“Righteousness exalts a nation,
But sin is a reproach to any people.”

Proverbs 14:34

“…Who through faith subdued kingdoms, worked righteousness….”
Hebrews 11:33

“Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint.”
Proverbs 29:18

“The sons of Issachar who had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do.”
1 Chronicles 12:32

“Choose wise, understanding, and knowledgeable men from among your tribes, and I will make them heads over you.”
Deuteronomy 1:13

“Learn to do good;
Seek justice,
Rebuke the oppressor;
Defend the fatherless,
Plead for the widow.”

Isaiah 1:17

“Open your mouth for the speechless,
In the cause of all who are appointed to die.
Open your mouth, judge righteously,
And plead the cause of the poor and needy.”

Proverbs 31:8-9

“And seek the peace of the city where I have caused you to be carried away captive, and pray to the Lord for it; for in its peace you will have peace.”
Jeremiah 29:7

“Give the king Your judgments, O God,
And Your righteousness to the king’s Son.
He will judge Your people with righteousness,
And Your poor with justice.”

Psalm 72:1-2

“Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence.”
1 Timothy 2:1-2

“Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God.”
Romans 13:1-7