Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
My son, fear the LORD and the king, and do not meddle with those that are given to change,
Let every soul submit itself to the higher powers. For there is no power but of God, and the powers that be are ordained of God.
Admonish them to be subject to dominion and power, and to persuade those who have authority, that they be quick unto every good work.
1 Peter 2:13
Therefore, be subject to every human ordinance that is of the Lord, whether it be to a king or to a superior,
1 Kings 2:43
Why then hast thou not kept the oath of the LORD and the commandment that I have charged thee with?
1 Chronicles 29:24
And all the princes and the mighty men and all the sons likewise of King David, submitted themselves unto Solomon, the king.
and has taken of the seed of the kingdom and made a covenant with him and has brought him to an oath: he has also taken the mighty of the land:
Therefore it is necessary that ye be subject, not only for punishment, but also for conscience sake.