Authority Delegated To People

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Genesis 39:4

And Joseph found favor in his eyes and he served him. Then he appointed him over his house and all that he owned he put into his hand.

Genesis 39:5

And it happened [that] from the time he appointed him over his house and over all that he had, Yahweh blessed the house of the Egyptian on account of Joseph. And the blessing of Yahweh was upon all that he had in the house and in the field.

Genesis 39:6

And he left all that he had in the hand of Joseph, and {he did not worry about anything} except the food that he ate. Now Joseph was {well built and handsome}.

Genesis 39:8

But he refused and said to his master's wife, "Look, my master {does not worry about} what [is] in the house, and everything he owns he has put in my hand.

Genesis 41:34

Let Pharaoh do [this], and let him appoint supervisors over the land, and let him take one-fifth from the land of Egypt in the seven years of abundance.

Genesis 41:33

Now then, let Pharaoh select a man [who is] discerning and wise, and let him set him over the land of Egypt.

Genesis 41:41

Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, "See, I have set you over all the land of Egypt."

Genesis 41:43

And he had him ride in his second chariot. And they cried out before him, "Kneel!" And Pharaoh set him over all the land of Egypt.

Psalm 105:21

He made him lord of his house and ruler of all his possessions,

Genesis 41:44

Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, "I [am] Pharaoh, but without your consent no one will lift his hand or his foot in all the land of Egypt."

Genesis 41:45

And Pharaoh called the name of Joseph Zaphenath-paneah and gave him Asenath, the daughter of Potiphera, priest of On, as a wife. And Joseph went out over the land of Egypt.

Genesis 41:46

Now Joseph {was thirty years old} when he stood before Pharaoh, the king of Egypt. And Joseph went out from the presence of Pharaoh and traveled through the whole land of Egypt.

Judges 11:11

So Jephthah went with the elders of Gilead, and the people made him head and commander over them. And Jephthah spoke all his words before Yahweh at Mizpah.

Proverbs 17:2

A slave who deals wisely will rule over a child who acts shamefully, and in the midst of brothers he will share his inheritance.

Esther 8:2

And the king removed his signet ring that he had taken away from Haman, and he gave it to Mordecai. So Esther set Mordecai over the house of Haman.

Luke 19:19

So he said to this one also, 'And you be over five cities.'

John 19:10

So Pilate said to him, "Will you not speak to me? Do you not know that I have authority to release you, and I have authority to crucify you?"

Matthew 8:9

For I also am a man under authority who has soldiers under me, and I say to this one, 'Go!' and he goes, and to another one, 'Come!' and he comes, and to my slave, 'Do this!' and he does [it]."

Luke 7:8

For I also am a man placed under authority, who has soldiers under me, and I say to this one, 'Go!' and he goes, and to another one, 'Come!' and he comes, and to my slave, 'Do this!' and he does [it]."

Acts 9:14

and here he has authority from the chief priests to tie up all who call upon your name!"

Acts 26:10

which I also did in Jerusalem, and not only did I lock up many of the saints in prison, having received authority from the chief priests, but also [when] they were being executed, I cast [my] vote against [them].

Acts 26:12

In {this activity} I was traveling to Damascus with the authority and full power of the chief priests.

Ezekiel 17:16

{As I live},' {declares} the Lord Yahweh, '{surely} in the place of the king {who made} him king, who despised his oath and who broke his covenant with him--in the midst of Babylon he will die.

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