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Theasaurus: Submission

56 Bible Verses about Submission

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Psalm 2:9-11

Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter's vessel. Understand now therefore, O ye kings: receive chastening, ye judges of the earth. Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling.

Matthew 6:9-10

Ye, therefore, are to pray like this: Our Father who art in the heavens, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.

John 5:19

Then Jesus answered and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself but what he sees the Father do; for all that he does, this also the Son does together with him.

John 12:49-50

For I have not spoken of myself; but the Father who sent me, he gave me a commandment, what I should say and what I should speak. And I know that his commandment is eternal life; whatsoever I speak therefore, even as the Father said unto me, so I speak.

1 Corinthians 15:27-28

For he has put all things under his feet. But when he says all things are put under him, it is clear that he is excepted, who did put all things under him. And when all things shall be subdued unto him, then shall the Son also subject himself unto him that put all things under him, that God may be all in all.

Hebrews 5:7-8

Who in the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death, was heard because of his reverent fear; although he was the Son of God, yet he learned obedience by the things which he suffered;

Hebrews 10:5-7

Therefore when he came into the world, he said, Sacrifice and offering thou dost not desire, but a body hast thou prepared me; in burnt offerings and sacrifices for sin thou hast had no pleasure. Then said I, Behold, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me) to do thy will, O God.

Philippians 2:5-7

Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus, who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God, but emptied himself, taking the form of a slave, made in the likeness of men,

Ephesians 5:24

Therefore, as the congregation is subject unto the Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in everything.

Ephesians 1:22-23

And has put all things under his feet and gave him to be the head over all things to the congregation , which is his body, and he is the fullness of her: who fills all things in everyone.

Joshua 1:7-8

Only be thou strong and very courageous that thou mayest keep and do according to all the law, which Moses my slave commanded thee; turn not from it to the right hand or to the left that thou may be prospered in all the things that thou doest. This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth, but thou shalt meditate therein day and night that thou may keep and do according to all that is written therein; for then thou shalt make thy way to prosper, and then thou shalt understand everything.

James 1:22-25

But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. For if anyone hears the word and does not put it into practice, this same is like unto the man beholding his natural face in a mirror: For he considered himself and went his way and in one hour forgot what he was like.read more.
But whosoever has looked attentively into the perfect law of liberty and has persevered in it, not being a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, the same shall be blessed in their deed.

Revelation 22:18-19

For I testify unto everyone that hears the words of the prophecy of this book, If anyone shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book; and if anyone shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life and out of the holy city and from the things which are written in this book.

1 Corinthians 16:15-16

I beseech you, brethren (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia and that they have dedicated themselves to the ministry of the saints), that ye submit yourselves unto such and to each one that helps and labours.

1 Thessalonians 5:12-13

And we beseech you, brethren, to recognize those who labour among you and preside over you in the Lord and admonish you and that you express greater charity unto them for their work's sake. And be at peace among yourselves.

Romans 13:2-7

Whosoever therefore resists the power, resists the ordinance of God, and those that resist shall receive condemnation to themselves. For the magistrates are not a terror unto those who do good, but to the doer of evil. Is thy desire therefore to not fear the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same; for he is a minister of God for thy good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he does not bear the sword in vain, for he is a minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that does evil.read more.
Therefore it is necessary that ye be subject, not only for punishment, but also for conscience sake. For this cause ye also pay them tribute, for they are God's ministers, attending continually to this very thing. Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour.

1 Peter 2:13-14

Therefore, be subject to every human ordinance that is of the Lord, whether it be to a king or to a superior, and unto governors as unto those that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers and for the praise of those that do well.

Ephesians 5:22-24

Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husband, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife even as the Christ is head of the congregation , and it is he who gives saving health to the body. Therefore, as the congregation is subject unto the Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in everything.

Titus 2:4-5

that they may teach the young women to be prudent, to love their husbands, to love their children, to be temperate, chaste, good housekeepers, subject to their own husbands, that the word of God not be blasphemed.

Ephesians 6:1-3

Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honour thy father and mother (which is the first commandment with a promise), that it may be well with thee, and thou may live long on the earth.

Galatians 4:2

but is under the hand of tutors and governors until the time appointed of the father.

