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38 Bible Verses about Duty

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Ecclesiastes 12:13

The end of the whole matter let us hear: -- 'Fear God, and keep His commands, for this is the whole of man.

Luke 17:10

So also ye, when ye may have done all the things directed you, say -- We are unprofitable servants, because that which we owed to do -- we have done.'

Luke 17:9

Hath he favour to that servant because he did the things directed? I think not.

John 13:14

if then I did wash your feet -- the Lord and the Teacher -- ye also ought to wash one another's feet.

Psalm 25:4

Thy ways, O Jehovah, cause me to know, Thy paths teach Thou me.

Deuteronomy 25:5

'When brethren dwell together, and one of them hath died, and hath no son, the wife of the dead is not without to a strange man; her husband's brother doth go in unto her, and hath taken her to him for a wife, and doth perform the duty of her husband's brother;

1 Chronicles 9:33

And these who sing, heads of fathers of the Levites, in the chambers, are free, for by day and by night they are over them in the work.

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Duty » Pressure of » Rulers'

Deuteronomy 17:16

'Only, he doth not multiply to himself horses, nor cause the people to turn back to Egypt, so as to multiply horses, seeing Jehovah hath said to you, Ye do not add to turn back in this way any more.

Proverbs 29:14

a king that is judging truly the poor, His throne for ever is established.

2 Samuel 23:3

He said -- the God of Israel -- to me, He spake -- the Rock of Israel: He who is ruling over man is righteous, He is ruling in the fear of God.

2 Chronicles 19:6

and saith unto the judges, 'See what ye are doing -- for not for man do ye judge, but for Jehovah, who is with you in the matter of judgment;

Duty » Daily » Husbands'

Genesis 2:23-24

and the man saith, 'This is the proper step! bone of my bone, and flesh of my flesh!' for this it is called Woman, for from a man hath this been taken; therefore doth a man leave his father and his mother, and hath cleaved unto his wife, and they have become one flesh.

Ecclesiastes 9:9

See life with the wife whom thou hast loved, all the days of the life of thy vanity, that He hath given to thee under the sun, all the days of thy vanity, for it is thy portion in life, even of thy labour that thou art labouring at under the sun.

Duty » To brethren » Wives

Esther 1:20

and the sentence of the king that he maketh hath been heard in all his kingdom -- for it is great -- and all the wives give honour to their husbands, from great even unto small.'

Duty » Masters' » Of admonition

Duty » Masters' » Neglect of

Judges 5:23

Curse Meroz -- said a messenger of Jehovah, Cursing, curse ye its inhabitants, For they came not to the help of Jehovah, To the help of Jehovah among the mighty!

Matthew 7:26

'And every one who is hearing of me these words, and is not doing them, shall be likened to a foolish man who built his house upon the sand;

Judges 21:8

And they say, 'Who is that one out of the tribes of Israel who hath not come up unto Jehovah to Mizpeh?' and lo, none hath come in unto the camp from Jabesh-Gilead -- unto the assembly.

Nehemiah 3:5

and by his hand have the Tekoites strengthened, and their honourable ones have not brought in their neck to the service of their Lord.

Nehemiah 9:35

and they, in their kingdom, and in Thine abundant goodness, that Thou hast given to them, and in the land, the large and the fat, that Thou hast set before them, have not served Thee, nor turned back from their evil doings.

Duty » To brethren » To the weak

1 Corinthians 9:22

I became to the infirm as infirm, that the infirm I might gain; to all men I have become all things, that by all means I may save some.

Matthew 25:35-36

for I did hunger, and ye gave me to eat; I did thirst, and ye gave me to drink; I was a stranger, and ye received me; naked, and ye put around me; I was infirm, and ye looked after me; in prison I was, and ye came unto me.

Duty » To brethren » To enemies

Exodus 23:4

'When thou meetest thine enemy's ox or his ass going astray, thou dost certainly turn it back to him;

Job 31:29

If I rejoice at the ruin of my hater, And stirred up myself when evil found him,

More verses: Proverbs 25:21-22

Duty » To brethren » To neighbours

Romans 15:1-2

And we ought -- we who are strong -- to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves; for let each one of us please the neighbour for good, unto edification,

More verses: Galatians 5:14

Duty » Masters' » Of giving warning

Isaiah 58:1

Call with the throat, restrain not, As a trumpet lift up thy voice, And declare to My people their transgression, And to the house of Jacob their sins;

2 Chronicles 19:10

and any strife that cometh in unto you of your brethren who are dwelling in their cities, between blood and blood, between law and command, statutes, and judgments, then ye have warned them and they become not guilty before Jehovah, and wrath hath not been on you and on your brethren; thus do ye do, and ye are not guilty.

