So he said to his men, "Far be it from me because of the LORD that I should do this thing to my lord, the LORD'S anointed, to stretch out my hand against him, since he is the LORD'S anointed."
Yet in the same way these men, also by dreaming, defile the flesh, and reject authority, and revile angelic majesties.
Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the king.
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.
"You shall not curse God, nor curse a ruler of your people.
Furthermore, in your bedchamber do not curse a king, and in your sleeping rooms do not curse a rich man, for a bird of the heavens will carry the sound and the winged creature will make the matter known.
And Paul said, "I was not aware, brethren, that he was high priest; for it is written, 'YOU SHALL NOT SPEAK EVIL OF A RULER OF YOUR PEOPLE.'"
Receive him then in the Lord with all joy, and hold men like him in high regard;
The elders who rule well are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching.
Remember those who led you, who spoke the word of God to you; and considering the result of their conduct, imitate their faith.
and that you esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Live in peace with one another.
"Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the LORD your God gives you.
'Every one of you shall reverence his mother and his father, and you shall keep My sabbaths; I am the LORD your God.
"Woe to him who says to a father, 'What are you begetting?' Or to a woman, 'To what are you giving birth?'"
He blessed Joseph, and said, "The God before whom my fathers Abraham and Isaac walked, The God who has been my shepherd all my life to this day, The angel who has redeemed me from all evil, Bless the lads; And may my name live on in them, And the names of my fathers Abraham and Isaac; And may they grow into a multitude in the midst of the earth."