bible verses about Obedience

Bible Verses about Obedience – Inspirational Scriptures on Following God's Will

The Bible contains numerous verses on obedience that offer guidance and inspiration to people of all ages and backgrounds. Whether you are seeking to deepen your faith, understand God's will, or lead a more fulfilling life, these scriptures offer invaluable wisdom and insights. From commands to submit to authorities and honor parents to examples of faithfulness and humility in action, studying Bible verses on obedience can help you live a more authentic and meaningful life. By committing to following God's teachings with unwavering devotion and humility, you can experience the peace, joy, and blessings that come from obedience to His will.

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Obedience in the Bible

92 Bible Scriptures about Obedience

Because that Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.

Genesis, Chapter: 26, Verse: 5

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Now therefore, my son, obey my voice according to that which I command thee.

Genesis, Chapter: 27, Verse: 8

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For, behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and, lo, my sheaf arose, and also stood upright; and, behold, your sheaves stood round about, and made obeisance to my sheaf.

Genesis, Chapter: 37, Verse: 7

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In one house shall it be eaten; thou shalt not carry forth ought of the flesh abroad out of the house; neither shall ye break a bone thereof.

Exodus, Chapter: 12, Verse: 46

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And the LORD said unto Moses, How long refuse ye to keep my commandments and my laws?

Exodus, Chapter: 16, Verse: 28

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And Moses said unto Joshua, Choose us out men, and go out, fight with Amalek: to morrow I will stand on the top of the hill with the rod of God in mine hand.

Exodus, Chapter: 17, Verse: 9

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And Moses chose able men out of all Israel, and made them heads over the people, rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens.

Exodus, Chapter: 18, Verse: 25

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And the LORD said unto Moses, Go unto the people, and sanctify them to day and to morrow, and let them wash their clothes,

Exodus, Chapter: 19, Verse: 10

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But the fat, and the kidneys, and the caul above the liver of the sin offering, he burnt upon the altar; as the LORD commanded Moses.

Leviticus, Chapter: 9, Verse: 10

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So they went near, and carried them in their coats out of the camp; as Moses had said.

Leviticus, Chapter: 10, Verse: 5

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But the man that is clean, and is not in a journey, and forbeareth to keep the passover, even the same soul shall be cut off from among his people: because he brought not the offering of the LORD in his appointed season, that man shall bear his sin.

Numbers, Chapter: 9, Verse: 13

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And the LORD said unto Moses, Gather unto me seventy men of the elders of Israel, whom thou knowest to be the elders of the people, and officers over them; and bring them unto the tabernacle of the congregation, that they may stand there with thee.

Numbers, Chapter: 11, Verse: 16

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And Aaron took as Moses commanded, and ran into the midst of the congregation; and, behold, the plague was begun among the people: and he put on incense, and made an atonement for the people.

Numbers, Chapter: 16, Verse: 47

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And the LORD said unto Moses, Bring Aaron's rod again before the testimony, to be kept for a token against the rebels; and thou shalt quite take away their murmurings from me, that they die not.

Numbers, Chapter: 17, Verse: 10

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Take the sum of the people, from twenty years old and upward; as the LORD commanded Moses and the children of Israel, which went forth out of the land of Egypt.

Numbers, Chapter: 26, Verse: 4

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And Moses and Eleazar the priest did as the LORD commanded Moses.

Numbers, Chapter: 31, Verse: 31

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But if ye will not drive out the inhabitants of the land from before you; then it shall come to pass, that those which ye let remain of them shall be pricks in your eyes, and thorns in your sides, and shall vex you in the land wherein ye dwell.

Numbers, Chapter: 33, Verse: 55

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So I spake unto you; and ye would not hear, but rebelled against the commandment of the LORD, and went presumptuously up into the hill.

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 1, Verse: 43

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Then we turned, and took our journey into the wilderness by the way of the Red sea, as the LORD spake unto me: and we compassed mount Seir many days.

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 2, Verse: 1

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Ye shall observe to do therefore as the LORD your God hath commanded you: ye shall not turn aside to the right hand or to the left.

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 5, Verse: 32

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Now these are the commandments, the statutes, and the judgments, which the LORD your God commanded to teach you, that ye might do them in the land whither ye go to possess it:

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 6, Verse: 1

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Ye shall diligently keep the commandments of the LORD your God, and his testimonies, and his statutes, which he hath commanded thee.

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 6, Verse: 17

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Thou shalt therefore keep the commandments, and the statutes, and the judgments, which I command thee this day, to do them.

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 7, Verse: 11

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All the commandments which I command thee this day shall ye observe to do, that ye may live, and multiply, and go in and possess the land which the LORD sware unto your fathers.

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 8, Verse: 1

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Then thou shalt take an aul, and thrust it through his ear unto the door, and he shall be thy servant for ever. And also unto thy maidservant thou shalt do likewise.

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 15, Verse: 17

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Observe the month of Abib, and keep the passover unto the LORD thy God: for in the month of Abib the LORD thy God brought thee forth out of Egypt by night.

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 16, Verse: 1

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And Moses with the elders of Israel commanded the people, saying, Keep all the commandments which I command you this day.

