Catholic Bible Dictionary
KINGDOM A society subject to a monarchical form of government, headed by a king or queen. In the New Testament, “the kingdom” is generally a reference to the “Kingdom of God.” This term and concept has a rich background, since “kingdom” is an important theme and image throughout Scripture. Adam exercises
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
King, Kingdom
KING, KINGDOM — ruler of a nation or territory, especially one who inherits his position and rules for life; a state or nation with a form of government in which a king or queen serves as supreme ruler.In the ancient world a king was generally the ruler over a specific region or city. His office was
Pocket Dictionary of the Reformed Tradition
Two Kingdoms
two kingdoms. With links to St. Augustine’s City of God but more firmly rooted in *Lutheranism, the doctrine of two kingdoms holds that God rules the world in two ways or by means of “two kingdoms.” God rules civil society or his temporal, “earthly kingdom” by means of the compulsory force of law, and
Holman Treasury of Key Bible Words: 200 Greek and 200 Hebrew Words Defined and Explained
KingdomSee also: Kingdom, p. 104Greek expression: basileiaPronunciation: bah see LAY uhStrong’s Number: 932Key VersesMatthew 3:2; 4:17; 5:3, 10; 6:10, 33; John 18:36; Revelation 11:15There are two phrases that appear again and again in the New Testament: “the kingdom of God” and “the kingdom
KingdomSee also: Kingdom, p. 317Hebrew expression: mamlakahPronunciation: mahm law KAWHStrong’s Number: 4467Key VersesExodus 19:6; Deuteronomy 17:18–20; 2 Samuel 5:12; 7:12–13, 16In the Bible, the word “kingdom” expresses a “sphere of influence”—not necessarily geographical boundaries. The Lord
Key passages
Ro 14:17

For the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

Col 1:13–14

who has rescued us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of the Son he loves, in whom we have the redemption, the forgiveness of sins,

Re 11:15

And the seventh angel blew the trumpet, and there was a loud voice in heaven saying, “The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he will reign forever and ever.”