11:1 all Israel. This and similar expressions are used in the narrative about the united monarchy to refer to the nation as a whole under the rule of David and Solomon (11:10; 12:38; 14:8; 15:3, 28; 18:14; 19:17; 21:5; 28:4, 8; 2 Chr. 1:2; 7:8; 9:30). Although there still was hope for an inclusive, unified kingdom under a new Davidic king, this hope could not be realized until the coming of Christ, the Son of David and messianic King (2 Chr. 10:1 note; 29:24 note; also Introduction: Characteristics and Themes).