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Render to all their dues: to whom tribute is due, tribute; to whom custom, custom; to whom fear, fear; to whom honour, honour.
Shew honour to all, love the brotherhood, fear God, honour the king.
for kings and all that are in dignity, that we may lead a quiet and tranquil life in all piety and gravity;
Let every soul be subject to the authorities that are above him. For there is no authority except from God; and those that exist are set up by God.
Be in subjection therefore to every human institution for the Lord's sake; whether to the king as supreme,
For on this account ye pay tribute also; for they are God's officers, attending continually on this very thing.
Before the hoary head thou shalt rise up, and shalt honour the face of an old man; and thou shalt fear thy God: I am Jehovah.
Obey your leaders, and be submissive; for they watch over your souls as those that shall give account; that they may do this with joy, and not groaning, for this would be unprofitable for you.
for it is God's minister to thee for good. But if thou practisest evil, fear; for it bears not the sword in vain; for it is God's minister, an avenger for wrath to him that does evil.
For rulers are not a terror to a good work, but to an evil one. Dost thou desire then not to be afraid of the authority? practise what is good, and thou shalt have praise from it;
Put them in mind to be subject to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient to rule, to be ready to do every good work,
But we beg you, brethren, to know those who labour among you, and take the lead among you in the Lord, and admonish you,
submitting yourselves to one another in the fear of Christ.
and specially those who walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise lordship. Bold are they, self-willed; they do not fear speaking injuriously of dignities:
My son, fear Jehovah and the king: meddle not with them that are given to change.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is just.
and to regard them exceedingly in love on account of their work. Be in peace among yourselves.
Honour thy father and thy mother, that thy days may be prolonged in the land that Jehovah thy God giveth thee.
as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord; whose children ye have become, doing good, and not fearing with any kind of consternation.
Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no one despise thee.
Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands, as to the Lord,
who is at the right hand of God, gone into heaven, angels and authorities and powers being subjected to him.
For he that does a wrong shall receive the wrong he has done, and there is no respect of persons.
Moreover we have had the fathers of our flesh as chasteners, and we reverenced them; shall we not much rather be in subjection to the Father of spirits, and live?
Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment; thou shalt not respect the person of the lowly, nor honour the person of the great; in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.
Ye shall not respect persons in judgment: ye shall hear the small as well as the great; ye shall not be afraid of the face of man, for the judgment is God's; and the matter that is too hard for you shall ye bring to me, that I may hear it.
Ye shall reverence every man his mother, and his father, and my sabbaths shall ye keep: I am Jehovah 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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