Bible verses about "democracy" | AKJV_Strongs
21 H2372 Moreover you shall provide H3605 out of all H5971 the people H2428 able H582 men, H3373 such as fear H430 God, H582 men H571 of truth, H8130 hating H1215 covetousness; H7760 and place H5921 such over H8269 them, to be rulers H505 of thousands, H8269 and rulers H3967 of hundreds, H8269 rulers H2572 of fifties, H8269 and rulers H6235 of tens:
6 H559 And said H8199 to the judges, H7200 Take H7200 heed H4100 what H6213 you do: H8199 for you judge H120 not for man, H3068 but for the LORD, H1697 who is with you in the judgment. H4941
5 H3092 And Jehoshaphat H5975 stood H6951 in the congregation H3063 of Judah H3389 and Jerusalem, H1004 in the house H3068 of the LORD, H6440 before H2319 the new H2691 court,
38 G3982 For I am persuaded, G3777 that neither G2288 death, G3777 nor G2222 life, G3777 nor G32 angels, G3777 nor G746 principalities, G3777 nor G1411 powers, G3777 nor G1764 things present, G3777 nor G3195 things to come,
1 G3870 I exhort G3767 therefore, G4412 that, first G3956 of all, G1162 supplications, G4335 prayers, G1783 intercessions, G2169 and giving of thanks, G4160 be made G3956 for all G444 men;
13 G5293 Submit G3956 yourselves to every G2937 ordinance G442 of man G2962 for the Lord’s G1535 sake: whether G935 it be to the king, G5242 as supreme;
14 G1535 Or G2232 to governors, G3992 as to them that are sent G1557 by him for the punishment G2555 of evildoers, G1868 and for the praise G17 of them that do G17 well.
15 G3779 For so G2307 is the will G2316 of God, G15 that with well G15 doing G5392 you may put G5392 to silence G56 the ignorance G878 of foolish G444 men:
16 G1658 As free, G2192 and not using G3588 your G1657 liberty G1942 for a cloak G2549 of maliciousness, G1401 but as the servants G2316 of God.
1 G3956 Let every G5590 soul G5293 be subject G5242 to the higher G1849 powers. G3756 For there is no G1849 power G2316 but of God: G1849 the powers G5021 that be are ordained G2316 of God.
2 G3588 Whoever G5620 therefore G498 resists G1849 the power, G436 resists G1296 the ordinance G2316 of God: G436 and they that resist G2983 shall receive G1438 to themselves G2917 damnation.
3 G758 For rulers G5401 are not a terror G18 to good G2041 works, G2556 but to the evil. G2309 Will G1161 you then G5399 not be afraid G1849 of the power? G4160 do G18 that which is good, G2192 and you shall have G1868 praise G846 of the same:
4 G1249 For he is the minister G2316 of God G18 to you for good. G1437 But if G4160 you do G2556 that which is evil, G5399 be afraid; G5409 for he bears G3162 not the sword G1500 in vain: G1249 for he is the minister G2316 of God, G1558 a revenger G3709 to execute wrath G4238 on him that does G2556 evil.
5 G1352 Why G318 you must needs G5293 be subject, G3440 not only G3709 for wrath, G2532 but also G4893 for conscience sake.
6 G5124 For for this G1223 cause G5055 pay G5411 you tribute G2532 also: G2316 for they are God’s G3011 ministers, G4342 attending G4342 continually G5124 on this G846 very thing.