The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, 'Behold, a gluttonous man and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!' But wisdom is justified by her children."
He won't break a bruised reed. He won't quench a smoking flax, until he leads justice to victory.
Knowing their thoughts, Jesus said to them, "Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation, and every city or house divided against itself will not stand.
If Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then will his kingdom stand?
But if I by the Spirit of God cast out demons, then the Kingdom of God has come upon you.
But the unclean spirit, when he is gone out of the man, passes through waterless places, seeking rest, and doesn't find it.
While he was yet speaking to the multitudes, behold, his mother and his brothers stood outside, seeking to speak to him.
One said to him, "Behold, your mother and your brothers stand outside, seeking to speak to you."
He answered them, "To you it is given to know the mysteries of the Kingdom of Heaven, but it is not given to them.
When anyone hears the word of the Kingdom, and doesn't understand it, the evil one comes, and snatches away that which has been sown in his heart. This is what was sown by the roadside.
He set another parable before them, saying, "The Kingdom of Heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field,
He set another parable before them, saying, "The Kingdom of Heaven is like a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field;
He spoke another parable to them. "The Kingdom of Heaven is like yeast, which a woman took, and hid in three measures of meal, until it was all leavened."
the field is the world; and the good seed, these are the children of the Kingdom; and the darnel weeds are the children of the evil one.
The Son of Man will send out his angels, and they will gather out of his Kingdom all things that cause stumbling, and those who do iniquity,
Then the righteous will shine forth like the sun in the Kingdom of their Father. He who has ears to hear, let him hear.
"Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man found, and hid. In his joy, he goes and sells all that he has, and buys that field.
"Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like a man who is a merchant seeking fine pearls,
"Again, the Kingdom of Heaven is like a dragnet, that was cast into the sea, and gathered some fish of every kind,
He said to them, "Therefore, every scribe who has been made a disciple in the Kingdom of Heaven is like a man who is a householder, who brings out of his treasure new and old things."
The king was grieved, but for the sake of his oaths, and of those who sat at the table with him, he commanded it to be given,
He commanded the multitudes to sit down on the grass; and he took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, he blessed, broke and gave the loaves to the disciples, and the disciples gave to the multitudes.
In the fourth watch of the night, Jesus came to them, walking on the sea.
When the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were troubled, saying, "It's a ghost!" and they cried out for fear.
so that the multitude wondered when they saw the mute speaking, injured whole, lame walking, and blind seeing--and they glorified the God of Israel.
I will give to you the keys of the Kingdom of Heaven, and whatever you bind on earth will have been bound in heaven; and whatever you release on earth will have been released in heaven."
Most certainly I tell you, there are some standing here who will in no way taste of death, until they see the Son of Man coming in his Kingdom."
Behold, Moses and Elijah appeared to them talking with him.
While he was still speaking, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them. Behold, a voice came out of the cloud, saying, "This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased. Listen to him."
He said, "Yes." When he came into the house, Jesus anticipated him, saying, "What do you think, Simon? From whom do the kings of the earth receive toll or tribute? From their children, or from strangers?"
In that hour the disciples came to Jesus, saying, "Who then is greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven?"
and said, "Most certainly I tell you, unless you turn, and become as little children, you will in no way enter into the Kingdom of Heaven.
Whoever therefore humbles himself as this little child, the same is the greatest in the Kingdom of Heaven.
Therefore the Kingdom of Heaven is like a certain king, who wanted to reconcile accounts with his servants.
For there are eunuchs who were born that way from their mother's womb, and there are eunuchs who were made eunuchs by men; and there are eunuchs who made themselves eunuchs for the Kingdom of Heaven's sake. He who is able to receive it, let him receive it."
But Jesus said, "Allow the little children, and don't forbid them to come to me; for the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to ones like these."
Jesus said to his disciples, "Most certainly I say to you, a rich man will enter into the Kingdom of Heaven with difficulty.
Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through a needle's eye, than for a rich man to enter into the Kingdom of God."
Looking at them, Jesus said, "With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible."
"For the Kingdom of Heaven is like a man who was the master of a household, who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard.
Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came to him with her sons, kneeling and asking a certain thing of him.
He said to her, "What do you want?" She said to him, "Command that these, my two sons, may sit, one on your right hand, and one on your left hand, in your Kingdom."
But Jesus answered, "You don't know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink, and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with?" They said to him, "We are able."
"Tell the daughter of Zion, behold, your King comes to you, humble, and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey."
Which of the two did the will of his father?" They said to him, "The first." Jesus said to them, "Most certainly I tell you that the tax collectors and the prostitutes are entering into the Kingdom of God before you.
"Therefore I tell you, the Kingdom of God will be taken away from you, and will be given to a nation bringing forth its fruit.
"The Kingdom of Heaven is like a certain king, who made a marriage feast for his son,
When the king heard that, he was angry, and sent his armies, destroyed those murderers, and burned their city.
But when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man who didn't have on wedding clothing,
Then the king said to the servants, 'Bind him hand and foot, take him away, and throw him into the outer darkness; there is where the weeping and grinding of teeth will be.'
"But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because you shut up the Kingdom of Heaven against men; for you don't enter in yourselves, neither do you allow those who are entering in to enter.
For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; and there will be famines, plagues, and earthquakes in various places.
This Good News of the Kingdom will be preached in the whole world for a testimony to all the nations, and then the end will come.
For as in those days which were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ship,
"Then the Kingdom of Heaven will be like ten virgins, who took their lamps, and went out to meet the bridegroom.
Then the King will tell those on his right hand, 'Come, blessed of my Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world;
"The King will answer them, 'Most certainly I tell you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.'
But I tell you that I will not drink of this fruit of the vine from now on, until that day when I drink it anew with you in my Father's Kingdom."
While he was still speaking, behold, Judas, one of the twelve, came, and with him a great multitude with swords and clubs, from the chief priest and elders of the people.
But he denied it before them all, saying, "I don't know what you are talking about."
Now Jesus stood before the governor: and the governor asked him, saying, "Are you the King of the Jews?" Jesus said to him, "So you say."
They braided a crown of thorns and put it on his head, and a reed in his right hand; and they kneeled down before him, and mocked him, saying, "Hail, King of the Jews!"
They set up over his head the accusation against him written, "THIS IS JESUS, THE KING OF THE JEWS."
Likewise the chief priests also mocking, with the scribes, the Pharisees, and the elders, said,
"He saved others, but he can't save himself. If he is the King of Israel, let him come down from the cross now, and we will believe in him.
The word of the LORD that came to Micah the Morashtite in the days of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah, which he saw concerning Samaria and Jerusalem.
Therefore you will give a parting gift to Moresheth Gath. The houses of Achzib will be a deceitful thing to the kings of Israel.
If a man walking in a spirit of falsehood lies: "I will prophesy to you of wine and of strong drink;" he would be the prophet of this people.
He who breaks open the way goes up before them. They break through the gate, and go out. And their king passes on before them, with the LORD at their head.
You, tower of the flock, the hill of the daughter of Zion, to you it will come, yes, the former dominion will come, the kingdom of the daughter of Jerusalem.
Now why do you cry out aloud? Is there no king in you? Has your counselor perished, that pains have taken hold of you as of a woman in travail?
My people, remember now what Balak king of Moab devised, and what Balaam the son of Beor answered him from Shittim to Gilgal, that you may know the righteous acts of the LORD."
"Behold, I am against you," says the LORD of Armies, "and I will lift your skirts over your face. I will show the nations your nakedness, and the kingdoms your shame.
Your shepherds slumber, king of Assyria. Your nobles lie down. Your people are scattered on the mountains, and there is no one to gather them.
