Romans 13:5

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake.
New King James Version

Therefore you must be subject, not only because of wrath but also for conscience’ sake.
New American Standard Bible

Wherefore it is necessary to be in subjection, not only because of wrath, but also for conscience’ sake.
New International Version

Therefore, it is necessary to submit to the authorities, not only because of possible punishment but also because of conscience.
The Amplified Bible

Therefore one must be subject, not only to avoid God’s wrath and escape punishment, but also as a matter of principle and for the sake of conscience.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

On which account there is a necessity for putting one’s self in subjection, not only because of wrath, but also because of conscience,
Phillips’ Modern English

You must, therefore, obey the authorities, not simply because it is the safest, but because it is the right thing to do.
Williams’ Language of the People

Therefore, you must obey them, not only for the sake of escaping punishment, but also for conscience’ sake;
Rom. 13:4 π Rom. 13:6
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