Bible verses about "democracy" | JuliaSmith

Exodus 18:26

26 And they judged the people in all time; and the hard word they brought to Moses, and every small word they will judge themselves.

Exodus 18:21

21 And thou shalt look out from all the people men of ability, fearing God, men of truth, men hating gain; and set thou over them chiefs of thousands, chiefs of hundreds, chiefs of fifties, and chiefs of ten.

Deuteronomy 1:13

13 Give to yourselves men wise and known to your tribes, and I will set them for your heads.

Judges 8:23

23 And Gideon will say to them, I will not rule over you, and my son shall not rule over you: Jehovah shall rule over you.

2 Samuel 8:15

15 And David will reign over all Israel; and David will be doing judgment and justice to all his people.

1 Kings 9:5

5 And I raised up the throne of thv kingdom over Israel forever, as spake to David thy father, saying, There shall not be cut off to thee a man from the throne of Israel.

2 Chronicles 19:6-7

6 And he will say to the judges, See ye what ye do: for not for man shall ye judge, but for Jehovah; and he with you in the word of judgment 7 And now the fear of Jehovah shall be upon you: watch ye and do: for not iniquity with Jehovah our God, and lifting up of faces, and taking a gift

2 Chronicles 20:5-6

5 And Jehoshaphat will stand in the convocation of Judah and Jerusalem, in the house of Jehovah before the new enclosure. 6 And he will say, O Jehovah God of our fathers, art thou not he the God in the heavens? and thou art ruling over all the kingdoms of the nations? and in thine hand power and strength, and none to stand with thee?

2 Chronicles 36:1

1 And the people of the land will take Jehoahaz son of Josiah, and make him king instead of his father in Jerusalem.

Psalms 67:4

4 The nations shall be glad and rejoice, for thou wilt judge peoples in uprightness, and thou wilt pity the nations upon earth. Silence.

Proverbs 14:15

15 The simple will believe to every word: and the prudent will understand to his going.

Ecclesiastes 10:2

2 The heart of the wise one to his right, and the heart of the foolish one to his left.

Isaiah 2:22

22 Cease to you from man of whom the breath is in his nose: for in what was he reckoned?

Isaiah 30:21

21 And thine ears shall hear the word from after thee, saying, This the way, go ye in it when ye shall turn to the right, and when ye shall turn to the left

Matthew 28:18

18 And Jesus, having come near, spake to them, saying, All power has been given me in heaven and upon earth:

John 19:11

11 Jesus answered, Thou bast no power against me, if it were not given thee from above: therefore he delivering me to thee has greater sin.

Romans 8:38-39

38 For I am persuaded that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor beginnings, nor powers, nor things having stood, nor things about to be, 39 Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creation, shall be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 14:1

1 Him being weak in faith receive ye, not to judgments of conversations.

1 Timothy 2:1-2

1 I Beseech therefore, first of all, supplications to be made, prayers, entreaties, thanks, for all men; 2 For kings, and all them being in eminence; that we may lead a gentle and quiet life, in all devotion and gravity.

Titus 3:1

1 Remind them to be subordinate to beginnings and powers, to yield obedience to authority, to be prepared for every good work,

Psalms 146:3

3 Ye shall not trust in nobles: in the son of man, to him no salvation.

Proverbs 4:27

27 Thou shalt not decline to the right and the left: turn away thy foot from evil

Acts 5:29

29 And Peter having answered, and the sent, said, We must obey God rather than men.

1 Peter 2:13-17

13 Be subjected to every creation proceeding from man on account of the Lord: whether to the king, as having superiority; 14 Or to chiefs, as sent by him for the punishing of them doing evil, and the praise of them doing good. 15 (For so is the will of God, those doing good to silence the want of knowledge of the foolish men:) 16 As free, and as not having liberty for a covering of wickedness, but as the servants of God. 17 Honour all. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.

Romans 13:1-7

1 Let every soul be placed under the protecting powers. For there is no power except from God: and the powers being, were ordered by God. 2 So he opposing the power, has resisted the arrangement of God: and they having resisted shall receive to themselves judgment. 3 For rulers are not the terror of good works, but of evil. And wilt thou not fear the power do good, and thou shalt have approbation of it: 4 For he is servant of God to thee for good. And if thou do evil, be afraid; for he bears not the sword without order: for he is servant of God, avenging for anger to him doing evil. 5 Wherefore necessity to be placed under, not only for anger, but also for consciousness. 6 For this also pay ye taxes: for they are workmen of God, persevering in this same. 7 Therefore restore debts to all; to whom tribute, tribute; to whom recompense, recompense; to whom fear, fear; to whom honour, honour.

Judges 21:25

25 In those days no king in Israel: a man will do the right in his eyes.

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