'Rule' in the Bible
God made the two great lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night. He also made the stars.
and to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness. God saw that it was good.
To the woman he said, "I will greatly multiply your pain in childbirth. In pain you will bring forth children. Your desire will be for your husband, and he will rule over you."
If you do well, will it not be lifted up? If you don't do well, sin crouches at the door. Its desire is for you, but you are to rule over it."
You shall not rule over him with harshness, but shall fear your God.
You may make them an inheritance for your children after you, to hold for a possession; of them may you take your slaves forever: but over your brothers the children of Israel you shall not rule, one over another, with harshness.
As a servant hired year by year shall he be with him: he shall not rule with harshness over him in your sight.
I will set my face against you, and you will be struck before your enemies. Those who hate you will rule over you; and you will flee when no one pursues you.
For Yahweh your God will bless you, as he promised you: and you shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow; and you shall rule over many nations, but they shall not rule over you.
Far from the noise of archers, in the places of drawing water, there they will rehearse the righteous acts of Yahweh, [Even] the righteous acts of his rule in Israel. "Then the people of Yahweh went down to the gates.
Then the men of Israel said to Gideon, "Rule over us, both you, and your son, and your son's son also; for you have saved us out of the hand of Midian."
Gideon said to them, "I will not rule over you, neither shall my son rule over you. Yahweh shall rule over you."
"Please speak in the ears of all the men of Shechem, 'Is it better for you that all the sons of Jerubbaal, who are seventy persons, rule over you, or that one rule over you?' Remember also that I am your bone and your flesh."
But his father and his mother didn't know that it was of Yahweh; for he sought an occasion against the Philistines. Now at that time the Philistines had rule over Israel.
besides Solomon's chief officers who were over the work, three thousand and three hundred, who bore rule over the people who labored in the work.
These were the chief officers who were over Solomon's work, five hundred fifty, who bore rule over the people who labored in the work.
Both riches and honor come from you, and you rule over all; and in your hand is power and might; and it is in your hand to make great, and to give strength to all.
for he sent letters into all the king's provinces, into every province according to its writing, and to every people in their language, that every man should rule his own house, speaking in the language of his own people.
Let the congregation of the peoples surround you. Rule over them on high.
You rule the pride of the sea. When its waves rise up, you calm them.
Yahweh will send forth the rod of your strength out of Zion. Rule in the midst of your enemies.
The sun to rule by day; for his loving kindness endures forever;
The moon and stars to rule by night; for his loving kindness endures forever:
By me princes rule; nobles, and all the righteous rulers of the earth.
The hands of the diligent ones shall rule, but laziness ends in slave labor.
A servant who deals wisely will rule over a son who causes shame, and shall have a part in the inheritance among the brothers.
Delicate living is not appropriate for a fool, much less for a servant to have rule over princes.
The rich rule over the poor. The borrower is servant to the lender.
When the righteous thrive, the people rejoice; but when the wicked rule, the people groan.
Who knows whether he will be a wise man or a fool? Yet he will have rule over all of my labor in which I have labored, and in which I have shown myself wise under the sun. This also is vanity.
I will give boys to be their princes, and children shall rule over them.
As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. My people, those who lead you cause you to err, and destroy the way of your paths.
The peoples will take them, and bring them to their place. The house of Israel will possess them in Yahweh's land for servants and for handmaids. They will take as captives those whose captives they were; and they shall rule over their oppressors.
I will give over the Egyptians into the hand of a cruel lord. A fierce king will rule over them," says the Lord, Yahweh of Armies.
Therefore hear the word of Yahweh, you scoffers, that rule this people in Jerusalem:
Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in justice.
Behold, the Lord Yahweh will come as a mighty one, and his arm will rule for him. Behold, his reward is with him, and his recompense before him.
Who has raised up one from the east? Who called him to his foot in righteousness? He hands over nations to him, and makes him rule over kings. He gives them like the dust to his sword, like the driven stubble to his bow.
"Now therefore, what do I here," says Yahweh, "seeing that my people are taken away for nothing? those who rule over them mock," says Yahweh, "and my name continually all the day is blasphemed.
We have become as they over whom you never bear rule, as those who were not called by your name.
The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests rule by their own authority; and my people love to have it so. What will you do in the end of it?
Servants rule over us: There is none to deliver us out of their hand.
It had strong rods for the scepters of those who bore rule, and their stature was exalted among the thick boughs, and they were seen in their height with the multitude of their branches.
Fire is gone out of the rods of its branches, it has devoured its fruit, so that there is in it no strong rod to be a scepter to rule. This is a lamentation, and shall be for a lamentation.
It shall be the base of the kingdoms; neither shall it any more lift itself up above the nations: and I will diminish them, that they shall no more rule over the nations.
and wherever the children of men dwell, the animals of the field and the birds of the sky has he given into your hand, and has made you to rule over them all: you are the head of gold.
After you shall arise another kingdom inferior to you; and another third kingdom of brass, which shall bear rule over all the earth.
Then the king made Daniel great, and gave him many great gifts, and made him to rule over the whole province of Babylon, and to be chief governor over all the wise men of Babylon.
Whereas they commanded to leave the stump of the roots of the tree; your kingdom shall be sure to you, after that you shall have known that the heavens do rule.
A mighty king shall stand up, who shall rule with great dominion, and do according to his will.
He shall deal with the strongest fortresses by the help of a foreign god: whoever acknowledges [him] he will increase with glory; and he shall cause them to rule over many, and shall divide the land for a price.
Let the priests, the ministers of Yahweh, weep between the porch and the altar, and let them say, "Spare your people, Yahweh, and don't give your heritage to reproach, that the nations should rule over them. Why should they say among the peoples, 'Where is their God?'"
They will rule the land of Assyria with the sword, and the land of Nimrod in its gates. He will deliver us from the Assyrian, when he invades our land, and when he marches within our border.
even he shall build the temple of Yahweh; and he shall bear the glory, and shall sit and rule on his throne; and he shall be a priest on his throne; and the counsel of peace shall be between them both.
Again, Isaiah says, "There will be the root of Jesse, he who arises to rule over the Gentiles; in him the Gentiles will hope."
Then the end comes, when he will deliver up the Kingdom to God, even the Father; when he will have abolished all rule and all authority and power.
As many as walk by this rule, peace and mercy be on them, and on God's Israel.
far above all rule, and authority, and power, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age, but also in that which is to come.
Nevertheless, to the extent that we have already attained, let us walk by the same rule. Let us be of the same mind.
And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and be thankful.
(but if a man doesn't know how to rule his own house, how will he take care of the assembly of God?)
I desire therefore that the younger widows marry, bear children, rule the household, and give no occasion to the adversary for insulting.
Let the elders who rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in the word and in teaching.
He will rule them with a rod of iron, shattering them like clay pots; as I also have received of my Father:
She gave birth to a son, a male child, who is to rule all the nations with a rod of iron. Her child was caught up to God, and to his throne.
Out of his mouth proceeds a sharp, double-edged sword, that with it he should strike the nations. He will rule them with an iron rod. He treads the winepress of the fierceness of the wrath of God, the Almighty.
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