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 has produced several classy runners, including New Zealand horse of the year King's chapel and Australian Group 1 winners ike's Dream and reigning to Win.
Siakopoulos also thanked the president of the International Bushido Federation, Donatas Simunaitis, for his effort in bringing the King Of Kings to Cyprus.
Nicholas Ray's King of Kings presents a human Jesus.
King Of Kings was returned 7-2 second favourite with Lend A Hand plugging on well to finish second at 8-1 and Border Arrow putting in good late work to pip favourite Xaar to take third spot at 16-1.
King of Kings was backed from 10-1 into 11-2 for yesterday's race, in which he was ridden by Pat Eddery with Kinane switching to Second Empire, but trailed the field throughout.
At the moment it looks as if Michael will ride Second Empire and Pat Eddery will be on King Of Kings.
King Of Kings, with four wins and a short-head defeat in his juvenile career, and the provider of Aidan's first English classic success at his first attempt, is the apple of his trainer's eye.
The colt is not reckoned in the same league as King of Kings but even he has his detractors.
Livin' It will construct a football field-sized skate park at Southfork Ranch and host performances with the King of Kings Skate Team, comprised of the biggest talents in skateboarding and BMX.
However, it turned out to be much harder work in the Guineas, as Xaar took an age to get going and came from the back of the field to finish fourth, beaten more than two lengths by King Of Kings.
Whether playing the lead in Intolerance, King of Kings, The Greatest Story Ever Told, or Godspell--or casting a shadow from offstage in Ben Hur, Quo Vadis, The Robe, or Barabbas--Jesus has proved to be more popular down at the Roxy than Tarzan, the Marx Brothers, or Jane Austen.
He whom the universe cannot contain lay in Mary's arms, and the King of Kings slept on straw in a stable.
KING OF KINGS, winner of the English 2,000gns and a disappointing last in Saturday's Vodafone Derby, has run his last race.
Trainer Aidan O'Brien indicated that both Sagitta 2000 Guineas winner King Of Kings and Second Empire are his probable runners in the Epsom Classic after both colts worked separately at Ballydoyle.
We have laid some decent sized bets about him and City Honours but there hasn't been a penny for King Of Kings.