Ephesians 6:5-8

Slaves, be obedient to those that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in simplicity of your heart as unto the Christ, not to be seen as only pleasing men, but as the slaves of the Christ, doing the will of God from within, with good will doing service as to the Lord and not to men,read more.
knowing that whatever good thing anyone does, the same shall they receive of the Lord, whether they are slaves or free.

Colossians 3:22-24

Slaves, in all things hearken unto your masters according to the flesh, not serving to be seen as those who only please men, but in simplicity of heart, fearing God; And whatever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men, knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance, for ye serve the Lord Christ.

Titus 2:9-10

Exhort slaves to be subject to their own masters and to please them well in all things; not contradicting; not defrauding, but showing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.

Ephesians 5:25-33

Husbands, love your wives even as the Christ also loved the congregation and gave himself for her, that he might sanctify and cleanse her in the washing of water by the word, that he might present her glorious for himself, a congregation , not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but that she should be holy and without blemish.read more.
So ought husbands to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loves his wife loves himself. For no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it even as the Lord with his congregation : For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones. For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother and shall be joined unto his wife, and they shall be two in one flesh. This is a great mystery, but I speak concerning Christ and the congregation . Nevertheless, let each one of you do likewise, let each one so love his wife even as himself, and let the wife see that she reverences her husband.

1 Timothy 2:1-2

I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men, for kings, and for all that are in authority that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and integrity.

1 Peter 5:1-4

The elders who are among you I exhort (I am also an elder with them and a witness of the afflictions of the Christ, and also a participant of the glory that shall be revealed). Feed the flock of God which is among you, caring for her, not by force, but willingly; not for shameful lucre, but with willing desire; and not as having lordship over the heritage of the Lord, but in such a manner as to be examples of the flock.read more.
And when the great Prince of the pastors shall appear, ye shall receive the incorruptible crown of glory.

From Thematic Bible


Eli » Characteristics of » Submission

1 Samuel 3:18

And Samuel declared all of it to him without hiding any thing. Then he said, It is the LORD; let him do what seems good unto him.

isaac » Characteristics of » Submission

Genesis 22:6-9

And Abraham took the wood of the burnt offering and laid it upon Isaac, his son; and he took the fire in his hand and the knife; and they both went together. Then Isaac spoke unto Abraham his father and said, My father; and he said, Here am I, my son. And he said, Behold the fire and the wood, but where is the lamb for the burnt offering? And Abraham answered, My son, God will provide himself a lamb for a burnt offering, so they both went together. read more.
And when they came to the place which God had told him of, Abraham built an altar there and laid the wood in order and bound Isaac his son and laid him on the altar upon the wood.

Mary » Characteristics of » Submission

Luke 1:38

Then Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word. And the angel departed from her.

Submission » Who to submit to

Ephesians 5:21-22

submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God. Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husband, as unto the Lord.

More verses: 1 Peter 2:13-15

Submission » To the authority of the church

1 Corinthians 16:16

that ye submit yourselves unto such and to each one that helps and labours.

Submission » To the divine will

Luke 1:38

Then Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word. And the angel departed from her.

Submission » To authority » Jesus an example of

Hebrews 5:8

although he was the Son of God, yet he learned obedience by the things which he suffered;

Matthew 26:42

He went away again the second time and prayed, saying, O my Father, if this cup may not pass away from me except I drink it, thy will be done.

Submission » Submitting yourself to the lord

2 Chronicles 30:8

Therefore, do not be stiffnecked as your fathers were, but yield yourselves unto the LORD and enter into his sanctuary, which he has sanctified for ever and serve the LORD your God, that the fierceness of his wrath may turn away from you.

Submission » Of paul

1 Corinthians 16:7

For I desire not to see you now in passing, but I trust to tarry a while with you, if the Lord permits.

Topics on Submission

Submission To Authority

40;8;4-10

Then Jesus said unto him, See thou tell no one; but go, show thyself to the priest and offer the gift that Moses commanded, for a testimony unto them.

Submission To God's Will

19;40;8

I delight to do thy will, O my God; thy law is within my bowels.

The Submission Of Christ

40;4;3-4

And when the tempter came to him, he said, If thou art the Son of God, command that these stones be made into bread.