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73 Bible Verses about Rulers

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Matthew 20:25

But Jesus called them unto him and said, Ye know that the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them, and those that are great wield power over them.

Mark 10:42

But Jesus, calling unto them, said unto them, Ye know that those who are seen to be princes among the Gentiles exercise lordship over them, and those that are great among them wield power over them.

2 Chronicles 23:20

Then he took the captains of hundreds and the nobles and those that governed the people and all the people of the land and brought down the king from the house of the LORD; and they came through the high gate into the king's house and set the king upon the throne of the kingdom.

Psalm 2:2

The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and against his anointed, saying,

Proverbs 28:2

By the rebellion of the land, many are its princes, but by the man of understanding and wisdom the land shall remain stable.

Isaiah 16:1

Send ye the lamb to the ruler of the land, from the rock of the wilderness unto the mount of the daughter of Zion.

Daniel 5:7

The king cried in a loud voice that they bring in the magicians, the Chaldeans, and the fortune-tellers. The king spoke and said to the wise men of Babylon, Whoever shall read this writing and show me its interpretation, shall be clothed with purple and have a chain of gold about his neck and shall be the third ruler in the kingdom.

Hosea 13:10

Where is thy king, that may save thee with all thy cities? and thy judges of whom thou didst say, Give me a king and princes?

Luke 12:11

And when they bring you unto the synagogues and unto magistrates and powers, take ye no thought how or what thing ye shall answer or what ye shall say;

Acts 7:27

But he that did his neighbour wrong thrust him away, saying, Who made thee a prince and a judge over us?

Exodus 2:14

And he said, Who made thee a prince and a judge over us? Doest thou intend to kill me as thou killed the Egyptian? And Moses feared and said, Surely this thing is known.

1 Corinthians 2:6-8

For we speak perfect wisdom of God, and not the wisdom of this age nor of the princes of this age, that come to nought, but we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God predestined before the ages unto our glory, which none of the princes of this age knew (for had they known it, they would never have crucified the Lord of glory).

Psalm 105:16-22

Moreover he called for a famine upon the land; he broke the whole staff of bread. He sent a man before them, even Joseph, who was sold for a slave, whose feet they hurt with fetters; his soul was laid in iron.read more.
Until the time that his word came, the spoken word of the LORD purified him. The king sent and loosed him, the ruler of the people let him go free. He made him lord of his house and ruler of all his substance: To bind his princes at his pleasure and teach his elders wisdom.

Daniel 2:48

Then the king magnified Daniel and gave him many and great gifts and made him governor over the whole province of Babylon and prince of the governors over all the wise men of Babylon.

Romans 13:3

For the magistrates are not a terror unto those who do good, but to the doer of evil. Is thy desire therefore to not fear the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same;

Genesis 25:16

These are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names, by their towns and by their palaces; twelve princes according to their families.

Genesis 34:2

And when Shechem, the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the country, saw her, he took her and lay with her and defiled her.

Genesis 41:41

And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, See, I have set thee over all the land of Egypt.

Genesis 45:8

So now it was not you that sent me here, but God; and he has made me as a father to Pharaoh and lord of all his house and a ruler throughout all the land of Egypt.

2 Chronicles 32:31

However, because of the ambassadors of the princes of Babylon, who sent unto him to enquire of the wonder that had happened in the land, God left him, to try him, that he might know all that was in his heart.

Ezekiel 28:2

Son of man, say unto the prince of Tyre, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Because thy heart has lifted thee up and thou hast said, I am God, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas (yet thou art man, and not God); and thou hast set thine heart as the heart of God:

Ezekiel 31:11

I have therefore delivered him into the hand of the strong one of the Gentiles; he shall surely deal with him; I have cut him down for his wickedness.

Daniel 9:1

In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, who was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans;

Acts 7:10

and delivered him out of all his afflictions and gave him grace and wisdom in the sight of Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he made him governor over Egypt and all his house.

Joshua 13:3

from the Nile, which is before Egypt, even unto the borders of Ekron northward, which is counted among the Canaanites; five cardinals of the Philistines; the Gazathites and the Ashdothites, the Eshkalonites, the Gittites, and the Ekronites, also the Avites;

Judges 3:3

namely, five cardinals of the Philistines and all the Canaanites and the Sidonians and the Hivites that dwelt in Mount Lebanon, from Mount Baalhermon unto the entering in of Hamath.

Judges 15:11

Then three thousand men of Judah went to the cleft of the rock Etam and said to Samson, Knowest thou not that the Philistines are rulers over us? What is this that thou hast done unto us? And he said unto them, As they did unto me, so have I done unto them.

Judges 16:18

And when Delilah saw that he had told her all his heart, she sent and called for the cardinals of the Philistines, saying, Come up this time, for he has showed me all his heart. Then the cardinals of the Philistines came up unto her and brought the money in their hand.

1 Samuel 5:8

They sent, therefore, and gathered all the cardinals of the Philistines unto themselves and said, What shall we do with the ark of the God of Israel? And they answered, Let the ark of the God of Israel be removed unto Gath. And they removed the ark of the God of Israel there.

1 Samuel 6:16

And when the five cardinals of the Philistines had seen it, they returned to Ekron the same day.

1 Samuel 29:2

And as the cardinals of the Philistines reviewed their companies of hundreds and of thousands, David and his men were in the rear with Achish.

1 Chronicles 12:19

And some of Manasseh passed over to David, when he came with the Philistines against Saul to battle, although they did not help them, for the cardinals of the Philistines, upon counsel, sent him away, saying, He will pass over to his master Saul with our heads.

