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35 Bible Verses about Obedience

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Deuteronomy 30:10

[He will do this] if you listen to the voice of Yahweh your God by keeping his commandment and his statutes written in the scroll of this law [and] if you return to Yahweh your God with all your heart and with all your inner self.

Hebrews 5:8

Although he was a son, he learned obedience from what he suffered,

Genesis 26:5

because Abraham listened to my voice and kept my charge: my commandments, my statutes, and my laws."

Job 36:11

If they listen and serve [him], they complete their days in prosperity and their years in pleasantness.

Deuteronomy 11:27

the blessing, if you listen to the commandments of Yahweh your God that I [am] commanding you {today},

Deuteronomy 5:33

{In exactly the path} that Yahweh your God has commanded, you must go, so that you may live and {it will go well} for you and {you may live long} in the land that you will take possession of."

Romans 6:16

Do you not know that to whomever you present yourselves [as] slaves for obedience, you are slaves to whomever you obey, whether sin, [leading] to death, or obedience, [leading] to righteousness?

Deuteronomy 28:1

"And it will happen [that] if you indeed listen to the voice of Yahweh your God, {to diligently observe} all his commandments that I [am] commanding you {today}, then Yahweh your God will set you above all the nations of the earth.

Deuteronomy 28:15

"{And then} if you do not listen to the voice of Yahweh your God {by diligently observing} all of his commandments and his statutes that I [am] commanding you {today}, then all of these curses shall come upon you, and they shall overtake you:

Jeremiah 7:23

But I only commanded them this word, {saying}, 'Obey my voice, and I will be to you God, and you will be to me people, and you must walk in all of the way that I command you, so that it goes well with you.'

Leviticus 25:18

" 'And you shall do my statutes, and you must keep my regulations, and you shall do them, so that you shall live {securely} on the land.

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Angels » Obedience

Jude 1:6

And [the] angels who did not keep to their own domain but deserted their proper dwelling place, he has kept in eternal bonds under deep gloom for the judgment of the great day,

Luke 11:2

And he said to them, "When you pray, say, "Father, may your name be treated as holy. May your kingdom come.

More verses: 2 Peter 2:11

Business life » Duties of » Obedience

Christ's » Obedience » Christ's example of

John 14:31

But so that the world may know that I love the Father, and just as the Father has commanded me, thus I am doing. Get up, let us go from here!

Hebrews 5:8

Although he was a son, he learned obedience from what he suffered,

Hebrews 10:9

then he has said, "Behold, I have come to do your will." He takes away the first in order to establish the second,

Cornelius » Characteristics of » Obedience

Acts 10:7-8

And when the angel who spoke to him departed, he summoned two of the household slaves and a devout soldier from those who attended him, and [after he] had explained everything to them, he sent them to Joppa.

Duty » Servants » Obedience

Employees » Duties of » Obedience

Christ, our example » Conformity to, required in » Obedience

gideon » Called the mighty man of valour, characteristics of, » Obedience

Judges 6:27

Gideon took ten men from his servants, and he did just as Yahweh told him; and because he was too afraid of his {father's family} and the men of the city to do [it during] the day, he did [it during] night.

Humility of Christ » Exhibited in his » Obedience

Hebrews 10:9

then he has said, "Behold, I have come to do your will." He takes away the first in order to establish the second,

Israel » Sinai » Message » Of God » Obedience » Reward

Exodus 19:3-8

And Moses went up to God, and Yahweh called to him from the mountain, saying, "Thus you will say to the house of Jacob and you will tell the {Israelites}, 'You yourselves have seen what I did to Egypt and [how] I bore you on eagles' wings and I brought you to me. And now if you will carefully listen to my voice and keep my covenant, you will be a treasured possession for me out of all the peoples, {for all the earth is mine}, read more.
but you, you will [belong] to me [as] a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.' These are the words that you will speak to the {Israelites}." And Moses came and called the elders of the people, and he placed before them all these words that Yahweh had commanded him. And all the people together answered and said, "All that Yahweh has spoken we will do." And Moses brought back the words of the people to Yahweh.

