Romans 13:1
Good News Translation
Everyone must obey state authorities, because no authority exists without God's permission, and the existing authorities have been put there by God.

Contemporary English Version
Obey the rulers who have authority over you. Only God can give authority to anyone, and he puts these rulers in their places of power.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let every soul be subject to higher powers. For there is no power but from God: and those that are ordained of God.

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Let every soul be subject to higher powers. For there is no power but from God: and those that are ordained of God.

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Deuteronomy 17:12 But he that will be proud, and refuse to obey the commandment of the priest, who ministereth at that time to the Lord thy God, and the decree of the judge, that man shall die, and thou shalt take away the evil from Israel:

Ephesians 5:21 Being subject one to another, in the fear of Christ.

Titus 3:1 Admonish them to be subject to princes and powers, to obey at a word, to be ready to every good work.

1 Peter 2:13-17 Be ye subject therefore to every human creature for God's sake: whether it be to the king as excelling, . . .

2 Peter 2:10,11 And especially them who walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness and despise government: audacious, self willed, they fear not to bring in sects, blaspheming. . . .

Jude 1:8 In like manner, these men also defile the flesh and despise dominion and blaspheme majesty.

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1 Samuel 2:8 He raiseth up the needy from the dust, and lifteth up the poor from the dunghill: that he may sit with princes, and hold the throne of glory. For the poles of the earth are the Lord's, and upon them he hath set the world.

1 Chronicles 28:4,5 But the Lord God of Israel chose me of all the house of my father, to be king over Israel for ever: for of Juda he chose the princes: and of the house of Juda, my father's house: and among the sons of my father, it pleased him to choose me king over all Israel. . . .

Psalm 62:11 God hath spoken once, these two things have I heard, that power belongeth to God,

Proverbs 8:15,16 By me princes rule, and the mighty decree justice. . . .

Jeremiah 27:5-8 I made the earth, and the men and the beasts that are upon the face of the earth, by my great power, and by my stretched out arm: and I have given it to whom it seemed good in my eyes. . . .

Daniel 2:21 And he changeth times and ages: taketh away kingdoms, and establisheth them: giveth wisdom to the wise, and knowledge to them that have understanding:

Daniel 4:32 And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing before him: for he doth according to his will, as well with the powers of heaven, as among the inhabitants of the earth: and there is none that can resist his hand, and say to him: Why hast thou done it?

Daniel 5:18-23 O king, the most high God gave to Nabuchodonosor, thy father, a kingdom, and greatness, and glory, and honour. . . .

Matthew 6:13 And lead us not into temptation. But deliver us from evil. Amen.

John 19:11 Jesus answered: Thou shouldst not have any power against me, unless it were given thee from above. Therefore, he that hath delivered me to thee hath the greater sin.

Revelation 1:5 And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the first begotten of the dead and the prince of the kings of the earth, who hath loved us and washed us from our sins in his own blood

Revelation 17:14 These shall fight with the Lamb. And the Lamb shall overcome them because he is Lord of lords and King of kings: and they that are with him are called and elect and faithful.

Revelation 19:16 And he hath on his garment and on his thigh written: KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.

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Context
Submission to Authorities
1Let every soul be subject to higher powers. For there is no power but from God: and those that are ordained of God. 2Therefore, he that resisteth the power resisteth the ordinance of God. And they that resist purchase to themselves damnation.…
Cross References
Proverbs 8:15
By me princes rule, and the mighty decree justice.

Proverbs 24:21
My son, fear the Lord, and the king: and have nothing to do with detractors.

Daniel 2:21
And he changeth times and ages: taketh away kingdoms, and establisheth them: giveth wisdom to the wise, and knowledge to them that have understanding:

Daniel 4:17
The tree which thou sawest, which was high and strong, whose height reached to the skies, and the sight thereof into all the earth:

John 19:11
Jesus answered: Thou shouldst not have any power against me, unless it were given thee from above. Therefore, he that hath delivered me to thee hath the greater sin.

Acts 2:41
They therefore that received his word were baptized: and there were added in that day about three thousand souls.

Romans 12:21
Be not overcome by evil: but overcome evil by good.

Romans 13:2
Therefore, he that resisteth the power resisteth the ordinance of God. And they that resist purchase to themselves damnation.

1 Timothy 2:2
For kings and for all that are in high station: that we may lead a quiet and a peaceable life in all piety and chastity.

Titus 3:1
Admonish them to be subject to princes and powers, to obey at a word, to be ready to every good work.

1 Peter 2:13
Be ye subject therefore to every human creature for God's sake: whether it be to the king as excelling,

Additional Translations
Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which is from God. The authorities that exist have been appointed by God.

Let every soul be subject to the authorities being above him. For there is no authority except by God; but those existing are having been instituted by God.

Let every soul be subject to the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.

Let every soul be in subjection to the higher powers: for there is no power but of God; and the powers that be are ordained of God.

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.

Let every soul be in subjection to the higher powers: for there is no power but of God; and the powers that be are ordained of God.

Let every soul be subject to the higher powers. For there is no power but from God: the powers that are, are ordained by God.

Let every individual be obedient to those who rule over him; for no one is a ruler except by God's permission, and our present rulers have had their rank and power assigned to them by Him.

Let every soul be in subjection to the higher authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those who exist are ordained by God.

Let every soul to the higher authorities be subject, for there is no authority except from God, and the authorities existing are appointed by God,
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