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57 Bible Verses about Authority

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Proverbs 8:16

by me princes rule, and nobles, all the judges of the earth.

Hosea 13:11

I gave thee a king in mine anger, and took him away in my wrath.

Daniel 2:37

Thou, O king, art a king of kings, unto whom the God of the heavens hath given the kingdom, the power, and the strength, and the glory;

Daniel 4:17

This sentence is by the decree of the watchers, and the decision by the word of the holy ones: that the living may know that the Most High ruleth over the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will, and setteth up over it the basest of men.

Daniel 4:25

They shall drive thee from men, and thy dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field, and they shall make thee to eat grass as oxen, and thou shalt be bathed with the dew of heaven; and seven times shall pass over thee, till thou know that the Most High ruleth over the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will.

Daniel 4:32

and they shall drive thee from men, and thy dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field; they shall make thee to eat grass as oxen, and seven times shall pass over thee, until thou know that the Most High ruleth over the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will.

Daniel 5:21

and he was driven from the sons of men, and his heart was made like the beasts, and his dwelling was with the wild asses; they fed him with grass like oxen, and his body was bathed with the dew of heaven; till he knew that the Most High God ruleth over the kingdom of men, and that he appointeth over it whomsoever he will.

Daniel 5:18

O thou king, the Most High God gave Nebuchadnezzar thy father the kingdom, and greatness, and glory, and majesty;

Proverbs 8:15

By me kings reign, and rulers make just decrees;

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If thou seest the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of judgment and justice in a province, marvel not at the matter; for a higher than the high is watching, and there are higher than they.

Mark 10:42

But Jesus having called them to him, says to them, Ye know that those who are esteemed to rule over the nations exercise lordship over them; and their great men exercise authority over them;

Acts 5:4

While it remained did it not remain to thee? and sold, was it not in thine own power? Why is it that thou hast purposed this thing in thine heart? Thou hast not lied to men, but to God.

1 Corinthians 7:4

The wife has not authority over her own body, but the husband: in like manner also the husband has not authority over his own body, but the wife.

Proverbs 25:5

take away the wicked from before the king, and his throne shall be established in righteousness.

Proverbs 20:28

Mercy and truth preserve the king; and he upholdeth his throne by mercy.

Ecclesiastes 8:3

Be not hasty to go out of his sight; persist not in an evil thing: for he doeth whatever pleaseth him,

Ecclesiastes 8:4

because the word of a king is power; and who may say unto him, What doest thou?

Deuteronomy 17:20

that his heart be not lifted up above his brethren, and that he turn not aside from the commandment, to the right hand, or to the left; that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he, and his sons, in the midst of Israel.

2 Samuel 23:3

The God of Israel said, The Rock of Israel spoke to me, The ruler among men shall be just, Ruling in the fear of God;

Proverbs 29:14

A king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.

From Thematic Bible


Authority » Of the church

Matthew 16:19

And I will give to thee the keys of the kingdom of the heavens; and whatsoever thou mayest bind upon the earth shall be bound in the heavens; and whatsoever thou mayest loose on the earth shall be loosed in the heavens.

Matthew 18:18

Verily I say to you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on the earth shall be bound in heaven, and whatsoever ye shall loose on the earth shall be loosed in heaven.

Acts 16:4

And as they passed through the cities they instructed them to observe the decrees determined on by the apostles and elders who were in Jerusalem.

Authority » Of Christ

Mark 1:27

And all were amazed, so that they questioned together among themselves, saying, What is this? what new doctrine is this? for with authority he commands even the unclean spirits, and they obey him.

Battle of Life » Promises of ultimate triumph » Authority

Revelation 2:26

And he that overcomes, and he that keeps unto the end my works, to him will I give authority over the nations,

God's Promises » To the overcomers » Authority

Revelation 2:26

And he that overcomes, and he that keeps unto the end my works, to him will I give authority over the nations,

Overcomers » Authority

Revelation 2:26

And he that overcomes, and he that keeps unto the end my works, to him will I give authority over the nations,

Topics on Authority

Abuse Of Authority, Examples Of

1;16;6

And Abram said to Sarai, Behold, thy maidservant is in thy hand: do to her what is good in thine eyes. And Sarai oppressed her; and she fled from her face.

