Scripture for Rulers

“He who rules over man must be just, ruling in the fear of God.” –  2 Psalm 23:2

“Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people.” – Proverbs 14:34

“Through wisdom, a house is built, and by understanding, it is established.” – Proverbs 24:3

“When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice; when a wicked man rules, the people groan.” – Proverbs 29:2

“He (King Uzziah) sought God in the days of Zechariah, who had understanding in the visions of God, and as long as he sought the Lord, God made him prosperous.”  – 2 Chronicles 26:5

“Therefore give to Your servant an understanding heart to judge Your people, that I may discern between good and evil. For who is able to judge this great people of Yours?” The speech pleased the Lord, that Solomon had asked this thing. Then God said to him: “Because you have asked this thing, and have not asked long life for yourself, nor have asked riches for yourself, nor have asked the life of your enemies, but have asked for yourself understanding to discern justice, behold, I have done according to your words; see, I have given you a wise and understanding heart, so that there has not been anyone like you before you, nor shall any like you arise after you.” – 1 Kings 3:9-12

“For exaltation comes neither from the east, nor the west, nor from the south. But God is the judge; he puts down one and exalts another.” – Psalm 75:6-7

“And when He had removed him, He raised up for them David as king, to whom also He gave testimony and said, ‘I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after My own heart, who will do all My will.'” – Acts 13:22