35 Bible Verses about

Obeying People

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Ecclesiastes 8:2

Keep the king's command. Concerning an oath by God,

Matthew 8:9

For I too am a man under authority, having soldiers under my command. I say to this one, 'Go!' and he goes; and to another, 'Come!' and he comes; and to my slave, 'Do this!' and he does it."

Luke 7:8

For I too am a man placed under authority, having soldiers under my command. I say to this one, 'Go!' and he goes; and to another, 'Come!' and he comes; and to my slave, 'Do this!' and he does it."

Luke 17:9

Does he thank that slave because he did what was commanded?

Matthew 21:29

"He answered, 'I don't want to!' Yet later he changed his mind and went.

Matthew 21:31

"Which of the two did his father's will?" "The first," they said. Jesus said to them, "I assure you: Tax collectors and prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God before you!

Luke 15:29

But he replied to his father, 'Look, I have been slaving many years for you, and I have never disobeyed your orders, yet you never gave me a young goat so I could celebrate with my friends.

Genesis 16:2

Sarai said to Abram, "Since the Lord has prevented me from bearing children, go to my slave; perhaps I can have children by her." And Abram agreed to what Sarai said.

Genesis 50:12

So Jacob's sons did for him what he had commanded them.

Exodus 18:24

Moses listened to his father-in-law and did everything he said.

Joshua 22:2

and told them, "You have done everything Moses the Lord's servant commanded you and have obeyed me in everything I commanded you.

Joshua 1:17

We will obey you, just as we obeyed Moses in everything. And may the Lord your God be with you, as He was with Moses.

Joshua 1:16

They answered Joshua, "Everything you have commanded us we will do, and everywhere you send us we will go.

Ruth 3:5

So [Ruth] said to her, "I will do everything you say."

Ruth 3:6

She went down [to] the threshing floor and did everything her mother-in-law had instructed her.

Esther 2:20

Esther still had not revealed her birthplace or her ethnic background, as Mordecai had directed. She obeyed Mordecai's orders, as she always had while he raised her.

Esther 4:17

So Mordecai went and did everything Esther had ordered him.

Esther 9:23

So the Jews agreed to continue the practice they had begun, as Mordecai had written them to do.

Jeremiah 35:14

"The words of Jonadab, son of Rechab, have been carried out. He commanded his sons not to drink wine, and they have not drunk to this very day because they have obeyed their ancestor's command. But I have spoken to you time and time again, and you have not obeyed Me!

Jeremiah 35:16

Yes, the sons of Jonadab son of Rechab carried out their ancestor's command he gave them, but these people have not obeyed Me.

Jeremiah 35:18

Jeremiah said to the house of the Rechabites: "This is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: 'Because you have obeyed the command of your ancestor Jonadab and have kept all his commands and have done all that he commanded you,

Jeremiah 35:8

We have obeyed the voice of Jonadab, son of our ancestor Rechab, in all he commanded us. So we haven't drunk wine our whole life-we, our wives, our sons, and our daughters.

Jeremiah 35:10

But we have lived in tents and have obeyed and done as our ancestor Jonadab commanded us.

2 Samuel 22:45

Foreigners submit to me grudgingly; as soon as they hear, they obey me.

Psalm 18:44

Foreigners submit to me grudgingly; as soon as they hear, they obey me.

Matthew 23:3

Therefore do whatever they tell you and observe [it]. But don't do what they do, because they don't practice what they teach.

2 Corinthians 7:15

And his affection toward you is even greater as he remembers the obedience of all of you, and how you received him with fear and trembling.

Matthew 28:15

So they took the money and did as they were instructed. And this story has been spread among Jewish people to this day.

Luke 17:6

"If you have faith the size of a mustard seed," the Lord said, "you can say to this mulberry tree, 'Be uprooted and planted in the sea,' and it will obey you.

1 Peter 3:6

just as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord. You have become her children when you do good and aren't frightened by anything alarming.

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