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Romans 13:4 NAS

4 for it is a minister of God to you for good. But if you do what is evil, be afraid; for it does not bear the sword for nothing; for it is a minister of God, an 1avenger who brings wrath on the one who practices evil.

References for Romans 13:4

Study tools for Romans 13:4

  • a 13:1 - Or "soul"
  • b 13:1 - Lit "by"
  • c 13:2 - Lit "he who"
  • d 13:3 - Lit "good work"
  • e 13:8 - Lit "the other"
  • f 13:10 - Lit "works no evil"
  • g 13:11 - Or "our salvation is nearer than when"
  • h 13:13 - Lit "walk"