Spiritual Dictionary Section K

Key(s) - A symbol of control and of power to open and access resources.

1. Keys of the house of David - access to the salvation power of  God' kingdom - His church. Isaiah 22:20-25; Matthew    16:19; Revelation 3:7

2. Keys of knowledge of salvation. Luke 11:52

3. Keys to the bottomless pit. Revelation 1:18; 9:1; 20:1


Keys- “Keys, which is a symbol of trust and authority given to ambassadors and others in high positions.” 2SP 273


Keys- “The keys of the kingdom of heaven are the words of Christ.” DA 413


Kindness - "The desire of a man is his kindness…"Proverbs 19:22


King of Israel – “The King of Israel was the Son of God.” PP 450


Kings – Can also be referred to as beasts, Daniel 7:17. See Beasts -Daniel 7.


Kings, and rulers, and governors - "Kings and rulers and governors have placed upon themselves the brand of antichrist, and are represented as the dragon who goes to make war with the saints - with those who keep the commandments of God and who have the faith of Jesus...." TM 39


King of the North – Babylon/the Papacy. CO

          Type – Ancient Babylon.

King of the North is Nebuchadnezzar-King of Babylon. Jeremiah 25:9-11; 46:2,6,10,13; 1:13-15; 4:6

King of the North becomes Pagan Rome after Rome absorbs the territory of ancient Babylon. Daniel 11:16-29


          Antitype – the Papacy

The Roman Catholic Church is referred to as Babylon when given the power, seat, and authority of Pagan Rome. Revelation 13:2; Daniel 7:8,19-26

The leopard like beast of Revelation 13:1-8 (see leopard like beast) is referred to as Babylon. Revelation 14:8; 16:19; 17:5; 18:2,10,21. See Babylon and Papacy


King of the South – Egypt/Atheism

          Type – King of the South is Egypt. Daniel 11:5,8-9


Antitype – King of the South is Egypt/Atheism. Daniel 11:40; Revelation 11:1-2,7-8. See Beast from the bottomless pit.


Kings of the East – Jesus and His people. CO

Type – Cyrus and his kings.

Many kings called from the north against Babylon. Jeremiah 50:41-42

Kings of the Medes called against Babylon. Jeremiah 51:11,28

Righteous man called from the east and north. Isaiah 41:2,25

God’s throne is also in the north. Psalms 48:2; Isaiah 14:13

God calls Cyrus (King of the Medes and Persians) My Shepherd, and to rebuild Jerusalem. Isaiah 44:28

God calls Cyrus, His anointed one – Messiah. Isaiah 45:1-4 (John 1:41)

God calls Cyrus – the man who executes His counsel from the east. Isaiah 46:11

Cyrus fulfills his calling to deliver Israel and rebuild Jerusalem. II Chronicles 36:22-23; Ezra 1:1-4

Antitype – Jesus and His people (kings).

Jesus is the king of the east. Daniel 12:1; 11:44

Jesus’ message comes from the east. Matthew 24:27; Revelation 7:1-3; 18:1-4

Waters dried up to prepare the way for the kings of the east. Revelation 16:12

Kings coming with Jesus are His people. Revelation 19:11-21; 1:5-6; 2:26-27 (Psalms 149:7-9); 3:21; 5:10; 20:4; 21:7; I Peter 2:9; I Corinthians 6:2; Daniel 7:22


Kingdom – A general term to describe the area or object that is ruled. A dominion, and estate, a country, a people, or a kingdom. CO

          God as Ruler of His kingdom:

At the 7th trumpet all the kingdoms of this world to become the kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ. Revelation 11:15

Cyrus recognized that it was God who had given him his kingdom. II Chronicles 36:23

God establishes the nations of the great image and sets the boundaries and times. Daniel 2:26-35

God gives all nations to Nebuchadnezzar. Jeremiah 20:1-7

God is in control over all nations and He establishes or takes down. If they repent at His instructions He will preserve and if they rebel He will remove them. Jeremiah 18:1-17; Daniel 4:17,34-35; Acts 17:26-27

God is king of nations. Jeremiah 10:6-7

God is the ruler of all the kingdoms of the earth. Isaiah 37:16

God led Israel and He gave them kingdoms and nations. Nehemiah 9:21-22

God makes Egypt a base kingdom. Ezekiel 29:13-15

God took the kingdom away from Babylon and gave it to the Medes and Persians. Daniel 5:28,31

God will cause the kingdom of Israel to cease. Hosea 1:4

God’s kingdom is an everlasting kingdom and His dominion is from generation to generation. Daniel 4:3

God’s kingdom will be a never ending kingdom. Daniel 2:44

Israel is God’s rod and His battle axe with which He will destroy kingdoms. Jeremiah 51:19-20