Lord, I beg you, let your ear be attentive now to the prayer of your servant, and to the prayer of your servants, who delight to fear your name; and please prosper your servant this day, and grant him mercy in the sight of this man." Now I was cup bearer to the king.
It happened in the month Nisan, in the twentieth year of Artaxerxes the king, when wine was before him, that I took up the wine, and gave it to the king. Now I had not been [before] sad in his presence.
The king said to me, "Why is your face sad, since you are not sick? This is nothing else but sorrow of heart." Then I was very much afraid.
I said to the king, "Let the king live forever! Why shouldn't my face be sad, when the city, the place of my fathers' tombs, lies waste, and its gates have been consumed with fire?"
Then the king said to me, "For what do you make request?" So I prayed to the God of heaven.
I said to the king, "If it pleases the king, and if your servant has found favor in your sight, that you would send me to Judah, to the city of my fathers' tombs, that I may build it."
The king said to me (the queen was also sitting by him), "For how long shall your journey be? And when will you return?" So it pleased the king to send me; and I set him a time.
Moreover I said to the king, "If it pleases the king, let letters be given me to the governors beyond the River, that they may let me pass through until I come to Judah;
and a letter to Asaph the keeper of the king's forest, that he may give me timber to make beams for the gates of the citadel by the temple, for the wall of the city, and for the house that I shall enter into." The king granted my requests, because of the good hand of my God on me.
Then I came to the governors beyond the River, and gave them the king's letters. Now the king had sent with me captains of the army and horsemen.
Then I went on to the spring gate and to the king's pool: but there was no place for the animal that was under me to pass.
I told them of the hand of my God which was good on me, as also of the king's words that he had spoken to me. They said, "Let's rise up and build." So they strengthened their hands for the good work.
But when Sanballat the Horonite, and Tobiah the servant, the Ammonite, and Geshem the Arabian, heard it, they ridiculed us, and despised us, and said, "What is this thing that you are doing? Will you rebel against the king?"
The spring gate repaired Shallun the son of Colhozeh, the ruler of the district of Mizpah; he built it, and covered it, and set up its doors, its bolts, and its bars, and the wall of the pool of Shelah by the king's garden, even to the stairs that go down from the city of David.
Palal the son of Uzai [repaired] over against the turning [of the wall], and the tower that stands out from the upper house of the king, which is by the court of the guard. After him Pedaiah the son of Parosh [repaired].
There were also some who said, "We have borrowed money for the king's tribute using our fields and our vineyards as collateral.
Moreover from the time that I was appointed to be their governor in the land of Judah, from the twentieth year even to the two and thirtieth year of Artaxerxes the king, [that is], twelve years, I and my brothers have not eaten the bread of the governor.
in which was written, "It is reported among the nations, and Gashmu says it, that you and the Jews intend to rebel. Because of that, you are building the wall. You would be their king, according to these words.
You have also appointed prophets to preach of you at Jerusalem, saying, 'There is a king in Judah!' Now it will be reported to the king according to these words. Come now therefore, and let us take counsel together."
These are the children of the province, who went up out of the captivity of those who had been carried away, whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away, and who returned to Jerusalem and to Judah, everyone to his city;
Moreover you gave them kingdoms and peoples, which you allotted according to their portions. So they possessed the land of Sihon, even the land of the king of Heshbon, and the land of Og king of Bashan.
"So the children went in and possessed the land, and you subdued before them the inhabitants of the land, the Canaanites, and gave them into their hands, with their kings, and the peoples of the land, that they might do with them as they pleased.
Now therefore, our God, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God, who keeps covenant and loving kindness, don't let all the travail seem little before you, that has come on us, on our kings, on our princes, and on our priests, and on our prophets, and on our fathers, and on all your people, since the time of the kings of Assyria to this day.
neither have our kings, our princes, our priests, nor our fathers, kept your law, nor listened to your commandments and your testimonies with which you testified against them.
For they have not served you in their kingdom, and in your great goodness that you gave them, and in the large and rich land which you gave before them, neither did they turn from their wicked works.
