-32:33.

n. Manasseh. 2Ki 21:1-18; 2Ch 33:1-20.

o. Amon. 2Ki 21:19-26; 2Ch 33:21-25.

p. Josiah. 2Ki 22:1-23:30; 2Ch 34:1-35:27.

q. Jehoahaz. 2Ki 23:31-33; 2Ch 36:1-4.

r. Jehoiakim. 2Ki 23:34-24:6; 2Ch 36:5-8.

s. Jehoiachin. 2Ki 24:8-16; 2Ch 36:9,10.

t. Zedekiah. 2Ki 24:17-25:7; 2Ch 36:11-21.

31. Who reigned over Israel

a. Jeroboam. 1Ki 12:20; 12:25-14:20.

b. Nadab. 1Ki 15:25-27,32.

c. Baasha. 1Ki 15:28-16:7.

d. Elah. 1Ki 16:8-14.

e. Zimri. 1Ki 16:11,12,15,20.

f. Omri. 1Ki 16:23-28.

g. Ahab. 1Ki 16:29-22:40.

h. Ahaziah. 1Ki 22:51-53; 2Ki 1:18.

i. Jehoram or Joram. 2Ki 3:1-9:26.

j. Jehu. 2Ki 9:3-10:36.

k. Jehoahaz. 2Ki 13:1-9.

l. Jehoash or Joash. 2Ki 13:10-25; 14:8-16.

m. Jeroboam the Second. 2Ki 14:23-29.

n. Zachariah. 2Ki 15:8-12.

o. Shallum. 2Ki 15:13-15.

p. Menahem. 2Ki 15:16-22.

q. Pekahiah. 2Ki 15:23-26.

r. Pekah. 2Ki 15:27-31; 16:5.

s. Hoshea. 2Ki 17:1-6.

32. Called the Lord’s anointed. 1Sa 16:6; 24:6; 2Sa 19:21.

33. Conspiracies against

a. Absalom against David. 2Sa 15:10.

b. Adonijah against Solomon. 1Ki 1:5-7.

c. Jeroboam against Rehoboam. 1Ki 12:12,16.

d. Baasha against Nadab. 1Ki 15:27.

e. Zimri against Elah. 1Ki 16:9,10.

f. Omri against Zimri. 1Ki 16:17.

g. Jehu against Joram. 2Ki 9:14.

h. Shallum against Zachariah. 2Ki 15:10.

i. Menahem against Shallum. 2Ki 15:14.

j. Pekah against Menahem. 1Ki 15:25.

34. God chooses. De 17:15; 1Ch 28:4-6.

35. God ordains. Ro 13:1.

36. God anoints. 1Sa 16:12; 2Sa 12:7.

37. Set up by God. 1Sa 12:13; Da 2:21.

38. Removed by God. 1Ki 11:11; Da 2:21.

39. Christ is the Prince of. Re 1:5.

40. Christ is the King of. Re 17:14.

41. Reign by direction of Christ. Pr 8:15.

42. Supreme judges of nations. 1Sa 8:5.

43. Resistance to, is resistance to the ordinance of God. Ro 13:2.

44. Able to enforce their commands. Ec 8:4.

45. Numerous subjects the honour of. Pr 14:28.

46. Not save by their armies. Ps 33:16.

47. Dependent on the earth. Ec 5:9.

48. Should

a. Fear God. De 17:19.

b. Serve Christ. Ps 2:10-12.

c. Keep the law of God. 1Ki 2:3.

d. Study the Scriptures. De 17:19.

e. Promote the interests of the Church. Ezr 1:2-4; 6:1-12.

f. Nourish the Church. Isa 49:23.

g. Rule in the fear of God. 2Sa 23:3.

h. Maintain the cause of the poor and oppressed. Pr 31:8,9.

i. Investigate all matters. Pr 25:2.

j. Not pervert judgment. Pr 31:5.

49. Prolong their reign by hating covetousness. Pr 28:16.

50. Throne of, established by righteousness and justice. Pr 16:12; 29:14.

51. Specially warned against

a. Impurity. Pr 31:3.

b. Lying. Pr 17:7.

c. Hearkening to lies. Pr 29:12.

d. Intemperance. Pr 31:4,5.

52. The gospel to be preached to. Ac 9:15; 26:27,28.

53. Without understanding, are oppressors. Pr 28:16.

54. Often reproved by God. 1Ch 16:21.

55. Judgments upon, when opposed to Christ. Ps 2:2,5,9.

56. When good

a. Regard God as their strength. Ps 99:4.

b. Speak righteously. Pr 16:10.

c. Love righteous lips. Pr 16:13.

d. Abhor wickedness. Pr 16:12.

e. Discountenance evil. Pr 20:8.

f. Punish the wicked. Pr 20:8.

g. Favour the wise. Pr 14:35.

h. Honour the diligent. Pr 22:29.

i. Befriend the good. Pr 22:14.

j. Are pacified by submission. Pr 16:14; 25:15.

57. Evil counsellors should be removed from. 2Ch 22:3,4; Pr 25:5.

58. Curse not, even in thought. Ex 22:28; Ec 10:20.

59. Speak no evil of. Job 34:18; 2Pe 2:10.

60. Pay tribute to. Mt 22:21; Ro 13:6,7.

61. Be not presumptuous before. Pr 25:6.

62. Should be

a. Honoured. Ro 13:7; 1Pe 2:17.

b. Feared. Pr 24:21.

c. Reverenced. 1Sa 24:8; 1Ki 1:23,21.

d. Obeyed. Ro 13:1,5; 1Pe 2:13.

e. Prayed for. 1Ti 2:1,2.

63. Folly of resisting. Pr 19:12; 20:2.

64. Punishment for resisting the lawful authority of. Ro 13:2.

65. Guilt and danger of stretching out the hand against. 1Sa 26:9; 2Sa 1:14.

66. They that walk after the flesh despise. 2Pe 2:10; Jude 1:8.

67. Good-Exemplified

a. David. 2Sa 8:15.

b. Asa. 1Ki 15:11.

c. Jehoshaphat. 1Ki 22:43.

d. Amaziah. 2Ki 15:3.

e. Uzziah. 2Ki 15:34.

f. Hezekiah. 2Ki 18:3.

g. Josiah. 2Ki 22:2.