Verses with the word kings in the Apocrypha (56 verses):
1 Esdras 1:21
Yea, all the kings of Israel held not such a passover as Josias, and the priests, and the Levites, and the Jews, held with all Israel that were found dwelling at Jerusalem.
1 Esdras 1:33
These things are written in the book of the stories of the kings of Judah, and every one of the acts that Josias did, and his glory, and his understanding in the law of the Lord, and the things that he had done before, and the things now recited, are reported in the book of the kings of Israel and Judea.
1 Esdras 1:42
But those things that are recorded of him, and of his uncleaness and impiety, are written in the chronicles of the kings.
1 Esdras 1:52
So far forth, that he, being wroth with his people for their great ungodliness, commanded the kings of the Chaldees to come up against them;
1 Esdras 2:19
Now if this city and the walls thereof be made up again, they will not only refuse to give tribute, but also rebel against kings.
1 Esdras 2:22
And thou shalt find in the chronicles what is written concerning these things, and shalt understand that that city was rebellious, troubling both kings and cities:
1 Esdras 2:26
I have read the epistle which ye have sent unto me: therefore I commanded to make diligent search, and it hath been found that that city was from the beginning practising against kings;
1 Esdras 2:27
And the men therein were given to rebellion and war: and that mighty kings and fierce were in Jerusalem, who reigned and exacted tributes in Celosyria and Phenice.
1 Esdras 2:29
And that those wicked workers proceed no further to the annoyance of kings,
1 Esdras 7:4
And they finished these things by the commandment of the Lord God of Israel, and with the consent of Cyrus, Darius, and Artexerxes, kings of Persia.
1 Esdras 8:77
And for our sins and our fathers' we with our brethren and our kings and our priests were given up unto the kings of the earth, to the sword, and to captivity, and for a prey with shame, unto this day.
1 Esdras 8:80
Yea, when we were in bondage, we were not forsaken of our Lord; but he made us gracious before the kings of Persia, so that they gave us food;
2 Esdras 1:10
Many kings have I destroyed for their sakes; Pharaoh with his servants and all his power have I smitten down.
2 Esdras 12:14
In the same shall twelve kings reign, one after another:
2 Esdras 12:20
That in him there shall arise eight kings, whose times shall be but small, and their years swift.
2 Esdras 15:16
For there shall be sedition among men, and invading one another; they shall not regard their kings nor princes, and the course of their actions shall stand in their power.
2 Esdras 15:20
Behold, saith God, I will call together all the kings of the earth to reverence me, which are from the rising of the sun, from the south, from the east, and Libanus; to turn themselves one against another, and repay the things that they have done to them.
2 Esdras 15:33
And from the land of the Assyrians shall the enemy besiege them, and consume some of them, and in their host shall be fear and dread, and strife among their kings.
Wisdom of Solomon 6:1
Hear therefore, O ye kings, and understand; learn, ye that be judges of the ends of the earth.
Wisdom of Solomon 6:9
Unto you therefore, O kings, do I speak, that ye may learn wisdom, and not fall away.
Wisdom of Solomon 6:21
If your delight be then in thrones and sceptres, O ye kings of the people, honour wisdom, that ye may reign for evermore.
Wisdom of Solomon 10:16
She entered into the soul of the servant of the Lord, and withstood dreadful kings in wonders and signs;
Wisdom of Solomon 14:16
Thus in process of time an ungodly custom grown strong was kept as a law, and graven images were worshipped by the commandments of kings.
Be not at variance with a rich man, lest he overweigh thee: for gold hath destroyed many, and perverted the hearts of kings.
Many kings have sat down upon the ground; and one that was never thought of hath worn the crown.
By his words he caused the wonders to cease, and he made him glorious in the sight of kings, and gave him a commandment for his people, and shewed him part of his glory.
The Lord took away his sins, and exalted his horn for ever: he gave him a covenant of kings, and a throne of glory in Israel.
Who broughtest kings to destruction, and honorable men from their bed:
Who annointedst kings to take revenge, and prophets to succeed after him:
All, except David and Ezekias and Josias, were defective: for they forsook the law of the most High, even the kings of Juda failed.
