|Good News Translation (GNT)
||New International Version (NIV)
5 For this reason you must obey the authorities - not just because of God's punishment, but also as a matter of conscience.
5 Therefore, it is necessary to submit to the authorities, not only because of possible punishment but also because of conscience.
|Scripture taken from the Good News Translation - Second Edition, Copyright 1992 by American Bible Society. Used by Permission. (The Good News Translation - The Holy Bible Online)
||Scripture quoted by permission. Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 by Biblica. All rights reserved worldwide. (New International Version Bible Online)