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Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour.
Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour 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 ye tribute also: for they are God's ministers, attending continually upon this very thing.
Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy 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 thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.
For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt 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 which labour 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 government. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities.
My son, fear thou the LORD and the king: and meddle 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.
Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
Even as Sara obeyed Abraham, calling him lord: whose daughters ye are, as long as ye do well, and are not afraid with any amazement.
Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.
These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no man despise thee.
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 doeth wrong shall receive for the wrong which he hath done: and there is no respect of persons.
Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?
Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.
Ye shall not respect persons in judgment; but 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 cause that is too hard for you, bring it unto me, and I will hear it.
Ye 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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