35 Bible Verses about Obeying People
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The children! obey your parents in the Lord, for this is righteous;
the children! obey the parents in all things, for this is well-pleasing to the Lord;
The servants! obey the masters according to the flesh with fear and trembling, in the simplicity of your heart, as to the Christ;
The servants! obey in all things those who are masters according to the flesh, not in eye-service as men-pleasers, but in simplicity of heart, fearing God;
for I also am a man under authority, having under myself soldiers, and I say to this one, Go, and he goeth, and to another, Be coming, and he cometh, and to my servant, Do this, and he doth it.'
for I also am a man placed under authority, having under myself soldiers, and I say to this one, Go, and he goeth; and to another, Be coming, and he cometh; and to my servant, Do this, and he doth it.'
which of the two did the will of the father?' They say to him, 'The first.' Jesus saith to them, 'Verily I say to you, that the tax-gatherers and the harlots do go before you into the reign of God,
and Sarai saith unto Abram, 'Lo, I pray thee, Jehovah hath restrained me from bearing, go in, I pray thee, unto my handmaid; perhaps I am built up from her;' and Abram hearkeneth to the voice of Sarai.
And his sons do to him so as he commanded them,
And she saith unto her, 'All that thou sayest -- I do.'
And she goeth down to the threshing-floor, and doth according to all that her mother-in-law commanded her
And Mordecai passeth on, and doth according to all that Esther hath charged upon him.
And the Jews have received that which they had begun to do, and that which Mordecai hath written unto them,
Performed have been the words of Jonadab son of Rechab, when he commanded his sons not to drink wine, and they have not drunk unto this day, for they have obeyed the command of their father; and I -- I have spoken unto you, rising early and speaking, and ye have not hearkened unto Me.
And to the house of the Rechabites said Jeremiah: 'Thus said Jehovah of Hosts, God of Israel, Because that ye have hearkened unto the command of Jonadab your father, and ye observe all his commands, and do according to all that he commanded you;
and we dwell in tents, and we hearken, and we do according to all that Jonadab our father commanded us;
and he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and he was subject to them, and his mother was keeping all these sayings in her heart,
and the Lord said, 'If ye had faith as a grain of mustard, ye would have said to this sycamine, Be uprooted, and be planted in the sea, and it would have obeyed you.
as Sarah was obedient to Abraham, calling him 'sir,' of whom ye did become daughters, doing good, and not fearing any terror.