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Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God.
First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men,
Submit yourselves for the Lord's sake to every human institution, whether to a king as the one in authority,
But Peter and the apostles answered, "We must obey God rather than men.
By faith Moses, when he was born, was hidden for three months by his parents, because they saw he was a beautiful child; and they were not afraid of the king's edict.
Then the men of Israel said to Gideon, "Rule over us, both you and your son, also your son's son, for you have delivered us from the hand of Midian."
Now Samuel judged Israel all the days of his life.
Then all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah;
"When you enter the land which the LORD your God gives you, and you possess it and live in it, and you say, 'I will set a king over me like all the nations who are around me,'
Nevertheless, the people refused to listen to the voice of Samuel, and they said, "No, but there shall be a king over us,
Then Samuel took the flask of oil, poured it on his head, kissed him and said, "Has not the LORD anointed you a ruler over His inheritance?
Then Samuel said to the people, "Come and let us go to Gilgal and renew the kingdom there."
"When you saw that Nahash the king of the sons of Ammon came against you, you said to me, 'No, but a king shall reign over us,' although the LORD your God was your king.
Where now is your king That he may save you in all your cities, And your judges of whom you requested, "Give me a king and princes"?
Now David the son of Jesse reigned over all Israel.
Then David slept with his fathers and was buried in the city of David.
He also chose David His servant And took him from the sheepfolds;
Then Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him in the midst of his brothers; and the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon David from that day forward. And Samuel arose and went to Ramah.
So all the elders of Israel came to the king at Hebron, and King David made a covenant with them before the LORD at Hebron; then they anointed David king over Israel.
Now after this it came about that David defeated the Philistines and subdued them; and David took control of the chief city from the hand of the Philistines.
Now after this it came about that David defeated the Philistines and subdued them and took Gath and its towns from the hand of the Philistines.
"Now therefore, thus you shall say to My servant David, 'Thus says the LORD of hosts, "I took you from the pasture, from following the sheep, to be ruler over My people Israel.
"Now, therefore, thus shall you say to My servant David, 'Thus says the LORD of hosts, "I took you from the pasture, from following the sheep, to be leader over My people Israel.
"As for you, if you will walk before Me as your father David walked, in integrity of heart and uprightness, doing according to all that I have commanded you and will keep My statutes and My ordinances,
"As for you, if you walk before Me as your father David walked, even to do according to all that I have commanded you, and will keep My statutes and My ordinances,
The LORD has sworn to David A truth from which He will not turn back: "Of the fruit of your body I will set upon your throne.
For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.
Then a shoot will spring from the stem of Jesse, And a branch from his roots will bear fruit.
"Behold, the days are coming," declares the LORD, "When I will raise up for David a righteous Branch; And He will reign as king and act wisely And do justice and righteousness in the land.
'It shall come about on that day,' declares the LORD of hosts, 'that I will break his yoke from off their neck and will tear off their bonds; and strangers will no longer make them their slaves.
"Then I will set over them one shepherd, My servant David, and he will feed them; he will feed them himself and be their shepherd.
"My servant David will be king over them, and they will all have one shepherd; and they will walk in My ordinances and keep My statutes and observe them.
"But as for you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Too little to be among the clans of Judah, From you One will go forth for Me to be ruler in Israel His goings forth are from long ago, From the days of eternity."
"But as for Me, I have installed My King Upon Zion, My holy mountain."
The LORD says to my Lord: "Sit at My right hand Until I make Your enemies a footstool for Your feet."
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