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Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

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Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one's mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

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Romans 13 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:1 - Let every G3956 soul G5590 be subject G5293 unto the higher G5242 powers. G1849 For G1063 there is G2076 no G3756 power G1849 but G1508 of G575 God: G2316 G1161 the powers G1849 that be G5607 are G1526 ordained G5021 of G5259 God. G2316

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:2 - Whosoever therefore G5620 resisteth G498 the power, G1849 resisteth G436 the ordinance G1296 of God: G2316 and G1161 they that resist G436 shall receive G2983 to themselves G1438 damnation. G2917

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:3 - For G1063 rulers G758 are G1526 not G3756 a terror G5401 to good G18 works, G2041 but G235 to the evil. G2556 Wilt thou G2309 then G1161 not G3361 be afraid G5399 of the power? G1849 do G4160 that which is good, G18 and G2532 thou shalt have G2192 praise G1868 of G1537 the same: G846

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:4 - For G1063 he is G2076 the minister G1249 of God G2316 to thee G4671 for G1519 good. G18 But G1161 if G1437 thou do G4160 that which is evil, G2556 be afraid; G5399 for G1063 he beareth G5409 not G3756 the sword G3162 in vain: G1500 for G1063 he is G2076 the minister G1249 of God, G2316 a revenger G1558 to execute wrath G3709 upon G1519 him that doeth G4238 evil. G2556

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:5 - Wherefore G1352 ye must needs G318 be subject, G5293 not G3756 only G3440 for G1223 wrath, G3709 but G235 also G2532 for conscience G4893 sake. G1223

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:6 - For G1063 for G1223  this G5124 cause G1223 pay ye G5055 tribute G5411 also: G2532 for G1063 they are G1526 God's G2316 ministers, G3011 attending continually G4342 upon G1519 this G5124 very thing. G846

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:7 - Render G591 therefore G3767 to all G3956 their dues: G3782 tribute G5411 to whom G3588 tribute G5411 is due; custom G5056 to whom G3588 custom; G5056 fear G5401 to whom G3588 fear; G5401 honour G5092 to whom G3588 honour. G5092

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:8 - Owe G3784 no man G3367 any thing, G3367 but G1508 to love G25 one another: G240 for G1063 he that loveth G25 another G2087 hath fulfilled G4137 the law. G3551

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:9 - For G1063 this, Thou shalt G3431  not G3756 commit adultery, G3431 Thou shalt G5407  not G3756 kill, G5407 Thou shalt G2813  not G3756 steal, G2813 Thou shalt G5576  not G3756 bear false witness, G5576 Thou shalt G1937  not G3756 covet; G1937 and G2532 if there be any G1536 other G2087 commandment, G1785 it is briefly comprehended G346 in G1722 this G5129 saying, G3056 namely, G1722 Thou shalt love G25 thy G4675 neighbour G4139 as G5613 thyself. G1438

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:10 - Love G26 worketh G2038 no G3756 ill G2556 to his neighbour: G4139 therefore G3767 love G26 is the fulfilling G4138 of the law. G3551

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:11 - And G2532 that, G5124 knowing G1492 the time, G2540 that G3754 now G2235 it is high time G5610 to awake G2248 G1453 out of G1537 sleep: G5258 for G1063 now G3568 is our G2257 salvation G4991 nearer G1452 than G2228 when G3753 we believed. G4100

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:12 - The night G3571 is far spent, G4298 G1161 the day G2250 is at hand: G1448 let us G659  therefore G3767 cast off G659 the works G2041 of darkness, G4655 and G2532 let us put on G1746 the armour G3696 of light. G5457

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:13 - Let us walk G4043 honestly, G2156 as G5613 in G1722 the day; G2250 not G3361 in rioting G2970 and G2532 drunkenness, G3178 not G3361 in chambering G2845 and G2532 wantonness, G766 not G3361 in strife G2054 and G2532 envying. G2205

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:14 - But G235 put ye on G1746 the Lord G2962 Jesus G2424 Christ, G5547 and G2532 make G4160 not G3361 provision G4307 for G1519 the flesh, G4561 to fulfil the lusts G1939 thereof.

The Authorized Version or King James Version (KJV), 1611, 1769.
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