'Obeying' in the Bible
by loving the Lord your God, by obeying His voice, and by holding fast to Him; for this is your life and the length of your days, that you may live in the land which the Lord swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, to give them.”
The Lord made the Jordan a boundary between us and you Reubenites and Gadites. You have no right to worship the Lord.' In this way your descendants might cause our descendants to stop obeying the Lord.
“Be very strong and continue obeying all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, so that you do not turn from it to the right or left
And yet they would not hearken unto their judges, but they went a whoring after other gods, and bowed themselves unto them: they turned quickly out of the way which their fathers walked in, obeying the commandments of the LORD; but they did not so.
If you fear the Lord, serving him and obeying him and not rebelling against what he says, and if both you and the king who rules over you follow the Lord your God, all will be well.
And Samuel said, Hath the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams.
Do the job the Lord your God has assigned you by following his instructions and obeying his rules, commandments, regulations, and laws as written in the law of Moses. Then you will succeed in all you do and seek to accomplish,
If you follow my instructions by obeying my rules and regulations, just as your father David did, then I will grant you long life."
May you demonstrate wholehearted devotion to the Lord our God by following his rules and obeying his commandments, as you are presently doing."
I am taking the kingdom from him because they have abandoned me and worshiped the Sidonian goddess Astarte, the Moabite god Chemosh, and the Ammonite god Milcom. They have not followed my instructions by doing what I approve and obeying my rules and regulations, like Solomon's father David did.
There had been no king like him before him, who turned to the LORD with all his heart, with all his soul, and with all his strength, in obeying everything in the Law of Moses. No king arose like Josiah after him.
So David went up, obeying Gad's directive that he had spoken in the name of the LORD.
I will establish his kingdom permanently, if he remains committed to obeying my commands and regulations, as you are doing this day.'
Then they will honor you by obeying you throughout their lifetimes as they live on the land you gave to our ancestors.
Now as for you, if you commune with me like your father did, doing everything that I have commanded you, including obeying my statutes and my legal decisions,
So Jotham strengthened himself because he did not waver in obeying the Lord his God.
We have behaved corruptly against you, not obeying the commandments, the statutes, and the judgments that you commanded your servant Moses.
Instead he finds pleasure in obeying the Lord's commands; he meditates on his commands day and night.
To those who honor and keep His covenant,And remember to do His commandments [imprinting His word on their hearts].
Bless the Lord, you His angels,Mighty in strength, who perform His word,Obeying the voice of His word!
So that they might observe His preceptsAnd keep His laws [obediently accepting and honoring and valuing them].Praise the Lord! (Hallelujah!)
Oh, that my ways may be establishedTo observe and keep Your statutes [obediently accepting and honoring them]!
Gimel.Deal bountifully with Your servant,That I may live and keep Your word [treasuring it and being guided by it day by day].
I will keep Your law continually,Forever and ever [writing Your precepts on my heart].
This has become mine [as the gift of Your grace],That I observe Your precepts [accepting them with loving obedience].
Before I was afflicted I went astray,But now I keep and honor Your word [with loving obedience].
According to Your steadfast love refresh me and give me life,So that I may keep and obey the testimony of Your mouth.
I understand more than the aged [who have not observed Your precepts],Because I have observed and kept Your precepts.
I have restrained my feet from every evil way,That I may keep Your word.
I have sworn [an oath] and have confirmed it,That I will keep Your righteous ordinances.
Leave me, you evildoers,That I may keep the commandments of my God [honoring and obeying them].
Pe.Your testimonies are wonderful;Therefore my soul keeps them.
Redeem me from the oppression of man;That I may keep Your precepts.
I cried to You; save meAnd I will keep Your testimonies.
I see the treacherous and loathe them,Because they do not respect Your law.
My soul keeps Your testimonies [hearing and accepting and obeying them];I love them greatly.
The eye that mocks at a father and despises obeying a mother -- the ravens of the valley will peck it out and the young vultures will eat it.
He will take delight in obeying the Lord. He will not judge by mere appearances, or make decisions on the basis of hearsay.
And they have flown on the shoulder of the Philistines westward, Together they spoil the sons of the east, Edom and Moab sending forth their hand, And sons of Ammon obeying them.
Who among you fears the LORD, obeying the voice of his servant, who among you walks in darkness and has no light? Let him trust in the name of the LORD, and rely upon his God.
You did more evil than your fathers. Look, each one of you was following the stubbornness of his evil heart, not obeying Me.
But if that nation does evil in my eyes by not obeying me, I'll change my mind about the good that I said I would bring on it.
“This is what the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel, says: ‘I am about to bring on this city—and on all its dependent villages—all the disaster that I spoke against it, for they have become obstinate, not obeying My words.’”
The Lord God of Israel who rules over all told him, "Go and speak to the people of Judah and the citizens of Jerusalem. Tell them, 'I, the Lord, say: "You must learn a lesson from this about obeying what I say!
And all Israel flouted your Law, turning aside from it and not obeying your voice. Because we've sinned against him, the curse has been poured upon us, along with the oath written in the Law of Moses the servant of God.
They made their hearts hard like a diamond, to keep from obeying the Law and the messages that the LORD of the Heavenly Armies sent by his Spirit through the former prophets.
“So everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, will be like a wise man [a far-sighted, practical, and sensible man] who built his house on the rock.
Then a cloud formed, overshadowing them, and a voice came out of the cloud, “This is My beloved Son. Listen to Him and obey Him!”
They were both of them upright before God, blamelessly obeying all the Lord's precepts and ordinances.
Does he thank the servant for obeying his orders?
We are witnesses of these things, and so is the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who keep on obeying him."
for before these days rose up Theudas, saying, that himself was some one, to whom a number of men did join themselves, as it were four hundred, who was slain, and all, as many as were obeying him, were scattered, and came to nought.
'After this one rose up, Judas the Galilean, in the days of the enrolment, and drew away much people after him, and that one perished, and all, as many as were obeying him, were scattered;
And the word of God kept spreading, and the number of disciples in Jerusalem was increasing greatly, and a large number of priests began obeying the faith.
but wrath and indignation to those who are self-seeking and disobey the truth but are obeying unrighteousness;
but just as it is written [in Scripture],“Things which the eye has not seen and the ear has not heard,And which have not entered the heart of man,All that God has prepared for those who love Him [who hold Him in affectionate reverence, who obey Him, and who gratefully recognize the benefits that He has bestowed].”
Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but obeying God's commandments is everything.
This is all I want to ask of you: did you receive the [Holy] Spirit as the result of obeying [the requirements of] the Law, or was it the result of hearing [the message of salvation and] with faith [believing it]?
It is evident, too, that no one can find acceptance with God simply by obeying the Law, because "the righteous shall live by faith,"
You were running well. Who prevented you from obeying the truth?
Among these [unbelievers] we all once lived in the passions of our flesh [our behavior governed by the sinful self], indulging the desires of human nature [without the Holy Spirit] and [the impulses] of the [sinful] mind. We were, by nature, children [under the sentence] of [God’s] wrath, just like the rest [of mankind].
Slaves, be obedient to your earthly masters, with respect and eager anxiety to please and with simplicity of motive as if you were obeying Christ.
and lived in all humility, death on a cross obeying.
in flaming fire, giving vengeance to those not knowing God, and to those not obeying the good news of our Lord Jesus Christ;
and having been made perfect, he did become to all those obeying him a cause of salvation age-during,
For if anyone only listens to the word without obeying it, he is like a man who looks very carefully at his natural face in a mirror;
lo, the bits we put into the mouths of the horses for their obeying us, and their whole body we turn about;
Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently: