422 verses

Gen 10:10

(NIV)
The first centres of his kingdom were Babylon, Uruk, Akkad and Kalneh, in Shinar.
(ESV)
The beginning of his kingdom was Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, in the land of Shinar.

Gen 20:9

(NIV)
Then Abimelek called Abraham in and said, ‘What have you done to us? How have I wronged you that you have brought such great guilt upon me and my kingdom? You have done things to me that should never be done.’
(ESV)
Then Abimelech called Abraham and said to him, “What have you done to us? And how have I sinned against you, that you have brought on me and my kingdom a great sin? You have done to me things that ought not to be done.”

Exod 19:6

(NIV)
you will be for me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.” These are the words you are to speak to the Israelites.’

(ESV)
and you shall be to me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation. These are the words that you shall speak to the people of Israel.”

Num 24:7

(NIV)
Water will flow from their buckets;
their seed will have abundant water.
‘Their king will be greater than Agag;
their kingdom will be exalted.
(ESV)
Water shall flow from his buckets,
and his seed shall be in many waters;
his king shall be higher than Agag,
and his kingdom shall be exalted.

Num 32:33

(NIV)
Then Moses gave to the Gadites, the Reubenites and the half-tribe of Manasseh son of Joseph the kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites and the kingdom of Og king of Bashan – the whole land with its cities and the territory around them.

(ESV)
And Moses gave to them, to the people of Gad and to the people 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 and its cities with their territories, the cities of the land throughout the country.

Deut 3:4

(NIV)
At that time we took all his cities. There was not one of the sixty cities that we did not take from them – the whole region of Argob, Og’s kingdom in Bashan.
(ESV)
And we took all his cities at that time—there was not a city that we did not take from them—sixty cities, the whole region of Argob, the kingdom of Og in Bashan.

Deut 3:10

(NIV)
We took all the towns on the plateau, and all Gilead, and all Bashan as far as Salekah and Edrei, towns of Og’s kingdom in Bashan.
(ESV)
all the cities of the tableland and all Gilead and all Bashan, as far as Salecah and Edrei, cities of the kingdom of Og in Bashan.

Deut 3:13

(NIV)
The rest of Gilead and also all of Bashan, the kingdom of Og, I gave to the half-tribe of Manasseh. (The whole region of Argob in Bashan used to be known as a land of the Rephaites.
(ESV)
The rest of Gilead, and all Bashan, the kingdom of Og, that is, all the region of Argob, I gave to the half-tribe of Manasseh. (All that portion of Bashan is called the land of Rephaim.

Deut 3:21

(NIV)
At that time I commanded Joshua: ‘You have seen with your own eyes all that the  Lord your God has done to these two kings. The Lord will do the same to all the kingdoms over there where you are going.
(ESV)
And I commanded Joshua at that time, ‘Your eyes have seen all that the  Lord your God has done to these two kings. So will the  Lord do to all the kingdoms into which you are crossing.

Deut 17:18

(NIV)
When he takes the throne of his kingdom, he is to write for himself on a scroll a copy of this law, taken from that of the Levitical priests.
(ESV)
“And when he sits on the throne of his kingdom he shall write for himself in a book a copy of this law approved by the Levitical priests.

Deut 17:20

(NIV)
and not consider himself better than his fellow Israelites and turn from the law to the right or to the left. Then he and his descendants will reign a long time over his kingdom in Israel.

(ESV)
that his heart may not be lifted up above his brothers, and that he may not turn aside from the commandment, either to the right hand or to the left, so that he may continue long in his kingdom, he and his children, in Israel.

Deut 28:25

(NIV)
The  Lord will cause you to be defeated before your enemies. You will come at them from one direction but flee from them in seven, and you will become a thing of horror to all the kingdoms on earth.
(ESV)
“The  Lord will cause you to be defeated before your enemies. You shall go out one way against them and flee seven ways before them. And you shall be a horror to all the kingdoms of the earth.