It yields much increase to the kings whom you have set over us because of our sins: also they have power over our bodies, and over our livestock, at their pleasure, and we are in great distress.
For there was a commandment from the king concerning them, and a settled provision for the singers, as every day required.
Pethahiah the son of Meshezabel, of the children of Zerah the son of Judah, was at the king's hand in all matters concerning the people.
But in all this [time] I was not at Jerusalem; for in the two and thirtieth year of Artaxerxes king of Babylon I went to the king: and after certain days asked I leave of the king,
Didn't Solomon king of Israel sin by these things? Yet among many nations was there no king like him, and he was beloved of his God, and God made him king over all Israel. Nevertheless foreign women caused even him to sin.
When Moses went into the Tent of Meeting to speak with the LORD, he heard his voice speaking to him from above the mercy seat that was on the ark of the Testimony, from between the two cherubim: and he spoke to him.
It happened, as he made an end of speaking all these words, that the ground split apart that was under them;
Moses sent messengers from Kadesh to the king of Edom, saying: "Thus says your brother Israel: You know all the travail that has happened to us:
"Please let us pass through your land: we will not pass through field or through vineyard, neither will we drink of the water of the wells: we will go along the king's highway; we will not turn aside to the right hand nor to the left, until we have passed your border."
The Canaanite, the king of Arad, who lived in the South, heard tell that Israel came by the way of Atharim; and he fought against Israel, and took some of them captive.
Israel sent messengers to Sihon king of the Amorites, saying,
"Let me pass through your land: we will not turn aside into field, or into vineyard; we will not drink of the water of the wells: we will go by the king's highway, until we have passed your border."
For Heshbon was the city of Sihon the king of the Amorites, who had fought against the former king of Moab, and taken all his land out of his hand, even to the Arnon.
Woe to you, Moab! You are undone, people of Chemosh! He has given his sons as fugitives, and his daughters into captivity, to Sihon king of the Amorites.
They turned and went up by the way of Bashan: and Og the king of Bashan went out against them, he and all his people, to battle at Edrei.
the LORD said to Moses, "Don't fear him: for I have delivered him into your hand, and all his people, and his land; and you shall do to him as you did to Sihon king of the Amorites, who lived at Heshbon."
Moab said to the elders of Midian, "Now this multitude will lick up all that is around us, as the ox licks up the grass of the field." Balak the son of Zippor was king of Moab at that time.
Balaam said to God, "Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab, has sent to me, [saying],
He took up his parable, and said, "From Aram has Balak brought me, the king of Moab from the mountains of the East. Come, curse Jacob for me. Come, defy Israel.
He has not seen iniquity in Jacob. Neither has he seen perverseness in Israel. the LORD his God is with him. The shout of a king is among them.
Water shall flow from his buckets. His seed shall be in many waters. His king shall be higher than Agag. His kingdom shall be exalted.
They killed the kings of Midian with the rest of their slain: Evi, and Rekem, and Zur, and Hur, and Reba, the five kings of Midian: Balaam also the son of Beor they killed with the sword.
Moses gave to them, even to the children of Gad, and to the children of Reuben, and to the half-tribe of Manasseh the son of Joseph, the kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites, and the kingdom of Og king of Bashan, the land, according to the cities of it with [their] borders, even the cities of the surrounding land.
The Canaanite, the king of Arad, who lived in the South in the land of Canaan, heard of the coming of the children of Israel.
Saviors will go up on Mount Zion to judge the mountains of Esau, and the kingdom will be the LORD's.
I thank my God always, making mention of you in my prayers,
always in every request of mine on behalf of you all making my requests with joy,
The former insincerely preach Christ from selfish ambition, thinking that they add affliction to my chains;
each of you not just looking to his own things, but each of you also to the things of others.
but emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of men.
because for the work of Christ he came near to death, risking his life to supply that which was lacking in your service toward me.
who will change the body of our humiliation to be conformed to the body of his glory, according to the working by which he is able even to subject all things to himself.
The proverbs of Solomon, the son of David, king of Israel:
Now she is in the streets, now in the squares, and lurking at every corner.
By me kings reign, and princes decree justice.
One winking with the eye causes sorrow, but a chattering fool will fall.
Fools mock at making atonement for sins, but among the upright there is good will.
In the multitude of people is the king's glory, but in the lack of people is the destruction of the prince.
The king's favor is toward a servant who deals wisely, but his wrath is toward one who causes shame.
Inspired judgments are on the lips of the king. He shall not betray his mouth.
It is an abomination for kings to do wrong, for the throne is established by righteousness.
Righteous lips are the delight of kings. They value one who speaks the truth.
The king's wrath is a messenger of death, but a wise man will pacify it.
In the light of the king's face is life. His favor is like a cloud of the spring rain.
The king's wrath is like the roaring of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass.
The terror of a king is like the roaring of a lion. He who provokes him to anger forfeits his own life.
A king who sits on the throne of judgment scatters away all evil with his eyes.
A wise king winnows out the wicked, and drives the threshing wheel over them.
Love and faithfulness keep the king safe. His throne is sustained by love.
The king's heart is in the LORD's hand like the watercourses. He turns it wherever he desires.
He who loves purity of heart and speaks gracefully is the king's friend.
Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will serve kings. He won't serve obscure men.
Don't be among ones drinking too much wine, or those who gorge themselves on meat:
My son, fear the LORD and the king. Don't join those who are rebellious:
These also are proverbs of Solomon, which the men of Hezekiah king of Judah copied out.
It is the glory of God to conceal a thing, but the glory of kings is to search out a matter.
As the heavens for height, and the earth for depth, so the hearts of kings are unsearchable.
Take away the wicked from the king's presence, and his throne will be established in righteousness.
Don't exalt yourself in the presence of the king, or claim a place among great men;
One who sends a message by the hand of a fool is cutting off feet and drinking violence.
is the man who deceives his neighbor and says, "Am I not joking?"
The king by justice makes the land stable, but he who takes bribes tears it down.
The king who fairly judges the poor, his throne shall be established forever.
For a servant when he is king; a fool when he is filled with food;
The locusts have no king, yet they advance in ranks.
You can catch a lizard with your hands, yet it is in kings' palaces.
the greyhound, the male goat also; and the king against whom there is no rising up.
The words of king Lemuel; the oracle which his mother taught him.
Don't give your strength to women, nor your ways to that which destroys kings.
It is not for kings, Lemuel; it is not for kings to drink wine; nor for princes to say, 'Where is strong drink?'
The kings of the earth take a stand, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against his Anointed, saying,
"Yet I have set my King on my holy hill of Zion."
Now therefore be wise, you kings. Be instructed, you judges of the earth.
Listen to the voice of my cry, my King and my God; for to you do I pray.
the LORD is King forever and ever! The nations will perish out of his land.
He is like a lion that is greedy of his prey, as it were a young lion lurking in secret places.
He gives great deliverance to his king, and shows loving kindness to his anointed, to David and to his seed, forevermore. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.
the LORD's law is perfect, restoring the soul. the LORD's testimony is sure, making wise the simple.
Save, the LORD! Let the King answer us when we call! For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.
The king rejoices in your strength, the LORD! How greatly he rejoices in your salvation!
For the king trusts in the LORD. Through the loving kindness of the Most High, he shall not be moved.
For the kingdom is the LORD's. He is the ruler over the nations.
Lift up your heads, you gates! Be lifted up, you everlasting doors, and the King of glory will come in.
Who is the King of glory? the LORD strong and mighty, the LORD mighty in battle.
Lift up your heads, you gates; yes, lift them up, you everlasting doors, and the King of glory will come in.
Who is this King of glory? the LORD of Armies is the King of glory! Selah. By David.
the LORD sat enthroned at the Flood. Yes, the LORD sits as King forever.
