Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Is it fit to say to a king, Thou art wicked? and to princes, Ye are ungodly?

Bible References

General references

Exodus 22:28
Thou shall not revile the gods, nor {speak maliciously (LXX/NT)} of a ruler of thy people.
Proverbs 17:26
Also to punish a righteous man is not good, [nor] to smite nobles for uprightness.
Acts 23:3
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?
Romans 13:7
Render therefore to all, the things due: tax to the man of tax, tribute to the man of tribute, fear to the man of fear, esteem to the man of esteem.
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.
Jude 1:8
Nevertheless in the same way also these men who dream, indeed defile flesh, and reject lordship, and speak evil of dignities.