'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 such as keep His covenant [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying it] and to those who [earnestly] remember His commandments to do them [imprinting them on their hearts].
Bless the LORD, you His angels, Mighty in strength, who perform His word, Obeying the voice of His word!
That they might observe His statutes and keep His laws [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying them]. Praise the Lord! (Hallelujah!)
Oh, that my ways were directed and established to observe Your statutes [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying them]!
Deal bountifully with Your servant, that I may live; and I will observe Your word [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying it].
I will keep Your law continually, forever and ever [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying it].
This I have had [as the gift of Your grace and as my reward]: that I have kept Your precepts [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying them].
Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now Your word do I keep [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying it].
According to Your steadfast love give life to me; then I will keep the testimony of Your mouth [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying it].
I understand more than the aged, because I keep Your precepts [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying them].
I have restrained my feet from every evil way, that I might keep Your word [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying it].
I have sworn [an oath] and have confirmed it, that I will keep Your righteous ordinances [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying them].
Depart from me, you evildoers, that I may keep the commandments of my God [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying them].
Your testimonies are wonderful [far exceeding anything conceived by man]; therefore my [penitent] self keeps them [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying them].
Deliver me from the oppression of man; so will I keep Your precepts [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying them].
I cried to You; save me, that I may keep Your testimonies [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying them].
I behold the treacherous and am grieved and loathe them, because they do not respect Your law [neither hearing, receiving, loving, nor obeying it].
Your testimonies have I kept [hearing, receiving, loving, and obeying them]; I love them exceedingly!
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!
Whether it be good, or whether it be evil, we will hear the voice of the LORD our God, to whom we send thee; that, obeying the voice of the LORD our God, it may be well with us.
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 upon them [obeying them] will be like a sensible (prudent, practical, wise) man who built his house upon the rock.
And a cloud threw a shadow upon them, and a voice came out of the cloud, saying, This is My Son, the [ most dearworthy] Beloved One. Be constantly listening to and obeying 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, on the contrary, as the Scripture says, What eye has not seen and ear has not heard and has not entered into the heart of man, [all that] God has prepared (made and keeps ready) for those who love Him [ who hold Him in affectionate reverence, promptly obeying Him and gratefully recognizing the benefits He has bestowed].
Circumcision is nothing, and uncircumcision is nothing, but obeying God's commandments is everything.
Let me ask you this one question: Did you receive the [Holy] Spirit as the result of obeying the Law and doing its works, or was it by hearing [the message of the Gospel] and believing [it]? [Was it from observing a law of rituals or from a message of faith?]
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 we as well as you once lived and conducted ourselves in the passions of our flesh [our behavior governed by our corrupt and sensual nature], obeying the impulses of the flesh and the thoughts of the mind [our cravings dictated by our senses and our dark imaginings]. We were then by nature children of [God's] wrath and heirs of [His] indignation, 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 and being a doer of it, he is like a man who looks carefully at his [own] 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:
and a stone of stumbling and a rock of offense, even to those who stumble at the word, not obeying in that for which they were ordained.