2 Samuel 23:3

Overview - 2 Samuel 23
David, in his last words, professes his faith in God's promises to be beyond sense or experience.
The different state of the wicked.
A catalogue of David's mighty men.
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2 Samuel 23:3  (King James Version)
The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God.
 


God
Genesis 33:20 ; Exodus 3:15 ; Exodus 19:5 Exodus 19:6 20:2

the Rock
2 Samuel 22:2 2 Samuel 22:32 Deuteronomy 32:4 Deuteronomy 32:30 Deuteronomy 32:31 ; Psalms 42:9

He that ruleth
or, Be thou ruler, etc.
Psalms 110:2

must be just
Exodus 23:6-8 ; Deuteronomy 16:18-20 ; Psalms 82:3 Psalms 82:4 ; Proverbs 31:9 ; Isaiah 11:4 Isaiah 11:5 ; 32:1
Jeremiah 23:5 ; Zechariah 9:9 ; Hebrews 1:8

ruling
Exodus 18:21 ; 2 Chronicles 19:7-9 ; Nehemiah 5:14
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