Romans 13:2 NIV

2 Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves.

References for Romans 13:2

Study tools for Romans 13:2

  • a 13:9 - Exodus 20:13-15,17; Deut. 5:17-19,21
  • b 13:9 - Lev. 19:18
  • c 13:14 - In contexts like this, the Greek word for "flesh" ("sarx" ) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit.