Cross-references

Explore similar Bible verses on Romans 13:4 in English Standard Version

"for 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, an avenger who carries out God’s wrath on the wrongdoer."

  • 2Ch 19:6 and said to the judges, “Consider what you do, for you judge not for man but for the Lord. He is with you in giving judgment.
  • 1Th 4:6 that no one transgress and wrong his brother in this matter, because the Lord is an avenger in all these things, as we told you beforehand and solemnly warned you.