Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

Let, every soul, unto protecting authorities be in subjection; for there is no authority save by God, and, they that are in being, have by God been arranged, -

New American Standard Bible

Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God.

King James Version

Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.

Holman Bible

Everyone must submit to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those that exist are instituted by God.

International Standard Version

Every person must be subject to the governing authorities, for no authority exists except by God's permission. The existing authorities have been established by God,

A Conservative Version

Let every soul be subject to offices of authority that rank higher, for there is no office of authority if not by God, and the offices of authority that are by God, are those that have been instituted.

American Standard Version

Let every soul be in subjection to the higher powers: for there is no power but of God; and the powers that be are ordained of God.

Amplified

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God [granted by His permission and sanction], and those which exist have been put in place by God.

An Understandable Version

Every person must be submissive to the ruling authorities, for all authorities come from God. And the existence of authorities has been established by God.

Anderson New Testament

Let every soul be subject to the higher authorities. For there is no authority but from God: the authorities that are, have been appointed by God.

Bible in Basic English

Let everyone put himself under the authority of the higher powers, because there is no power which is not of God, and all powers are ordered by God.

Common New Testament

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist have been instituted by God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Be every one of you subject to the ruling powers. for every ruler holds of God: the rulers in being are constituted by God.

Darby Translation

Let every soul be subject to the authorities that are above him. For there is no authority except from God; and those that exist are set up by God.

Godbey New Testament

Let every soul be subject to the higher authorities. For there is no authority except that which is from God; and the existing authorities have been ordained of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

Everyone must obey the authorities that are over him, for no authority can exist without the permission of God; the existing authorities have been established by him,

John Wesley New Testament

Let every soul be subject to the supreme powers, for there is no power but from God; the powers that be, are appointed by God.

Julia Smith Translation

Let every soul be placed under the protecting powers. For there is no power except from God: and the powers being, were ordered by God.

King James 2000

Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities, for [there] is no authority except by God, and those that exist are put in place by God.

Modern King James verseion

Let every soul be subject to the higher authorities. For there is no authority but of God; the authorities that exist are ordained by God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let every soul submit himself unto the authority of the higher powers. For there is no power, but of God. The powers that be, are ordained of God.

Moffatt New Testament

Every subject must obey the government-authorities, for no authority exists apart from God; the existing authorities have been constituted by God.

Montgomery New Testament

Every one should be in the higher authorities; for there is no authority apart from God. The authorities that now exist have been appointed by God.

NET Bible

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except by God's appointment, and the authorities that exist have been instituted by God.

New Heart English Bible

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those that exist are appointed by God.

Noyes New Testament

Let every one submit to the authorities that are over him; for there is no authority which is not from God: and the authorities which exist have been ordained by God.

Sawyer New Testament

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.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

LET every soul be subject to the superior powers: for there is no power but from God; the existing powers are appointed by God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Let every one obey the supreme Authorities. For no Authority exists except by the will of God, and the existing Authorities have been appointed by God.

Webster

Let every soul be subject to the higher powers. For there is no power but from God: the powers that are, are ordained by God.

Weymouth New Testament

Let every individual be obedient to those who rule over him; for no one is a ruler except by God's permission, and our present rulers have had their rank and power assigned to them by Him.

Williams New Testament

Everybody must obey the civil authorities that are over him, for no authority exists except by God's permission; the existing authorities have been established by Him,

World English Bible

Let every soul be in subjection to the higher authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those who exist are ordained by God.

Worrell New Testament

Let every soul be in subjection to the authorities that are over him; for there is no authority, except from God; and the authorities that are have been appointed by God.

Worsley New Testament

Let every soul be subject to the powers that are over them: for there is no such power but from God: the powers that are over men, are appointed by God.

