GovernmentsSee also Citizenship; Kingdom; Kingdom of God, on Earth; Kings, Earthly; Liberty; TyrannyI counsel thee to keep the king’s commandment, Eccl. 8:2.they which lead thee cause thee to err, Isa. 3:12.government shall be upon his shoulder, Isa. 9:6 (2 Ne. 19:6).Of the increase of his government … there shall be no end, Isa. 9:7 (2 Ne. 19:7).I will commit thy government into his hand, Isa. 22:21.Render therefore unto Cæsar the things which are Cæsar’s, Matt. 22:21 (D&C 63:26).Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers … powers that be are ordained of God, Rom. 13:1.God hath set … helps, governments, 1 Cor. 12:28.we wrestle … against spiritual wickedness in high places, Eph. 6:12.prayers … For kings, and for all that are in authority, 1 Tim. 2:1–2.be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, Titus 3:1.Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man, 1 Pet. 2:13.them that walk after the flesh … and despise government, 2 Pet. 2:10.have just men to be your kings, Mosiah 23:8.do your business by the voice of the people, Mosiah 29:26.Moroni took … the government of their wars, Alma 43:17.that they might maintain a free government, Alma 46:35.in a manner to overthrow the free government, Alma 51:5.rob them of their right to the government, Alma 54:17.to obtain their rights to the government, Alma 54:24.there is some faction in the government, Alma 58:36.Moroni was angry with the government, Alma 59:13.judgments of God … because of … slothfulness of our government, Alma 60:14.cleansed our inward vessel, yea, even the great head of our government, Alma 60:24.so much difficulty in the government, Hel. 1:18.governments were established by the voice of the people, Hel. 5:2.obtain the sole management of the government, Hel. 6:39.to be held in office at the head of government, Hel. 7:5.my people may recover their rights and government, 3 Ne. 3:10.they did destroy the government of the land, 3 Ne. 7:2.regulations of the government were destroyed, 3 Ne. 7:6.entered into a covenant to destroy the government, 3 Ne. 7:11.not united as to their laws, and their manner of government, 3 Ne. 7:14.did destroy the peace of my people and the government, 3 Ne. 9:9.I will be your ruler when I come, D&C 41:4.he that keepeth the laws of God hath no need to break the laws of the land, D&C 58:21.be subject to the powers that be, until he reigns, D&C 58:22.that which is governed by law is also preserved by law, D&C 88:34.law of the land which is constitutional … is justifiable before me, D&C 98:5.when the wicked rule the people mourn, D&C 98:9.constitution of the people, which I have suffered to be established, D&C 101:77.let us become subject unto her laws, D&C 105:32.We believe that governments were instituted of God, D&C 134:1.no government can exist in peace, except … secure to each individual the free exercise of conscience, D&C 134:2.men are bound to sustain and uphold … governments, D&C 134:5.first government of Egypt was established by Pharaoh, Abr. 1:25.government of Ham, which was patriarchal, Abr. 1:25.First in government, the last pertaining to … time, Abr., fac. 2, fig. 1.We believe in being subject to kings, presidents, A of F 1:12.See also Deut. 17:15; Judg. 8:23; 1 Sam. 8:7; 10:25; 12:12; 1 Kgs. 12:11; Prov. 29:2; Isa. 44:28; 45:1; Hel. 7:4; 3 Ne. 3:19; Ether 8:22; D&C 109:54.