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Bible Concordances

Torrey's Topical Textbook

Magistrates

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  • Are appointed by God
    Romans 13:1

  • Are ministers of God
    Romans 13:4,6

  • Purpose of their appointment
    Romans 13:4; 1 Peter 2:14

  • Their office to be respected
    Acts 23:5

  • Are not a terror to the good, but to the evil
    Romans 13:3

  • To be wisely selected and appointed
    Exodus 18:21; Ezra 7:25

  • To be prayed for
    1 Timothy 2:1,2

  • SHOULD
    • Seek wisdom from God
      1 Kings 3:9
    • Rule in the fear of God
      2 Samuel 23:3; 2 Chronicles 19:7
    • Know the law of God
      Ezra 7:25
    • Be faithful to the Sovereign
      Daniel 6:4
    • Enforce the laws
      Ezra 7:26
    • Judge wisely
      1 Kings 3:16-28
    • Hate covetousness
      Exodus 18:21
    • Not take bribes
      Exodus 23:8; Deuteronomy 16:19
    • Defend the poor
      Job 29:12,16
    • Judge for God, not for man
      2 Chronicles 19:6
    • Judge righteously
      Deuteronomy 1:16; 16:18; 25:1
    • Be impartial
      Exodus 23:6; Deuteronomy 1:17
    • Be diligent in ruling
      Romans 12:8
    • Subjection to their authority enjoined
      Matthew 23:2,3; Romans 13:1; 1 Peter 2:13,14

  • Wicked-Illustrated
    Proverbs 28:15

  • Good-Exemplified
    • Joseph
      Genesis 41:46
    • Gideon
      Judges 8:35
    • Samuel
      1 Samuel 12:3,4; Ezra 10:1-9
    • Nehemiah
      Nehemiah 3:15
    • Job
      Job 29:16
    • Daniel
      Daniel 6:3

  • Wicked-Exemplified
    • Sons of Samuel
      1 Samuel 8:3
    • Pilate
      Matthew 27:24,26
    • Magistrates in Philippi
      Acts 16:22,23
    • Gallio
      Acts 18:16,17
    • Felix
      Acts 24:26

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Bibliography Information
Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Magistrates'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. https://www.studylight.org/concordances/eng/ttt/m/magistrates.html. 1897.

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