Youngs Literal Translation

Let every soul to the higher authorities be subject, for there is no authority except from God, and the authorities existing are appointed by God,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Let
ὑποτάσσω 
Hupotasso 
Usage: 39

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ψυχή 
Psuche 
Usage: 62

ὑποτάσσω 
Hupotasso 
Usage: 39

the higher
ὑπερέχω 
Huperecho 
Usage: 5

ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

there is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

no
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

but
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

of
ἀπό 
Apo 
ὑπό 
Hupo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
of, by, under, with, in, not tr,
Usage: 490
Usage: 188

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

the powers
ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

that be
ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 
being, when ... was, which is, that is, not tr,
Usage: 128

are
εἰσί 
Eisi 
are, be, were, have, not tr,
Usage: 97

τάσσω 
Tasso 
Usage: 7

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Context Readings

Obedience To The Governing Authorities

1 Let, every soul, unto protecting authorities be in subjection; for there is no authority save by God, and, they that are in being, have by God been arranged, - 2 So that, he who rangeth himself against the authority, against the arrangement of God opposeth himself, and, they who oppose, shall unto themselves a sentence of judgment receive.


Cross References

Titus 3:1

Be putting them in mind, unto rulerships, unto authorities, to be in submission, to be yielding to rule, for every good work, to be, prepared,

Daniel 2:21

And, he, changeth times and seasons, removeth kings, and setteth up kings, - giving wisdom to the wise, and knowledge to them who are skilled in understanding:

John 19:11

Jesus answered him - Thou couldst have had no authority against me, at all, if it had not been given unto thee from above. Therefore, he that delivered me unto thee, hath, greater sin.

Deuteronomy 17:12

And, the man who shall do presumptuously by not hearkening unto the priest that standeth to minister there to Yahweh thy God, or unto the judge, that man shall die, and so shalt thou consume the wicked thing out of Israel.

1 Samuel 2:8

Raiseth, from the dust, the poor, From the dunghill, uplifteth the needy, To give them a dwelling with nobles, And, a throne of glory, to make them inherit. For, to Yahweh, belong the pillars of the earth, And he setteth thereon the habitable world.

1 Chronicles 28:4-5

Howbeit Yahweh, God of Israel, made choice of me, out of all of the house of my father, to become king over Israel unto times age-abiding, for, of Judah, had he made choice to be chief ruler, and, in the house of Judah, the house of my father, - and, among the sons of my father, with me, was he well-pleased, to make me king over all Israel;

Psalm 62:11

One thing, hath God spoken, Two things, there are which I have heard, That, power, belongeth unto God;

Proverbs 8:15-16

By me, kings reign, and dignitaries decree righteousness;

Jeremiah 27:5-8

I, made The earth - The man and the beast that are on the face of the earth - By my great power, And by mine outstretched arm, - And gave it to whomsoever was right in mine own eyes.

Daniel 4:32

And, from among men, are they going to drive, thee, forth, and, with the wild beast of the field, shall be thy dwelling, grass - like oxen, will they suffer, thee, to eat, and, seven seasons, shall pass over thee, - until that thou come to know that the Most High, hath dominion, over the kingdom of men, and, to whomsoever he pleaseth, he giveth it.

Daniel 5:18-23

As for thee, O king, the Most High God, gave, kingship and greatness and honour and majesty, unto Nebuchadnezzar thy father;

Matthew 6:13

And bring us not into temptation, but rescue us from the evil one.

Ephesians 5:21

Submitting yourselves one to another in reverence of Christ, -

1 Peter 2:13-17

Submit yourselves unto every human creation, for the Lord's sake, - whether unto a king, as one that protecteth,

2 Peter 2:10-11

Most of all, however, them who go their way, after the flesh, with a coveting of defilement, and who despise, lordship, - daring! willful! before dignitaries, they tremble not, defaming,

Jude 1:8

In like manner, nevertheless, even these, in their dreamings, flesh indeed defile, while lordship they set aside, and dignities they defame.

Revelation 1:5

and from - Jesus Christ, - The Faithful Witness, The Firstborn of the Dead, and The Ruler of the Kings of the Earth. Unto him that loveth us, and loosed us out of our sins with his blood, -

Revelation 17:14

These, with the Lamb, will make war; and, the Lamb, will overcome them, because he is, Lord of lords, and King of kings, - and, they who are with him, are called and chosen and faithful.

Revelation 19:16

And he hath, upon his mantle and upon his thigh, a name, written - King of kings, and Lord of lords.

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