-Called KING OF KINGS Ezra 7:12; Ezekiel 26:7; Daniel 2:37

-Divinely authorized Deuteronomy 17:15; 1 Samuel 9:16, 17; 16:12; 1 Chronicles 22:10; 2 Chronicles

2:11, 12; Proverbs 8:15; Daniel 2:21, 37; 4:17; 5:20; Hosea 8:4; 13:11

-How chosen .By divine appointment, Saul 1 Samuel 10: 1 .David and the Davidic dynasty 1 Samuel 16:1-

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-Hereditary succession 2 Samuel 7:12-16; 1 Kings 1:28-30; 2 Chronicles 21:3, 4; Psalm 89:35-37

-Not hereditary 1 Chronicles 1:43-51

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-By lot 1 Samuel 10:20,21

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-Modes of induction into office .By anointing . See ANOINTING

-By proclamation 2 Samuel 15:10; 1 Kings 1:33, 34; 2 Kings 9:13; 11:12

-By an oath 2 Kings 11:4

-Ceremonial recognition of .Prostration 1 Samuel 25:41; 1 Kings 1:23, 2 Samuel 9:6, 8; 31, 47 .Obeisance

1 Kings 1:16 .Kneeling before Matthew 27:29 .Salutation to: \”O king, live forever,\” Daniel 2:4; 6:6, 21

-Acts as Judge 2 Samuel 8: 15; 15:2; 1 Kings 10:9; 2 Kings 8:1-6; Psalm 72:1-4; 122:5; Acts 25:11, 12,20

-Precepts concerning Deuteronomy 17:14-19; Proverbs 31:4, 5; Ezekiel 46:16-18

-Obedience to, enjoined Ecclesiastes 8:2-5

-Rights and duties of Proverbs 25:2, 5, 29:4, 6, 15; 12, 14; Jeremiah 21:12

-Exercise executive clemency 1 Samuel 11:13

-Constitutional restrictions of Deuteronomy 17:18-20; 1 Samuel 10:24, 25; 2 Samuel 5:3; 2 Kings 11:12,

17; 2 Chronicles 23:11; Jeremiah 34:8-11; Daniel 6:12-15

-Influenced by popular opinion .Saul 1 Samuel 14:45; 15:24 .David 2 Chronicles 20:21 .Hezekiah 2

Chronicles 30:2 .Zedekiah Jeremiah 38:19, 24-27 .Herod Matthew 14:5; Acts 12:2, 3 .Pilate John 19:6-13

-Religious duties of Ezekiel 45:9-25; 46:2, 4-8

-Deification of Ezekiel 28:2, 9

-Loyally to, enjoined Proverbs 16:14, 15; Ecclesiastes 10:20

-Influential queens .Bath-sheba 1 Kings 1:28-34 Jezebel 1 Kings 18:4, 13; 19:1-3; 21:5-16 .Esther Esther

5:1-8

-Respect due to Job 34:18; Isaiah 8:21; Matthew 22:21; Mark 12:17

-Profiting from .Confiscations of property 2 Samuel 16:4; 1 Kings21:l-16

-Plunder 2 Samuel 12:30; 1 Chronicles 26:27; 2 Chronicles 24:23

-Tariff on imports, and internal revenue on merchandise 1 Kings 10:15-29

-Taxes 2 Samuel 20:24; 1 Kings 12: 18; 2 Chronicles 17:11

-Poll tax Matthew 17:24-27

-Presents 1 Samuel 10:27; 16:20; 1 Kings 10:2, 2 Samuel 8:2; 10, 25; 2 Chronicles 9:24; Psalm 72:10

-Commissary of 1 Kings 4:7-19, 27, 28; 1 Chronicles 27:25-31; 2 Chronicles 26:10; 32:28, 29

-Extensive livestock of Judges 12:14; 1 Kings 1:33; 4:26; 10:25; 2 Chronicles 9:24, 25; Esther 6:8

-Chief officers of .The captain of the army 2 Samuel 8:16; 1 Kings 4:4 .The recorder 2 Samuel 8:16; 20:24;

1 Kings 4:3 .The scribe 2 Samuel 8:17; 20:25; 1 Kings 4:3 .The chief priests 2 Samuel 8:17; 20:25; 1 Kings

4:2 .The chief of the bodyguard 2 Samuel 8:18; 15:18; 20:23; 1 Chronicles 11:25 .The collector of taxes 2

Samuel 20:24 .The chief ruler 2 Samuel 20:26; 1 Kings 4:5; 8:1, Esther 3:1, 2; 2, 15; 10:3 .The advisor 1

Kings 4:5 .The provincial governors Daniel 6:1-3

-Subordinate officers of .The governor of the household 1 Kings 4:6; 2 Chronicles 28:7 .The keeper of the

wardrobe 2 Kings 22:14; 2 Chronicles 34:22

-Drunkenness of, forbidden Proverbs 31:4, 5

-Drunken, instances of Hosea 7:5

-Baasha 1 Kings 16:9

-Ben-hadadl Kings 20:16

-Belshazzar Daniel 5:1-4, 23

-Ahasuerus Esther 1:7, 10; 5:6; 7:2

-Prayer for Ezra 6:10

-Prayer for, enjoined 1 Timothy 2:1, 2

-Decrees of, irrevocable Daniel 6:8, Esther 8:8; 9, 12-15

-Chronicles of, recorded 1 Kings 11:41; 14:19; 2 Kings 21:25; 1 Chronicles 9:1; 27:24; 29:29; 2 Chronicles

9:29; 12:15; 20:34; 26:22; 32:32; Ezra 5:17; Esther 6:1

-For the kings of Israel, before and after the revolt of the ten tribes . See