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57 Bible Verses about Authority

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Proverbs 8:16

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

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 a king of kings: for the God of heaven has given you a kingdom, power, and strength, and glory.

Daniel 4:17

This sentence is by the decree of the watchers, and the decision by the word of the holy ones: to the intent that the living may know that the most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever he will, and sets up over it the lowliest of men.

Daniel 4:25

That they shall drive you from men, and your dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field, and they shall make you eat grass like oxen, and they shall wet you with the dew of heaven, and seven times shall pass over you, till you know that the most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever he will.

Daniel 4:32

And they shall drive you from men, and your dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field: they shall make you to eat grass like oxen, and seven times shall pass over you, until you know that the most High rules in the kingdom of men, and gives it to whomever 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 donkeys: they fed him with grass like oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven; till he knew that the most high God ruled in the kingdom of men, and that he appoints over it whomever he will.

Daniel 5:18

O king, the most high God gave Nebuchadnezzar your father a kingdom, and majesty, and glory, and honor:

Proverbs 8:15

By me kings reign, and princes decree justice.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If you see the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of justice and righteousness in a province, marvel not at the matter: for the high official is watched by a higher one; and there are yet higher ones over them.

Mark 10:42

But Jesus called them to him, and said unto them, You know that they who are accounted to rule over the Gentiles exercise lordship over them; and their leaders exercise authority over them.

Acts 5:4

While it remained, was it not your own? and after it was sold, was it not in your own power? why have you conceived this thing in your heart? you have not lied unto men, but unto God.

1 Corinthians 7:4

The wife has not power over her own body, but the husband: and likewise also the husband has not power 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 his throne is upheld by mercy.

Ecclesiastes 8:3

Be not hasty to go out of his presence: stand not for an evil thing; for he does whatsoever pleases him.

Ecclesiastes 8:4

Where the word of a king is, there is power: and who may say unto him, What are you doing?

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: to the end that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he, and his children, in the midst of Israel.

2 Samuel 23:3

The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spoke to me, He that rules over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God.

Proverbs 29:14

The king that faithfully judges the poor, his throne shall be established forever.

From Thematic Bible


Authority » Of the church

John 20:23

Whosoever's sins you remit, they are remitted unto them; and whosoever's sins you retain, they are retained.

Matthew 16:19

And I will give unto you the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever you shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever you shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.

Matthew 18:18

Verily I say unto you, whatsoever you shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever you shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.

Acts 16:4

And as they went through the cities, they delivered them the decrees to keep, that were ordained of the apostles and elders who were at Jerusalem.

Authority » Of Christ

Mark 1:27

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

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Topics on Authority

Abuse Of Authority, Examples Of

1;16;6

But Abram said unto Sarai, Behold, your maid is in your hand; do to her as it pleases you. And when Sarai dealt harshly with her, she fled from her face.

Abuse Of Authority, Warnings Against

49;6;9

And, you masters, do the same things unto them, forbearing threatening: knowing that your Master also is in heaven; neither is there respect of persons with him.

All Authority Has Been Given To Jesus

40;28;18

And Jesus came and spoke unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.

Apostles, Authority In Church

47;13;10

Therefore I write these things being absent, lest being present I should use sharpness, according to the power which the Lord has given me to edification, and not to destruction.

Apostles, Basis Of Authority

45;1;5

By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name:

Authority Delegated To People

1;39;4

And Joseph found grace in his sight, and he served him: and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand.

Authority Of Christ

40;7;29

For he taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.

Authority Of Disciples

4;27;20

And you shall put some of your honor upon him, that all the congregation of the children of Israel may be obedient.

Authority Of People

58;13;17

Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.

Authority Within The Family, Kinds Of

20;19;18

Chasten your son while there is hope, and let not your soul spare for his crying.

Authority, Belonging To God

19;115;3

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

Authority, of human institutions

45;1;24-26

Therefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonor their own bodies between themselves:

Christ's Authority Over Death

40;9;18-25

While he spoke these things unto them, behold, there came a certain ruler, and worshiped him, saying, My daughter is even now dead: but come and lay your hand upon her, and she shall live.

Christ's Authority Over Evil

41;1;23-27

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

Christ's Authority Over Sin

40;9;6

But that you may know that the Son of man has power on earth to forgive sins, (then said he to the paralytic) Arise, take up your bed, and go unto your house.

Church Authority, Of Eldars

44;20;28

Take heed therefore unto yourselves, and to all the flock, over which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to feed the church of God, which he has purchased with his own blood.

Church Authority, Of Jesus Christ

49;5;23

For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the savior of the body.

Church, Christ Authority Over

49;2;20

And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief cornerstone;

Demons, Christ's Authority

49;1;19-22

And what is the exceeding greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his mighty power,

Honoring Authority

56;3;1

Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,

Human Authority, Christian Response

45;13;1

Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.

Human Authority, Instituted By God

45;13;1-2

Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.

Human Authority, Nature Of

45;13;1

Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.

Man's Authority Over The Devil

41;3;15

And to have power to heal sicknesses, 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 heaven, saying, O king Nebuchadnezzar, to you it is spoken; The kingdom has departed from you.

Rebellion, Against Human Authority

1;14;3-4

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

Respecting Authority

45;13;7

Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honor to whom honor.

Submission To Authority

40;8;4-10

And Jesus said unto him, See you tell no man; but go your way, show yourself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.

The Authority Of Scripture

19;119;89

[Lamed] Forever, O LORD, your word is settled in heaven.