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 27, Verse: 1

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And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the LORD thy God will set thee on high above all nations of the earth:

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 28, Verse: 1

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Cursed shalt thou be when thou comest in, and cursed shalt thou be when thou goest out.

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 28, Verse: 19

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And thou shalt return and obey the voice of the LORD, and do all his commandments which I command thee this day.

Deuteronomy, Chapter: 30, Verse: 8

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And Joshua had commanded the people, saying, Ye shall not shout, nor make any noise with your voice, neither shall any word proceed out of your mouth, until the day I bid you shout; then shall ye shout.

Joshua, Chapter: 6, Verse: 10

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And the children of Israel smote them not, because the princes of the congregation had sworn unto them by the LORD God of Israel. And all the congregation murmured against the princes.

Joshua, Chapter: 9, Verse: 18

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And all the cities of those kings, and all the kings of them, did Joshua take, and smote them with the edge of the sword, and he utterly destroyed them, as Moses the servant of the LORD commanded.

Joshua, Chapter: 11, Verse: 12

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As the LORD commanded Moses, so the children of Israel did, and they divided the land.

Joshua, Chapter: 14, Verse: 5

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Yet it came to pass, when the children of Israel were waxen strong, that they put the Canaanites to tribute; but did not utterly drive them out.

Joshua, Chapter: 17, Verse: 13

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And said unto them, Ye have kept all that Moses the servant of the LORD commanded you, and have obeyed my voice in all that I commanded you:

Joshua, Chapter: 22, Verse: 2

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That through them I may prove Israel, whether they will keep the way of the LORD to walk therein, as their fathers did keep it, or not.

Judges, Chapter: 2, Verse: 22

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And the LORD said unto Gideon, The people are yet too many; bring them down unto the water, and I will try them for thee there: and it shall be, that of whom I say unto thee, This shall go with thee, the same shall go with thee; and of whomsoever I say unto thee, This shall not go with thee, the same shall not go.

Judges, Chapter: 7, Verse: 4

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And she said unto her, All that thou sayest unto me I will do.

Ruth, Chapter: 3, Verse: 5

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And she went down unto the floor, and did according to all that her mother in law bade her.

Ruth, Chapter: 3, Verse: 6

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Nevertheless the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel; and they said, Nay; but we will have a king over us;

1 Samuel, Chapter: 8, Verse: 19

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And Saul said, Let us go down after the Philistines by night, and spoil them until the morning light, and let us not leave a man of them. And they said, Do whatsoever seemeth good unto thee. Then said the priest, Let us draw near hither unto God.

1 Samuel, Chapter: 14, Verse: 36

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And Saul said unto Samuel, Yea, I have obeyed the voice of the LORD, and have gone the way which the LORD sent me, and have brought Agag the king of Amalek, and have utterly destroyed the Amalekites.

1 Samuel, Chapter: 15, Verse: 20

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Whereas I have not dwelt in any house since the time that I brought up the children of Israel out of Egypt, even to this day, but have walked in a tent and in a tabernacle.

2 Samuel, Chapter: 7, Verse: 6

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And the king's servants said unto the king, Behold, thy servants are ready to do whatsoever my lord the king shall appoint.

2 Samuel, Chapter: 15, Verse: 15

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Strangers shall submit themselves unto me: as soon as they hear, they shall be obedient unto me.

2 Samuel, Chapter: 22, Verse: 45

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So Solomon thrust out Abiathar from being priest unto the LORD; that he might fulfil the word of the LORD, which he spake concerning the house of Eli in Shiloh.

1 Kings, Chapter: 2, Verse: 27

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And if thou wilt walk in my ways, to keep my statutes and my commandments, as thy father David did walk, then I will lengthen thy days.

1 Kings, Chapter: 3, Verse: 14

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That he may incline our hearts unto him, to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and his statutes, and his judgments, which he commanded our fathers.

1 Kings, Chapter: 8, Verse: 58

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Let your heart therefore be perfect with the LORD our God, to walk in his statutes, and to keep his commandments, as at this day.

1 Kings, Chapter: 8, Verse: 61

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So he went and did according unto the word of the LORD: for he went and dwelt by the brook Cherith, that is before Jordan.

1 Kings, Chapter: 17, Verse: 5

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And a certain man of the sons of the prophets said unto his neighbour in the word of the LORD, Smite me, I pray thee. And the man refused to smite him.

1 Kings, Chapter: 20, Verse: 35

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And he defiled Topheth, which is in the valley of the children of Hinnom, that no man might make his son or his daughter to pass through the fire to Molech.

2 Kings, Chapter: 23, Verse: 10

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And they carried the ark of God in a new cart out of the house of Abinadab: and Uzza and Ahio drave the cart.

1 Chronicles, Chapter: 13, Verse: 7

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And, behold, the courses of the priests and the Levites, even they shall be with thee for all the service of the house of God: and there shall be with thee for all manner of workmanship every willing skilful man, for any manner of service: also the princes and all the people will be wholly at thy commandment.

1 Chronicles, Chapter: 28, Verse: 21

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And as for thee, if thou wilt walk before me, as David thy father walked, and do according to all that I have commanded thee, and shalt observe my statutes and my judgments;

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 7, Verse: 17

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And they departed not from the commandment of the king unto the priests and Levites concerning any matter, or concerning the treasures.

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 8, Verse: 15

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So all the service of the LORD was prepared the same day, to keep the passover, and to offer burnt offerings upon the altar of the LORD, according to the commandment of king Josiah.

2 Chronicles, Chapter: 35, Verse: 16

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And the elders of the Jews builded, and they prospered through the prophesying of Haggai the prophet and Zechariah the son of Iddo. And they builded, and finished it, according to the commandment of the God of Israel, and according to the commandment of Cyrus, and Darius, and Artaxerxes king of Persia.

Ezra, Chapter: 6, Verse: 14

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Then arose Ezra, and made the chief priests, the Levites, and all Israel, to swear that they should do according to this word. And they sware.

Ezra, Chapter: 10, Verse: 5

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Then all the congregation answered and said with a loud voice, As thou hast said, so must we do.

Ezra, Chapter: 10, Verse: 12

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So Mordecai went his way, and did according to all that Esther had commanded him.

Esther, Chapter: 4, Verse: 17

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Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all thy commandments.

Psalm, Chapter: 119, Verse: 6

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I made haste, and delayed not to keep thy commandments.

Psalm, Chapter: 119, Verse: 60

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I have sworn, and I will perform it, that I will keep thy righteous judgments.

Psalm, Chapter: 119, Verse: 106

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Whoso keepeth the commandment shall feel no evil thing: and a wise man's heart discerneth both time and judgment.

Ecclesiastes, Chapter: 8, Verse: 5

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And the LORD said, Like as my servant Isaiah hath walked naked and barefoot three years for a sign and wonder upon Egypt and upon Ethiopia;

Isaiah, Chapter: 20, Verse: 3

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For I earnestly protested unto your fathers in the day that I brought them up out of the land of Egypt, even unto this day, rising early and protesting, saying, Obey my voice.

Jeremiah, Chapter: 11, Verse: 7

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So I went, and hid it by Euphrates, as the LORD commanded me.

Jeremiah, Chapter: 13, Verse: 5

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I spake also to Zedekiah king of Judah according to all these words, saying, Bring your necks under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him and his people, and live.

Jeremiah, Chapter: 27, Verse: 12

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The words of Jonadab the son of Rechab, that he commanded his sons not to drink wine, are performed; for unto this day they drink none, but obey their father's commandment: notwithstanding I have spoken unto you, rising early and speaking; but ye hearkened not unto me.

Jeremiah, Chapter: 35, Verse: 14

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Because the sons of Jonadab the son of Rechab have performed the commandment of their father, which he commanded them; but this people hath not hearkened unto me:

Jeremiah, Chapter: 35, Verse: 16

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Whether it be good, or whether it be evil, we will obey the voice of the LORD our God, to whom we send thee; that it may be well with us, when we obey the voice of the LORD our God.

Jeremiah, Chapter: 42, Verse: 6

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But thou, son of man, hear what I say unto thee; Be not thou rebellious like that rebellious house: open thy mouth, and eat that I give thee.

Ezekiel, Chapter: 2, Verse: 8

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And straightway Jesus constrained his disciples to get into a ship, and to go before him unto the other side, while he sent the multitudes away.

Matthew, Chapter: 14, Verse: 22

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And the disciples went, and did as Jesus commanded them,

Matthew, Chapter: 21, Verse: 6

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And he came to the second, and said likewise. And he answered and said, I go, sir: and went not.

Matthew, Chapter: 21, Verse: 30

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And they said unto them even as Jesus had commanded: and they let them go.

Mark, Chapter: 11, Verse: 6

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Now when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught.

Luke, Chapter: 5, Verse: 4

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And why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say?

Luke, Chapter: 6, Verse: 46

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His mother saith unto the servants, Whatsoever he saith unto you, do it.

John, Chapter: 2, Verse: 5

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If ye know these things, happy are ye if ye do them.

John, Chapter: 13, Verse: 17

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He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him.

John, Chapter: 14, Verse: 21

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But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence.

John, Chapter: 14, Verse: 31

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Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.

Acts, Chapter: 5, Verse: 29

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Whereupon, O king Agrippa, I was not disobedient unto the heavenly vision:

Acts, Chapter: 26, Verse: 19

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For to this end also did I write, that I might know the proof of you, whether ye be obedient in all things.

2 Corinthians, Chapter: 2, Verse: 9

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And having in a readiness to revenge all disobedience, when your obedience is fulfilled.

2 Corinthians, Chapter: 10, Verse: 6

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Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God:

Colossians, Chapter: 3, Verse: 22

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Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,

Titus, Chapter: 3, Verse: 1

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Having confidence in thy obedience I wrote unto thee, knowing that thou wilt also do more than I say.

Philemon, Chapter: 1, Verse: 21

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Behold, we put bits in the horses' mouths, that they may obey us; and we turn about their whole body.

James, Chapter: 3, Verse: 3

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