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Romans 13:5

5 Therefore, it is necessary to submit to the authorities, not only because of possible punishment but also as a matter of conscience.

Read Romans 13:5 Using Other Translations

Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake.
Therefore one must be in subjection, not only to avoid God's wrath but also for the sake of conscience.
So you must submit to them, not only to avoid punishment, but also to keep a clear conscience.
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