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'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 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 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.

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 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.

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?

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?

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.

above every principality, and authority, and power, and dominion, and every name named, not only in this age, but also in that to come;

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 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 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 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.

After these things I saw another angel descending out of the 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