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 the magistrates are not a terror unto those who do good, but to the doer of evil. Is thy desire therefore to not fear the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same;

General references

Numbers 16:12
And Moses sent to call Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, but they replied, We will not come up.
Joshua 1:16
Then they answered Joshua, saying, All that thou hast commanded us we will do, and wherever thou dost send us, we will go.
1 Samuel 10:25
Then Samuel recited unto the people the rights of the kingdom and wrote it in a book and laid it up before the LORD. And Samuel sent all the people away, each one to his house.
2 Chronicles 19:5
And he set judges in the land throughout all the fenced cities of Judah, city by city,