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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Magistrates

Dictionaries :: Magistrates

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Torrey's New Topical Textbook

Magistrates: Are Appointed by God

Rom 13:1

Magistrates: Are Ministers of God

Rom 13:4,6

Magistrates: Purpose of Their Appointment

Rom 13:4; 1Pe 2:14

Magistrates: Their Office to Be Respected

Act 23:5

Magistrates: Are Not a Terror to the Good, but to the Evil

Rom 13:3

Magistrates: To Be Wisely Selected and Appointed

Exd 18:21; Ezr 7:25

Magistrates: To Be Prayed For

1Ti 2:1,2

Magistrates: Should

Seek wisdom from God

1Ki 3:9

Rule in the fear of God

2Sa 23:3; 2Ch 19:7

Know the law of God

Ezr 7:25

Be faithful to the Sovereign

Dan 6:4

Enforce the laws

Ezr 7:26

Judge wisely

1Ki 3:16-28

Hate covetousness

Exd 18:21

Not take bribes

Exd 23:8; Deu 16:19

Defend the poor

Job 29:12,16

Judge for God, not for man

2Ch 19:6

Judge righteously

Deu 1:16; 16:18; 25:1

Be impartial

Exd 23:6; Deu 1:17

Be diligent in ruling

Rom 12:8

Subjection to their authority enjoined

Mat 23:2,3; Rom 13:1; 1Pe 2:13,14

Magistrates: Wicked-Illustrated

Pro 28:15

Magistrates: Good-Exemplified


Gen 41:46


Jdg 8:35


1Sa 12:3,4; Ezr 10:1-9


Neh 3:15


Job 29:16


Dan 6:3

Magistrates: Wicked-Exemplified

Sons of Samuel

1Sa 8:3


Mat 27:24,26

Magistrates in Philippi

Act 16:22,23


Act 18:16,17


Act 24:26


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