Romans 13:2
Consequently, the one who resists authority is opposing what God has set in place, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves.
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Jeremiah 23:8-17
Instead, they will say, 'As surely as the LORD lives, who brought and led the descendants of the house of Israel from the land of the north and from all the other countries to which I had banished them.' They will dwell once more in their own land." . . .

Jeremiah 44:14-17
so that none of the remnant of Judah who have gone to reside in Egypt will escape or survive to return to the land of Judah, where they long to return and dwell; for none will return except a few fugitives." . . .

Titus 3:1
Remind the believers to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient and ready for every good work,


Isaiah 58:2
For day after day they seek Me and delight to know My ways, like a nation that does what is right and does not forsake the justice of their God. They ask Me for righteous judgments; they delight in the nearness of God."

1 Peter 2:13
Submit yourselves for the Lord's sake to every human institution, whether to the king as the supreme authority,


Romans 13:5
Therefore, it is necessary to submit to authority, not only to avoid punishment, but also as a matter of conscience.

Matthew 23:14
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.

Mark 12:40
They defraud widows of their houses, and for a show make lengthy prayers. These men will receive greater condemnation."

Luke 20:47
They defraud widows of their houses, and for a show make lengthy prayers. These men will receive greater condemnation."

James 3:1
Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly.

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Therefore whoever resists authority has opposed the ordinance of God; and they who have opposed will receive condemnation upon themselves.

King James Bible
Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So then, the one who resists the authority is opposing God's command, and those who oppose it will bring judgment on themselves.

International Standard Version
so that whoever resists the authorities opposes what God has established, and those who resist will bring judgment on themselves.

NET Bible
So the person who resists such authority resists the ordinance of God, and those who resist will incur judgment

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Whoever therefore stands against the authority stands against the decrees of God, and these who stand against them shall receive judgment.
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