So Ahab came into his house bitter and angry because Naboth the Jezreelite had said to him, I will not give you the heritage of my fathers. And stretching himself on the bed with his face turned away, he would take no food.
1 Kings 21:4
Do not lead people into evil, into idolatry
Because I took you up out of the dust, and made you ruler over my people Israel; and you have gone in the ways of Jeroboam, and made my people Israel do evil, moving me to wrath by their sins;
1 Kings 16:2
Do not turn away from the presence of the Lord
So I will send evil on the line of Jeroboam, cutting off from his family every male child, those who are shut up and those who go free in Israel; the family of Jeroboam will be brushed away like a man brushing away waste till it is all gone.
1 Kings 14:10
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The wrath of God
And after the people had been numbered, David’s heart was troubled. And David said to the Lord, Great has been my sin in doing this; but now, O Lord, be pleased to take away the sin of your servant, for I have done very foolishly
2 Samuel 24:10
God listens to the man who worships God and does what God says
We have knowledge that God does not give ear to sinners, but if any man is a worshipper of God and does his pleasure, to him God’s ears are open.
The design against the king.
We have to do the orders of God, not of man.
But Peter and the Apostles, answering, said, We have to do the orders of God, not of man.
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Shame and vengeance
What will become of me in my shame? and as for you, you will be looked down on with disgust by all Israel. Now then, go and make your request to the king, for he will not keep me from you.
2 Samuel 13:13
Confess and repent, so the Lord may put away your sin
And David said to Nathan, Great is my sin against the Lord. And Nathan said to David, The Lord has put away your sin; death will not come on you.
2 Samuel 12:13