Josh 10:2

(NIV)
He and his people were very much alarmed at this, because Gibeon was an important city, like one of the royal cities; it was larger than Ai, and all its men were good fighters.
(ESV)
he feared greatly, because Gibeon was a great city, like one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all its men were warriors.

Josh 11:10

(NIV)
At that time Joshua turned back and captured Hazor and put its king to the sword. (Hazor had been the head of all these kingdoms.)
(ESV)
And Joshua turned back at that time and captured Hazor and struck its king with the sword, for Hazor formerly was the head of all those kingdoms.

Josh 13:12

(NIV)
that is, the whole kingdom of Og in Bashan, who had reigned in Ashtaroth and Edrei. (He was the last of the Rephaites.) Moses had defeated them and taken over their land.
(ESV)
all the kingdom of Og in Bashan, who reigned in Ashtaroth and in Edrei (he alone was left of the remnant of the Rephaim); these Moses had struck and driven out.

Josh 13:21

(NIV)
– all the towns on the plateau and the entire realm of Sihon king of the Amorites, who ruled at Heshbon. Moses had defeated him and the Midianite chiefs, Evi, Rekem, Zur, Hur and Reba – princes allied with Sihon – who lived in that country.
(ESV)
that is, all the cities of the tableland, and all the kingdom of Sihon king of the Amorites, who reigned in Heshbon, whom Moses defeated with the leaders of Midian, Evi and Rekem and Zur and Hur and Reba, the princes of Sihon, who lived in the land.

Josh 13:27

(NIV)
and in the valley, Beth Haram, Beth Nimrah, Sukkoth and Zaphon with the rest of the realm of Sihon king of Heshbon (the east side of the Jordan, the territory up to the end of the Sea of Galilee ).
(ESV)
and in the valley Beth-haram, Beth-nimrah, Succoth, and Zaphon, the rest of the kingdom of Sihon king of Heshbon, having the Jordan as a boundary, to the lower end of the Sea of Chinnereth, eastward beyond the Jordan.

Josh 13:30

(NIV)
The territory extending from Mahanaim and including all of Bashan, the entire realm of Og king of Bashan – all the settlements of Jair in Bashan, sixty towns,
(ESV)
Their region extended from Mahanaim, through all Bashan, the whole kingdom of Og king of Bashan, and all the towns of Jair, which are in Bashan, sixty cities,

Josh 13:31

(NIV)
half of Gilead, and Ashtaroth and Edrei (the royal cities of Og in Bashan). This was for the descendants of Makir son of Manasseh – for half of the sons of Makir, according to their clans.
(ESV)
and half Gilead, and Ashtaroth, and Edrei, the cities of the kingdom of Og in Bashan. These were allotted to the people of Machir the son of Manasseh for the half of the people of Machir according to their clans.

1Sam 10:16

(NIV)
Saul replied, ‘He assured us that the donkeys had been found.’ But he did not tell his uncle what Samuel had said about the kingship.

(ESV)
And Saul said to his uncle, “He told us plainly that the donkeys had been found.” But about the matter of the kingdom, of which Samuel had spoken, he did not tell him anything.

1Sam 10:18

(NIV)
and said to them, ‘This is what the  Lord, the God of Israel, says: “I brought Israel up out of Egypt, and I delivered you from the power of Egypt and all the kingdoms that oppressed you.”
(ESV)
And he said to the people of Israel, “Thus says the  Lord, the God of Israel, ‘I brought up Israel out of Egypt, and I delivered you from the hand of the Egyptians and from the hand of all the kingdoms that were oppressing you.’

1Sam 10:25

(NIV)
Samuel explained to the people the rights and duties of kingship. He wrote them down on a scroll and deposited it before the  Lord. Then Samuel dismissed the people to go to their own homes.

(ESV)
Then Samuel told the people the rights and duties of the kingship, and he wrote them in a book and laid it up before the  Lord. Then Samuel sent all the people away, each one to his home.

1Sam 11:14

(NIV)
Then Samuel said to the people, ‘Come, let us go to Gilgal and there renew the kingship.’
(ESV)
Then Samuel said to the people, “Come, let us go to Gilgal and there renew the kingdom.”

