Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For the punishment
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;
And Moses sent to call Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, but they replied, We will not come up.
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,