19 Bible Verses about

Human Authority, Christian Response

Most Relevant Verses

Matthew 22:17-21

"Tell us then, what do You think? Is it lawful to give a poll-tax to Caesar, or not?"

Mark 12:14-17

They came and said to Him, "Teacher, we know that You are truthful and defer to no one; for You are not partial to any, but teach the way of God in truth. Is it lawful to pay a poll-tax to Caesar, or not?

Luke 20:22-25

"Is it lawful for us to pay taxes to Caesar, or not?"

Romans 13:5-7

Therefore it is necessary to be in subjection, not only because of wrath, but also for conscience' sake.

1 Peter 2:13-14

Submit yourselves for the Lord's sake to every human institution, whether to a king as the one in authority,

Proverbs 24:21

My son, fear the LORD and the king; Do not associate with those who are given to change,

Romans 13:7

Render to all what is due them: tax to whom tax is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honor to whom honor.

Acts 4:19

But Peter and John answered and said to them, "Whether it is right in the sight of God to give heed to you rather than to God, you be the judge;

Daniel 3:18

"But even if He does not, let it be known to you, O king, that we are not going to serve your gods or worship the golden image that you have set up."

1 Timothy 2:1-2

First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men,

Jeremiah 29:7

'Seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you into exile, and pray to the LORD on its behalf; for in its welfare you will have welfare.'

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