Rebellion, Against Human Authority

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Genesis 14:3-4

All of these came as allies to the Valley of Siddim (that is, the Dead Sea). They were subject to Chedorlaomer for 12 years, but in the thirteenth year they rebelled.

2 Kings 18:7

The Lord was with him, and wherever he went he prospered. He rebelled against the king of Assyria and did not serve him.

2 Kings 24:1

During Jehoiakim’s reign, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon attacked. Jehoiakim became his vassal for three years, and then he turned and rebelled against him.

2 Chronicles 36:13

He also rebelled against King Nebuchadnezzar who had made him swear allegiance by God. He became obstinate and hardened his heart against returning to Yahweh, the God of Israel.

Jeremiah 52:3

Because of the Lord’s anger, it came to the point in Jerusalem and Judah that He finally banished them from His presence. Nevertheless, Zedekiah rebelled against the king of Babylon.

2 Chronicles 13:6

But Jeroboam son of Nebat, a servant of Solomon son of David, rose up and rebelled against his lord.

Mark 15:7

There was one named Barabbas, who was in prison with rebels who had committed murder during the rebellion.

Deuteronomy 21:18-21

“If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who does not obey his father or mother and doesn’t listen to them even after they discipline him, his father and mother must take hold of him and bring him to the elders of his city, to the gate of his hometown. They will say to the elders of his city, ‘This son of ours is stubborn and rebellious; he doesn’t obey us. He’s a glutton and a drunkard.’ read more.
Then all the men of his city will stone him to death. You must purge the evil from you, and all Israel will hear and be afraid.

1 Kings 12:19

Israel is in rebellion against the house of David until today.

2 Chronicles 10:19

Israel is in rebellion against the house of David until today.

2 Kings 1:1

After the death of Ahab, Moab rebelled against Israel.

Nehemiah 2:19

When Sanballat the Horonite, Tobiah the Ammonite official, and Geshem the Arab heard about this, they mocked and despised us, and said, “What is this you’re doing? Are you rebelling against the king?”

Nehemiah 6:5-8

Sanballat sent me this same message a fifth time by his aide, who had an open letter in his hand. In it was written:It is reported among the nations—and Geshem agrees—that you and the Jews plan to rebel. This is the reason you are building the wall. According to these reports, you are to become their king and have even set up the prophets in Jerusalem to proclaim on your behalf: “There is a king in Judah.” These rumors will be heard by the king. So come, let’s confer together.read more.
Then I replied to him, “There is nothing to these rumors you are spreading; you are inventing them in your own mind.”

Exodus 23:21

Be attentive to him and listen to his voice. Do not defy him, because he will not forgive your acts of rebellion, for My name is in him.

Numbers 16:1-3

Now Korah son of Izhar, son of Kohath, son of Levi, with Dathan and Abiram, sons of Eliab, and On son of Peleth, sons of Reuben, took 250 prominent Israelite men who were leaders of the community and representatives in the assembly, and they rebelled against Moses. They came together against Moses and Aaron and told them, “You have gone too far! Everyone in the entire community is holy, and the Lord is among them. Why then do you exalt yourselves above the Lord’s assembly?”

Numbers 20:2-5

There was no water for the community, so they assembled against Moses and Aaron. The people quarreled with Moses and said, “If only we had perished when our brothers perished before the Lord. Why have you brought the Lord’s assembly into this wilderness for us and our livestock to die here? read more.
Why have you led us up from Egypt to bring us to this evil place? It’s not a place of grain, figs, vines, and pomegranates, and there is no water to drink!”

Joshua 1:18

Anyone who rebels against your order and does not obey your words in all that you command him, will be put to death. Above all, be strong and courageous!”

2 Samuel 15:10

Then Absalom sent messengers throughout the tribes of Israel with this message: “When you hear the sound of the ram’s horn, you are to say, ‘Absalom has become king in Hebron!’”

Romans 13:2

So then, the one who resists the authority is opposing God’s command, and those who oppose it will bring judgment on themselves.

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