Chiefs, heads, royalty,
rulers, or supreme powers,
whether heavenly or earthly.
to make all men see what is the fellowship
of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid
in God, who created all things by Jesus
Christ: To the intent that now unto the principalities
and powers in heavenly places might
be known by the church the manifold wisdom of God, According to the eternal
purpose which He purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord...
them in mind to be subject to principalities
and powers, to obey magistrates,
to be ready to every good work,
To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers,
but gentle, showing all meekness
unto all men.