Ezekiel 3:18

In My saying to the wicked: Thou dost surely die; and thou hast not warned him, nor hast spoken to warn the wicked from his wicked way, so that he doth live; he -- the wicked -- in his iniquity dieth, and his blood from thy hand I require.

Ezekiel 33:9

And thou, when thou hast warned the wicked of his way, to turn back from it, And he hath not turned back from his way, He in his iniquity doth die, And thou thy soul hast delivered.

Duty » Daily » Gathering the manna

1 Chronicles 16:37

And he leaveth there before the ark of the covenant of Jehovah, for Asaph and for his brethren, to minister before the ark continually, according to the matter of a day in its day,

Exodus 16:4

And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'Lo, I am raining to you bread from the heavens -- and the people have gone out and gathered the matter of a day in its day -- so that I try them whether they walk in My law, or not;

2 Chronicles 8:14

And he establisheth, according to the ordinance of David his father, the courses of the priests over their service, and of the Levites over their charges, to praise and to minister over-against the priests, according to the matter of a day in its day, and the gatekeepers in their courses at gate and gate, for so is the command of David the man of God.

Ezra 3:4

And they make the feast of the booths as it is written, and the burnt-offering of the day daily in number according to the ordinance, the matter of a day in its day;

Duty » Parents » To teach

Deuteronomy 6:20

When thy son asketh thee hereafter, saying, What are the testimonies, and the statutes, and the judgments, which Jehovah our God hath commanded you?

Deuteronomy 21:19

then laid hold on him have his father and his mother, and they have brought him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place,

Duty » Of man to man

Isaiah 58:6-7

Is not this the fast that I chose -- To loose the bands of wickedness, To shake off the burdens of the yoke, And to send out the oppressed free, And every yoke ye draw off? Is it not to deal to the hungry thy bread, And the mourning poor bring home, That thou seest the naked and cover him, And from thine own flesh hide not thyself?

Matthew 25:34-46

'Then shall the king say to those on his right hand, Come ye, the blessed of my Father, inherit the reign that hath been prepared for you from the foundation of the world; for I did hunger, and ye gave me to eat; I did thirst, and ye gave me to drink; I was a stranger, and ye received me; naked, and ye put around me; I was infirm, and ye looked after me; in prison I was, and ye came unto me. read more.
'Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when did we see thee hungering, and we nourished? or thirsting, and we gave to drink? and when did we see thee a stranger, and we received? or naked, and we put around? and when did we see thee infirm, or in prison, and we came unto thee? And the king answering, shall say to them, Verily I say to you, Inasmuch as ye did it to one of these my brethren -- the least -- to me ye did it. Then shall he say also to those on the left hand, Go ye from me, the cursed, to the fire, the age-during, that hath been prepared for the Devil and his messengers; for I did hunger, and ye gave me not to eat; I did thirst, and ye gave me not to drink; a stranger I was, and ye did not receive me; naked, and ye put not around me; infirm, and in prison, and ye did not look after me. 'Then shall they answer, they also, saying, Lord, when did we see thee hungering, or thirsting, or a stranger, or naked, or infirm, or in prison, and we did not minister to thee? Then shall he answer them, saying, Verily I say to you, Inasmuch as ye did it not to one of these, the least, ye did it not to me. And these shall go away to punishment age-during, but the righteous to life age-during.'

