GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)
That is also why you pay your taxes. People in the government are God's servants while they do the work he has given them.
King James Bible
For for this cause pay ye tribute also: for they are God's ministers, attending continually upon this very thing.
Darby Bible Translation
For on this account ye pay tribute also; for they are God's officers, attending continually on this very thing.
World English Bible
For this reason you also pay taxes, for they are servants of God's service, attending continually on this very thing.
Young's Literal Translation
for because of this also pay ye tribute; for servants of God they are, on this very thing attending continually;
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Text: Romans 13, 8-10. 8 Owe no man anything, save to love one another: for he that loveth his neighbor hath fulfilled the law. 9 For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not covet, and if there be any other commandment, it is summed up in this word, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. 10 Love worketh no ill to his neighbor; love therefore is the fulfilment of the law. CHRISTIAN LOVE AND THE COMMAND TO LOVE. 1. This, like the two …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II
Love and the Day
"If we Say that we have no Sin, we Deceive Ourselves, and the Truth is not in Us. "
"Therefore, Brethren, we are Debtors, not to the Flesh, to Live after the Flesh,"
Therefore, it is necessary for you to obey, not only because you're afraid of God's anger but also because of your own conscience.
Pay everyone whatever you owe them. If you owe taxes, pay them. If you owe tolls, pay them. If you owe someone respect, respect that person. If you owe someone honor, honor that person.
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