NASB: Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God. (NASB ©1995)
GWT: Every person should obey the government in power. No government would exist if it hadn't been established by God. The governments which exist have been put in place by God. (GOD'S WORD®)
KJV: Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.
ASV: Let every soul be in subjection to the higher powers: for there is no power but of God; and the powers that be are ordained of God.
BBE: Let everyone put himself under the authority of the higher powers, because there is no power which is not of God, and all powers are ordered by God.
DBY: Let every soul be subject to the authorities that are above him. For there is no authority except from God; and those that exist are set up by God.
WEY: Let every individual be obedient to those who rule over him; for no one is a ruler except by God's permission, and our present rulers have had their rank and power assigned to them by Him.
WBS: Let every soul be subject to the higher powers. For there is no power but from God: the powers that are, are ordained by God.
WEB: Let every soul be in subjection to the higher authorities, for there is no authority except from God, and those who exist are ordained by God.
YLT: Let every soul to the higher authorities be subject, for there is no authority except from God, and the authorities existing are appointed by God,
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