Questions tagged [kings]

The kings who ruled Israel after the days of the judges. For question about the books, use the [1-kings] or [2-kings] tags.

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Why was Abishag the Shunammite important?

When we shift from Samuel to Kings, we start with this fairly benign story: King David was now old, advanced in years; and though they covered him with bedclothes, he never felt warm. His courtiers ...
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In what sense is the word בּרך (blaspheme) used in 1 Kings 10:9 & 1 Kings 21:10

(KJV)1 Kings 10:9 9 Blessed be the Lord thy God, which delighted in thee, to set thee on the throne of Israel: because the Lord loved Israel for ever, therefore made he thee king, to do judgment ...
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Are "Uzziah" and "Azariah" the name of the same king?

This is with reference to the two passages 2 Chronicles 26: Then all the people of Judah took Uzziah, who was sixteen years old, and made him king in the room of his father Amaziah. 2 He built ...
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Does Acts 12:21-23 prohibit worship of Kings?

Acts 12:21-23 says "Now on an appointed day Herod clothed himself in royal apparel, and sat on the judgment seat, and began addressing them. 22 But the people began to cry out, “It is the voice ...
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