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Romans 13:1 DBY

1 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.

References for Romans 13:1

    • a 13:1 - Or 'let every soul subject itself:' it is reflexive; see Note e, Heb. 1.3. 'Sets himself in opposition,' ver. 2, is in direct contrast.

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      • a 13:1 - Or 'let every soul subject itself:' it is reflexive; see Note e, Heb. 1.3. 'Sets himself in opposition,' ver. 2, is in direct contrast.
      • b 13:2 - Lit. 'shall receive.'
      • c 13:8 - Perfect tense. By the conduct which flows from love, the law is already fulfilled before its requirement is applied.
      • d 13:9 - See Ex. 20.13-17.
      • e 13:9 - See Lev. 19.18.
      • f 13:10 - Lit. 'fulness of law.'
      • g 13:11 - 'This also;' assigning another and additional reason for what he says.
      • h 13:12 - Or 'drawn nigh.'