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6224 rebellion, against human authority

6224 rebellion, against human authority

Human authority is frequently defied and resisted. To rebel against God’s chosen leaders is to defy God himself.

Examples of rebellion against human leaders

Ge 14:3-4 See also 2Ki 18:7; 2Ki 24:1,20 pp 2Ch 36:13 pp Jer 52:3; 2Ch 13:6; Mk 15:7

Rebellion against parents Dt 21:18-21

The rebellion of nations 1Ki 12:19 pp 2Ch 10:19; 2Ki 1:1

Accusations of rebellion

Ne 2:19; Ne 6:5-8

Rebellion against God’s chosen leaders

Ex 23:21 See also Nu 16:1-3; Nu 20:2-5; Jos 1:18; 2Sa 15:10

Rebellion against legitimate authority is condemned

Ro 13:2 See also 1Pe 2:13

See also

1090God, majesty of
5255citizenship
5257civil authorities
5326government
5457power, human
5509rulers
5829defiance
5924quarrelsomeness
5931resistance
7733leaders

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