And to our kings, and to our princes, and to our priests, and to our prophets, and to our fathers:
Therefore the Lord hath made good his word, which he pronounced against us, and against our judges that judged Israel, and against our kings, and against our princes, and against the men of Israel and Juda,
Therefore we do not make our humble supplication before thee, O Lord our God, for the righteousness of our fathers, and of our kings.
But we would not hearken unto thy voice, to serve the king of Babylon: therefore hast thou made good the words that thou spakest by thy servants the prophets, namely, that the bones of our kings, and the bones of our fathers, should be taken out of their place.
Additions to Esther 13:4
Declared unto us, that in all nations throughout the world there was scattered a certain malicious people, that had laws contrary to ail nations, and continually despised the commandments of kings, so as the uniting of our kingdoms, honourably intended by us cannot go forward.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:50
And it shall manifestly appear to all nations and kings that they are no gods, but the works of men's hands, and that there is no work of God in them.
Letter of Jeremiah 1:65
For they can neither curse nor bless kings:
1 Maccabees 1:2
And made many wars, and won many strong holds, and slew the kings of the earth,
1 Maccabees 1:4
And he gathered a mighty strong host and ruled over countries, and nations, and kings, who became tributaries unto him.
1 Maccabees 2:48
So they recovered the law out of the hand of the Gentiles, and out of the hand of kings, neither suffered they the sinner to triumph.
1 Maccabees 3:7
He grieved also many kings, and made Jacob glad with his acts, and his memorial is blessed for ever.
1 Maccabees 3:30
He feared that he should not be able to bear the charges any longer, nor to have such gifts to give so liberally as he did before: for he had abounded above the kings that were before him.
1 Maccabees 8:4
And that by their policy and patience they had conquered all the place, though it were very far from them; and the kings also that came against them from the uttermost part of the earth, till they had discomfited them, and given them a great overthrow, so that the rest did give them tribute every year:
1 Maccabees 10:49
And after the two kings had joined battle, Demetrius' host fled: but Alexander followed after him, and prevailed against them.
1 Maccabees 10:58
Where king Alexander meeting him, he gave unto him his daughter Cleopatra, and celebrated her marriage at Ptolemais with great glory, as the manner of kings is.
1 Maccabees 10:60
Who thereupon went honourably to Ptolemais, where he met the two kings, and gave them and their friends silver and gold, and many presents, and found favour in their sight.
1 Maccabees 12:13
As for ourselves, we have had great troubles and wars on every side, forsomuch as the kings that are round about us have fought against us.
1 Maccabees 13:36
King Demetrius unto Simon the high priest, and friend of kings, as also unto the elders and nation of the Jews, sendeth greeting:
1 Maccabees 14:13
Neither was there any left in the land to fight against them: yea, the kings themselves were overthrown in those days.
1 Maccabees 15:5
Now therefore I confirm unto thee all the oblations which the kings before me granted thee, and whatsoever gifts besides they granted.
1 Maccabees 15:15
In the mean season came Numenius and his company from Rome, having letters to the kings and countries; wherein were written these things:
1 Maccabees 15:19
We thought it good therefore to write unto the kings and countries, that they should do them no harm, nor fight against them, their cities, or countries, nor yet aid their enemies against them.
2 Maccabees 2:13
The same things also were reported in the writings and commentaries of Neemias; and how he founding a library gathered together the acts of the kings, and the prophets, and of David, and the epistles of the kings concerning the holy gifts.
2 Maccabees 3:2
It came to pass that even the kings themselves did honour the place, and magnify the temple with their best gifts;
2 Maccabees 5:16
And taking the holy vessels with polluted hands, and with profane hands pulling down the things that were dedicated by other kings to the augmentation and glory and honour of the place, he gave them away.
2 Maccabees 13:4
But the King of kings moved Antiochus' mind against this wicked wretch, and Lysias informed the king that this man was the cause of all mischief, so that the king commanded to bring him unto Berea, and to put him to death, as the manner is in that place.