Luke 10:25-37

And lo, a certain lawyer stood up, trying him, and saying, 'Teacher, what having done, life age-during shall I inherit?' And he said unto him, 'In the law what hath been written? how dost thou read?' And he answering said, 'Thou shalt love the Lord thy God out of all thy heart, and out of all thy soul, and out of all thy strength, and out of all thy understanding, and thy neighbour as thyself.' read more.
And he said to him, 'Rightly thou didst answer; this do, and thou shalt live.' And he, willing to declare himself righteous, said unto Jesus, 'And who is my neighbour?' and Jesus having taken up the word, said, 'A certain man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among robbers, and having stripped him and inflicted blows, they went away, leaving him half dead. 'And by a coincidence a certain priest was going down in that way, and having seen him, he passed over on the opposite side; and in like manner also, a Levite, having been about the place, having come and seen, passed over on the opposite side. 'But a certain Samaritan, journeying, came along him, and having seen him, he was moved with compassion, and having come near, he bound up his wounds, pouring on oil and wine, and having lifted him up on his own beast, he brought him to an inn, and was careful of him; and on the morrow, going forth, taking out two denaries, he gave to the innkeeper, and said to him, Be careful of him, and whatever thou mayest spend more, I, in my coming again, will give back to thee. 'Who, then, of these three, seemeth to thee to have become neighbour of him who fell among the robbers?' and he said, 'He who did the kindness with him,' then Jesus said to him, 'Be going on, and thou be doing in like manner.'

Duty » Parents » To train

Lamentations 2:19

Arise, cry aloud in the night, At the beginning of the watches. Pour out as water thy heart, Over against the face of the Lord, Lift up unto Him thy hands, for the soul of thine infants, Who are feeble with hunger at the head of all out-places.

Duty » To brethren » Abounding

Duty » Masters' » Prompt payment of wages

Deuteronomy 24:15

in his day thou dost give his hire, and the sun doth not go in upon it, for he is poor, and unto it he is lifting up his soul, and he doth not cry against thee unto Jehovah, and it hath been in thee -- sin.

Duty » Daily » Select readings ro 12; 1th 515-28

1 Thessalonians 5:15-28

see no one evil for evil may render to any one, but always that which is good pursue ye, both to one another and to all; always rejoice ye; continually pray ye; read more.
in every thing give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus in regard to you. The Spirit quench not; prophesyings despise not; all things prove; that which is good hold fast; from all appearance of evil abstain ye; and the God of the peace Himself sanctify you wholly, and may your whole spirit, and soul, and body, be preserved unblameably in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ; stedfast is He who is calling you, who also will do it. Brethren, pray for us; salute all the brethren in an holy kiss; I charge you by the Lord, that the letter be read to all the holy brethren; the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ is with you! Amen.

Duty » Pressure of » It makes the message imperative

Acts 18:5

And when both Silas and Timotheus came down from Macedonia, Paul was pressed in the Spirit, testifying fully to the Jews Jesus the Christ;

Acts 20:22

And now, lo, I -- bound in the Spirit -- go on to Jerusalem, the things that shall befall me in it not knowing,

Duty » Formation (making) » Life to be transformed, not conformed

Duty » Parents » To control

1 Timothy 3:12

Ministrants -- let them be of one wife husbands; the children leading well, and their own houses,

Duty » To brethren » Fervent

Duty » To brethren » Sincere

Romans 13:9

for, 'Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt do no murder, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false testimony, Thou shalt not covet;' and if there is any other command, in this word it is summed up, in this: 'Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself;'

Duty » Daily » Prayer

Psalm 88:9

Mine eye hath grieved because of affliction, I called Thee, O Jehovah, all the day, I have spread out unto Thee my hands.

Duty » Parents » To provide for

Duty » Pressure of » It sounds a woe in the ears of him who falters

1 Corinthians 9:16

for if I may proclaim good news, it is no glorying for me, for necessity is laid upon me, and woe is to me if I may not proclaim good news;

Duty » To brethren » Impartial

Duty » Three-fold appropriation (taking) » The water of life

Duty » Servants » Faithfulness

Duty » Formation (making) » Danger of old ideals

1 Peter 1:14-15

as obedient children, not fashioning yourselves to the former desires in your ignorance, but according as He who did call you is holy, ye also, become holy in all behaviour,

Duty » Masters' » Just dealing

Duty » Servants » Respect for masters

1 Timothy 6:1

As many as are servants under a yoke, their own masters worthy of all honour let them reckon, that the name of God and the teaching may not be evil spoken of;

Duty » Servants » Obedience

Duty » Three-fold appropriation (taking) » Instruction

Proverbs 4:13

Lay hold on instruction, do not desist, Keep her, for she is thy life.

Duty » Donation (giving) » Give or lose

Matthew 16:25

for whoever may will to save his life, shall lose it, and whoever may lose his life for my sake shall find it,

Duty » Pressure of » It burns like an inward fire

Jeremiah 20:9

And I said, 'I do not mention Him, Nor do I speak any more in His name,' And it hath been in my heart As a burning fire shut up in my bones, And I have been weary of containing, And I am not able.

