The God of Israel has spoken;
    (A)the Rock of Israel has said to me:
When one rules justly over men,
    ruling (B)in the fear of God,

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Pray for All People

First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, (A)for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and (B)dignified in every way.

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for (A)he is God's servant for your good. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword in vain. For he is the servant of God, (B)an avenger who carries out God's wrath on the wrongdoer.

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