1 Peter 2:13

13 Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority: whether to the emperor, as the supreme authority,

Read 1 Peter 2:13 Using Other Translations

Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme;
Be subject for the Lord's sake to every human institution, whether it be to the emperor as supreme,
For the Lord’s sake, submit to all human authority—whether the king as head of state,