37 Bible Verses about Respecting Authority
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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.
Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the king.
for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.
Servants, be submissive to your masters with all respect, not only to those who are good and gentle, but also to those who are unreasonable.
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.
Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human institution, whether to a king as the one in authority,
For because of this you also pay taxes, for rulers are servants of God, devoting themselves to this very thing.
‘You shall rise up before the grayheaded and honor the aged, and you shall revere your God; I am the Lord.
Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they keep watch over your souls as those who will give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with grief, for this would be unprofitable for you.
for it is a minister of God to you for good. But if you do what is evil, be afraid; for it does not bear the sword for nothing; for it is a minister of God, an avenger who brings wrath on the one who practices evil.
For rulers are not a cause of fear for good behavior, but for evil. Do you want to have no fear of authority? Do what is good and you will have praise from the same;
Remind them to be subject to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good deed,
But we request of you, brethren, that you appreciate those who diligently labor among you, and have charge over you in the Lord and give you instruction,
and be subject to one another in the fear of Christ.
and especially those who indulge the flesh in its corrupt desires and despise authority.Daring, self-willed, they do not tremble when they revile angelic majesties,
My son, fear the Lord and the king;
Do not associate with those who are given to change,
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
and that you esteem them very highly in love because of their work. Live in peace with one another.
“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the Lord your God gives you.
just as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord, and you have become her children if you do what is right without being frightened by any fear.
Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
These things speak and exhort and reprove with all authority. Let no one disregard you.
Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.
who is at the right hand of God, having gone into heaven, after angels and authorities and powers had been subjected to Him.
For he who does wrong will receive the consequences of the wrong which he has done, and that without partiality.
Furthermore, we had earthly fathers to discipline us, and we respected them; shall we not much rather be subject to the Father of spirits, and live?
‘You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor defer to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly.
You shall not show partiality in judgment; you shall hear the small and the great alike. You shall not fear man, for the judgment is God’s. The case that is too hard for you, you shall bring to me, and I will hear it.’
Every one of you shall reverence his mother and his father, and you shall keep My sabbaths; I am the Lord your God.
- Attitudes Towards Kings
- Attitudes, to other people
- Authority Of People
- Authority, of human institutions
- Be Subject To People
- Being In Debt
- Brotherhood Of Man
- Brotherly Love
- Brothers Love
- Children, attitudes towards
- Citizens, Christian Duties
- Civic Duties
- Civil Government
- Civil authorities
- Commitment, to God's people
- Family First
- Family Love
- Fear God!
- Fearing God
- God Being In Control
- Gods Love
- Honour The Honourable
- Honouring Rulers
- Human Authority, Christian Response
- Human Authority, Instituted By God
- Human Authority, Nature Of
- Leaders, Political
- Love And Family
- Love Fellow Christians!
- Love, For One Another
- Love, Of Fellow Man
- Loving Everyone
- Loving Your Mother
- Loving Your Parents
- Orderliness In Society
- Parents Love
- Promises respecting
- Respect For People
- Respect, For Human Beings
- Respecting Parents
- Respecting Your Body
- Reverence To God
- Reverence, And Social Behaviour
- Sibling Love
- Social duties
- Tax To Be Paid
- Treating Others
- Ethics, social
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