Abuse Of Authority, Warnings Against

49;6;9

And, masters, do the same things towards them, giving up threatening, knowing that both their and your Master is in heaven, and there is no acceptance of persons with him.

All Authority Has Been Given To Jesus

40;28;18

And Jesus coming up spoke to them, saying, All power has been given me in heaven and upon earth.

Apostles, Authority In Church

47;13;10

On this account I write these things being absent, that being present I may not use severity according to the authority which the Lord has given me for building up, and not for overthrowing.

Apostles, Basis Of Authority

45;1;5

by whom we have received grace and apostleship in behalf of his name, for obedience of faith among all the nations,

Authority Delegated To People

1;39;4

And Joseph found favour in his eyes, and attended on him; and he set him over his house, and all that he had he gave into his hand.

Authority Of Christ

40;7;29

for he taught them as having authority, and not as their scribes.

Authority Of Disciples

4;27;20

And thou shalt put of thine honour upon him, that the whole assembly of the children of Israel may obey him.

Authority Of People

58;13;17

Obey your leaders, and be submissive; for they watch over your souls as those that shall give account; that they may do this with joy, and not groaning, for this would be unprofitable for you.

Authority Within The Family, Kinds Of

20;19;18

Chasten thy son, seeing there is hope; but set not thy soul upon killing him.

Authority, Belonging To God

19;115;3

But our God is in the heavens: he hath done whatsoever he pleased.

Authority, of human institutions

45;1;24-26

Wherefore God gave them up also in the lusts of their hearts to uncleanness, to dishonour their bodies between themselves:

Christ's Authority Over Death

40;9;18-25

As he spoke these things to them, behold, a ruler coming in did homage to him, saying, My daughter has by this died; but come and lay thy hand upon her and she shall live.

Christ's Authority Over Evil

41;1;23-27

And there was in their synagogue a man possessed by an unclean spirit, and he cried out

Christ's Authority Over Sin

40;9;6

But that ye may know that the Son of man has power on earth to forgive sins, (then he says to the paralytic,) Rise up, take up thy bed and go to thy house.

Church Authority, Of Eldars

44;20;28

Take heed therefore to yourselves, and to all the flock, wherein the Holy Spirit has set you as overseers, to shepherd the assembly of God, which he has purchased with the blood of his own.

Church Authority, Of Jesus Christ

49;5;23

for a husband is head of the wife, as also the Christ is head of the assembly. He is Saviour of the body.

Church, Christ Authority Over

49;2;20

being built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the corner-stone,

Demons, Christ's Authority

49;1;19-22

and what the surpassing greatness of his power towards us who believe, according to the working of the might of his strength,

Honoring Authority

56;3;1

Put them in mind to be subject to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient to rule, to be ready to do every good work,

Human Authority, Christian Response

45;13;1

Let every soul be subject to the authorities that are above him. For there is no authority except from God; and those that exist are set up by God.

Human Authority, Instituted By God

45;13;1-2

Let every soul be subject to the authorities that are above him. For there is no authority except from God; and those that exist are set up by God.

Human Authority, Nature Of

45;13;1

Let every soul be subject to the authorities that are above him. For there is no authority except from God; and those that exist are set up by God.

Man's Authority Over The Devil

41;3;15

and to have power to heal diseases, and to cast out demons.

People Lacking Authority

27;4;31

While the word was in the king's mouth, there fell a voice from the heavens: King Nebuchadnezzar, to thee it is spoken: The kingdom is departed from thee;

Rebellion, Against Human Authority

1;14;3-4

All these were joined in the vale of Siddim, which is the salt sea.

Respecting Authority

45;13;7

Render to all their dues: to whom tribute is due, tribute; to whom custom, custom; to whom fear, fear; to whom honour, honour.

Submission To Authority

40;8;4-10

And Jesus says to him, See thou tell no man, but go, shew thyself to the priest, and offer the gift which Moses ordained, for a testimony to them.

The Authority Of Scripture

19;119;89

LAMED. For ever, O Jehovah, thy word is settled in the heavens.