12 occurrences in 14 translations

'Authority' in the Bible

Not that we have authority over your faith, but we are helpers of your joy: for it is faith which is your support.

So although I did write to you [as I did], it was not for the sake and because of the one who did [the] wrong, nor on account of the one who suffered [the] wrong, but in order that you might realize before God [that your readiness to accept our authority revealed] how zealously you do care for us.

And his love to you is the more increased by his memory of you all, how you gave way to his authority, and how you took him to your hearts with fear and honour.

Yes, I make my request to you, so that when I am with you I may not have to make use of the authority which may be needed against some to whom we seem to be walking after the flesh.

Being ready to give punishment to whatever is against his authority, after you have made it clear that you are completely under his control.

For we have no need to make ourselves seem more than we are, as if our authority did not come as far as to you: for we came even as far as you with the good news of Christ:

When I talk as a confident boaster, I am not talking with the Lord's authority but like a fool.

Have you been thinking all along that we are trying to defend ourselves before you? We are speaking before God in the authority of the Messiah, and everything, dear friends, is meant to build you up.

For I have a fear that, when I come, you may not be answering to my desire, and that I may not be answering to yours; that there may be fighting, hate, angry feeling, divisions, evil talk about others, secrets, thoughts of pride, outbursts against authority;

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
תּקף 
Toqeph 
Usage: 3

αὐθεντέω 
Authenteo 
Usage: 1

δυνάστης 
Dunastes 
Usage: 3

ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

ἐξουσιάζω 
Exousiazo 
Usage: 3

ἐπιταγή 
Epitage 
Usage: 7

κατεξουσιάζω 
Katexousiazo 
Usage: 0

ὑπεροχή 
Huperoche 
Usage: 2



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