Jerubbaal » Called the mighty man of valour, characteristics of, » Obedience

Judges 6:27

Gideon took ten men from his servants, and he did just as Yahweh told him; and because he was too afraid of his {father's family} and the men of the city to do [it during] the day, he did [it during] night.

John the baptist » Characteristics of » Obedience

Matthew 3:15

But Jesus answered [and] said to him, "Permit [it] now, for in this way it is right for us to fulfill all righteousness." Then he permitted him.

Joseph » Characteristics of » Obedience

Matthew 2:14

So he got up [and] took the child and his mother during the night and went away to Egypt.

Joshua » Characteristics of » Obedience

Joshua 11:15

Just as Yahweh commanded Moses his servant, so Moses commanded Joshua, and Joshua did; he left nothing undone that Yahweh had commanded Moses.

Obedience » Filial » To Christ

Matthew 7:24

"Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.

Matthew 21:6

So the disciples went and did just as Jesus directed them,

Matthew 26:19

And the disciples did as Jesus directed them, and they prepared the Passover.

Obedience » Who to obey

Titus 2:9

Slaves must be subject to their own masters in everything, to be well-pleasing, not to talk back,

Proverbs 6:20-21

My child, keep [the] commandment of your father, and do not disregard [the] instruction of your mother. Bind them on your heart continually; tie them upon your neck.

Obedience » Filial » Filial obedience encouraged

Proverbs 7:1

My child, guard my sayings; store my commandments with you.

More verses: Colossians 3:20

Obedience » Instances of » Jesus

John 14:31

But so that the world may know that I love the Father, and just as the Father has commanded me, thus I am doing. Get up, let us go from here!

Obedience » Instances of » Abraham

James 2:21

Was not Abraham our father justified by works [when he] offered up his son Isaac on the altar?

Genesis 17:23

And Abraham took Ishmael his son and all who were born of his house, and all [those] acquired by his money, every male among the men of Abraham's house, and he circumcised the flesh of their foreskin on the same day that God spoke with him.

Genesis 12:1-4

And Yahweh said to Abram, "Go out from your land and from your relatives, and from the house of your father, to the land that I will show you. And I will make you a great nation, and I will bless you, and I will make your name great. And you will be a blessing. And I will bless those who bless you, and those who curse you I will curse. And all families of the earth will be blessed in you." read more.
And Abram went [out] as Yahweh had told him, and Lot went with him. Now Abram {was seventy-five years old} when he went out from Haran.

Nehemiah 9:8

You found his heart faithful before you and made a covenant with him to give the land of the Canaanite, the Hittite, the Amorite, the Perizzite, the Jebusite and the Girgashite--to give [it] to his seed. And you have kept your word because you are righteous.

Genesis 22:12

And he said, "Do not stretch out your hand against the boy; do not do anything to him. For now I know that you are {one who fears} God, since you have not withheld your son, your only child, from me."

Obedience » Instances of » The israelites

Psalm 99:7

He spoke to them in [the] pillar of cloud. They kept his testimonies and [the] statute he gave to them.

Exodus 32:25-29

And Moses saw the people, that they [were] running wild because Aaron had allowed them to run wild, for a laughingstock among {their enemies}. And Moses stood at the entrance of the camp, and he said, "Whoever [is] for Yahweh, to me." And all the sons of Levi were gathered to him. And he said to them, "Thus says Yahweh, the God of Israel, 'Put each his sword on his side. Go {back and forth} from gate to gate in the camp, and kill, each his brother and each his friend and each his close relative.'" read more.
And the sons of Levi did according to the word of Moses, and from the people on that day about three thousand persons fell. And Moses said, "{You are ordained} today for Yahweh, because each [has been] against his son and against his brother and so bringing on you today a blessing."

Exodus 12:28

And the {Israelites} went, and they did as Yahweh had commanded Moses and Aaron; so they did.

