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Matthew 20:25

But Jesus summoned them, and said, "You know that the rulers of the nations lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them.

Mark 10:42

Jesus summoned them, and said to them, "You know that they who are recognized as rulers over the nations lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them.

2 Chronicles 23:20

He took the captains of hundreds, and the nobles, and the governors of the people, and all the people of the land, and brought down the king from the house of Yahweh: and they came through the upper gate to the king's house, and set the king on the throne of the kingdom.

Psalm 2:2

The kings of the earth take a stand, and the rulers take counsel together, against Yahweh, and against his Anointed, saying,

Proverbs 28:2

In rebellion, a land has many rulers, but order is maintained by a man of understanding and knowledge.

Isaiah 16:1

Send the lambs for the ruler of the land from Selah to the wilderness, to the mountain of the daughter of Zion.

Daniel 5:7

The king cried aloud to bring in the enchanters, the Chaldeans, and the soothsayers. 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 your king now, that he may save you in all your cities? And your judges, of whom you said, 'Give me a king and princes?'

Acts 7:27

But he who did his neighbor wrong pushed him away, saying, 'Who made you a ruler and a judge over us?

Exodus 2:14

He said, "Who made you a prince and a judge over us? Do you plan to kill me, as you killed the Egyptian?" Moses was afraid, and said, "Surely this thing is known."

1 Corinthians 2:6-8

We speak wisdom, however, among those who are full grown; yet a wisdom not of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who are coming to nothing. But we speak God's wisdom in a mystery, the wisdom that has been hidden, which God foreordained before the worlds for our glory, which none of the rulers of this world has known. For had they known it, they wouldn't have crucified the Lord of glory.

Psalm 105:16-22

He called for a famine on the land. He destroyed the food supplies. He sent a man before them. Joseph was sold for a slave. They bruised his feet with shackles. His neck was locked in irons,read more.
until the time that his word happened, and Yahweh's word proved him true. The king sent and freed him; even the ruler of peoples, and let him go free. He made him lord of his house, and ruler of all of his possessions; to discipline his princes at his pleasure, and to teach his elders wisdom.

Daniel 2:48

Then the king made Daniel great, and gave him many great gifts, and made him to rule over the whole province of Babylon, and to be chief governor over all the wise men of Babylon.

Romans 13:3

For rulers are not a terror to the good work, but to the evil. Do you desire to have no fear of the authority? Do that which is good, and you will have praise from the same,

Genesis 25:16

These are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names, by their villages, and by their encampments: twelve princes, according to their nations.

Genesis 34:2

Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, the prince of the land, saw her. He took her, lay with her, and humbled her.

Genesis 41:41

Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Behold, I have set you over all the land of Egypt."

Genesis 45:8

So now it wasn't you who sent me here, but God, and he has made me a father to Pharaoh, lord of all his house, and ruler over all the land of Egypt.

2 Chronicles 32:31

However in [the business of] the ambassadors of the princes of Babylon, who sent to him to inquire of the wonder that was done 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, tell the prince of Tyre, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Because your heart is lifted up, and you have said, I am a god, I sit in the seat of God, in the midst of the seas; yet you are man, and not God, though you did set your heart as the heart of God --

Ezekiel 31:11

I will even deliver him into the hand of the mighty one of the nations; he shall surely deal with him; I have driven him out 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 favor and wisdom before Pharaoh, king of Egypt. He made him governor over Egypt and all his house.

Joshua 13:3

from the Shihor, which is before Egypt, even to the border of Ekron northward, which is counted as Canaanite; the five lords of the Philistines; the Gazites, and the Ashdodites, the Ashkelonites, the Gittites, and the Ekronites; also the Avvim,

Judges 3:3

[namely], the five lords of the Philistines, and all the Canaanites, and the Sidonians, and the Hivites who lived on Mount Lebanon, from Mount Baal Hermon to the entrance of Hamath.

Judges 15:11

Then three thousand men of Judah went down to the cleft of the rock of Etam, and said to Samson, "Don't you know that the Philistines are rulers over us? What then is this that you have done to us?" He said to them, "As they did to me, so have I done to them."

Judges 16:18

When Delilah saw that he had told her all his heart, she sent and called for the lords of the Philistines, saying, "Come up this once, for he has told me all his heart." Then the lords of the Philistines came up to her, and brought the money in their hand.

1 Samuel 5:8

They sent therefore and gathered all the lords of the Philistines to them, and said, "What shall we do with the ark of the God of Israel?" They answered, "Let the ark of the God of Israel be carried over to Gath." They carried the ark of the God of Israel [there].

1 Samuel 6:16

When the five lords of the Philistines had seen it, they returned to Ekron the same day.

1 Samuel 29:2

The lords of the Philistines passed on by hundreds, and by thousands; and David and his men passed on in the rear with Achish.

1 Chronicles 12:19

Of Manasseh also there fell away some to David, when he came with the Philistines against Saul to battle; but they didn't help them; for the lords of the Philistines sent him away after consultation, saying, "He will fall away to his master Saul to the jeopardy of our heads."

