1 Peter 2:14

Overview - 1 Peter 2
He exhorts them from the breach of charity;
shewing that Christ is the foundation whereupon they are built.
11 He beseeches them also to abstain from fleshly lusts;
13 to be obedient to magistrates;
18 and teaches servants how to obey their masters;
20 patiently suffering for well doing, after the example of Christ.
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1 Peter 2:14  (King James Version)
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.

for the punishment
Romans 13:3 Romans 13:4