Deuteronomy 33:9

The [one] saying of his father and of his mother, 'I have not regarded them,' and his brothers he [did] not acknowledge, and his children [he did] not know, but [rather] they observed your word, and your covenant they kept.

Judges 2:7

And the people served Yahweh all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders who outlived Joshua, who saw all the great work Yahweh had done for Israel.

Obedience » Examples of » Christ's example of

John 14:31

But so that the world may know that I love the Father, and just as the Father has commanded me, thus I am doing. Get up, let us go from here!

Hebrews 5:8

Although he was a son, he learned obedience from what he suffered,

Hebrews 10:9

then he has said, "Behold, I have come to do your will." He takes away the first in order to establish the second,

Obedience » Jesus Christ being obedient

Philippians 2:5-8

Think this in yourselves which [was] also in Christ Jesus, who, existing in the form of God, did not consider being equal with God something to be grasped, but emptied himself [by] taking the form of a slave, [by] becoming in the likeness of people. And being found in appearance like a man, read more.
he humbled himself [by] becoming obedient to the point of death, that is, death on a cross.

Hebrews 10:9-14

then he has said, "Behold, I have come to do your will." He takes away the first in order to establish the second, by which will we are made holy through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all. And every priest stands every day serving and offering the same sacrifices many times, which are never able to take away sins. read more.
But this one, [after he] had offered one sacrifice for sins for all time, sat down at the right hand of God, from now on waiting until his enemies are made a footstool for his feet. For by one offering he has perfected for all time those who are made holy.

Romans 5:17-19

For if by the trespass of the one [man], death reigned through the one [man], much more will those who receive the abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one, Jesus Christ. Consequently therefore, as through one trespass [came] condemnation to all people, so also through one righteous deed [came] justification of life to all people. For just as through the disobedience of the one man, the many were made sinners, so also through the obedience of the one, the many will be made righteous.

Hebrews 5:5-8

Thus also Christ did not glorify himself to become high priest, but the one who said to him, "You are my Son, today I have begotten you," just as also in another [place] he says, "You [are] a priest {forever} according to the order of Melchizedek," who in the days of his flesh offered up both prayers and supplications, with loud crying and tears, to the one who was able to save him from death, and he was heard as a result of his reverence. read more.
Although he was a son, he learned obedience from what he suffered,

Obedience » Instances of » David

1 Kings 15:5

because David did right in the eyes of Yahweh and he didn't turn aside from all that he commanded him all the days of his life, except in the matter of Uriah the Hittite.

1 Samuel 18:14

And David was achieving success in all his ways and Yahweh [was] with him,

Acts 13:22

And [after] removing him, he raised up David for their king, about whom he also said, testifying, 'I have found David the [son] of Jesse [to be] a man in accordance with my heart, who will carry out all my will.'

2 Chronicles 29:2

And he did that which was right in the eyes of Yahweh, according to all that David his father had done.

1 Samuel 25:28

Please forgive the transgression of your female servant, because Yahweh will certainly make a lasting house for my lord, because my lord [is] fighting the battles of Yahweh, and evil will not be found in you {as long as you live}.

Obedience » To God, the duty of » Whole-hearted required

Deuteronomy 26:16

"This day Yahweh your God is commanding you to do these rules and regulations, {and you must observe them diligently} with all your heart and with all your soul.

Deuteronomy 32:46

then he said to them, "{Take to heart all the words} that I [am] admonishing [against] you {today} [concerning] which you should instruct them [with respect to] your children {so that they will observe diligently} all the words of this law,

Obedience » Examples of » hezekiah

2 Kings 18:6

He held on to Yahweh; he did not depart from following him, and he kept his commands that Yahweh had commanded Moses.

Ezra 7:23

All that is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be done with diligence for the house of the God of heaven, otherwise wrath will come on the kingdom of the king and his sons.

Obedience » Who will keep the commandments of the lord

John 14:9-15

Jesus said to him, "Am I with you so long a time and you have not known me, Philip? The one who has seen me has seen the Father! How can you say, 'Show us the Father?' Do you not believe that I [am] in the Father and the Father is in me? The words that I say to you I do not speak from myself, but the Father residing in me does his works. Believe me that I [am] in the Father and the Father [is] in me; but if not, believe because of the works themselves. read more.
Truly, truly I say to you, the one who believes in me, the works that I am doing he will do also, and he will do greater [works] than these because I am going to the Father. And {whatever} you ask in my name, I will do this, in order that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask me anything in my name, I will do [it]. "If you love me, you will keep my commandments.

Obedience » The obeying of the lord

Obedience » Instances of » hezekiah

2 Kings 18:6

He held on to Yahweh; he did not depart from following him, and he kept his commands that Yahweh had commanded Moses.

2 Chronicles 31:20-21

And Hezekiah did according to this throughout all Judah. And he did what [is] good and what [is] right and what [is] faithful before Yahweh his God. And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God or with respect to the law and the commandment to seek his God, he did with all his heart, and he prospered.

Isaiah 38:3

and he said, "O Yahweh, please remember how I have walked before your {presence} in faithfulness with a whole heart, and I have done the good in your eyes!" And Hezekiah wept [with] great weeping.

Obedience » Instances of » The rich young man

Matthew 19:20

The young man said to him, "All these I have observed. What do I still lack?"

Mark 10:19-20

You know the commandments: 'Do not murder, do not commit adultery, do not steal, do not give false testimony, do not defraud, honor your father and mother.'" And he said to him, "Teacher, all these I have observed from my youth."

Luke 18:21

And he said, "All these I have observed from my youth."

Obedience » To God, the duty of » Better than sacrifice

Jeremiah 7:23

But I only commanded them this word, {saying}, 'Obey my voice, and I will be to you God, and you will be to me people, and you must walk in all of the way that I command you, so that it goes well with you.'

Obedience » Examples of » Abraham

Genesis 12:4

And Abram went [out] as Yahweh had told him, and Lot went with him. Now Abram {was seventy-five years old} when he went out from Haran.

Genesis 22:2-3

And he said, "Take your son, your only child, Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains where I will tell you." And Abraham rose up early in the morning and saddled his donkey. And he took two of his servants with him, and Isaac his son. And he chopped wood for a burnt offering. And he got up and went to the place which God had told him.

Obedience » Examples of » Bezaleel

Exodus 36:1

And Bezalel and Oholiab and everyone [who is] skilled of heart in whom Yahweh has put wisdom and skill to know and to do all the work for the service of the sanctuary--[they] will do [it], according to all that Yahweh has commanded."

Numbers 9:23

On the {command of Yahweh} they encamped, and on the {command of Yahweh} they set out. They kept the requirement of Yahweh, on the {command of Yahweh} in the hand of Moses.

Obedience » Instances of » Paul

Acts 23:1

And looking intently at the Sanhedrin, Paul said, "Men [and] brothers, I have lived my life in all good conscience before God to this day."

Acts 26:4-5

"Now all the Jews know my manner of life from [my] youth, that had taken place from the beginning among my [own] people and in Jerusalem, having known me for a long time, if they are willing to testify, that in accordance with the strictest party of our religion I lived [as] a Pharisee.

Obedience » Instances of » Noah

Genesis 7:5

And Noah did according to all that Yahweh commanded him.

Genesis 6:22

And Noah did according to all that God commanded him; thus he did.

Obedience » Examples of » Paul

Romans 16:19

For [the report of] your obedience has reached to all; therefore I am rejoicing over you, and I want you to be wise toward what [is] good, but innocent toward what [is] evil.

Acts 26:19

"Therefore, O King Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision,

Obedience » Words of Christ concerning » Secures the blessing of divine fellowship

Obedience » To God, the duty of » Secures entrance into God's kingdom

Obedience » Instances of » Jehoshaphat

2 Chronicles 22:9

And he searched for Ahaziah and captured him. And he was hiding in Samaria. And they brought him to Jehu and put him to death. And they buried him, for they said, "He [is] the descendant of Jehoshaphat, who sought Yahweh with his whole heart." And the house of Ahab had no one to exercise power over the kingdom.

2 Chronicles 20:32

And he walked in the way of his father Asa and did not turn aside from it, to do what was right in the eyes of Yahweh.

2 Chronicles 17:3-6

And Yahweh was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the former ways of David his father and did not seek after the Baals, but he sought after the God of his ancestors and walked in his commandments and not according to the works of Israel. So Yahweh established the kingdom in his hand. And all Judah gave tribute to Jehoshaphat, and he had much wealth and honor. read more.
And his heart was courageous in the ways of Yahweh. Moreover, he removed the high places and the Asherahs from Judah.

Obedience » Instances of » Cyrus

2 Chronicles 36:22-23

And in the first year of Cyrus, the king of Persia, in order to fulfill the word of Yahweh by the mouth of Jeremiah, Yahweh stirred up the spirit of Cyrus, king of Persia, so that he {made a proclamation} throughout all his kingdom and also in writing, saying: "Thus says Cyrus, king of Persia: 'Yahweh the God of heaven has given to me all the kingdoms of the earth, and he has appointed me to build a house for him at Jerusalem, which [is] in Judah. Whoever [is] among you from all his people, may Yahweh his God go up with him.'"

Ezra 1:1-4

In the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, in order to accomplish the word of Yahweh by the mouth of Jeremiah, Yahweh stirred the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia and he sent a message to all of his kingdom and also [put the message] in writing: "Thus says Cyrus king of Persia: Yahweh, the God of the heavens, has given me all the kingdoms of the earth. And he himself has appointed me to build a house for him in Jerusalem, which is in Judah. Whoever among you [who is] from all of his people, may his God be with him and may he go up to Jerusalem, which is in Judah, and may he build the house of Yahweh, the God of Israel. He is the God who [is] in Jerusalem. read more.
And let every survivor, from wherever he {resides} be assisted by the men of that place with silver and gold, with possessions and domestic animals, and with the freewill offering for the house of God which is in Jerusalem."

Obedience » Instances of » Moses and aaron:

Exodus 40:21

And he brought the ark into the tabernacle, and he set up the curtain of the screening, and he shielded the ark of the testimony, as Yahweh had commanded Moses.

Exodus 7:6

And Moses and Aaron did [it]; as Yahweh commanded them, so they did.

Exodus 40:16

And Moses did according to all that Yahweh had commanded him; so he did.

Exodus 40:23

And he arranged on it an arrangement of bread before Yahweh, as Yahweh had commanded Moses.

Exodus 40:32

At their going into the tent of assembly and at their approaching the altar, they washed, as Yahweh had commanded Moses.

Obedience » Instances of » moses

Numbers 27:12-22

Yahweh said to Moses, "Go up to this mountain of Abarim, and see the land that I have given to the {Israelites}. When you see it, you will be gathered to your people, just as Aaron your brother was gathered, because you rebelled against my word in the desert of Zin when the community quarreled regarding my holiness at the waters." (These [are] the waters of Meribah-Kadesh [in] the desert of Zin.) read more.
Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying, "Let Yahweh, the God of the spirits of all flesh, appoint a man over the community who will go out before them and will come in before them, and who will lead them out and bring them in, so the community of Yahweh will not be like a flock that does not have a shepherd." Then Yahweh said to Moses, "Take Joshua son of Nun, a man in whom is [the] spirit, and place your hand on him. Have him stand before Eleazar the priest and before the entire community, and {commission him} {in their sight}. You will give to him from your authority so that the entire community of Israel will {obey him}. He will stand before Eleazar the priest, who will ask for him by the decision of the Urim before Yahweh. On {his command} they will go out, and at {his command} they will come in, [both] he and all of the {Israelites} with him, the entire community." Moses did just as Yahweh commanded him, and he took Joshua and set him before Eleazar the priest and before the entire community.

