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Theasaurus: Responsibility

55 Bible Verses about Responsibility

Most Relevant Verses

Ezra 10:4

So get up it's your responsibility! We're with you. Be strong, and get to work."

1 Corinthians 5:12

After all, is it my business to judge outsiders? You are to judge those who are in the community, aren't you?

Leviticus 5:1

"If someone sins because he has failed to testify after receiving notice to testify as a witness regarding what he has observed or learned, he is to be held responsible."

Colossians 1:25

I became its servant as God commissioned me to work for you, so that I may complete my ministry of the word of God.

Proverbs 22:26

Don't be one of those who make promises to guarantee loans for debts.

Ezekiel 3:18

"So when I say to a wicked person, "You're about to die,' if you don't warn or instruct that wicked person that his behavior is wicked so he can live, that wicked person will die in his sin, but I'll hold you responsible for his death.

Ezekiel 3:19

If you warn the wicked person, and he doesn't repent of his wickedness or of his wicked behavior, he'll die in his sin, but you will have saved your own life.

Ezekiel 33:6

If that sentinel notices that violence is approaching, but does not sound an alarm, then because the nation does not take warning and the sword arrives and destroys their lives because of their guilt, I'll seek retribution for their shed blood from the one who was acting as sentinel.'"

Ezekiel 3:20

"When a righteous man abandons his righteousness to practice unrighteousness, I'll set a stumbling block before him. He'll die. If you don't warn him, he'll die in his sin and the righteous deeds that he had practiced won't be remembered, but you'll be held responsible for his death.

Ezekiel 18:20

The soul who sins dies. The son won't bear the punishment of his father's sin and the father won't bear the punishment of his son's sin. The righteous deeds of that righteous person will be attributed to him, while the wicked deeds of the wicked person will be charged against him.

Numbers 18:5

Take care of the sanctuary and the services of the altar so that there won't be any more wrath on the Israelis.

Luke 12:48

But the servant who did things that deserved a beating without knowing it will receive a light beating. Much will be required from everyone to whom much has been given. But even more will be demanded from the one to whom much has been entrusted."

Joshua 2:19

Everyone who leaves through the doors of your house into the street will be responsible for his own death, but we'll be responsible for anyone who remains with you in the house if even so much as a hand is laid on him.

Numbers 11:16

Then the LORD told Moses, "Gather together for me 70 men who are elders of Israel, men whom you know to be elders of the people and officers over them. Then bring them to the Tent of Meeting and let them stand there with you.

Deuteronomy 1:9

"I also told you at that time that I won't be able to sustain you on my own.

Nehemiah 10:35

We also cast lots to determine when to bring the first fruits of our land and the annual first fruits of all fruit of every tree to the Temple of the LORD,

Deuteronomy 18:19

But if someone will not listen to those words that the prophet speaks in my name, I will hold him accountable.

Numbers 8:25

but starting at 50 years of age, he is to retire from service and is no longer to work.

Ezra 1:2

AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM CYRUS, KING OF PERSIA

1 Chronicles 23:32

By doing this, they will fulfill their obligation as trustees over the Tent of Assembly and the Sanctuary, attending to the needs of their relatives, who are descendants of Aaron, in keeping with their service on behalf of the Temple of the LORD."

1 Corinthians 9:17

For if I preach voluntarily, I get a reward, but if I am unwilling to do it, I am still entrusted with that obligation.

Deuteronomy 24:16

"Fathers must not be put to death on account of their children's sin; nor shall children die on account of their fathers' sin. Each person is to be put to death for his own sin.

2 Corinthians 5:11

Therefore, since we know what it means to fear the Lord, we try to persuade people. We ourselves are perfectly known to God. I hope we are also really known to your consciences.

Psalm 78:6

in order that the next generation children yet to be born will know them and in turn teach them to their children.

Luke 11:50

so those living today will be charged with the blood of all the prophets that was shed since the foundation of the world,

Nehemiah 7:2

I appointed my brother Hanani and fortress commander Hananiah to be over Jerusalem, since he was a faithful person who revered God more than many others did.

