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Want to know what the Bible says about Submission To Authority? Here are 164 Bible verses about Submission To Authority from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Hebrews 13:17 NIV
Have confidence in your leaders and submit to their authority, because they keep watch over you as those who must give an account. Do this so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of no benefit to you.
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Romans 13:1 NIV
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.
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Ephesians 5:21 NIV
Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.
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1 Peter 2:13 NIV
Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority: whether to the emperor, as the supreme authority,
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Acts 5:29 NIV
Peter and the other apostles replied: “We must obey God rather than human beings!
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Romans 8:7 NIV
The mind governed by the flesh is hostile to God; it does not submit to God’s law, nor can it do so.
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John 19:11 NIV
Jesus answered, “You would have no power over me if it were not given to you from above. Therefore the one who handed me over to you is guilty of a greater sin.”
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Titus 3:1 NIV
Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good,
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Romans 13:2 NIV
Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves.
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Matthew 22:21 NIV
“Caesar’s,” they replied.
Then he said to them, “So give back to Caesar what is Caesar’s, and to God what is God’s.”
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1 Peter 5:5 NIV
In the same way, you who are younger, submit yourselves to your elders. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because,
“God opposes the proud
    but shows favor to the humble.”
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1 Peter 2:13-14 NIV
13 Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority: whether to the emperor, as the supreme authority, 14 or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right.
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Titus 3:1-2 NIV
3 Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good, 2 to slander no one, to be peaceable and considerate, and always to be gentle toward everyone.
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Romans 13:1-2 NIV
13 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. 2 Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves.
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Romans 13:5 NIV
Therefore, it is necessary to submit to the authorities, not only because of possible punishment but also as a matter of conscience.
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1 Peter 2:15 NIV
For it is God’s will that by doing good you should silence the ignorant talk of foolish people.
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John 19:10-11 NIV
10 “Do you refuse to speak to me?” Pilate said. “Don’t you realize I have power either to free you or to crucify you?”
11 Jesus answered, “You would have no power over me if it were not given to you from above. Therefore the one who handed me over to you is guilty of a greater sin.”
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Romans 13:4 NIV
For the one in authority is God’s servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for rulers do not bear the sword for no reason. They are God’s servants, agents of wrath to bring punishment on the wrongdoer.
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1 Peter 2:14 NIV
or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right.
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James 4:7 NIV
Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
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