king of kings

Etymology: Middle English king of kinges
: a monarch having other monarchs under him: as
a. : an earthly sovereign

this forthright declaration by the king of kings … forms a fitting conclusion to the long story of Justinian's wars — P.N.Ure

b. capitalized 1st K, often 2d K : god, christ 1

the blessed and only Sovereign, the King of kings and Lord of lords — 1 Tim 6:15 (Revised Standard Version)

the deity is treated as the King of Kings — D.S.Sarma

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a king having other kings subject to him.
[1350-1400; ME]

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king of kings noun
1. A powerful monarch with other monarchs subject to him
2. (with caps) God, Christ
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Main Entry:king

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n. used as a name or form of address for God
(in the Christian Church) used as a name or form of address for Jesus Christ
a title assumed by certain kings who rule over lesser kings

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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