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85 Bible Verses About Obey

Here are 85 Bible verses about obey from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Acts 5:29 KJV

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

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John 14:15 KJV

If ye love me, keep my commandments.

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Ephesians 6:1 KJV

If ye love me, keep my commandments.

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1 John 2:3 KJV

Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.

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Romans 12:2 KJV

And hereby we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.

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Romans 13:1 KJV

And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

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Luke 11:28 KJV

Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.

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1 Samuel 15:22 KJV

But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the word of God, and keep it.

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Titus 3:1 KJV

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.

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Exodus 19:5 KJV

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

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2 John 1:6 KJV

Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine:

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Hebrews 13:17 KJV

And this is love, that we walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, That, as ye have heard from the beginning, ye should walk in it.

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Romans 6:16 KJV

Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.

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1 Peter 1:14 KJV

Know ye not, that to whom ye yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants ye are to whom ye obey; whether of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?

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Romans 5:19 KJV

As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:

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Romans 2:8 KJV

For as by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous.

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Proverbs 23:22 KJV

But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath,

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John 15:14 KJV

Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.

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Joshua 23:6 KJV

Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you.

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Joshua 1:8 KJV

Be ye therefore very courageous to keep and to do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, that ye turn not aside therefrom to the right hand or to the left;

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Leviticus 19:18 KJV

This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.

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Colossians 3:20 KJV

Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD.

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Ephesians 5:21 KJV

Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.

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2 Corinthians 10:5 KJV

Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

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John 14:21 KJV

Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;

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Jeremiah 7:23 KJV

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.

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2 Chronicles 7:14 KJV

But this thing commanded I them, saying, Obey my voice, and I will be your God, and ye shall be my people: and walk ye in all the ways that I have commanded you, that it may be well unto you.

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Deuteronomy 30:20 KJV

If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

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1 Peter 2:13 KJV

That thou mayest love the LORD thy God, and that thou mayest obey his voice, and that thou mayest cleave unto him: for he is thy life, and the length of thy days: that thou mayest dwell in the land which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.

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1 Corinthians 15:58 KJV

Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme;

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Exodus 20:13-15 KJV

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

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Matthew 22:37-39 KJV

Thou shalt not kill. Thou shalt not commit adultery. Thou shalt not steal.

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Genesis 22:18 KJV

Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

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James 1:22-25 KJV

And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because thou hast obeyed my voice.

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Romans 12:1 KJV

But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass: For he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was. But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.

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Luke 9:23 KJV

I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.

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Exodus 20:12 KJV

And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

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Mark 16:16 KJV

Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

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1 Samuel 15:19 KJV

He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned.

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1 John 2:3-6 KJV

Wherefore then didst thou not obey the voice of the LORD, but didst fly upon the spoil, and didst evil in the sight of the LORD?

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Colossians 3:22 KJV

And hereby we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments. He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him. But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: hereby know we that we are in him. He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.

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1 John 5:3 KJV

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

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Hebrews 4:12 KJV

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous.

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Romans 2:6-8 KJV

For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart.

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Romans 1:5 KJV

Who will render to every man according to his deeds: To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life: But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath,

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Revelation 14:12 KJV

By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name:

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Philippians 2:3 KJV

Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.

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John 14:23 KJV

Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.

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Psalms 119:5 KJV

Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.

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Job 36:11 KJV

O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes!

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1 Peter 2:18 KJV

If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.

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James 1:25 KJV

Servants, be subject to your masters with all fear; not only to the good and gentle, but also to the froward.

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Ephesians 1:21 KJV

But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.

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Psalms 143:10 KJV

Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come:

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1 John 2:17 KJV

Teach me to do thy will; for thou art my God: thy spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness.

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1 Timothy 6:3-5 KJV

And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever.

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Proverbs 6:20 KJV

If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness; He is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings, Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.

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1 Timothy 6:11-16 KJV

My son, keep thy father’s commandment, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

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1 Timothy 6:1-2 KJV

But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses. I give thee charge in the sight of God, who quickeneth all things, and before Christ Jesus, who before Pontius Pilate witnessed a good confession; That thou keep this commandment without spot, unrebukeable, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ: Which in his times he shall shew, who is the blessed and only Potentate, the King of kings, and Lord of lords; Who only hath immortality, dwelling in the light which no man can approach unto; whom no man hath seen, nor can see: to whom be honour and power everlasting. Amen.

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1 Corinthians 10:13 KJV

Let as many servants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and his doctrine be not blasphemed. And they that have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brethren; but rather do them service, because they are faithful and beloved, partakers of the benefit. These things teach and exhort.

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Romans 13:8-10 KJV

There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.

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Romans 13:2 KJV

Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law. For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.

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Acts 5:32 KJV

Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.

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Proverbs 13:13 KJV

And we are his witnesses of these things; and so is also the Holy Ghost, whom God hath given to them that obey him.

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1 Peter 5:5 KJV

Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded.

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Philippians 2:11 KJV

Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.

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John 3:36 KJV

And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

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Matthew 7:13-14 KJV

He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.

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Proverbs 19:16 KJV

Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.

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Romans 13:4 KJV

He that keepeth the commandment keepeth his own soul; but he that despiseth his ways shall die.

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Luke 2:51 KJV

For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.

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Mark 10:27 KJV

And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them: but his mother kept all these sayings in her heart.

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Matthew 7:21-23 KJV

And Jesus looking upon them saith, With men it is impossible, but not with God: for with God all things are possible.

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Matthew 7:21 KJV

Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.

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Joshua 5:6 KJV

Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.

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Deuteronomy 11:26-28 KJV

For the children of Israel walked forty years in the wilderness, till all the people that were men of war, which came out of Egypt, were consumed, because they obeyed not the voice of the LORD: unto whom the LORD sware that he would not shew them the land, which the LORD sware unto their fathers that he would give us, a land that floweth with milk and honey.

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Exodus 23:22 KJV

Behold, I set before you this day a blessing and a curse; A blessing, if ye obey the commandments of the LORD your God, which I command you this day: And a curse, if ye will not obey the commandments of the LORD your God, but turn aside out of the way which I command you this day, to go after other gods, which ye have not known.

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Exodus 20:17 KJV

But if thou shalt indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies, and an adversary unto thine adversaries.

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Acts 5:27-29 KJV

Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour’s.

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Proverbs 30:17 KJV

And when they had brought them, they set them before the council: and the high priest asked them, Saying, Did not we straitly command you that ye should not teach in this name? and, behold, ye have filled Jerusalem with your doctrine, and intend to bring this man’s blood upon us. Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.

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Proverbs 13:1 KJV

The eye that mocketh at his father, and despiseth to obey his mother, the ravens of the valley shall pick it out, and the young eagles shall eat it.

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Deuteronomy 21:18 KJV

A wise son heareth his father’s instruction: but a scorner heareth not rebuke.

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2 Timothy 1:3 KJV

If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and that, when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them:

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1 Corinthians 11:7 KJV

I thank God, whom I serve from my forefathers with pure conscience, that without ceasing I have remembrance of thee in my prayers night and day;

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Acts 4:19-20 KJV

For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of God: but the woman is the glory of the man.

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Deuteronomy 11:1 KJV

But Peter and John answered and said unto them, Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye. For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.

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Romans 13:13 KJV

Therefore thou shalt love the LORD thy God, and keep his charge, and his statutes, and his judgments, and his commandments, alway.

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Genesis 9:6 KJV

Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.

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