Romans 13:1

Submission to Governing Authorities

1 Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God.

Read Romans 13:1 Using Other Translations

Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.
Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.
Everyone must submit to governing authorities. For all authority comes from God, and those in positions of authority have been placed there by God.