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14 Bible Verses about Unsuitable Rule

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Proverbs 19:10

Delight is not suitable for a fool; much less for a slave to have rule over princes.

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.

Nehemiah 9:37

And it multiplies its fruit for the kings, whom thou hast set over us because of our sins, who have dominion over our bodies and over our cattle, according to their will, and we are in great distress.

Isaiah 3:4

And I will give children to be their princes, and young fools shall rule over them.

Ecclesiastes 10:16

Woe to thee, O land, when thy king is a child, and thy princes banquet in the morning!

Leviticus 26:17

And I will place my wrath upon you, and ye shall be slain before your enemies; those that hate you shall reign over you; and ye shall flee when no one pursues you.

Psalm 106:41

And he gave them into the hand of the Gentiles, and those that hated them ruled over them.

Isaiah 3:6-7

When a man shall take hold of his brother of the house of his father, saying, Thou hast clothing, be thou our ruler, and let this ruin be under thy hand; in that day he shall swear, saying, I will not be a healer for in my house is neither bread nor clothing: do not make me a ruler of the people.

Lamentations 5:8

Slaves have ruled over us: there was no one to deliver us out of their hand.

Luke 19:14

But his citizens hated him and sent an embassy after him, saying, We will not have this man to reign over us.

Jeremiah 22:15

Shalt thou reign, because thou dost enclose thyself in cedar? did not thy father eat and drink and do judgment and righteousness, and then it was well with him?

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