Verses with the word authority in the Apocrypha (19 verses):
1 Esdras 8:22
I command you also, that ye require no tax, nor any other imposition, of any of the priests, or Levites, or holy singers, or porters, or ministers of the temple, or of any that have doings in this temple, and that no man have authority to impose any thing upon them.
Wisdom of Solomon 14:19
For he, peradventure willing to please one in authority, forced all his skill to make the resemblance of the best fashion.
For the Lord hath given the father honour over the children, and hath confirmed the authority of the mother over the sons.
An unwise king destroyeth his people; but through the prudence of them which are in authority the city shall be inhabited.
The fear of the Lord goeth before the obtaining of authority: but roughness and pride is the losing thereof.
He that useth many words shall be abhorred; and he that taketh to himself authority therein shall be hated.
He gave unto him his commandments, and authority in the statutes of judgments, that he should teach Jacob the testimonies, and inform Israel in his laws.
Additions to Esther 13:2
After that I became lord over many nations and had dominion over the whole world, not lifted up with presumption of my authority, but carrying myself always with equity and mildness, I purposed to settle my subjects continually in a quiet life, and making my kingdom peaceable, and open for passage to the utmost coasts, to renew peace, which is desired of all men.
Additions to Esther 16:5
Oftentimes also fair speech of those, that are put in trust to manage their friends' affairs, hath caused many that are in authority to be partakers of innocent blood, and hath enwrapped them in remediless calamities:
Additions to Esther 16:7
Now ye may see this, as we have declared, not so much by ancient histories, as ye may, if ye search what hath been wickedly done of late through the pestilent behaviour of them that are unworthily placed in authority.
1 Maccabees 1:58
Thus did they by their authority unto the Israelites every month, to as many as were found in the cities.
1 Maccabees 10:6
Wherefore he gave him authority to gather together an host, and to provide weapons, that he might aid him in battle: he commanded also that the hostages that were in the tower should be delivered him.
1 Maccabees 10:8
Who were sore afraid, when they heard that the king had given him authority to gather together an host.
1 Maccabees 10:32
And as for the tower which is at Jerusalem, I yield up authority over it, and give the high priest, that he may set in it such men as he shall choose to keep it.
1 Maccabees 10:35
Also no man shall have authority to meddle with or to molest any of them in any matter.
1 Maccabees 10:38
And concerning the three governments that are added to Judea from the country of Samaria, let them be joined with Judea, that they may be reckoned to be under one, nor bound to obey other authority than the high priest's.
1 Maccabees 14:4
As for the land of Judea, that was quiet all the days of Simon; for he sought the good of his nation in such wise, as that evermore his authority and honour pleased them well.
2 Maccabees 4:31
Then came the king in all haste to appease matters, leaving Andronicus, a man in authority, for his deputy.
2 Maccabees 4:50
And so through the covetousness of them that were of power Menelans remained still in authority, increasing in malice, and being a great traitor to the citizens.