Hebrews 3:2-3

who was faithful to the one who appointed him, as Moses also [was] in his household. For this one is considered worthy of greater glory than Moses, inasmuch as the one who builds it has greater honor than the house.

Obedience » Examples of » Joseph and mary

Luke 2:39

And when they had completed everything according to the law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee, to their own town of Nazareth.

Acts 16:10

And when he had seen the vision, we wanted at once to go away to Macedonia, concluding that God had called us to proclaim the good news to them.

Obedience » Instances of » Josiah

2 Kings 22:2

He did right in the eyes of Yahweh, and he walked in all of the way of David his ancestor and did not turn aside to the right or to the left.

2 Kings 23:24-25

Moreover, the mediums and the spiritists, the household gods and the idols, and all of the abominations that were seen in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem, Josiah removed in order to establish the words of the law written on the scroll that Hilkiah the priest had found [in] the temple of Yahweh. There was not a king like him before him, who turned to Yahweh with all of his heart and with all of his soul and with all of his might according to the law of Moses, nor did one arise like him afterwards.

Obedience » Those that obey the king

Ecclesiastes 8:2-5

Keep [the] command of [the] king {because of your oath to God}. Do not be terrified of his presence! Go at once and do not delay when a matter [is] unpleasant, for he can do anything that he desires. Since the word of the king [is] supreme, no one can say to him, "What are you doing?" read more.
Whoever obeys [his] command will not suffer disaster. The wise mind knows the [proper] time and the right [procedure].

Obedience » Instances of » Joshua

Joshua 11:15

Just as Yahweh commanded Moses his servant, so Moses commanded Joshua, and Joshua did; he left nothing undone that Yahweh had commanded Moses.

Joshua 10:40

So Joshua struck all the land--the hill country, the Negev, the Shephelah, and the slopes--and all their kings; he left behind no survivor, and {all that breathed} he utterly destroyed as Yahweh the God of Israel commanded.

Obedience » Words of Christ concerning » Essential to membership in God's family

Obedience » Instances of » Joseph

Matthew 1:24

And Joseph, [when he] woke up from sleep, did as the angel of the Lord commanded him, and he took his wife

Matthew 2:14

So he got up [and] took the child and his mother during the night and went away to Egypt.

Obedience » Examples of » Noah

Genesis 6:22

And Noah did according to all that God commanded him; thus he did.

Obedience » Words of Christ concerning » The basal rock of character

Matthew 7:24

"Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.

Obedience » Instances of » Elisha

1 Kings 19:19-21

So he went from there and found Elisha son of Shaphat while he [was] plowing [with] twelve pairs of oxen before him. When he and the twelve passed Elijah, he threw his cloak on him. Then he left the oxen and ran after Elijah and said, "Please let me kiss my father and my mother, and then I will go after you." Then he said, "Go, return, for what I have done to you?" So he returned from after him, and he took a pair of oxen and slaughtered them, and with the yoke of the oxen he boiled the flesh and gave it to the people and they ate. Then he arose and went after Elijah and served him.

Obedience » Instances of » Jotham

2 Chronicles 36:22-23

And in the first year of Cyrus, the king of Persia, in order to fulfill the word of Yahweh by the mouth of Jeremiah, Yahweh stirred up the spirit of Cyrus, king of Persia, so that he {made a proclamation} throughout all his kingdom and also in writing, saying: "Thus says Cyrus, king of Persia: 'Yahweh the God of heaven has given to me all the kingdoms of the earth, and he has appointed me to build a house for him at Jerusalem, which [is] in Judah. Whoever [is] among you from all his people, may Yahweh his God go up with him.'"

Obedience » Examples of » Joshua

Joshua 11:15

Just as Yahweh commanded Moses his servant, so Moses commanded Joshua, and Joshua did; he left nothing undone that Yahweh had commanded Moses.

