New American Standard Bible
Remind them to be subject to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good deed,
King James Bible
Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,
Darby Bible Translation
Put them in mind to be subject to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient to rule, to be ready to do every good work,
World English Bible
Remind them to be in subjection to rulers and to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work,
Young's Literal Translation
Remind them to be subject to principalities and authorities, to obey rule, unto every good work to be ready,
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Put them in mind to be subject ... - See the duty here enjoined, explained in the notes at Romans 13:1, following.
Principalities and powers - See these words explained in the notes at Romans 8:38. The word here rendered "powers" (ἐξουσίαις exousiais), is not, indeed, the same as that which is found there (δυνάμεις dunameis), but the same idea is conveyed; compare the notes at Ephesians 1:21.
To be ready to every good work - "To be prepared for" (ἑτοίμους hetoimous); prompt to perform all that is good; Notes, Philippians 4:8. A Christian should be always ready to do good as far as he is able. He should not need to be urged, or coaxed, or persuaded, but should be so ready always to do good that he will count it a privilege to have the opportunity to do it.
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Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God.
2 Timothy 2:14
Remind them of these things, and solemnly charge them in the presence of God not to wrangle about words, which is useless and leads to the ruin of the hearers.
2 Timothy 2:21
Therefore, if anyone cleanses himself from these things, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified, useful to the Master, prepared for every good work.
They profess to know God, but by their deeds they deny Him, being detestable and disobedient and worthless for any good deed.
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