Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same:
for he is a minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is a minister of God, an avenger for wrath to him that doeth evil.
If there be a controversy between men, and they come unto judgment, and the judges judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked;
The king's favor is toward a servant that dealeth wisely; But his wrath will be against him that causeth shame.
The terror of a king is as the roaring of a lion: He that provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own life.
If the spirit of the ruler rise up against thee, leave not thy place; for gentleness allayeth great offences.
Shalt thou reign, because thou strivest to excel in cedar? Did not thy father eat and drink, and do justice and righteousness? then it was well with him.
1 Peter 2:13
Be subject to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether to the king, as supreme;
1 Peter 3:13
And who is he that will harm you, if ye be zealous of that which is good?
And those that remain shall hear, and fear, and shall henceforth commit no more any such evil in the midst of thee.
then thy elders and thy judges shall come forth, and they shall measure unto the cities which are round about him that is slain:
And they answered Joshua, saying, All that thou hast commanded us we will do, and whithersoever thou sendest us we will go.
2 Chronicles 19:5
And he set judges in the land throughout all the fortified cities of Judah, city by city,
And he drove them from the judgment-seat.