Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

Bible References

General references

Exodus 22:28
“You must not blaspheme God or curse a leader among your people.
Proverbs 17:26
It is certainly not good to fine an innocent person
or to beat a noble for his honesty.
Acts 23:3
Then Paul said to him, “God is going to strike you, you whitewashed wall! You are sitting there judging me according to the law, and in violation of the law are you ordering me to be struck?”
Romans 13:7
Pay your obligations to everyone: taxes to those you owe taxes, tolls to those you owe tolls, respect to those you owe respect, and honor to those you owe honor.
1 Peter 2:17
Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the Emperor.
2 Peter 2:10
especially those who follow the polluting desires of the flesh and despise authority.

Bold, arrogant people! They do not tremble when they blaspheme the glorious ones;
Jude 1:8
Nevertheless, these dreamers likewise defile their flesh, reject authority, and blaspheme glorious ones.

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