Jesus comes to the Ancient of Days to receive His kingdom. Daniel 7:13-14

The kingdom is the Lord’s for He is the Governor among the nations. Psalms 22:28

The Lord has prepared His throne in the heavens, and His kingdom ruleth over all. Psalms 103:19


How God prepares the people for the kingdom:

Cannot receive the kingdom of God and be wicked or evil. I Corinthians 6:9,10; Ephesians 5:5

Disciples must present the kingdom through teaching the word of God through the words of Jesus, Moses and the prophets. Acts 28:23

Disciples to preach the kingdom just like Jesus. Matthew 12:7; Luke 9:1-6; Luke 10:1-11

Entrance to the kingdom of God is dependent upon receiving and holding on to the Word of God. Matthew 13:18-23

First priority is to seek the kingdom of God and His Righteousness and all these things will be added unto you. Matthew 6:31-33

Flesh and blood cannot enter into the kingdom of God. I Corinthians 15:50

God gives the keys to the kingdom which are the knowledge of the Word of God. Matthew 16:19; Luke 11:52

God says that to enter the kingdom will take us through much tribulation. Acts 14:22

God will translate us into the kingdom of His dear Son. Colossians 1:12-13

Jesus casts down the accuser of the brethren. He helps us to overcome by the blood of the Lamb and the Word of their testimony. Revelation 12:9-11

Jesus used teaching, preaching, and healing to prepare people to receive the gospel of the kingdom. Matthew 4:23

Man can talk about the kingdom but unless he does the will of the Father he will not enter the kingdom. Matthew 7:21

The kingdom of God is not in food and drink but in righteousness peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. Romans 14:17-18

The kingdom of God is not in word but in power. I Corinthians 4:20

The kingdom of God is revealed to those who want to know the truth but the wicked cannot see it. Matthew 13:13-17

The reception of the promises of God are the entrance to the kingdom of God. II Peter 1:4-11

The righteousness of the people must exceed the righteousness of the Pharisees to be able to enter the kingdom. Matthew 5:19

The things of the flesh shall not enter the kingdom but the manifestations of the Spirit will. Galatians 5:16-25

To enter the kingdom of God one must be willing to give up all for it. Luke 18:18-30

You must be born of water and the Spirit to enter the kingdom of heaven. John 3:3,5


Kingdom of Evil:

Cannot go into the kingdom of God and be a whoremonger, covetous, idolatrous, nor unclean. Ephesians 5:5

The kingdom is full of darkness at the 5th plague. Revelation 16:10

To participate in the kingdom of evil you must bow down and worship satan. Matthew 4:8-9

Works of the flesh. Galatians 5:19-21



Abraham comes to dwell in Gerar, the kingdom of Abimelech. He reproves Abraham due to Abraham’s not telling about Sarah that she was his wife and putting his kingdom at risk. Genesis 20

Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob seek a heavenly kingdom not of this world. Hebrews 11:8-16; Galatians 4:22-26; Acts 7:2-5; Genesis 13:14-17

God gave dominion over all the earth to Adam and Eve. This was their kingdom. The central ruling area was the Garden of Eden. Genesis 1:26-29; 2:8-17

Kingdom of God is not of this world, all who want the truth are part of it. John 18:33-37

Nimrod’s kingdom consisted of Babel, Erech, Accad, and Calneh, all in the land of Shinar. Genesis 10:10


A People:

In a parable Jesus describes a certain nobleman who goes into a far country and his people sent a message that they do not want him to reign over them. Symbol of the Jewish nation. Luke 19:11-27

Israel rejects God, in the time of Samuel, and they do not want Him to rule over them. They want a human king. I Samuel 8:5-9

Israel was to be a kingdom of priests to God. Exodus 19:6

Jesus gives His kingdom to His saints. Daniel 7:18,27

Jesus officially rejects the Jewish nation at the end of the 70 week prophecy. Daniel 9:24-27; Acts 7:51-56.

Jesus teaches that the kingdom of God was within the people. Luke 17:20-21

Jesus teaching that the time was fulfilled and that the kingdom of God was at hand. Mark 1:14-15

Jewish nation officially rejects Jesus as their king. John 19:1-15

The church was to be a holy nation/kingdom to God. I Peter 2:9

The kingdom will be taken from the Jews and given to a nation bringing forth fruit. Matthew 21:33-45; I Peter 2:9

The kingdom, and the first dominion, will come to the daughter of Jerusalem. Micah 4:8

The poor in spirit will have the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:3; James 2:5

The righteous will have the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:10


          Kings and their Kingdoms:

          God prepares Saul to reign over His kingdom. I Samuel 10

Samuel invites the people to come to Gilgal and to renew the kingdom with God through a king. I Samuel 11:12-15

Saul’s rebellion against the commandments of God forbids God from establishing the kingdom of Saul. I Samuel 13:11-14

