It basically says that the law is whatever the lawgiver says it is.
Unlike human laws which imply the existence of a lawgiver , natural laws are simply sophisticated ways of saying ‘That's the way it goes.’
the monarch was supreme executive, lawgiver, judge, and warrior
As lawgiver , he reconciled dynastic and Islamic law, enforced justice, and organized provincial administration, land tenure, taxation, and educational/religious hierarchy.
So the perfect judge would have to be the perfect lawgiver , whose laws are not only infinitely complex but also ordered toward a perfectly just society.
Perhaps there cannot be laws without a lawgiver .
Though we might not like most human ‘rules and laws,’ we might like the idea of a divine lawgiver and laws even less.
The idea that people decide what is normative in life (called popular sovereignty) is opposed to the Word of God, which teaches that God is sovereign as the final lawgiver .
It is no more valid to say ‘because law suggests a lawgiver, a divine lawgiver must exist’.
This chapter and verse makes clear that only God can be our lawgiver , judge and King.