35 Bible Verses about

Obeying People

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Ecclesiastes 8:2

I say, "Keep the command of the king because of the oath before God.

Ephesians 6:5

Slaves, be obedient to those who are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, as to Christ;

Matthew 8:9

"For I also am a man under authority, with soldiers under me; and I say to this one, 'Go!' and he goes, and to another, 'Come!' and he comes, and to my slave, 'Do this!' and he does it."

Luke 7:8

"For I also am a man placed under authority, with soldiers under me; and I say to this one, 'Go!' and he goes, and to another, 'Come!' and he comes, and to my slave, 'Do this!' and he does it."

Luke 17:9

"He does not thank the slave because he did the things which were commanded, does he?

Matthew 21:29

"And he answered, 'I will not'; but afterward he regretted it and went.

Matthew 21:31

"Which of the two did the will of his father?" They said, "The first." Jesus said to them, "Truly I say to you that the tax collectors and prostitutes will get into the kingdom of God before you.

Luke 15:29

"But he answered and said to his father, 'Look! For so many years I have been serving you and I have never neglected a command of yours; and yet you have never given me a young goat, so that I might celebrate with my friends;

Genesis 16:2

So Sarai said to Abram, "Now behold, the LORD has prevented me from bearing children. Please go in to my maid; perhaps I will obtain children through her." And Abram listened to the voice of Sarai.

Genesis 50:12

Thus his sons did for him as he had charged them;

Exodus 18:24

So Moses listened to his father-in-law and did all that he had said.

Joshua 22:2

and said to them, "You have kept all that Moses the servant of the LORD commanded you, and have listened to my voice in all that I commanded you.

Joshua 1:17

"Just as we obeyed Moses in all things, so we will obey you; only may the LORD your God be with you as He was with Moses.

Joshua 1:16

They answered Joshua, saying, "All that you have commanded us we will do, and wherever you send us we will go.

Ruth 3:5

She said to her, "All that you say I will do."

Ruth 3:6

So she went down to the threshing floor and did according to all that her mother-in-law had commanded her.

Esther 2:20

Esther had not yet made known her kindred or her people, even as Mordecai had commanded her; for Esther did what Mordecai told her as she had done when under his care.

Esther 4:17

So Mordecai went away and did just as Esther had commanded him.

Esther 9:23

Thus the Jews undertook what they had started to do, and what Mordecai had written to them.

Jeremiah 35:14

"The words of Jonadab the son of Rechab, which he commanded his sons not to drink wine, are observed So they do not drink wine to this day, for they have obeyed their father's command But I have spoken to you again and again; yet you have not listened to Me.

Jeremiah 35:16

'Indeed, the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have observed the command of their father which he commanded them, but this people has not listened to Me.'"'

Jeremiah 35:18

Then Jeremiah said to the house of the Rechabites, "Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, 'Because you have obeyed the command of Jonadab your father, kept all his commands and done according to all that he commanded you;

Jeremiah 35:8

"We have obeyed the voice of Jonadab the son of Rechab, our father, in all that he commanded us, not to drink wine all our days, we, our wives, our sons or our daughters,

Jeremiah 35:10

"We have only dwelt in tents, and have obeyed and have done according to all that Jonadab our father commanded us.

2 Samuel 22:45

"Foreigners pretend obedience to me; As soon as they hear, they obey me.

Psalm 18:44

As soon as they hear, they obey me; Foreigners submit to me.

Matthew 23:3

therefore all that they tell you, do and observe, but do not do according to their deeds; for they say things and do not do them.

2 Corinthians 7:15

His affection abounds all the more toward you, as he remembers the obedience of you all, how you received him with fear and trembling.

Matthew 28:15

And they took the money and did as they had been instructed; and this story was widely spread among the Jews, and is to this day.

Luke 17:6

And the Lord said, "If you had faith like a mustard seed, you would say to this mulberry tree, 'Be uprooted and be planted in the sea'; and it would obey you.

1 Peter 3:6

just as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord, and you have become her children if you do what is right without being frightened by any fear.

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