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35 Bible Verses about Obeying People

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Ecclesiastes 8:2

I counsel thee to keep the king's commandment and the word of the covenant that thou hast made with God.

Matthew 8:9

For I also am a man under authority, having soldiers under me; and I say to this man, 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 also am a man set under authority, having soldiers under me, and I say unto 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 the things that were commanded him? I think not.

Matthew 21:29

He answered and said, I will not, but afterward he repented and went.

Matthew 21:31

Which of the two did the will of his father? They say unto him, The first. Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That the publicans and the harlots go ahead of you into the kingdom of God.

Luke 15:29

And he, answering, said to his father, Behold, these many years I have served thee, neither at any time have I transgressed thy commandment; and yet thou never gavest me a kid that I might make merry with my friends.

Genesis 16:2

And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, the LORD has restrained me from bearing; I pray thee, go in unto my maid; it may be that I may obtain children by her. And Abram hearkened to the voice of Sarai.

Genesis 50:12

And his sons did unto him according as he commanded them;

Exodus 18:24

So Moses hearkened to the voice of his father-in-law and did all that he had said.

Joshua 22:2

and said unto them, Ye have kept all that Moses the slave of the LORD commanded you and have obeyed my voice in all that I commanded you.

Joshua 1:17

According as we hearkened unto Moses in all things, so will we hearken unto thee; only let the LORD thy God be with thee, as he was with Moses.

Joshua 1:16

Then they answered Joshua, saying, All that thou hast commanded us we will do, and wherever thou dost send us, we will go.

Ruth 3:5

And she said unto her, All that thou dost command me I will do.

Ruth 3:6

And she went down to the threshing floor and did according to all that her mother-in-law had commanded her.

Esther 2:20

Esther had not yet declared her birth nor her people; as Mordecai had charged her; for Esther did the commandment of Mordecai as when she was being brought up with him.

Esther 4:17

So Mordecai went and did according to all that Esther had commanded him.

Esther 9:23

And the Jews accepting this began to do as Mordecai had written unto them.

Jeremiah 35:14

The word of Jonadab the son of Rechab, that he commanded his sons not to drink wine, was not moved; for unto this day they drink none, but obey their father's commandment: notwithstanding I have spoken unto you, rising early and speaking; but ye did not hearken unto me.

Jeremiah 35:16

Certainly the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have not moved the commandment of their father, which he commanded them; but this people has not hearkened unto me:

Jeremiah 35:18

And Jeremiah said unto the house of the Rechabites, Thus hath the LORD of the hosts, God of Israel said; Because ye listened to the commandment of Jonadab your father and kept all his commandments and have done according unto all that he has commanded you:

Jeremiah 35:8

Thus have we obeyed the voice of Jonadab our father, the son of Rechab, in all that he has charged us, to drink no wine all our days, we, our wives, our sons, nor our daughters;

Jeremiah 35:10

But we have dwelt in tents and have obeyed and done according to all that Jonadab our father commanded us.

2 Samuel 22:45

The strangers trembled before my command; as soon as they heard, they obeyed me.

Psalm 18:44

As soon as they heard of me, they obeyed me: the sons of strangers submitted themselves unto me even against their will.

Matthew 23:3

therefore, whatever they bid you to observe, observe it and do it, but do not act according to their works, for they say and do not do it.

2 Corinthians 7:15

And his inward affection is more abundant toward you while he remembers the obedience of you all, how with fear and trembling ye received him.

Matthew 28:15

So they took the money and did as they were taught, and this saying is commonly reported among the Jews until this day.

Luke 17:6

And the Lord said, If ye had faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye might say unto this sycamore tree, Pluck thyself up by the root, and plant thyself in the sea, and it would obey you.

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