KING'DOM, n. [king and dom, jurisdiction.]1. The territory or country subject to a king; an undivided territory under the dominion of a king or monarch. The foreign possessions of a king are not usually included in the term kingdom. Thus we speak of the kingdom of England, of France or of Spain, without including the East or West Indies.2. The inhabitants or population subject to a king. The whole kingdom was alarmed.3. In natural history, a division; as the animal, vegetable and mineral kingdoms.4. A region; a tract; the place where any thing prevails and holds sway; as the watery kingdom.5. In Scripture, the government or universal dominion of God. 1 Chron.29. Ps.145.6. The power of supreme administration. 1 Sam.18.7. A princely nation or state. Ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests. Ex.19.8. Heaven. Matt.26.9. State of glory in heaven. Matt.5.
10. The reign of the Messiah. Matt.3.
11. Government; rule; supreme administration.