60 occurrences

'Authority' in the Bible

Then the five men departed, and came to Laish, and saw the people that were therein, how they dwelt in security, after the manner of the Sidonians, quiet and secure; for there was none in the land, possessing authority, that might put them to shame in anything, and they were far from the Sidonians, and had no dealings with any man.

And when Samuel saw Saul, Jehovah said unto him, Behold, the man of whom I spake to thee! this same shall have authority over my people.

Then Esther the queen, the daughter of Abihail, and Mordecai the Jew, wrote with all authority to confirm this second letter of Purim.

For I also am a man under authority, having under myself soldiers: and I say to this one, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth it.

But that ye may know that the Son of man hath authority on earth to forgive sins (then saith he to the sick of the palsy), Arise, and take up thy bed, and go up unto thy house.

But when the multitudes saw it, they were afraid, and glorified God, who had given such authority unto men.

But Jesus called them unto him, and said, Ye know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones exercise authority over them.

And when he was come into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came unto him as he was teaching, and said, By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority?

And Jesus answered and said unto them, I also will ask you one question, which if ye tell me, I likewise will tell you by what authority I do these things.

And they answered Jesus, and said, We know not. He also said unto them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.

And they were astonished at his teaching: For he taught them as having authority, and not as the scribes.

And they were all amazed, insomuch that they questioned among themselves, saying, What is this? a new teaching! with authority he commandeth even the unclean spirits, and they obey him.

But that ye may know that the Son of man hath authority on earth to forgive sins (he saith to the sick of the palsy),

And Jesus called them to him, and saith unto them, Ye know that they who are accounted to rule over the Gentiles lord it over them; and their great ones exercise authority over them.

and they said unto him, By what authority doest thou these things? or who gave thee this authority to do these things?

And Jesus said unto them, I will ask of you one question, and answer me, and I will tell you by what authority I do these things.

And they answered Jesus and say, We know not. And Jesus saith unto them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.

It is as when a man, sojourning in another country, having left his house, and given authority to his servants, to each one his work, commanded also the porter to watch.

And the devil said unto him, To thee will I give all this authority, and the glory of them: for it hath been delivered unto me; and to whomsoever I will I give it.

And amazement came upon all, and they spake together, one with another, saying, What is this word? for with authority and power he commandeth the unclean spirits, and they come out.

But that ye may know that the Son of man hath authority on earth to forgive sins (he said unto him that was palsied), I say unto thee, Arise, and take up thy couch, and go unto thy house.

For I also am a man set under authority, having under myself soldiers: and I say to this one, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Come, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doeth it.

and they spake, saying unto him, Tell us: By what authority doest thou these things? or who is he that gave thee this authority?

And Jesus said unto them, Neither tell I you by what authority I do these things.

And they watched him, and sent forth spies, who feigned themselves to be righteous, that they might take hold of his speech, so as to deliver him up to the rule and to the authority of the governor.

And he said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles have lordship over them; and they that have authority over them are called Benefactors.

And he arose and went: and behold, a man of Ethiopia, a eunuch of great authority under Candace, queen of the Ethiopians, who was over all her treasure, who had come to Jerusalem to worship;

and here he hath authority from the chief priests to bind all that call upon thy name.

And this I also did in Jerusalem: and I both shut up many of the saints in prisons, having received authority from the chief priests, and when they were put to death I gave my vote against them.

Whereupon as I journeyed to Damascus with the authority and commission of the chief priests,

far above all rule, and authority, and power, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come:

nor seeking glory of men, neither from you nor from others, when we might have claimed authority as apostles of Christ.

And I saw, and behold, a pale horse: and he that sat upon him, his name was Death; and Hades followed with him. And there was given unto them authority over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with famine, and with death, and by the wild beasts of the earth.

And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his throne, and great authority.

and they worshipped the dragon, because he gave his authority unto the beast; and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? And who is able to war with him?

and there was given to him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and there was given to him authority to continue forty and two months.

And he exerciseth all the authority of the first beast in his sight. And he maketh the earth and them dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose death-stroke was healed.

And the ten horns that thou sawest are ten kings, who have received no kingdom as yet; but they receive authority as kings, with the beast, for one hour.

These have one mind, and they give their power and authority unto the beast.

After these things I saw another angel coming down out of heaven, having great authority; and the earth was lightened with his glory.

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תּקף 
Toqeph 
Usage: 3

αὐθεντέω 
Authenteo 
Usage: 1

δυνάστης 
Dunastes 
Usage: 3

ἐξουσία 
Exousia 
Usage: 79

ἐξουσιάζω 
Exousiazo 
Usage: 3

ἐπιταγή 
Epitage 
Usage: 7

κατεξουσιάζω 
Katexousiazo 
Usage: 0

ὑπεροχή 
Huperoche 
Usage: 2