Lording It

Most Relevant Verses

Numbers 16:13

Is it not enough that you brought us up from a land flowing with milk and honey to kill us in the wilderness? Do you also have to appoint yourself as ruler over us?

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.

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.

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.’

More Verses on Lording It

Ecclesiastes 8:9

All this I have seen, applying my mind to all the work that is done under the sun, at a time when one man has authority over another to his harm.

2 Corinthians 1:24

I do not mean that we have control of your faith, but we are workers with you for your joy, because you stand by faith.

Ezekiel 34:4

You have not strengthened the weak, healed the sick, bandaged the injured, brought back the strays, or sought the lost. Instead, you have ruled them with violence and cruelty.

Daniel 11:3

Then a warrior king will arise; he will rule a vast realm and do whatever he wants.

Micah 7:3

Both hands are good at accomplishing evil:
the official and the judge demand a bribe;
when the powerful man communicates his evil desire,
they plot it together.

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