2 Samuel 5:1-2

Then came all the tribes of Israel to David to Hebron, and spoke, saying, "Behold, we are your bone and your flesh. In times past, when Saul was king over us, it was you who led out and brought in Israel. Yahweh said to you, 'You shall be shepherd of my people Israel, and you shall be prince over Israel.'"

1 Chronicles 11:1-2

Then all Israel gathered themselves to David to Hebron, saying, "Behold, we are your bone and your flesh. In times past, even when Saul was king, it was you who led out and brought in Israel. Yahweh your God said to you, 'You shall be shepherd of my people Israel, and you shall be prince over my people Israel.'"

1 Kings 1:34-35

Let Zadok the priest and Nathan the prophet anoint him there king over Israel. Blow the trumpet, and say, 'Long live king Solomon!' Then you shall come up after him, and he shall come and sit on my throne; for he shall be king in my place. I have appointed him to be prince over Israel and over Judah."

1 Kings 11:34

"'However I will not take the whole kingdom out of his hand; but I will make him prince all the days of his life, for David my servant's sake whom I chose, who kept my commandments and my statutes;

1 Chronicles 5:2

For Judah prevailed above his brothers, and of him came the prince; but the birthright was Joseph's:)

Micah 5:1

Now you shall gather yourself in troops, daughter of troops. He has laid siege against us. They will strike the judge of Israel with a rod on the cheek.

1 Kings 22:26

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.

2 Chronicles 18:25

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

Next to them repaired Rephaiah the son of Hur, the ruler of half the district of Jerusalem.

Isaiah 1:23

Your princes are rebellious, and companions of thieves. Everyone loves bribes, and follows after rewards. They don't judge the fatherless, neither does the cause of the widow come to them.

Jeremiah 30:21

Their prince shall be of themselves, and their ruler shall proceed from the midst of them; and I will cause him to draw near, and he shall approach to me: for who is he who has had boldness to approach to me? says Yahweh.

Micah 3:1

I said, "Please listen, you heads of Jacob, and rulers of the house of Israel: Isn't it for you to know justice?

Matthew 2:6

You Bethlehem, land of Judah, are in no way least among the princes of Judah: for out of you shall come forth a governor, who shall shepherd my people, Israel.'"

Luke 18:18

A certain ruler asked him, saying, "Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"

Acts 4:5

It happened in the morning, that their rulers, elders, and scribes were gathered together in Jerusalem.

Luke 23:13

Pilate called together the chief priests and the rulers and the people,

Luke 24:20

and how the chief priests and our rulers delivered him up to be condemned to death, and crucified him.

John 7:48

Have any of the rulers believed in him, or of the Pharisees?

Acts 13:27

For those who dwell in Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they didn't know him, nor the voices of the prophets which are read every Sabbath, fulfilled them by condemning him.

Revelation 3:14

"To the angel of the assembly in Laodicea write: "The Amen, the Faithful and True Witness, the Head of God's creation, says these things:

Proverbs 8:15

By me kings reign, and princes decree justice.

Romans 13:1-2

Let every soul be in subjection to the higher authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those who exist are ordained by God. Therefore he who resists the authority, withstands the ordinance of God; and those who withstand will receive to themselves judgment.

2 Samuel 6:21

David said to Michal, "It was before Yahweh, who chose me above your father, and above all his house, to appoint me prince over the people of Yahweh, over Israel. Therefore will I celebrate before Yahweh.

2 Samuel 7:7-8

In all places in which I have walked with all the children of Israel, did I say a word to any of the tribes of Israel, whom I commanded to be shepherd of my people Israel, saying, 'Why have you not built me a house of cedar?'"' Now therefore you shall tell my servant David this, 'Thus says Yahweh of Armies, "I took you from the sheep pen, from following the sheep, that you should be prince over my people, over Israel.

1 Chronicles 17:6-7

In all places in which I have walked with all Israel, did I speak a word with any of the judges of Israel, whom I commanded to be shepherd of my people, saying, 'Why have you not built me a house of cedar?'"' "Now therefore, you shall tell my servant David, 'Thus says Yahweh of Armies, "I took you from the sheep pen, from following the sheep, that you should be prince over my people Israel.

Isaiah 44:28

Who says of Cyrus, 'He is my shepherd, and shall perform all my pleasure,' even saying of Jerusalem, 'She will be built;' and of the temple, 'Your foundation will be laid.'"

Jeremiah 27:6

Now have I given all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, my servant; and the animals of the field also have I given him to serve him.

Topics on Rulers

Gentile Rulers

40;20;25

But Jesus summoned them, and said, "You know that the rulers of the nations lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them.

Honouring Rulers

54;5;17

Let the elders who rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in the word and in teaching.

Named Gentile Rulers

44;25;13-26

Now when some days had passed, King Agrippa and Bernice arrived at Caesarea, and greeted Festus.

Rulers Of A Fourth

42;3;1

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

Rulers Of Edom

1;36;31

These are the kings who reigned in the land of Edom, before any king reigned over the children of Israel.

Rulers, Wicked

23;10;1

Woe to those who decree unrighteous decrees, and to the writers who write oppressive decrees;

Wicked Rulers

20;29;2

When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, the people groan.