25 occurrences

'Obeying' in the Bible

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].

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].

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!

And if they do evil in My sight, obeying not My voice, then I will regret and reverse My decision concerning the good with which I said I would benefit them.

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!

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].

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?]

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.

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;

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
πειθαρχέω 
Peitharcheo 
Usage: 4

יקּהה 
Yiqqahah 
Usage: 2

משׁמעת 
Mishma`ath 
Usage: 4

שׁמע 
Shama` 
Usage: 1158

שׁמע 
Sh@ma` (Aramaic) 
Usage: 9

ἀπειθέω 
Apeitheo 
Usage: 16

πείθω 
Peitho 
Usage: 52

ὑπακοή 
Hupakoe 
Usage: 15

ὑπακούω 
Hupakouo 
obey , be obedient to , hearken
Usage: 20

ὑπήκοος 
Hupekoos 
Usage: 3