king of kings


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king of kings

1. God; Jesus Christ. Often capitalized when used with this meaning. The man said that he was guided by a vision of the King of Kings, who came to him as he knelt in prayer by his bed.
2. A king who oversees the entirety of a territory ruled by a number of lesser kings. The death of the monarch was the death of the last king of kings the region ever saw.
3. A man who is particularly respected or revered by others. The football star was known as the king of kings in his hometown.
See also: king, of

king of kings

1 a king who has lesser kings under him. 2 God.
See also: king, of
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King Of Kings then headed to Epsom for the Derby but trailed in last of the 15 runners behind high-rise, after which the son of Sadler's Well was retired to stud.
The King Of Kings is a spectacular sport, with a growing reputation.
Nicholas Ray's King of Kings presents a human Jesus.
But Michael Kinane had King Of Kings travelling well on Lend A Hand's outside and when he pushed the button Aidan O'Brien's colt - who did not always impress last year despite winning four out of five - quickened clear to win by one and a quarter lengths .
KING OF KINGS lived up to his name - and his trainer's expectations - with a breathtaking victory in yesterday's Sagitta 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket that left the bookies crying in their satchells.
By combining nine martial arts, kickboxing, K-1, Karate, kung fu, kudo, boxing, taekwondo, MMA, Wushu as well as other war technics, the super fighters of the King of Kings (KOK) are truly impressive athletes.
All four were making their seasonal debuts and had won a Group race at two over 6f or 7f but not over 1m, although his 1998 winner King Of Kings had.
The Great King Khshayarsha, King of Kings, King of Lands, Son of Darius, Grandson of Hystaspes, was a haunted man.
In movies about Christ (such as King of Kings, Jesus of Nazareth, The Last Temptation of Christ, and The Passion of the Christ), the first apostle is portrayed as a well-meaning but flawed disciple who betrays Jesus in his hour of need, while in gladiator films (like The Robe and Demetrius and the Gladiators, in which Michael Rennie plays Peter twice) the Galilean fisherman comes across as a pious martyr following his savior to the cross.
Aidan O'Brien's colt comes to Headquarters without the benefit of a prep run -but don't let that put you off,as the Ballydoyle maestro saddled King Of Kings (1998)and Rock Of Gibra ltar (2002) for Classic success on their seasonal debuts
"Jesus, the King of Kings" is yet another dominant theme at the exhibition.
The Ballydoyle camp will be hopeful, and pretty confident, that the handsome son of Sadler's Wells can emulate stable-companions and subsequent classic- winners Desert King and King Of Kings by landing this mile test and its winner's prize of pounds 114,600.
There were fears for King of Kings' future after he finished lame at Epsom on Saturday.
After much speculation over Aiden Obrien's running plans , Mick Kinane looks to have settled for Second Empire after partnering both it and King of Kings in a gallop yesterday.
All eyes will be on O'Brien's King of Kings. The stable's star is 6-1 joint favourite for next year's 2000 Guineas and a convincing win would see him leap-frog over Henry Cecil's Daggers Drawn in the classic betting.