'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 he taught them as one having authority and not as the scribes.
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.
Then he called his twelve disciples together and gave them power and authority over all the demons and to cure diseases.
And he said unto him, Well done, thou good slave; because thou hast been faithful in a very little, thou shalt have authority over ten cities.
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.
and has also given him power and authority to execute judgment because he is the Son of man.
And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father has put under his authority only.
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.
What reward, then, shall I have? That preaching the gospel, I may make the gospel of the Christ without charge, that I abuse not my authority in the gospel.
For this cause the woman ought to have authority over her head: because of the angels.
Then comes the end, when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father, when he shall have put down all rule and all authority and power.
For though I should glory somewhat more of our authority, which the Lord has given us for edification, and not for your destruction, I shall not be ashamed,
Not because we did not have authority, but to give you an example that you might imitate us.
for kings, and for all that are in authority that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and integrity.
For I do not allow a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over a mature man, but to be at rest.
These things speak and exhort and rebuke with all authority. Let no one despise thee.
Admonish them to be subject to dominion and power, and to persuade those who have authority, that they be quick unto every good work.
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.
Blessed and holy is he that has part in the first resurrection; on such the second death has no authority, but they shall be priests of God and of the Christ and shall reign with him a thousand years.
Blessed are those who do his commandments that their power and authority might be in the tree of life and they may enter in through the gates into the city.
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