Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.

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Bible References

Obey

Hebrews 13:7
Remember them that had the rule over you, men that spake unto you the word of God; and considering the issue of their life, imitate their faith.
1 Samuel 8:19
But the people refused to hearken unto the voice of Samuel; and they said, Nay: but we will have a king over us,
1 Samuel 15:19
Wherefore then didst thou not obey the voice of Jehovah, but didst fly upon the spoil, and didst that which was evil in the sight of Jehovah?
Proverbs 5:13
Neither have I obeyed the voice of my teachers, Nor inclined mine ear to them that instructed me!
Philippians 2:12
So then, my beloved, even as ye have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling;
1 Thessalonians 5:12
But we beseech you, brethren, to know them that labor among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you;
2 Thessalonians 3:14
And if any man obeyeth not our word by this epistle, note that man, that ye have no company with him, to the end that he may be ashamed.
1 Timothy 5:17
Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially those who labor in the word and in teaching.

Submit

Genesis 16:9
And the angel of Jehovah said unto her, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.
1 Corinthians 16:16
that ye also be in subjection unto such, and to every one that helpeth in the work and laboreth.
Ephesians 5:21
subjecting yourselves one to another in the fear of Christ.
James 4:7
Be subject therefore unto God; but resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
1 Peter 5:5
Likewise, ye younger, be subject unto the elder. Yea, all of you gird yourselves with humility, to serve one another: for God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble.

Give account

Luke 16:2
And he called him, and said unto him, What is this that I hear of thee? render the account of thy stewardship; for thou canst be no longer steward.
Romans 14:12
So then each one of us shall give account of himself to God.
2 Corinthians 5:10
For we must all be made manifest before the judgment-seat of Christ; that each one may receive the things done in the body, according to what he hath done, whether it be good or bad.

With joy

Philippians 1:4
always in every supplication of mine on behalf of you all making my supplication with joy,
Philippians 2:16
holding forth the word of life; that I may have whereof to glory in the day of Christ, that I did not run in vain neither labor in vain.
Philippians 4:1
Wherefore, my brethren beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my beloved.
1 Thessalonians 2:19
For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of glorying? Are not even ye, before our Lord Jesus at his coming?
1 Thessalonians 3:9
For what thanksgiving can we render again unto God for you, for all the joy wherewith we joy for your sakes before our God;

With grief

Exodus 32:31
And Moses returned unto Jehovah, and said, Oh, this people have sinned a great sin, and have made them gods of gold.
Jeremiah 13:17
But if ye will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret for your pride; and mine eye shall weep sore, and run down with tears, because Jehovah's flock is taken captive.
Philippians 3:18
For many walk, of whom I told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ:

General references

Acts 15:6
And the apostles and the elders were gathered together to consider of this matter.