Obedience » Examples of » Christ

Hebrews 5:8

Although he was a son, he learned obedience from what he suffered,

Obedience » To God, the duty of » The price of success

Obedience » Instances of » Simon and andrew

Mark 1:16-18

And [as he] was passing by along the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew, Simon's brother, casting [a net] into the sea (for they were fishermen). And Jesus said to them, "{Follow} me and I will make you become fishers of people." And immediately they left their nets [and] followed him.

Obedience » Instances of » John and james

Mark 1:19-20

And going on a little [farther], he saw James the [son] of Zebedee and his brother John, and they [were] in the boat mending the nets. And immediately he called them, and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired men [and] went away after him.

Obedience » Instances of » Reubenites

Joshua 22:2-3

and he said to them, "You have observed all that Moses Yahweh's servant commanded you, and you have listened to my voice in all that I have commanded you; you have not forsaken your kinsmen these many days, up to this day, and you have observed the obligation of the command of Yahweh your God.

Obedience » Instances of » Ninevites

Jonah 3:5-10

And the people of Nineveh believed in God, and they proclaimed a fast and put on sackcloth--from the greatest of them {to the least important}. And the news reached the king of Nineveh, and he rose from his throne and removed his royal robe, put on sackcloth, and sat in the ashes. And he had a proclamation made, and said, "In Nineveh, by a decree of the king and his nobles: "No human being or animal, no herd or flock, shall taste anything! They must not eat, and they must not drink water! read more.
And [the] human beings and [the] animals must be covered [with] sackcloth! And they must call forcefully to God, and each must turn from his evil way and from the violence that is in his hands. Who knows? God may relent and change his mind and turn {from his blazing anger} {so that} we will not perish." And God saw their deeds--that they turned from their evil ways--and God changed his mind about the evil that he had said [he would] bring upon them, and he did not do [it].

Obedience » Instances of » Uzziah

2 Chronicles 26:4-5

And he did what [was] right in the eyes of Yahweh, according to all that Amaziah his father had done. And he began to seek God in the days of Zechariah who was teaching in visions of God. And {whenever} he sought Yahweh God made him have success.

Obedience » Instances of » gideon

Judges 6:25-28

Now on that same night Yahweh said to him, "Take the bull of the cattle that belongs to your father, and a second bull seven years old, and pull down the altar of Baal that belongs to your father, and cut down the Asherah that is beside it; and build an altar to Yahweh your God on the top of this stronghold in the proper arrangement, and take a second bull and offer [it as] a burnt offering with the wood of the Asherah that you will cut down. Gideon took ten men from his servants, and he did just as Yahweh told him; and because he was too afraid of his {father's family} and the men of the city to do [it during] the day, he did [it during] night. read more.
When the men of the city got up early in the morning, look, the altar of Baal and the Asherah that [was] beside it [were] cut down, and the second bull was offered on the altar that had been built.

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Obedience » To God, the duty of » The imperative duty of life

Obedience » Instances of » Jehoiada

2 Chronicles 24:16

And they buried him in the city of David with the kings, for he did good in Israel and with respect to God and his house.

Obedience » Instances of » Levites

2 Chronicles 29:34

But the priests were too few, and they were not able to offer all the burnt offerings, so their brothers, the Levites, strengthened them to finish the work, and until the [rest of] the priests consecrated themselves. (For the Levites [were] {more conscientious} to sanctify themselves than the priests.)

Obedience » Instances of » jacob

Genesis 35:1

And God said to Jacob, "Arise, go up to Bethel and dwell there, and make an altar to the God who appeared to you when you fled from before Esau your brother."

Genesis 35:7

And he built an altar there and called the place El-Bethel, for there God had appeared to him when he fled before his brother.

Obedience » Instances of » Under the preaching of haggai

Haggai 1:12

Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, Joshua son of Jehozadak, the high priest, and all the remnant of the people gave heed to the voice of Yahweh their God and to the words of Haggai the prophet, as Yahweh their God had sent him, {and the people feared Yahweh}.

