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23 Bible Verses about Gentile Rulers

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Matthew 20:25

But Jesus called them over and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles dominate them, and the men of high position exercise power over them.

Luke 22:25

But He said to them,“The kings of the Gentiles dominate them, and those who have authority over them are called ‘Benefactors.’

Mark 10:42

Jesus called them over and said to them, “You know that those who are regarded as rulers of the Gentiles dominate them, and their men of high positions exercise power over them.

Deuteronomy 7:24

He will hand their kings over to you, and you will wipe out their names under heaven. No one will be able to stand against you; you will annihilate them.

Jeremiah 25:22

all the kings of Tyre,
all the kings of Sidon,
and the kings of the coastlands across the sea;

Hosea 5:13

When Ephraim saw his sickness
and Judah his wound,
Ephraim went to Assyria
and sent a delegation to the great king.
But he cannot cure you or heal your wound.

Hosea 11:5

Israel will not return to the land of Egypt
and Assyria will be his king,
because they refused to repent.

Hosea 10:6

The calf itself will be taken to Assyria
as an offering to the great king.
Ephraim will experience shame;
Israel will be ashamed of its counsel.

Joshua 9:1

When all the kings heard about Jericho and Ai, those who were west of the Jordan in the hill country, in the Judean foothills, and all along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea toward Lebanon—the Hittites, Amorites, Canaanites, Perizzites, Hivites, and Jebusites—

Joshua 11:2

and the kings of the north in the hill country,
the Arabah south of Chinnereth,
the Judean foothills,
and the Slopes of Dor to the west,

Joshua 10:40

So Joshua conquered the whole region—the hill country, the Negev, the Judean foothills, and the slopes—with all their kings, leaving no survivors. He completely destroyed every living being, as the Lord, the God of Israel, had commanded.

Joshua 12:1

The Israelites struck down the following kings of the land and took possession of their land beyond the Jordan to the east and from the Arnon Valley to Mount Hermon, including all the Arabah eastward:

Joshua 12:7

Joshua and the Israelites struck down the following kings of the land beyond the Jordan to the west, from Baal-gad in the Valley of Lebanon to Mount Halak, which ascends toward Seir (Joshua gave their land as an inheritance to the tribes of Israel according to their allotments:

Judges 1:7

Adoni-bezek said, “Seventy kings with their thumbs and big toes cut off used to pick up scraps under my table. God has repaid me for what I have done.” They brought him to Jerusalem, and he died there.

Judges 5:19

Kings came and fought.
Then the kings of Canaan fought
at Taanach by the waters of Megiddo,
but they took no spoil of silver.

Matthew 10:18

You will even be brought before governors and kings because of Me, to bear witness to them and to the nations.

Mark 13:9

“But you, be on your guard! They will hand you over to sanhedrins,and you will be flogged in the synagogues. You will stand before governors and kings because of Me, as a witness to them.

Luke 21:12

But before all these things, they will lay their hands on you and persecute you. They will hand you over to the synagogues and prisons, and you will be brought before kings and governors because of My name.

Acts 4:26

The kings of the earth took their stand
and the rulers assembled together
against the Lord and against His Messiah.

Ezekiel 28:17

Your heart became proud because of your beauty;
For the sake of your splendor
you corrupted your wisdom.
So I threw you down to the earth;
I made you a spectacle before kings.

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