Here are three vastly different interpretations first made by the King James Bible then by the New International Version.
Romans 13:1 ‘ Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God.‘ New International Version (1970′s)
If I were to accept this version of the Bible you would be right. I know through study that Bibles have been manipulated throughout history, so I don’t accept them at face value nor will I spout off what some priest says in mass. I will do my own homework. Remember who paid to do the translations … Kings. So is there bias involved? I’ll let you decide that for yourself.
Here is the same passage this time from the New King James Bible translated in 1769.