1Sam 13:13

(NIV)
‘You have done a foolish thing,’ Samuel said. ‘You have not kept the command the  Lord your God gave you; if you had, he would have established your kingdom over Israel for all time.
(ESV)
And Samuel said to Saul, “You have done foolishly. You have not kept the command of the  Lord your God, with which he commanded you. For then the  Lord would have established your kingdom over Israel forever.

1Sam 13:14

(NIV)
But now your kingdom will not endure; the  Lord has sought out a man after his own heart and appointed him ruler of his people, because you have not kept the  Lord’s command.’

(ESV)
But now your kingdom shall not continue. The  Lord has sought out a man after his own heart, and the  Lord has commanded him to be prince over his people, because you have not kept what the  Lord commanded you.”

1Sam 14:47

(NIV)
After Saul had assumed rule over Israel, he fought against their enemies on every side: Moab, the Ammonites, Edom, the kings of Zobah, and the Philistines. Wherever he turned, he inflicted punishment on them.
(ESV)
When Saul had taken the kingship over Israel, he fought against all his enemies on every side, against Moab, against the Ammonites, against Edom, against the kings of Zobah, and against the Philistines. Wherever he turned he routed them.

1Sam 15:28

(NIV)
Samuel said to him, ‘The  Lord has torn the kingdom of Israel from you today and has given it to one of your neighbours – to one better than you.
(ESV)
And Samuel said to him, “The  Lord has torn the kingdom of Israel from you this day and has given it to a neighbor of yours, who is better than you.

1Sam 18:8

(NIV)
Saul was very angry; this refrain displeased him greatly. ‘They have credited David with tens of thousands,’ he thought, ‘but me with only thousands. What more can he get but the kingdom?’
(ESV)
And Saul was very angry, and this saying displeased him. He said, “They have ascribed to David ten thousands, and to me they have ascribed thousands, and what more can he have but the kingdom?”

1Sam 20:31

(NIV)
As long as the son of Jesse lives on this earth, neither you nor your kingdom will be established. Now send someone to bring him to me, for he must die!’

(ESV)
For as long as the son of Jesse lives on the earth, neither you nor your kingdom shall be established. Therefore send and bring him to me, for he shall surely die.”

1Sam 24:20

(NIV)
I know that you will surely be king and that the kingdom of Israel will be established in your hands.
(ESV)
And now, behold, I know that you shall surely be king, and that the kingdom of Israel shall be established in your hand.

1Sam 27:5

(NIV)
Then David said to Achish, ‘If I have found favour in your eyes, let a place be assigned to me in one of the country towns, that I may live there. Why should your servant live in the royal city with you?’

(ESV)
Then David said to Achish, “If I have found favor in your eyes, let a place be given me in one of the country towns, that I may dwell there. For why should your servant dwell in the royal city with you?”

1Sam 28:17

(NIV)
The  Lord has done what he predicted through me. The Lord has torn the kingdom out of your hands and given it to one of your neighbours – to David.
(ESV)
The  Lord has done to you as he spoke by me, for the  Lord has torn the kingdom out of your hand and given it to your neighbor, David.

2Sam 3:10

(NIV)
and transfer the kingdom from the house of Saul and establish David’s throne over Israel and Judah from Dan to Beersheba.’
(ESV)
to transfer the kingdom from the house of Saul and set up the throne of David over Israel and over Judah, from Dan to Beersheba.”

2Sam 3:28

(NIV)
Later, when David heard about this, he said, ‘I and my kingdom are for ever innocent before the  Lord concerning the blood of Abner son of Ner.
(ESV)
Afterward, when David heard of it, he said, “I and my kingdom are forever guiltless before the  Lord for the blood of Abner the son of Ner.

2Sam 5:12

(NIV)
Then David knew that the  Lord had established him as king over Israel and had exalted his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel.

(ESV)
And David knew that the  Lord had established him king over Israel, and that he had exalted his kingdom for the sake of his people Israel.

