I say, Keep the king's commandment, and that on account of the oath of God.
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is just.
Children, obey your parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing in the Lord.
Bondmen, obey masters according to flesh, with fear and trembling, in simplicity of your heart as to the Christ;
Bondmen, obey in all things your masters according to flesh; not with eye-services, as men-pleasers, but in simplicity of heart, fearing the Lord.
For I also am a man under authority, having under me soldiers, and I say to this one, Go, and he goes; and to another, Come, and he comes; and to my bondman, Do this, and he does it.
For I also am a man placed under authority, having under myself soldiers, and I say to this one, Go, and he goes; and to another, Come, and he comes; and to my bondman, Do this, and he does it.
Is he thankful to the bondman because he has done what was ordered? I judge not.
And he answering said, I will not; but afterwards repenting himself he went.
Which of the two did the will of the father? They say to him, The first. Jesus says to them, Verily I say unto you that the tax-gatherers and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.
But he answering said to his father, Behold, so many years I serve thee, and never have I transgressed a commandment of thine; and to me hast thou never given a kid that I might make merry with my friends:
And Sarai said to Abram, Behold now, Jehovah has shut me up, that I do not bear. Go in, I pray thee, to my maidservant: it may be that I shall be built up by her. And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai.
And his sons did to him according as he had commanded them;
And Moses hearkened to the voice of his father-in-law, and did all that he had said.
and said unto them, Ye have kept all that Moses the servant of Jehovah commanded you, and have hearkened to my voice in all that I commanded you.
According as we hearkened to Moses in all things, so will we hearken to thee; only may Jehovah thy God be with thee as he was with Moses.
And they answered Joshua, saying, All that thou hast commanded us will we do, and whither thou shalt send us will we go.
And she said to her, All that thou sayest will I do.
And she went down to the floor, and did according to all that her mother-in-law had bidden her.
(Esther, as Mordecai had charged her, had not yet made known her birth nor her people; for Esther did what Mordecai told her, like as when she was brought up with him.)
And Mordecai went his way, and did according to all that Esther had commanded him.
And the Jews undertook to do as they had begun, and as Mordecai had written to them.
The words of Jonadab the son of Rechab, that he commanded his sons not to drink wine, are performed; and to this day they have drunk none, for they have obeyed their father's commandment. But I have spoken unto you, rising early and speaking, and ye have not hearkened unto me.
Yea, the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have performed the commandment of their father which he commanded them, but this people hath not hearkened unto me;
And Jeremiah said unto the house of the Rechabites, Thus saith Jehovah of hosts, the God of Israel: Because ye have obeyed the commandment of Jonadab your father, and kept all his injunctions, and have done according unto all that he hath commanded you;
And we have hearkened unto the voice of Jonadab the son of Rechab our father in all that he commanded us, to drink no wine all our days, we, our wives, our sons, and our daughters,
but we have dwelt in tents, and have obeyed and done according to all that Jonadab our father commanded us.
2 Samuel 22:45
Strangers come cringing unto me: At the hearing of the ear, they obey me.
At the hearing of the ear, they obey me: strangers come cringing unto me.
all things therefore, whatever they may tell you, do and keep. But do not after their works, for they say and do not,
And he went down with them and came to Nazareth, and he was in subjection to them. And his mother kept all these things in her heart.
2 Corinthians 7:15
and his affections are more abundantly towards you, calling to mind the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling ye received him.
And they took the money and did as they had been taught. And this report is current among the Jews until this day.
But the Lord said, If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye had said to this sycamine tree, Be thou rooted up, and be thou planted in the sea, and it would have obeyed you.
1 Peter 3:6
as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord; whose children ye have become, doing good, and not fearing with any kind of consternation.