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57 Bible Verses about Authority

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Proverbs 8:16

By me princes rule; nobles, and all the righteous rulers of the earth.

Hosea 13:11

I have given you a king in my anger, and have taken him away in my wrath.

Daniel 2:37

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

Daniel 4:17

The sentence is by the decree of the watchers, and the demand 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 lowest of men.

Daniel 4:25

that you shall be driven from men, and your dwelling shall be with the animals of the field, and you shall be made to eat grass as oxen, and shall be wet with the dew of the sky, 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 4:32

and you shall be driven from men; and your dwelling shall be with the animals of the field; you shall be made to eat grass as 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 animals', and his dwelling was with the wild donkeys; he was fed with grass like oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of the sky; until he knew that the Most High God rules in the kingdom of men, and that he sets up over it whomever he will.

Daniel 5:18

You, king, the Most High God gave Nebuchadnezzar your father the kingdom, and greatness, and glory, and majesty:

Proverbs 8:15

By me kings reign, and princes decree justice.

Ecclesiastes 5:8

If you see the oppression of the poor, and the violent taking away of justice and righteousness in a district, don't marvel at the matter: for one official is eyed by a higher one; and there are officials over them.

Mark 10:42

Jesus summoned them, and said to them, "You know that they who are recognized as rulers over the nations lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them.

Acts 5:4

While you kept it, didn't it remain your own? After it was sold, wasn't it in your power? How is it that you have conceived this thing in your heart? You haven't lied to men, but to God."

1 Corinthians 7:4

The wife doesn't have authority over her own body, but the husband. Likewise also the husband doesn't have authority over his own body, but the wife.

Proverbs 25:5

Take away the wicked from the king's presence, and his throne will be established in righteousness.

Proverbs 20:28

Love and faithfulness keep the king safe. His throne is sustained by love.

Ecclesiastes 8:3

Don't be hasty to go out of his presence. Don't persist in an evil thing, for he does whatever pleases him,

Ecclesiastes 8:4

for the king's word is supreme. Who can say to him, "What are you doing?"

Deuteronomy 17:20

that his heart not be lifted up above his brothers, and that he not turn 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, 'One who rules over men righteously, who rules in the fear of God,

Proverbs 29:14

The king who fairly judges the poor, his throne shall be established forever.

From Thematic Bible


Authority » Of the church

Matthew 16:19

I will give to you the keys of the Kingdom of Heaven, and whatever you bind on earth will have been bound in heaven; and whatever you release on earth will have been released in heaven."

Matthew 18:18

Most certainly I tell you, whatever things you bind on earth will have been bound in heaven, and whatever things you release on earth will have been released in heaven.

Acts 16:4

As they went on their way through the cities, they delivered the decrees to them to keep which had been ordained by the apostles and elders who were at Jerusalem.

Authority » Of Christ

Mark 1:27

They were all amazed, so that they questioned among themselves, saying, "What is this? A new teaching? For 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 hand. Do to her whatever is good in your eyes." Sarai dealt harshly with her, and she fled from her face.

Abuse Of Authority, Warnings Against

49;6;9

You masters, do the same things to them, and give up threatening, knowing that he who is 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

Jesus came to them 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 cause I write these things while absent, that I may not deal sharply when present, according to 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 received grace and apostleship, for obedience of faith among all the nations, for his name's sake;

Authority Delegated To People

1;39;4

Joseph found favor in his sight. He ministered to 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 with authority, and not like the scribes.

Authority Of Disciples

4;27;20

You shall put of your honor on him, that all the congregation of the children of Israel may obey.

Authority Of People

58;13;17

Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they watch on behalf of your souls, as those who will give account, that they may do this with joy, and not with groaning, for that would be unprofitable for you.

Authority Within The Family, Kinds Of

20;19;18

Discipline your son, for there is hope; don't be a willing party to 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 also gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to uncleanness, that their bodies should be dishonored among themselves,

Christ's Authority Over Death

40;9;18-25

While he told these things to them, behold, a ruler came and worshiped him, saying, "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

Immediately 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 authority on earth to forgive sins..." (then he said to the paralytic), "Get up, and take up your mat, and go up to your house."

Church Authority, Of Eldars

44;20;28

Take heed, therefore, to yourselves, and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the assembly of the Lord and 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, and Christ also is the head of the assembly, being himself the savior of the body.

Church, Christ Authority Over

49;2;20

being built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus 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 that working of the strength of his might

Honoring Authority

56;3;1

Remind them to be in subjection to rulers and to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work,

Human Authority, Christian Response

45;13;1

Let every soul be in subjection to the higher authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those who exist are ordained by God.

Human Authority, Instituted By God

45;13;1-2

Let every soul be in subjection to the higher authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those who exist are ordained by God.

Human Authority, Nature Of

45;13;1

Let every soul be in subjection to the higher authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those who exist are ordained by God.

Man's Authority Over The Devil

41;3;15

and to have authority 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 the sky, [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 joined together in the valley of Siddim (the same is the Salt Sea).

Respecting Authority

45;13;7

Give therefore to everyone what you owe: taxes to whom taxes are due; customs to whom customs; respect to whom respect; honor to whom honor.

Submission To Authority

40;8;4-10

Jesus said to him, "See that you tell nobody, but go, show yourself to the priest, and offer the gift that Moses commanded, as a testimony to them."

The Authority Of Scripture

19;119;89

Yahweh, your word is settled in heaven forever.