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'Authority' in the Bible

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

When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice, but when the wicked bear rule, the people mourn.

And there is higher authority in all of the things of the earth, but he who serves the field is king.

For I also am a man under authority, having soldiers under me; and I say to this man, Go, and he goes; and to another, Come, and he comes; and to my slave, Do this, and he does it.

And when he was come into the temple, the princes of the 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 a word, which if ye tell me, I will also tell you by what authority I do these things.

And they answered Jesus and said, We cannot tell. And he said unto them, Neither do I tell you by what authority I do these things.

And the devil said unto him, All this authority I will give thee and the glory of them, for that is delivered unto me, and to whomsoever I will I give it.

And they were all amazed and spoke among themselves, 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 set under authority, having soldiers under me, and I say unto one, Go, and he goes; and to another, Come, and he comes; and to my slave, Do this, and he does it.

and spoke unto him, saying, Tell us, by what authority doest thou these things? or who is he that gave thee this authority?

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

And they watched him and sent forth spies who feigned themselves just men that they might take hold of him as he was speaking, that so they might deliver him unto the power and authority of the governor.

Then he said unto them, The kings of the Gentiles exercise lordship over them, and those that exercise authority upon them are called well-doers.

Then he arose and went, and, behold, a man of Ethiopia, a eunuch of great authority under Candace queen of the Ethiopians, who had the charge of all her treasure and had come to Jerusalem to worship,

and even here he has authority from the princes of the priests to bind all that call on thy name.

Which things I also did in Jerusalem, and I shut up many of the saints in prison, having received authority from the princes of the priests, and when they were put to death, I gave my voice against them.

Whereupon as I went to Damascus with authority and commission from the princes of the priests,

The wife does not have authority of her own body, but the husband; and likewise also the husband does not have authority of his own body, but the wife.

Do we not have authority to eat and to drink?

Do we not have authority to bring with us a sister, a wife, as also the other apostles and as the brothers of the Lord and Cephas?

Do only Barnabas and I not have authority to forbear working?

If others are partakers of this authority over you, why not us? Nevertheless we have not used this authority, but suffer all things, lest we should hinder the gospel of Christ.

Not because we did not have authority, but to give you an example that you might imitate us.

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

And they worshipped the dragon which had given the authority unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast; saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with it?

And men were scorched with great heat, and blasphemed the name of God, who has authority over these plagues; and they did not repent to give him glory.

And the ten horns which thou hast seen are ten kings, which have not yet taken a kingdom, but shall take authority as kings one hour with the beast.

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

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Root Form
Definition
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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