2Sam 7:12

(NIV)
when your days are over and you rest with your ancestors, I will raise up your offspring to succeed you, your own flesh and blood, and I will establish his kingdom.
(ESV)
When your days are fulfilled and you lie down with your fathers I will raise up your offspring after you, who shall come from your body, and I will establish his kingdom.

2Sam 7:13

(NIV)
He is the one who will build a house for my Name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom for ever.
(ESV)
He shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.

2Sam 7:16

(NIV)
Your house and your kingdom shall endure for ever before me ; your throne shall be established for ever.”’

(ESV)
And your house and your kingdom shall be made sure forever before me. Your throne shall be established forever.’”

2Sam 12:26

(NIV)
Meanwhile Joab fought against Rabbah of the Ammonites and captured the royal citadel.
(ESV)
Now Joab fought against Rabbah of the Ammonites and took the royal city.

2Sam 16:3

(NIV)
The king then asked, ‘Where is your master’s grandson?’

Ziba said to him, ‘He is staying in Jerusalem, because he thinks, “Today the Israelites will restore to me my grandfather’s kingdom.”’

(ESV)
And the king said, “And where is your master’s son?” Ziba said to the king, “Behold, he remains in Jerusalem, for he said, ‘Today the house of Israel will give me back the kingdom of my father.’”

2Sam 16:8

(NIV)
The  Lord has repaid you for all the blood you shed in the household of Saul, in whose place you have reigned. The  Lord has given the kingdom into the hands of your son Absalom. You have come to ruin because you are a murderer!’

(ESV)
The  Lord has avenged on you all the blood of the house of Saul, in whose place you have reigned, and the  Lord has given the kingdom into the hand of your son Absalom. See, your evil is on you, for you are a man of blood.”

1Kgs 1:46

(NIV)
Moreover, Solomon has taken his seat on the royal throne.
(ESV)
Solomon sits on the royal throne.

1Kgs 2:12

(NIV)
So Solomon sat on the throne of his father David, and his rule was firmly established.

(ESV)
So Solomon sat on the throne of David his father, and his kingdom was firmly established.

1Kgs 2:15

(NIV)
‘As you know,’ he said, ‘the kingdom was mine. All Israel looked to me as their king. But things changed, and the kingdom has gone to my brother; for it has come to him from the  Lord.
(ESV)
He said, “You know that the kingdom was mine, and that all Israel fully expected me to reign. However, the kingdom has turned about and become my brother’s, for it was his from the  Lord.

1Kgs 2:22

(NIV)
King Solomon answered his mother, ‘Why do you request Abishag the Shunammite for Adonijah? You might as well request the kingdom for him – after all, he is my older brother – yes, for him and for Abiathar the priest and Joab son of Zeruiah!’

(ESV)
King Solomon answered his mother, “And why do you ask Abishag the Shunammite for Adonijah? Ask for him the kingdom also, for he is my older brother, and on his side are Abiathar the priest and Joab the son of Zeruiah.”

1Kgs 2:46

(NIV)
Then the king gave the order to Benaiah son of Jehoiada, and he went out and struck Shimei down and he died.

The kingdom was now established in Solomon’s hands.

(ESV)
Then the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and he went out and struck him down, and he died.

So the kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.

1Kgs 4:21

(NIV)
And Solomon ruled over all the kingdoms from the River Euphrates to the land of the Philistines, as far as the border of Egypt. These countries brought tribute and were Solomon’s subjects all his life.

(ESV)
Solomon ruled over all the kingdoms from the Euphrates to the land of the Philistines and to the border of Egypt. They brought tribute and served Solomon all the days of his life.

1Kgs 9:5

(NIV)
I will establish your royal throne over Israel for ever, as I promised David your father when I said, “You shall never fail to have a successor on the throne of Israel.”

(ESV)
then I will establish your royal throne over Israel forever, as I promised David your father, saying, ‘You shall not lack a man on the throne of Israel.’

