Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor curse the ruler of thy people.
If the thief is not found, then the master of the house shall come near to God, [to see] whether he has not put his hand to his neighbor's goods.
For this let everyone who is devout pray to thee in a time when thou may be found. Surely when the great waters overflow they shall not reach to him.
God stands in the congregation of God. He judges among the gods.
I will give thee thanks with my whole heart. I will sing praises to thee before the gods.
Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, ye are gods?
And he who curses his father or his mother, shall surely be put to death.
1 Samuel 24:6
And he said to his men, LORD forbid that I should do this thing to my lord, LORD's anointed, to put forth my hand against him, since he is LORD's anointed.
1 Samuel 26:9
And David said to Abishai, Destroy him not, for who can put forth his hand against LORD's anointed, and be guiltless?
Revile not the king, no, not in thy thought, and revile not the rich in thy bedchamber. For a bird of the heavens shall carry the voice, and that which has wings shall tell the matter.
Then Paul said to him, God is going to smite thee, a whitewashed wall. Thou even sit judging me according to the law, and violating law, thou command me to be struck?
So that he who resists the office of authority has opposed the ordinance of God, and those who have opposed will receive condemnation to themselves.
Remind them to be submissive to principle offices and positions of authority, to be obedient, to be prepared for every good work,
1 Peter 2:17
Respect all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Respect the king.
2 Peter 2:10
And especially those going rear of flesh in a degenerate lust, and who despise lordship. Reckless, self-willed men, they do not tremble when speaking evil of dignities.
Nevertheless in the same way also these men who dream, indeed defile flesh, and reject lordship, and speak evil of dignities.