There is no king saved by the multitude of an army. A mighty man is not delivered by great strength.
Keep your tongue from evil, and your lips from speaking lies.
You are my King, God. Command victories for Jacob!
You make us a byword among the nations, a shaking of the head among the peoples.
My heart overflows with a noble theme. I recite my verses for the king. My tongue is like the pen of a skillful writer.
Your arrows are sharp. The nations fall under you, with arrows in the heart of the king's enemies.
Your throne, God, is forever and ever. A scepter of equity is the scepter of your kingdom.
Kings' daughters are among your honorable women. At your right hand the queen stands in gold of Ophir.
So the king will desire your beauty, honor him, for he is your lord.
She shall be led to the king in embroidered work. The virgins, her companions who follow her, shall be brought to you.
With gladness and rejoicing they shall be led. They shall enter into the king's palace.
The nations raged. The kingdoms were moved. He lifted his voice, and the earth melted.
For the LORD Most High is awesome. He is a great King over all the earth.
Sing praise to God, sing praises. Sing praises to our King, sing praises.
For God is the King of all the earth. Sing praises with understanding.
Beautiful in elevation, the joy of the whole earth, is Mount Zion, on the north sides, the city of the great King.
For, behold, the kings assembled themselves, they passed by together.
Your tongue plots destruction, like a sharp razor, working deceitfully.
You love evil more than good, lying rather than speaking the truth. Selah.
The wicked go astray from the womb. They are wayward as soon as they are born, speaking lies.
You will prolong the king's life; his years shall be for generations.
But the king shall rejoice in God. Everyone who swears by him will praise him, for the mouth of those who speak lies shall be silenced. For the Chief Musician. A Psalm by David.
"Kings of armies flee! They flee!" She who waits at home divides the spoil,
When the Almighty scattered kings in her, it snowed on Zalmon.
They have seen your processions, God, even the processions of my God, my King, into the sanctuary.
Because of your temple at Jerusalem, kings shall bring presents to you.
Sing to God, you kingdoms of the earth! Sing praises to the Lord! Selah.
I am weary with my crying. My throat is dry. My eyes fail, looking for my God.
God, give the king your justice; your righteousness to the royal son.
The kings of Tarshish and of the islands will bring tribute. The kings of Sheba and Seba shall offer gifts.
Yes, all kings shall fall down before him. All nations shall serve him.
Yet God is my King of old, working salvation in the midst of the earth.
He will cut off the spirit of princes. He is feared by the kings of the earth. For the Chief Musician. To Jeduthun. A Psalm by Asaph.
They tempted God in their heart by asking food according to their desire.
Pour out your wrath on the nations that don't know you; on the kingdoms that don't call on your name;
Yes, the sparrow has found a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may have her young, near your altars, the LORD of Armies, my King, and my God.
For our shield belongs to the LORD; our king to the Holy One of Israel.
I will also appoint him my firstborn, the highest of the kings of the earth.
For the LORD is a great God, a great King above all gods.
With trumpets and sound of the ram's horn, make a joyful noise before the King, the LORD.
The King's strength also loves justice. You do establish equity. You execute justice and righteousness in Jacob.
So the nations will fear the name of the LORD; all the kings of the earth your glory.
when the peoples are gathered together, the kingdoms, to serve the LORD.
the LORD has established his throne in the heavens. His kingdom rules over all.
They went about from nation to nation, from one kingdom to another people.
He allowed no one to do them wrong. Yes, he reproved kings for their sakes,
The king sent and freed him; even the ruler of peoples, and let him go free.
Their land swarmed with frogs, even in the rooms of their kings.
The Lord is at your right hand. He will crush kings in the day of his wrath.
Turn my eyes away from looking at worthless things. Revive me in your ways.
I will also speak of your statutes before kings, and will not be disappointed.
My eyes fail looking for your salvation, for your righteous word.
who struck many nations, and killed mighty kings,