Obedience » Instances of » Bethuel and laban

Genesis 24:50

Then Laban and Bethuel answered, and they said, "The matter has gone out from Yahweh; we are not able to speak bad or good to you.

Obedience » Instances of » The disciples

John 17:6

"I have revealed your name to the men whom you gave me out of the world. They were yours, and you have given them to me, and they have kept your word.

Obedience » Instances of » Nathanael

John 1:47

Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him and said about him, "Look! {A true Israelite} in whom is no deceit!"

Obedience » Instances of » -ezra

Ezra 7:10

For Ezra had set his heart to seek the law of Yahweh, to do [it], and to teach the regulations and judgments in Israel.

Obedience » Instances of » Asa

2 Chronicles 14:2

Asa did that which [was] good and right in the eyes of Yahweh his God.

Obedience » Instances of » John the baptist

Matthew 3:15

But Jesus answered [and] said to him, "Permit [it] now, for in this way it is right for us to fulfill all righteousness." Then he permitted him.

Obedience » Instances of » Cornelius

Obedience » Instances of » Daniel

Daniel 6:10

Now {when} Daniel realized that the document was signed, he went to his house ({now he had windows in his upper room that were open} toward Jerusalem), and three times {daily} he knelt on his knees and prayed and [gave] praise before his God, {just as} he had been doing {previously}.

Obedience » Instances of » Simeon

Luke 2:25

And behold, there was a man in Jerusalem {whose name was} Simeon, and this man [was] righteous and devout, looking forward to the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was upon him.

Obedience » Instances of » Caleb

Deuteronomy 1:36

except Caleb, the son of Jephunneh; he himself shall see it, and to him I will give the land upon which he has trodden and to his sons because {he followed Yahweh unreservedly}.'

Obedience » Instances of » Jonah

Jonah 3:3

So Jonah got up and went to Nineveh according to the word of Yahweh. Now Nineveh was {an extraordinarily great city}--a journey of three days [across].

Obedience » Instances of » Mary

Luke 1:38

So Mary said, "Behold, the Lord's female slave! May it happen to me according to your word." And the angel departed from her.

Obedience » Instances of » Levi

Obedience » Instances of » Job

Job 1:8

So Yahweh said to Satan, "Have you {considered} my servant Job? Indeed, there is no one like him on the earth--a blameless man and upright and God-fearing and turning away from evil."

Obedience » Instances of » Zacharias

Luke 1:6

And they were both righteous in the sight of God, living blamelessly in all the commandments and regulations of the Lord.

Obedience » Instances of » Matthew

Obedience » Instances of » Hanani

Nehemiah 7:2

I gave command over Jerusalem to my brother Hanani and Hananiah the commander of the citadel. For he was a faithful man and feared God more than many.

Obedience » Instances of » Shadrach, meshach, and abed-nego

Perfection » Some essential elements of » Obedience

Prayer » Conditions for successful » Obedience

Servant's duty » Obedience

Topics on Obedience

Blessings Of Obedience

3;26;3-10

" 'If you walk in my statutes and you keep my commands and you do them,

Jesus Christ, Obedience Of

40;26;39

And going forward a little he fell down on his face, praying and saying, "My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me. Nevertheless, not as I will, but as you [will]."

Obedience To God

2;19;5

And now if you will carefully listen to my voice and keep my covenant, you will be a treasured possession for me out of all the peoples, {for all the earth is mine},

Obedience, To Human Authorities

45;13;1-7

Let every person be subject to the governing authorities, for [there] is no authority except by God, and those that exist are put in place by God.

Reverence, And Obedience

32;1;16

So the men feared Yahweh {greatly}, and they offered a sacrifice to Yahweh and {made} vows.

Righteous By Obedience

5;6;25

And it shall be righteousness for us if we diligently observe [and] do all [of] this commandment {before} Yahweh our God, as he has commanded us.'