Romans 13 KJV

1 Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God * : the powers that be are ordaineda of God.

References for Romans 13:1

    • • 13:1 - ordained: or, ordered
      3 For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same:
      4 For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid ; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.
      8 Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law.
      9 For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery , Thou shalt not kill , Thou shalt not steal , Thou shalt not bear false witness , Thou shalt not covet ; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
      12 The night is far spent * , the day is at hand : let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.
      13 Let us walk honestly,b as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.

      References for Romans 13:13

        • – 13:13 - honestly: or, decently
          14 But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.