'Authority' in the Bible
And queen Esther the daughter of Abihail, and Mordecai the Jew, wrote with all authority to confirm this second letter of Purim.
for he taught them as having authority, and not as their scribes.
For I also am a man under authority, having under me soldiers, and I say to this one, Go, and he goes; and to another, Come, and he comes; and to my bondman, Do this, and he does it.
But Jesus having called them to him, said, Ye know that the rulers of the nations exercise lordship over them, and the great exercise authority over them.
And when he came into the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him as he was teaching, saying, By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority?
And Jesus answering said to them, I also will ask you one thing, which if ye tell me, I also will tell you by what authority I do these things:
And answering Jesus they said, We do not know. He also said to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.
And they were astonished at his doctrine, for he taught them as having authority, and not as the scribes.
And all were amazed, so that they questioned together among themselves, saying, What is this? what new doctrine is this? for with authority he commands even the unclean spirits, and they obey him.
But Jesus having called them to him, says to them, Ye know that those who are esteemed to rule over the nations exercise lordship over them; and their great men exercise authority over them;
and they say to him, By what authority doest thou these things? and who gave thee this authority, that thou shouldest do these things?
And Jesus answering said to them, I also will ask you one thing, and answer me, and I will tell you by what authority I do these things:
And they answering say to Jesus, We do not know. And Jesus answering says to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.
it is as a man gone out of the country, having left his house and given to his bondmen the authority, and to each one his work, and commanded the doorkeeper that he should watch.
And they were astonished at his doctrine, for his word was with authority.
And astonishment came upon all, and they spoke to one another, saying, What word is this? for with authority and power he commands the unclean spirits, and they come out.
For I also am a man placed under authority, having under myself soldiers, and I say to this one, Go, and he goes; and to another, Come, and he comes; and to my bondman, Do this, and he does it.
And having called together the twelve, he gave them power and authority over all demons, and to heal diseases,
But I will shew you whom ye shall fear: Fear him who after he has killed has authority to cast into hell; yea, I say to you, Fear him.
And he said to him, Well done, thou good bondman; because thou hast been faithful in that which is least, be thou in authority over ten cities.
and spoke to him saying, Tell us by what authority thou doest these things, or who is it who has given thee this authority?
And Jesus said to them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.
And having watched him, they sent out suborned persons, pretending to be just men, that they might take hold of him in his language, so that they might deliver him up to the power and authority of the governor.
And he said to them, The kings of the nations rule over them, and they that exercise authority over them are called benefactors.
and has given him authority to execute judgment also, because he is Son of man.
No one takes it from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have authority to lay it down and I have authority to take it again. I have received this commandment of my Father.
as thou hast given him authority over all flesh, that as to all that thou hast given to him, he should give them life eternal.
Pilate therefore says to him, Speakest thou not to me? Dost thou not know that I have authority to release thee and have authority to crucify thee?
Jesus answered, Thou hadst no authority whatever against me if it were not given to thee from above. On this account he that has delivered me up to thee has the greater sin.
And he said to them, It is not yours to know times or seasons, which the Father has placed in his own authority;
and here he has authority from the chief priests to bind all who call upon thy name.
Let therefore the persons of authority among you, says he, going down too, if there be anything in this man, accuse him.
Which also I did in Jerusalem, and myself shut up in prisons many of the saints, having received the authority from the chief priests; and when they were put to death I gave my vote.
And when, engaged in this, I was journeying to Damascus, with authority and power from the chief priests,
Or has not the potter authority over the clay, out of the same lump to make one vessel to honour, and another to dishonour?
Let every soul be subject to the authorities that are above him. For there is no authority except from God; and those that exist are set up by God.
So that he that sets himself in opposition to the authority resists the ordinance of God; and they who thus resist shall bring sentence of guilt on themselves.
For rulers are not a terror to a good work, but to an evil one. Dost thou desire then not to be afraid of the authority? practise what is good, and thou shalt have praise from it;
The wife has not authority over her own body, but the husband: in like manner also the husband has not authority over his own body, but the wife.
But he who stands firm in his heart, having no need, but has authority over his own will, and has judged this in his heart to keep his own virginity, he does well.
Therefore ought the woman to have authority on her head, on account of the angels.
Then the end, when he gives up the kingdom to him who is God and Father; when he shall have annulled all rule and all authority and power.
For and if I should boast even somewhat more abundantly of our authority, which the Lord has given to us for building up and not for your overthrowing, I shall not be put to shame;
On this account I write these things being absent, that being present I may not use severity according to the authority which the Lord has given me for building up, and not for overthrowing.
above every principality, and authority, and power, and dominion, and every name named, not only in this age, but also in that to come;
in which ye once walked according to the age of this world, according to the ruler of the authority of the air, the spirit who now works in the sons of disobedience:
who has delivered us from the authority of darkness, and translated us into the kingdom of the Son of his love:
and ye are complete in him, who is the head of all principality and authority,
but I do not suffer a woman to teach nor to exercise authority over man, but to be in quietness;
These things speak, and exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no one despise thee.
to the only God our Saviour, through Jesus Christ our Lord, be glory, majesty, might, and authority, from before the whole age, and now, and to all the ages. Amen.
And he that overcomes, and he that keeps unto the end my works, to him will I give authority over the nations,
And I saw: and behold, a pale horse, and he that sat upon it, his name was Death, and hades followed with him; and authority was given to him over the fourth of the earth to slay with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and by the beasts of the earth.
And I heard a great voice in the heaven saying, Now is come the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God, and the authority of his Christ; for the accuser of our brethren has been cast out, who accused them before our God day and night:
And the beast which I saw was like to a leopardess, and its feet as of a bear, and its mouth as a lion's mouth; and the dragon gave to it his power, and his throne, and great authority;
And they did homage to the dragon, because he gave the authority to the beast; and they did homage to the beast, saying, Who is like to the beast? and who can make war with it?
And there was given to it a mouth, speaking great things and blasphemies; and there was given to it authority to pursue its career forty-two months.
And there was given to it to make war with the saints, and to overcome them; and there was given to it authority over every tribe, and people, and tongue, and nation;
and it exercises all the authority of the first beast before it, and causes the earth and those that dwell in it to do homage to the first beast, whose wound of death was healed.
And the men were burnt with great heat, and blasphemed the name of God, who had authority over these plagues, and did not repent to give him glory.
And the ten horns which thou sawest are ten kings, which have not yet received a kingdom, but receive authority as kings one hour with the beast.
These have one mind, and give their power and authority to the beast.
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