Duty » To brethren » Unselfish

Duty » Masters' » Refraining from threats

Duty » Daily » Reading of the word

Nehemiah 8:18

And he readeth in the book of the law of God day by day, from the first day till the last day, and they make a feast seven days, and on the eighth day a restraint, according to the ordinance.

Duty » Daily » Watchfulness

Proverbs 8:34

O the happiness of the man hearkening to me, To watch at my doors day by day, To watch at the door-posts of my entrance.

Duty » Servants » Patience in hard places

Duty » Three-fold appropriation (taking) » Cup of salvation

Psalm 116:13

The cup of salvation I lift up, And in the name of Jehovah I call.

Duty » Formation (making) » After the divine plan

Exodus 25:40

And see thou and do them by their pattern which thou art shewn in the mount.

Duty » Donation (giving) » With a free hand

Duty » Donation (giving) » As stewards

Duty » Masters' » Consideration for employees

Job 31:13-14

If I despise the cause of my man-servant, And of my handmaid, In their contending with me, Then what do I do when God ariseth? And when He doth inspect, What do I answer Him?

Duty » Daily » Exhortation

Duty » Three-fold appropriation (taking) » Divine strength

Isaiah 27:5

Or -- he doth take hold on My strength, He doth make peace with Me, Peace he doth make with Me.

Duty » Three-fold appropriation (taking) » All of life's opportunities

Luke 19:13

and having called ten servants of his own, he gave to them ten pounds, and said unto them, Do business -- till I come;

Duty » Formation (making) » A perfect example

Duty » Donation (giving) » The blessedness of

Duty » Pressure of » It binds the soul to its task

Duty » To brethren » Christ's love the standard of

Duty » To brethren » Proof of discipleship

Duty » Daily » Performing of vows

Duty » Servants » Desire to please

Titus 2:9

Servants -- to their own masters are to be subject, in all things to be well-pleasing, not gainsaying,

Duty » Parents » To love

Duty » Daily » Cross-bearing

Duty » Pressure of » It calls like the voice of a lion

Amos 3:8

A lion hath roared -- who doth not fear? The Lord Jehovah hath spoken -- who doth not prophesy?

Duty » Pressure of » It urges to haste

Parents » Duty » Example, good

2 Chronicles 17:3

And Jehovah is with Jehoshaphat, for he hath walked in the first ways of David his father, and hath not sought to Baalim,

1 Kings 9:4

And thou -- if thou dost walk before Me as David thy father walked, in simplicity of heart, and in uprightness, to do according to all that I have commanded thee -- My statutes and My judgments thou dost keep --

2 Chronicles 20:32

And he walketh in the way of his father Asa, and hath not turned aside from it, to do that which is right in the eyes of Jehovah.

2 Chronicles 26:4

And he doth that which is right in the eyes of Jehovah, according to all that Amaziah his father did,

More verses: 2 Chronicles 27:2

Parents » Duty » To teach

Deuteronomy 6:20

When thy son asketh thee hereafter, saying, What are the testimonies, and the statutes, and the judgments, which Jehovah our God hath commanded you?

Deuteronomy 21:19

then laid hold on him have his father and his mother, and they have brought him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place,

Parents » Duty » To train

Lamentations 2:19

Arise, cry aloud in the night, At the beginning of the watches. Pour out as water thy heart, Over against the face of the Lord, Lift up unto Him thy hands, for the soul of thine infants, Who are feeble with hunger at the head of all out-places.

Parents » Duty » To nurture

Parents » Duty » To control

1 Timothy 3:12

Ministrants -- let them be of one wife husbands; the children leading well, and their own houses,

Parents » Duty » To provide for

Parents » Duty » To love

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Aliens, Believers Duty

Ezekiel 47:21-23

'And ye have divided this land to you, according to the tribes of Israel;

Daily Duty

Hebrews 10:11

and every priest, indeed, hath stood daily serving, and the same sacrifices many times offering, that are never able to take away sins.

Duty Of Man To God

Deuteronomy 10:12

'And now, Israel, what is Jehovah thy God asking from thee, except to fear Jehovah thy God, to walk in all His ways, and to love Him, and to serve Jehovah thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul,