This is a subsidiary post of Vocabulary of Kingdom.

Subsidiary posts:

Matthew 25:31  –  “But when the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the angels with Him, then He will sit on His glorious throne.”

Acts 2:30, 31 (quoting 2 Samuel 7:13-16 below)  –  “And so, because he was a prophet and knew that GOD HAD SWORN TO HIM WITH AN OATH TO SEAT one OF HIS DESCENDANTS ON HIS THRONE…”

Hebrews 1:8 (quoting Psalm 45:6 below)  –  “But of the Son He says, “YOUR THRONE, O GOD, IS FOREVER AND EVER…”

Hebrews 4:16  –  “Therefore let us draw near with confidence to the throne of grace…”


2 Samuel 7:13-16  –  “He shall build a house for My name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever…Your house and your kingdom shall endure before Me forever; your throne shall be established forever.”  –  This promise from God to David through the prophet Nathan is echoed roughly 300 years later by the prophet Isaiah  in Isaiah 9:6-7 below.  The “kingdom” about which God is here speaking is The Kingdom of God, whose king would be The Son of God.  As for this everlasting throne belonging to the “Son,” see Hebrews 1:8 above as well as Isaiah 9:6-7 below.

1 Kings 10:9  –  “Blessed be the LORD your God who delighted in you to set you on the throne of Israel; because the LORD loved Israel forever, therefore He made you king, to do justice and righteousness.”  –  This passage about Solomon foreshadowed Messiah.

Psalm 22:3  –  “…O You who are enthroned upon the praises of Israel.”

Psalm 45:6 – “Your throne, O God, is forever and ever…”

Psalm 47:8 – “God reigns over the nations, God sits on His holy throne.”

Psalm 123:1  –  “To You I lift up my eyes, O You who are enthroned in the heavens!”

Isaiah 9:6, 7  –  “…on the throne of David and over his kingdom…”  –   See note on 2 Samuel 7:13-16 above.

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