Parallel Bible results for 1 Peter 2:13-17

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1 Peter 2:13-17

KJV 13 Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme ; NIV 13 Submit yourselves for the Lord's sake to every authority instituted among men: whether to the king, as the supreme authority, KJV 14 Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well. NIV 14 or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right. KJV 15 For so is the will of God, that with well doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men: NIV 15 For it is God's will that by doing good you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish men. KJV 16 As free, and not using your liberty for a cloke of maliciousness, but as the servants of God. NIV 16 Live as free men, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as servants of God. KJV 17 Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king. NIV 17 Show proper respect to everyone: Love the brotherhood of believers, fear God, honor the king.