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57 Bible Verses about Authority

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Proverbs 8:16

"By me princes rule, and nobles, All who judge rightly.

Hosea 13:11

I gave you a king in My anger And took him away in My wrath.

Daniel 2:37

"You, O king, are the king of kings, to whom the God of heaven has given the kingdom, the power, the strength and the glory;

Daniel 4:17

"This sentence is by the decree of the angelic watchers And the decision is a command of the holy ones, In order that the living may know That the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind, And bestows it on whom He wishes And sets over it the lowliest of men."

Daniel 4:25

that you be driven away from mankind and your dwelling place be with the beasts of the field, and you be given grass to eat like cattle and be drenched with the dew of heaven; and seven periods of time will pass over you, until you recognize that the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind and bestows it on whomever He wishes.

Daniel 4:32

and you will be driven away from mankind, and your dwelling place will be with the beasts of the field You will be given grass to eat like cattle, and seven periods of time will pass over you until you recognize that the Most High is ruler over the realm of mankind and bestows it on whomever He wishes.'

Daniel 5:21

"He was also driven away from mankind, and his heart was made like that of beasts, and his dwelling place was with the wild donkeys He was given grass to eat like cattle, and his body was drenched with the dew of heaven until he recognized that the Most High God is ruler over the realm of mankind and that He sets over it whomever He wishes.

Daniel 5:18

"O king, the Most High God granted sovereignty, grandeur, glory and majesty to Nebuchadnezzar your father.

Proverbs 8:15

"By me kings reign, And rulers decree justice.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If you see oppression of the poor and denial of justice and righteousness in the province, do not be shocked at the sight; for one official watches over another official, and there are higher officials over them.

Mark 10:42

Calling them to Himself, Jesus said to them, "You know that those who are recognized as rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them; and their great men exercise authority over them.

Acts 5:4

"While it remained unsold, did it not remain your own? And after it was sold, was it not under your control? Why is it that you have conceived this deed in your heart? You have not lied to men but to God."

1 Corinthians 7:4

The wife does not have authority over her own body, but the husband does; and likewise also the husband does not have authority over his own body, but the wife does.

Proverbs 25:5

Take away the wicked before the king, And his throne will be established in righteousness.

Proverbs 20:28

Loyalty and truth preserve the king, And he upholds his throne by righteousness.

Ecclesiastes 8:3

"Do not be in a hurry to leave him. Do not join in an evil matter, for he will do whatever he pleases."

Ecclesiastes 8:4

Since the word of the king is authoritative, who will say to him, "What are you doing?"

Deuteronomy 17:20

that his heart may not be lifted up above his countrymen and that he may not turn aside from the commandment, to the right or the left, so that he and his sons may continue long in his kingdom in the midst of Israel.

2 Samuel 23:3

"The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me, 'He who rules over men righteously, Who rules in the fear of God,

Proverbs 29:14

If a king judges the poor with truth, His throne will be established forever.

From Thematic Bible


Authority » Of the church

John 20:23

"If you forgive the sins of any, their sins have been forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they have been retained."

Matthew 16:19

"I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; and whatever you bind on earth shall have been bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall have been loosed in heaven."

Matthew 18:18

"Truly I say to you, whatever you bind on earth shall have been bound in heaven; and whatever you loose on earth shall have been loosed in heaven.

Acts 16:4

Now while they were passing through the cities, they were delivering the decrees which had been decided upon by the apostles and elders who were in Jerusalem, for them to observe.

Authority » Of Christ

Mark 1:27

They were all amazed, so that they debated among themselves, saying, "What is this? A new teaching with authority! He commands even the unclean spirits, and they obey Him."

Battle of Life » Promises of ultimate triumph » Authority

God's Promises » To the overcomers » Authority

Overcomers » Authority

Topics on Authority

Abuse Of Authority, Examples Of

1;16;6

But Abram said to Sarai, "Behold, your maid is in your power; do to her what is good in your sight." So Sarai treated her harshly, and she fled from her presence.

Abuse Of Authority, Warnings Against

49;6;9

And masters, do the same things to them, and give up threatening, knowing that both their Master and yours is in heaven, and there is no partiality with Him.

All Authority Has Been Given To Jesus

40;28;18

And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, "All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.

Apostles, Authority In Church

47;13;10

For this reason I am writing these things while absent, so that when present I need not use severity, in accordance with the authority which the Lord gave me for building up and not for tearing down.

Apostles, Basis Of Authority

45;1;5

through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith among all the Gentiles for His name's sake,

Authority Delegated To People

1;39;4

So Joseph found favor in his sight and became his personal servant; and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he owned he put in his charge.

Authority Of Christ

40;7;29

for He was teaching them as one having authority, and not as their scribes.

Authority Of Disciples

4;27;20

"You shall put some of your authority on him, in order that all the congregation of the sons of Israel may obey him.

Authority Of People

58;13;17

Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they keep watch over your souls as those who will give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with grief, for this would be unprofitable for you.

Authority Within The Family, Kinds Of

20;19;18

Discipline your son while there is hope, And do not desire his death.

Authority, Belonging To God

19;115;3

But our God is in the heavens; He does whatever He pleases.

Authority, of human institutions

45;1;24-26

Therefore God gave them over in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, so that their bodies would be dishonored among them.

Christ's Authority Over Death

40;9;18-25

While He was saying these things to them, a synagogue official came and bowed down before Him, and said, "My daughter has just died; but come and lay Your hand on her, and she will live."

Christ's Authority Over Evil

41;1;23-27

Just then there was a man in their synagogue with an unclean spirit; and he cried out,

Christ's Authority Over Sin

40;9;6

"But so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins"--then He said to the paralytic, "Get up, pick up your bed and go home."

Church Authority, Of Eldars

44;20;28

"Be on guard for yourselves and for all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood.

Church Authority, Of Jesus Christ

49;5;23

For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body.

Church, Christ Authority Over

49;2;20

having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone,

Demons, Christ's Authority

49;1;19-22

and what is the surpassing greatness of His power toward us who believe. These are in accordance with the working of the strength of His might

Honoring Authority

56;3;1

Remind them to be subject to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good deed,

Human Authority, Christian Response

45;13;1

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.

Human Authority, Instituted By God

45;13;1-2

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.

Human Authority, Nature Of

45;13;1

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.

Man's Authority Over The Devil

41;3;15

and to have authority to cast out the demons.

People Lacking Authority

27;4;31

"While the word was in the king's mouth, a voice came from heaven, saying, 'King Nebuchadnezzar, to you it is declared: sovereignty has been removed from you,

Rebellion, Against Human Authority

1;14;3-4

All these came as allies to the valley of Siddim (that is, the Salt Sea).

Respecting Authority

45;13;7

Render to all what is due them: tax to whom tax is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honor to whom honor.

Submission To Authority

40;8;4-10

And Jesus said to him, "See that you tell no one; but go, show yourself to the priest and present the offering that Moses commanded, as a testimony to them."

The Authority Of Scripture

19;119;89

Forever, O LORD, Your word is settled in heaven.

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