Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Obey

Genesis 28:7
And that Jacob obeyed his father and his mother, and was gone to Paddanaram;
Genesis 37:13
And Israel said unto Joseph, Do not your brothers feed the flock in Shechem? come, and I will send you unto them. And he said to him, Here am I.
Leviticus 19:3
You shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.
Deuteronomy 21:18
If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son, who will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them:
1 Samuel 17:20
And David rose up early in the morning, and left the sheep with a keeper, and took, and went, as Jesse had commanded him; and he came to the camp, as the host was going forth to the fight, and shouted for the battle.
Esther 2:20
Esther had not yet made known her kindred nor her people; as Mordecai had charged her: for Esther obeyed the command of Mordecai, just as when she was brought up with him.
Proverbs 1:8
My son, hear the instruction of your father, and forsake not the law of your mother:
Proverbs 6:20
My son, keep your father's commandment, and forsake not the law of your mother:
Proverbs 23:22
Hearken unto your father that begat you, and despise not your mother when she is old.
Proverbs 30:11
There is a generation that curses their father, and does not bless their mother.
Jeremiah 35:14
The words of Jonadab the son of Rechab, that he commanded his sons not to drink wine, are performed; for unto this day they drink none, but obey their father's commandment: yet I have spoken unto you, rising early and speaking; but you hearkened not unto me.
Luke 2:51
And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them: but his mother kept all these sayings in her heart.
Colossians 3:20
Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.

In

Ephesians 6:5
Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ;
Romans 16:2
That you receive her in the Lord, as becomes saints, and that you assist her in whatever business she has need of you: for she has been a helper of many, and of myself also.
1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, since you know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord.
Colossians 3:16
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
1 Peter 2:13
Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme;

For

Nehemiah 9:13
You came down also upon mount Sinai, and spoke with them from heaven, and gave them right ordinances, and true laws, good statutes and commandments:
Job 33:27
He looks upon men, and if any say, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it profited me not;
Psalm 19:8
The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.
Psalm 119:75
I know, O LORD, that your judgments are right, and that you in faithfulness have afflicted me.
Hosea 14:9
Who is wise, and he shall understand these things? prudent, and he shall know them? for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them: but the transgressors shall stumble in them.
Romans 7:12
Therefore the law is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good.
Romans 12:2
And be not conformed to this world: but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
1 Timothy 5:4
But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let them learn first to show piety at home, and so repay their parents: for that is good and acceptable before God.

General references

Genesis 27:8
Now therefore, my son, obey my voice according to that which I command you.
Genesis 28:7
And that Jacob obeyed his father and his mother, and was gone to Paddanaram;
Genesis 50:12
And his sons did unto him according as he commanded them:
Numbers 30:5
But if her father forbids her in the day that he hears; not any of her vows, or of her bonds with which she has bound her soul, shall stand: and the LORD shall forgive her, because her father forbade her.
Ruth 2:23
So she kept close by the maidens of Boaz to glean unto the end of barley harvest and of wheat harvest; and dwelt with her mother-in-law.
Proverbs 6:20
My son, keep your father's commandment, and forsake not the law of your mother: