Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.

For the punishment

Bible References

For the punishment

Romans 13:3
For rulers are not a terror to the good work, but to the evil. And wouldest thou have no fear of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise from the same:

General references

Numbers 16:12
And Moses sent to call Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab; and they said, We will not come up:
Joshua 1:16
And they answered Joshua, saying, All that thou hast commanded us we will do, and whithersoever thou sendest us we will go.
1 Samuel 10:25
Then Samuel told the people the manner of the kingdom, and wrote it in a book, and laid it up before Jehovah. And Samuel sent all the people away, every man to his house.
2 Chronicles 19:5
And he set judges in the land throughout all the fortified cities of Judah, city by city,