God officially rejects Saul as reigning over His kingdom. I Samuel 15

          God anoints David as king over His kingdom. I Samuel 16:1-13

God “translates” the kingdom from Saul to David. II Samuel 3:9-10

David perceived that God had established him as king and had exalted his kingdom for His people Israel’s sake. II Samuel 5:12

God promises to establish the throne of David for ever. Even when David dies his Seed will reign forever.  This is a prophecy of Jesus. II Samuel 7:12-17

Adonijah tries to steal the kingdom from Solomon by marrying Haggith – Davids’ last wife. The kingdom was connected to the wife of the king. I Kings 2:13-25

God promises to establish the kingdom of Solomon forever if he will obey him. If not God will remove Israel from the land. King and people will both be removed. I Kings 9:1-9

Solomon rebels against the laws of God and God takes a large portion of the kingdom away from Solomon’s son and gives it to another. I King 11:1-13

Jereboam, the son of Nebat is given the ten tribes because of Solomon’s sins and then establishes a false religion because he does not trust the Lord’s promises. I Kings 11:29-40; I Kings 12:26-33

Rehoboam to fight to bring the kingdom back to himself but the prophet Shemiah tells him not to fight for this is of God and Rehoboam submits to the will of God. I Kings 12:21-24

God prepares to take away Jereboam’s kingdom for his rebellion against God. I Kings 14:1-20

David perceives that God had confirmed him king over Israel, for his kingdom was lifted up on high because of his people Israel. I Chronicles 14:2

God promises David that He will establish His kingdom through David and his seed. I Chronicles 17

David proclaims that God has chosen him to establish His kingdom and that He has chosen Solomon to build the sanctuary. If Solomon will remain true God will establish his kingdom forever. I Chronicles 28:1-10

David proclaims that the kingdom is God’s, as well as the greatness, the power, the glory, the victory and the majesty. I Chronicles 29:10-11

The Levites leave the ten tribes and come to Judah and Jerusalem because of the evils of Jereboam. They strengthen the kingdom of Rehoboam. II Chronicles 11:13-17

Jehoshaphat lifted up his heart in the ways of the Lord and God established his kingdom and protected him from the kingdoms around him. II Chronicles 17:1-11

God delivers Hezekiah  and his kingdom from Sennacharib. II Chronicles 32

God delivers Manasseh to Babylon and when he repents God brings him back to Jerusalem and to his kingdom. Manasseh acknowledges that the Lord was God. II Chronicles 33:10-13


Jerusalem/Israel a kingdom:

Jerusalem prospered into a nation because of God’s comeliness. Ezekiel 16:13-14


Kingdom of Glory- “…so the throne of glory (Mt 25: 31-32) represents the kingdom of glory…. This kingdom is yet future. It is not to be set up until the second advent of Christ.” GC 347


Kingdom of God- “As used in the Bible, the expression “kingdom of God” is employed to designate both the kingdom of grace and the kingdom of glory.” GC 347


Kingdom of God- “For the kingdom of God is not in word but in power.” I Cor. 4:20


Kingdom of God- “For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.” Rom 14:17


Kingdom of Grace- “The kingdom of grace was instituted immediately after the fall of man, when a plan was devised for the redemption of the guilty race. It then existed in the purpose and by the promise of god; and through faith, men could become its subjects. Yet it was not actually established until the death of Christ.” GC 347


Kingdom of Heaven – “But when He spoke of the kingdom of heaven as a dispensation of mercy to all mankind…” DA 243


Kingdom of Heaven- “In many of His parables Christ used the expression “the kingdom of heaven” to designate the work of divine grace upon the hearts of men.” GC 347


Kinswoman - "Say unto wisdom, thou art my sister; and call understanding thy kinswoman." Proverbs 7:4


Kiss –

An act of greeting and reconciling. Luke 15:20; Luke 7:36-50; Genesis 45:15; Psalms 2:12; Genesis 33:4; Exodus 18:7

          An act of parting. Ruth 1:9,14; I Samuel 20:41; II Samuel 19:39

An act of worship. I Kings 19:18; Hosea 13:2; Luke 7:36-50

A sign of false witness or deception. Proverbs 27:6; Proverbs 7:10-13; II Samuel 15:1-6

A sign of betrayal. Judas’ kiss mentioned 6 times. Matthew 26:48,49; Mark 14:44,45; Luke 22: 47,48; II Samuel 20:8-10


Knock on the door- “Every warning, reproof, and entreaty in the Word of God, or through His delegated messengers, is a knock at the door of the heart. It is the voice of Jesus, asking for entrance.” OHC 352; DA 498-490


Knowledge of evil- character of Satan. GC 46


Knowledge of good- character of God. GC 46


Kohathites – a sub-tribe of Levites – They camped on the south side of the sanctuary. They had the responsibilities for the ark, the table of shewbread, the altars of incense and sacrifice, the candlestick, and the services thereof. Numbers 3:27-32