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Pay everyone whatever you owe them taxes to whom taxes are due, tolls to whom tolls are due, fear to whom fear is due, honor to whom honor is due.
Honor everyone. Keep on loving the community of believers, fearing God, and honoring the king.
for kings, and for everyone who has authority, so that we might lead a quiet and peaceful life with all godliness and dignity.
You household servants must submit yourselves to your masters out of respect, not only to those who are kind and fair, but also to those who are unjust.
Every person must be subject to the governing authorities, for no authority exists except by God's permission. The existing authorities have been established by God,
But if you do what is wrong, you should be afraid, for it is not without reason that they bear the sword. Indeed, they are God's servants to administer punishment to anyone who does wrong. Therefore, it is necessary for you to be acquiescent to the authorities, not only for the sake of God's punishment, but also for the sake of your own conscience.
For the Lord's sake submit yourselves to every human authority: whether to the king as supreme,
This is also why you pay taxes. For rulers are God's servants faithfully devoting themselves to their work.
"Rise in the presence of the aged and honor the elderly face-to-face. "Fear your God. I am the LORD.
Continue to follow and be submissive to your leaders, since they are watching over your souls as those who will have to give a word of explanation. By doing this, you will be letting them carry out their duties joyfully, and not with grief, for that would be harmful for you.
For they are God's servants, working for your good.
For the authorities are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Would you like to live without being afraid of the authorities? Then do what is right, and you will receive their approval.
Remind believers to submit to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, and to be ready to do any honorable kind of work.
Brothers, we ask you to show your appreciation for those who work among you, set an example for you in the Lord, and instruct you.
and you will submit to one another out of reverence for the Messiah.
especially those who satisfy their flesh by indulging in its passions and who despise authority.
My son, fear both the LORD and the king, and don't keep company with rebels.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is the right thing to do.
Hold them in the highest regard, loving them because of their work. Live in peace with each other.
"Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.
just as Sarah obeyed Abraham and called him lord. You have become her daughters by doing good and by not letting anything terrify you.
Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands, as is appropriate for those who belong to the Lord.
These are the things you should teach. Encourage and refute with full authority. Do not let anyone look down on you.
Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands as to the Lord.
who has gone to heaven and is at the right hand of God, where angels, authorities, and powers have been made subject to him.
For the person who does what is wrong will be paid back for what he has done without favoritism.
Furthermore, we had earthly fathers who disciplined us, and we respected them for it. We should submit even more to the Father of our spirits and live, shouldn't we?
"You are not to be unjust in deciding a case. You are not to show partiality to the poor or honor the great. Instead, decide the case of your neighbor with righteousness."
When you hold a hearing, don't be partial in judgment toward the least important or toward the great. Never fear men, because judgment belongs to God. If the matter is difficult for you, bring it to me for a hearing.'
"Each of you is to fear his mother and father. "Observe my Sabbaths. I am the LORD your God.
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