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25 Bible Verses about Authority Delegated To People

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Genesis 39:4

That's how Joseph pleased Potiphar as he served him. Eventually, Potiphar appointed Joseph as overseer of his entire household. Moreover, he entrusted everything that he owned into his care.

Genesis 39:5

From the time he appointed Joseph to be overseer over his entire household and everything that he owned, the LORD blessed the household of the Egyptian because of Joseph. The LORD's blessing rested on Joseph, whether in Potiphar's household or in Potiphar's fields.

Genesis 39:6

Everything that he owned, he entrusted into Joseph's care. He never concerned himself about anything, except for the food he ate.

Genesis 39:8

But he refused, telling his master's wife, "Look! My master doesn't have to worry about anything in the house with me in charge, and he has entrusted everything into my care.

Genesis 41:34

Also, let Pharaoh immediately proceed to appoint supervisors over the land of Egypt, who will collect one fifth of its agricultural production during the coming seven years of abundance.

Genesis 41:33

Therefore let Pharaoh select a wise, discerning person to place in charge over the land of Egypt.

Genesis 41:41

"Look!" Pharaoh confirmed to Joseph, "I've put you in charge of the entire land of Egypt!"

Genesis 41:43

Then he provided him with a chariot as his second-in-command, outfitted with a group of people who shouted out in front of him, "Bow your knees!" And that's how Pharaoh set Joseph over the entire land of Egypt.

Psalm 105:21

He made him the master over his household, the manager of all his possessions

Genesis 41:44

Pharaoh also told Joseph, "I'm still Pharaoh, but without your permission nobody in all of the land of Egypt will so much as lift up their hands or take a step!"

Genesis 41:45

Pharaoh also changed Joseph's name to Zaphenath-paneah and gave Asenath, daughter of Potiphera, the priest of On, to him as his wife. And that's how Joseph gained authority over the land of Egypt.

Genesis 41:46

Joseph was 30 years old when he began to serve Pharaoh, king of Egypt, by traveling throughout the land of Egypt, independent from Pharaoh's oversight.

Judges 11:11

So Jephthah went with the elders of Gilead, and the people appointed him head and military commander over them. Jephthah uttered everything he had to say with the solemnity of an oath in the LORD's presence at Mizpah.

Proverbs 17:2

A prudent servant will rule in place of a disgraceful son and will share in the inheritance among brothers.

Esther 8:2

The king took off his signet ring that he had taken from Haman and gave it to Mordecai. Esther then put Mordecai in charge of Haman's property.

Luke 19:19

The king told him, "You take charge of five cities.'

John 19:10

So Pilate asked him, "Aren't you going to speak to me? You realize, don't you, that I have the authority to release you and the authority to crucify you?"

Matthew 8:9

because I, too, am a man under authority and I have soldiers under me. I say to one of them "Go' and he goes, to another "Come' and he comes, and to my servant "Do this' and he does it."

Luke 7:8

because I, too, am a man under authority and have soldiers under me. I say to one "Go' and he goes, to another "Come' and he comes, and to my servant "Do this' and he does it."

Acts 9:14

He is here with authority from the high priests to put in chains all who call on your name."

Acts 26:10

That is what I did in Jerusalem. I received authority from the high priests and locked many of the saints in prison. And when I cast my vote against them, they were put to death.

Acts 26:12

"That is how I happened to be traveling to Damascus with authority based on a commission from the high priests.

Ezekiel 17:16

"As long as I live," declares the Lord GOD, "in Babylon, that place where the king has enthroned him, whose oath he despised so as to break his covenant, he'll die with him.

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