1Kgs 10:20

(NIV)
Twelve lions stood on the six steps, one at either end of each step. Nothing like it had ever been made for any other kingdom.
(ESV)
while twelve lions stood there, one on each end of a step on the six steps. The like of it was never made in any kingdom.

1Kgs 11:11

(NIV)
So the  Lord said to Solomon, ‘Since this is your attitude and you have not kept my covenant and my decrees, which I commanded you, I will most certainly tear the kingdom away from you and give it to one of your subordinates.
(ESV)
Therefore the  Lord said to Solomon, “Since this has been your practice and you have not kept my covenant and my statutes that I have commanded you, I will surely tear the kingdom from you and will give it to your servant.

1Kgs 11:13

(NIV)
Yet I will not tear the whole kingdom from him, but will give him one tribe for the sake of David my servant and for the sake of Jerusalem, which I have chosen.’

(ESV)
However I will not tear away all the kingdom, but I will give one tribe to your son, for the sake of David my servant and for the sake of Jerusalem that I have chosen.”

1Kgs 11:31

(NIV)
Then he said to Jeroboam, ‘Take ten pieces for yourself, for this is what the  Lord, the God of Israel, says: “See, I am going to tear the kingdom out of Solomon’s hand and give you ten tribes.
(ESV)
And he said to Jeroboam, “Take for yourself ten pieces, for thus says the  Lord, the God of Israel, ‘Behold, I am about to tear the kingdom from the hand of Solomon and will give you ten tribes

1Kgs 11:34

(NIV)
‘“But I will not take the whole kingdom out of Solomon’s hand; I have made him ruler all the days of his life for the sake of David my servant, whom I chose and who obeyed my commands and decrees.
(ESV)
Nevertheless, I will not take the whole kingdom out of his hand, but I will make him ruler all the days of his life, for the sake of David my servant whom I chose, who kept my commandments and my statutes.

1Kgs 11:35

(NIV)
I will take the kingdom from his son’s hands and give you ten tribes.
(ESV)
But I will take the kingdom out of his son’s hand and will give it to you, ten tribes.

1Kgs 12:21

(NIV)
When Rehoboam arrived in Jerusalem, he mustered all Judah and the tribe of Benjamin – a hundred and eighty thousand able young men – to go to war against Israel and to regain the kingdom for Rehoboam son of Solomon.

(ESV)
When Rehoboam came to Jerusalem, he assembled all the house of Judah and the tribe of Benjamin, 180,000 chosen warriors, to fight against the house of Israel, to restore the kingdom to Rehoboam the son of Solomon.

1Kgs 12:26

(NIV)
Jeroboam thought to himself, ‘The kingdom is now likely to revert to the house of David.
(ESV)
And Jeroboam said in his heart, “Now the kingdom will turn back to the house of David.

1Kgs 14:8

(NIV)
I tore the kingdom away from the house of David and gave it to you, but you have not been like my servant David, who kept my commands and followed me with all his heart, doing only what was right in my eyes.
(ESV)
and tore the kingdom away from the house of David and gave it to you, and yet you have not been like my servant David, who kept my commandments and followed me with all his heart, doing only that which was right in my eyes,

1Kgs 18:10

(NIV)
As surely as the  Lord your God lives, there is not a nation or kingdom where my master has not sent someone to look for you. And whenever a nation or kingdom claimed you were not there, he made them swear they could not find you.
(ESV)
As the  Lord your God lives, there is no nation or kingdom where my lord has not sent to seek you. And when they would say, ‘He is not here,’ he would take an oath of the kingdom or nation, that they had not found you.

1Kgs 21:7

(NIV)
Jezebel his wife said, ‘Is this how you act as king over Israel? Get up and eat! Cheer up. I’ll get you the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.’

(ESV)
And Jezebel his wife said to him, “Do you now govern Israel? Arise and eat bread and let your heart be cheerful; I will give you the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.”

2Kgs 11:1

(NIV)
When Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she proceeded to destroy the whole royal family.
(ESV)
Now when Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she arose and destroyed all the royal family.
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