2 Samuel 5:1-2

Then all the tribes of Israel came unto David in Hebron and spoke, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh. And even yesterday and the day before yesterday, when Saul was king over us, it was thou that didst lead out and bring in Israel; and the LORD said to thee, Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be prince over Israel.

1 Chronicles 11:1-2

Then all Israel gathered themselves to David in Hebron, saying, Behold, we are thy bone and thy flesh. And moreover yesterday and the day before yesterday, when Saul was king, it was thou that led out and brought in Israel; and the LORD thy God hath said unto thee, Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be ruler over my people Israel.

1 Kings 1:34-35

And let Zadok, the priest, and Nathan, the prophet, anoint him there king over Israel; and ye shall blow the shofar and say, Long live king Solomon. Afterward ye shall come up after him that he may come and sit upon my throne, for he shall reign in my stead, for I have appointed him to be ruler over Israel and over Judah.

1 Kings 11:34

But I will not take any of his kingdom out of his hand, for I will make him prince all the days of his life for David, my slave's sake, whom I chose, because he kept my commandments and my statutes:

1 Chronicles 5:2

For Judah prevailed above his brethren and was their prince, but the birthright was Joseph's:)

Micah 5:1

Now thou shalt be besieged by armies, O daughter of the army: he shall lay siege against us; they shall smite the judge of Israel with a rod upon the cheek.

1 Kings 22:26

Then the king of Israel said, Take Micaiah and carry him back unto Amon, the governor of the city, and to Joash, the king's son

2 Chronicles 18:25

Then the king of Israel said, Take Micaiah and carry him back to Amon, the governor of the city, and to Joash, the king's son

Nehemiah 3:9

And next unto them Rephaiah, the son of Hur, prince of the half part of Jerusalem, restored.

Isaiah 1:23

Thy princes are rebellious and companions of thieves; every one loves bribes and follows after rewards; they do not hear the fatherless in judgment, neither does the cause of the widow come unto them.

Jeremiah 30:21

And of him shall be their Rock, and from the midst of him shall their Governor come forth; and I will cause him to come near, and he shall draw near unto me: for who is this that softened his heart to approach unto me? said the LORD.

Micah 3:1

And I said, Hear, I pray you, O princes of Jacob, and ye heads of the house of Israel. Did it not pertain to you to know that which is right?

Matthew 2:6

And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda, for out of thee shall come a Leader that shall shepherd my people Israel.

Luke 18:18

And a certain prince asked him, saying, Good Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?

Acts 4:5

And it came to pass on the next day that their princes and elders and scribes

Luke 23:13

Then Pilate, calling together the princes of the priests and the rulers and the people,

Luke 24:20

and how the princes of the priests and our rulers delivered him to be condemned to death and crucified him.

John 7:48

Have any of the princes or of the Pharisees believed on him?

Acts 13:27

For those that dwell at Jerusalem and their princes, because they knew him not nor yet the voices of the prophets who are read every sabbath day, they have fulfilled them in condemning him.

Micah 5:2

But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be Lord in Israel; and his goings forth are from the beginning, from the days of the ages.

Revelation 3:14

And unto the angel of the congregation of the Laodiceans write; Behold, he who saith, Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God:

Proverbs 8:15

By me the kings reign, and the princes decree justice.

Romans 13:1-2

Let every soul submit itself to the higher powers. For there is no power but of God, and the powers that be are ordained of God. Whosoever therefore resists the power, resists the ordinance of God, and those that resist shall receive condemnation to themselves.

2 Samuel 6:21

Then David said unto Michal, It was before the LORD, who chose me over thy father and over all his house to appoint me prince over the people of the LORD, over Israel; therefore, I will dance before the LORD.

2 Samuel 7:7-8

In all the places in which I have walked with all the sons of Israel did I speak a word in any of the tribes of Israel, unto whom I commanded to feed my people Israel, saying, Why did ye not build me a house of cedar? Now, therefore, so shalt thou say unto my slave David, Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said, I took thee from the sheepcote, from following the sheep, to be prince over my people, over Israel;

1 Chronicles 17:6-7

Wherever I have walked with all Israel, did I speak a word to any of the judges of Israel, whom I commanded to feed my people, saying, Why have ye not built me a house of cedars? Now, therefore, thus shalt thou say unto my slave David, Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said, I took thee from the sheepfold, from following the sheep that thou should be ruler over my people Israel;

Isaiah 44:28

that calls Cyrus, my shepherd, and all that I desire, he shall fulfil, by saying to Jerusalem, Thou shalt be built and to the temple, Thy foundation shall be laid.

Jeremiah 27:6

And now have I given all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, my slave; and even the beasts of the field I have given him that they might serve him.

Topics on Rulers

Gentile Rulers

Matthew 20:25

But Jesus called them unto him and said, Ye know that the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them, and those that are great wield power over them.

Named Gentile Rulers

Acts 25:13-26

And after certain days King Agrippa and Bernice came unto Caesarea to salute Festus.

Rulers Of A Fourth

Luke 3:1

Now in the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar, Pontius Pilate being governor of Judaea, and Herod being tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of Ituraea and of the region of Trachonitis, and Lysanias the tetrarch of Abilene,

Rulers Of Edom

Genesis 36:31

And these are the kings that reigned in the land of Edom before any king reigned over the sons of Israel.

Wicked Rulers

Proverbs 29:2

When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice, but when the wicked bear rule, the people mourn.