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  • proper n. One of the various books called Kings in the Old Testament of Bible, and of the Tanakh. Variously known as 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings, 2 Kings, 3 Kings and 4 Kings.

Etymologies

Reference to the contents of the book, a chronicle of the Kings of Israel. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Bible speaks of many attacks on the asherim or Groves of Asherah, which were consistently worshipped by both people and kings, despite the prophets' repeated condemnations: Exodus 34:13, Deuteronomy 16:21, Judges 3:7, 1 Kings 15:13, 16:33; 2 Kings 18:4, 21:7.

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  • In the ending THREE KINGS AGAINST TWO KINGS the most favorable spots for the weaker player are the two double corners; but the three Kings will always win when handled right.

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  • The Hebrew merchants exported horses from Egypt not only for the kings of Israel, but also for the Hittites (1 Kings 10: 28, 29).

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • However, this notion seems to be confirmed by what the same Josephus says concerning David's and many other kings of Judah's sepulchers, which as the authors of the books of Kings and Chronicles say were in the city of

    Antiquities of the Jews

  • Joshua, and named in one chapter, Joshua 12., and thirty-two kings, or royal auxiliaries to Benhadad king of Syria, 1 Kings 20: 1; Antiq.

    Antiquities of the Jews

  • KINGS UPDATE: Sacramento lost to Orlando 109-88 on Jan. 12, but the Kings will have a different look tonight.

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  • Do you not see that a huge and boundless wilderness is in his rear, and the Caucasus [368] is near, and many mountains which are full of deep valleys, sufficient to hide ten thousand kings who decline a battle, and to protect them? and it is only a few days 'march from Kabeira [369] into Armenia, and above the plains of Armenia Tigranes [370] the King of Kings has his residence, with a force which enables him to cut the Parthian off from

    Plutarch's Lives, Volume II

  • It remained the chief residence of the kings of Israel till Omri took Samaria (1 Kings 14: 17;

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • It was subsequently often taken and retaken by the Egyptians, the Assyrians, and by the kings of Israel (2 Kings 14: 13, 14; 18: 15, 16; 23: 33-35;

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Day of the Kings is a major blowout, with the trucks bringing in loads of toys.

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