Let every soul be subject to the superior powers. For there is no power except from God, and the [powers] which exist have been ordained by God.
Admonish them to be subject to principalities, to powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready for every good work,
Jesus answered, You would have had no power against me if it had not been given you from above; therefore he that delivered me to you has a greater sin.
1 Peter 2:13-17
Be subject therefore to every human government, for the Lord's sake, whether to the king, as superior,
2 Peter 2:10-11
but especially those who walk after the flesh, in corrupt desires, and despise goverment. Presumptuous, self-complacent, they fear not to revile glories,
In like manner also these dreamers defile the flesh, reject government, and blaspheme glories.
and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the first born from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him that loved us and washed us from our sins with his blood,
They shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall conquer them,??or he is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those with him are called and chosen and faithful.
And he has on the mantle and on the thigh his name written, King of kings and Lord of lords.