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Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honor to whom honor.
Honor all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the king.
For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.
Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.
Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme;
For, for this cause pay you tribute also: for they are God's ministers, attending continually upon this very thing.
You shall rise up before the gray headed, and honor the face of the old man, and fear your God: I am the LORD.
Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.
For he is the minister of God to you for good. But if you do that which is evil, be afraid; for he bears not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, an avenger to execute wrath upon him that does evil.
For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Will you then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and you shall have praise of the same:
Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,
And we beseech you, brethren, to know them who labor among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you;
Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.
But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise authority. Presumptuous are they, self-willed, they are not afraid to speak evil of the glorious ones.
My son, fear the LORD and the king: and associate not with them that are given to change:
Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.
And to esteem them very highly in love for their work's sake. And be at peace among yourselves.
Honor your father and your mother: that your days may be long upon the land which the LORD your God gives you.
Even as Sara obeyed Abraham, calling him lord: whose daughters you are, as long as you do well, and are not afraid with any terror.
Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fitting in the Lord.
These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no man despise you.
Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.
Who is gone into heaven, and is on the right hand of God; angels and authorities and powers being made subject unto him.
But he that does wrong shall receive for the wrong which he has done: and there is no respect of persons.
Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh who corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?
You shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: you shall not be partial to the poor, nor honor the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shall you judge your neighbor.
You shall not respect persons in judgment; but you shall hear the small as well as the great; you shall not be afraid of the face of man; for the judgment is God's: and the cause that is too hard for you, bring it unto me, and I will hear it.
You shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and 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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