(A)Give justice to (B)the weak and the fatherless;
    (C)maintain the right of the afflicted and the destitute.
(D)Rescue the weak and the needy;
    (E)deliver them from the hand of the wicked.”

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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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Submission to Authority

13 (A)Be subject for the Lord's sake to every human institution,[a] whether it be to the emperor[b] as supreme,

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Peter 2:13 Or every institution ordained for people
  2. 1 Peter 2:13 Or king; also verse 17

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