2 Chronicles 9:8

Blessed be the LORD your God, who delighted in you to set you on his throne, to be king for the LORD your God: because your God loved Israel, to establish them forever, therefore he made you king over them, to do justice and righteousness.
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George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
King of the Lord. Hence the style, "By the grace of God, king of England", has been adopted. Those deserve the name, who rule according to God's will. (Worthington) The kings of the Jews were more properly lieutenants of God, as the government was a theocracy, chap. xiii. 8.

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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