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
You shall not revile God, nor curse the ruler of your people.
Proverbs 17:26
Also, to punish the just is not good, nor to flog princes for their integrity.
Acts 23:3
Then said Paul unto him, God shall smite you, you whitewashed wall: for do you sit to judge me after the law, and command me to be smitten contrary to the law?
Romans 13:7
Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honor to whom honor.
1 Peter 2:17
Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.
2 Peter 2:10
But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise authority. Presumptuous are they, self-willed, they are not afraid to speak evil of the glorious ones.
Jude 1:8
Likewise also these filthy dreamers defile the flesh, despise authority, and speak evil of the glorious ones.