kjv@Romans:13:1 @ 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.
kjv@Romans:13:2 @ Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.
kjv@Romans:13:3 @ For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same:
kjv@Romans:13:4 @ For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.