“The king, sword in hand” suggests
(i) wealth (ii) power (iii) more power than wealth
Mark the appropriate item in the context of stanza 1.
“The king, sword in hand” suggests (ii) power. What the king has but no one else have to match him, is power. The king might as well be the wealthiest person in his state but it is power that sets him apart from any of his men.