From Thematic Bible


Responsibility » Personal

Romans 14:4

Who are you to criticize someone else's servant? He stands or falls before his own Lord and stand he will, because the Lord makes him stand.

Matthew 12:37

because by your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned."

Ezekiel 18:20

The soul who sins dies. The son won't bear the punishment of his father's sin and the father won't bear the punishment of his son's sin. The righteous deeds of that righteous person will be attributed to him, while the wicked deeds of the wicked person will be charged against him.

Deuteronomy 24:16

"Fathers must not be put to death on account of their children's sin; nor shall children die on account of their fathers' sin. Each person is to be put to death for his own sin.

1 Corinthians 3:8

The one who plants and the one who waters have the same goal, and each will receive a reward for his own action.

Responsibility » Attempts to shirk

Matthew 27:24

Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere, but that a riot was about to break out instead. So he took some water and washed his hands in front of the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this man's blood. Attend to that yourselves."

Genesis 27:36

Then he said, "Isn't his name rightly called Jacob?" Esau asked. "He has circumvented me this second time. First, he took away my birthright, and now, look how he also stole my blessing." Then he added, "Haven't you reserved a blessing for me?"

Genesis 3:13

Then the LORD God asked the woman, "What did you do?" "The Shining One misled me," the woman answered, "so I ate."

1 Samuel 15:21

The people took some of the spoil sheep, cattle, and the best of what was to be completely destroyed to sacrifice to the LORD your God at Gilgal."

Genesis 16:5

Then Sarai told Abram, "My suffering is your fault! I gave you my servant so you could have sex with her, and when she discovered that she was pregnant, she looked on me with contempt. May the LORD judge between you and me!"

More verses: Exodus 32:22

Responsibility » According to privileges » Of ministers, etc

Ezekiel 33:6

If that sentinel notices that violence is approaching, but does not sound an alarm, then because the nation does not take warning and the sword arrives and destroys their lives because of their guilt, I'll seek retribution for their shed blood from the one who was acting as sentinel.'"

Ezekiel 3:1-17

Then he told me, "Son of Man, eat! Eat what you see this scroll and then go talk to the house of Israel." So I opened my mouth and he fed me the scroll. Then he told me, "Son of Man, fill your stomach and digest this scroll that I'm giving you." So I ate it, and it was like sweet honey in my mouth. read more.
Then he told me, "Son of Man, go to the house of Israel and tell them what I have to say to them, because you're not going to a people whose speech you cannot understand or whose language is difficult to speak. Instead, you're going to the house of Israel. This isn't a large group of people whose speech is unintelligible to you or whose language is difficult for you to comprehend. Frankly, if I had sent you to that kind of people, they would certainly have listened to you! But the house of Israel won't listen to you, since they weren't willing to listen to me. That's because the entire house of Israel is hard-headed and hard-hearted. So pay attention! I'm going to make you just as obstinate and unyielding as they are. I'm making you harder than flint like diamond! So you are not to fear them or be intimidated by how they look at you, since they're a rebellious group." Next, he told me, "Son of Man, take to heart every word that I'm telling you. Listen carefully, then go immediately to the exiles; that is, to your people's descendants, and tell them, "This is what the Lord GOD says"' whether they listen or not." Then the Spirit lifted me up and I heard a great earthquake behind me and the glory of the LORD arose from his place, accompanied by the sound of the wings of the living creatures gently touching each other and with the sound of the wheels emanating from the front, accompanied by a great earthquake. Then the Spirit lifted me up and carried me away. I went bitterly with an angry attitude as the hand of the LORD rested on me. I came to the exiles at Tel-abib by the Chebar River and sat down among them for seven days, appalled. At the end of the seven days, this message from the LORD came to me: "Son of Man," he said, "I've appointed you to be a watchman over the house of Israel. Therefore when you hear a message that comes from me, you are to warn them for me.

2 Corinthians 2:16

To some people we are a deadly fragrance, while to others we are a living fragrance. Who is qualified for this?

Responsibility » Attempts to shift » Esau

Genesis 25:29-34

One day, while Jacob was cooking some stew, Esau happened to come in from being outdoors, and he was feeling famished. Esau told Jacob, "Let me gobble down some of this red stuff, since I'm starving." (That's how Esau got his nickname "Edom".) But Jacob responded, "Sell me your birthright. Do it now." read more.
"Look! I'm about to die," Esau replied. "What good is this birthright to me?" But Jacob insisted, "Swear it by an oath right now." So he swore an oath to him and sold his birthright to Jacob. Then Jacob gave Esau some of his food, along with some boiled stew. So Esau ate, drank, got up, and left, after having belittled his own birthright.

Genesis 27:36

Then he said, "Isn't his name rightly called Jacob?" Esau asked. "He has circumvented me this second time. First, he took away my birthright, and now, look how he also stole my blessing." Then he added, "Haven't you reserved a blessing for me?"

Responsibility » Attempts to shift » Sarah

Genesis 16:2

So Sarai told Abram, "You are well aware that the LORD has prevented me from giving birth to a child. Go have sex with my servant, so that I may possibly bear a son through her."

Genesis 16:5

Then Sarai told Abram, "My suffering is your fault! I gave you my servant so you could have sex with her, and when she discovered that she was pregnant, she looked on me with contempt. May the LORD judge between you and me!"

Responsibility » Attempts to shift » saul

1 Samuel 15:20-21

Saul told Samuel, "I did obey the LORD. I went on the mission on which the LORD sent me, I brought Agag king of Amalek, and I completely destroyed the Amalekites. The people took some of the spoil sheep, cattle, and the best of what was to be completely destroyed to sacrifice to the LORD your God at Gilgal."

Responsibility » Attempts to shift » Aaron

Exodus 32:22-24

Aaron said, "Sir, don't be angry. You know the people that they're intent on evil. They told me, "Make a god for us who will go before us because, as for this fellow Moses who brought us out of the land of Egypt, we don't know what has become of him.' So I told them, "Whoever has gold ornaments, tear them off.' When they gave it to me, I threw it into the fire, and out came this calf."

Responsibility » Attempts to shift » Adam

Genesis 3:12-13

The man answered, "The woman whom you provided for me gave me fruit from the tree, and I ate some of it." Then the LORD God asked the woman, "What did you do?" "The Shining One misled me," the woman answered, "so I ate."

Responsibility » Attempts to shift » Pontius pilate

Matthew 27:24

Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere, but that a riot was about to break out instead. So he took some water and washed his hands in front of the crowd, saying, "I am innocent of this man's blood. Attend to that yourselves."

Responsibility » Assumed by the jewish leaders for the death of jesus

Responsibility » Attempts to shift » Eve

Genesis 3:13

Then the LORD God asked the woman, "What did you do?" "The Shining One misled me," the woman answered, "so I ate."

Topics on Responsibility

Humanities Responsibility To Creation

1;1;28

God blessed the humans by saying to them, "Be fruitful, multiply, fill the earth, and subdue it! Be masters over the fish in the ocean, the birds that fly, and every living thing that crawls on the earth!"

Land, As A Divine Responsibility

5;26;5-9

Then you are to affirm and declare in the presence of the LORD your God:

Personal Responsibility

48;6;5

For everyone must carry his own load.

Responsibility For Blood Shed

40;23;35

As a result, you will be held accountable for all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of the righteous Abel to the blood of Berechiah's son Zechariah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar.

Responsibility, Examples Of

1;6;13-14

So God announced to Noah, "I've decided to destroy every living thing on earth, because it has become filled with violence due to them. Look! I'm about to annihilate them, along with the earth.

Responsibility, For God's World

45;13;3-4

For the authorities are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. Would you like to live without being afraid of the authorities? Then do what is right, and you will receive their approval.

Responsibility, Of Natural World

2;19;5

And now if you carefully obey me and keep my covenant, you are to be my special possession out of all the nations, because the whole earth belongs to me,

Responsibility, To God

5;24;16

"Fathers must not be put to death on account of their children's sin; nor shall children die on account of their fathers' sin. Each person is to be put to death for his own sin.

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