So the person who resists such authority 1 resists the ordinance of God, and those who resist will incur judgment
Consequently, he who rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves.
Therefore whoever resists authority has opposed the ordinance of God; and they who have opposed will receive condemnation upon themselves.
So those who refuse to obey the laws of the land are refusing to obey God, and punishment will follow.
If you're irresponsible to the state, then you're irresponsible with God, and God will hold you responsible.
For which reason everyone who puts himself against the authority puts himself against the order of God: and those who are against it will get punishment for themselves.
Therefore whoever resists authority resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment.
Therefore whoever resists the authority resists the ordinance of God, and those who resist will bring judgment on themselves.
they that resist
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the person who resists
resists the ordinance
those who resist
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1 tn Grk “the authority,” referring to the authority just described.