Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.

General references

Bible References

For all

Romans 13:1
Everyone must obey the authorities that are over him, for no authority can exist without the permission of God; the existing authorities have been established by him,
1 Peter 2:13
Submit to all human authority, for the Master's sake; to the emperor, as supreme,


Romans 12:18
If possible, for your part, live peaceably with everybody.
1 Thessalonians 4:11
in striving to live quietly and mind your own affairs, and work with your hands, as we directed you,
Hebrews 12:14
Try to be at peace with everyone, and strive for that consecration without which no one can see the Lord.

All godliness

Luke 1:6
They were both upright in the sight of God, blamelessly observing all the Lord's commands and requirements.
Luke 2:25
Now there was a man in Jerusalem named Symeon, an upright, devout man, who was living in expectation of the comforting of Israel, and under the influence of the holy Spirit.
Acts 10:22
They answered, "Cornelius, who is a captain, and an upright and God-fearing man, and who has a good reputation with the whole Jewish nation, was directed by a holy angel to send for you to come to his house, and to listen to what you have to say."
Acts 24:16
Therefore I strive always to have a clear conscience before God and men.
Philippians 4:8
Now, brothers, let your minds dwell on what is true, what is worthy, what is right, what is pure, what is amiable, what is kindly??n everything that is excellent or praiseworthy.
Titus 2:10
or steal from them, but to show such perfect good faith as to do credit to the teaching about God our Savior, by everything they do.
1 Peter 2:9
But you are the chosen race, the royal priesthood, the consecrated nation, his own people, so that you may declare the virtues of him who has called you out of darkness into his wonderful light;
2 Peter 1:3
For his divine power has given us every requisite for life and piety, through our coming to know him who through his glory and excellence called us to him.

General references

1 Peter 2:13
Submit to all human authority, for the Master's sake; to the emperor, as supreme,