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14 Bible Verses about Unsuitable Rule

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Proverbs 19:10

Delicate living is not appropriate for a fool, much less for a servant to have rule over princes.

Proverbs 28:2

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

Nehemiah 9:37

It yields much increase to the kings whom you have set over us because of our sins: also they have power over our bodies, and over our livestock, at their pleasure, and we are in great distress.

Isaiah 3:4

I will give boys to be their princes, and children shall rule over them.

Ecclesiastes 10:16

Woe to you, land, when your king is a child, and your princes eat in the morning!

Leviticus 26:17

I will set my face against you, and you will be struck before your enemies. Those who hate you will rule over you; and you will flee when no one pursues you.

Psalm 106:41

He gave them into the hand of the nations. Those who hated them ruled over them.

Isaiah 3:6-7

Indeed a man shall take hold of his brother in the house of his father, saying, "You have clothing, you be our ruler, and let this ruin be under your hand." In that day he will cry out, saying, "I will not be a healer; for in my house is neither bread nor clothing. You shall not make me ruler of the people."

Lamentations 5:8

Servants rule over us: There is none to deliver us out of their hand.

Luke 19:14

But his citizens hated him, and sent an envoy after him, saying, 'We don't want this man to reign over us.'

Jeremiah 22:15

Shall you reign, because you strive to excel in cedar? Didn't your father eat and drink, and do justice and righteousness? then it was well with him.

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