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114 Bible Verses About Rebellion

Here are 114 Bible verses about rebellion from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

1 Samuel 15:23 KJV

For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast rejected the word of the LORD, he hath also rejected thee from being king.

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Proverbs 17:11 KJV

An evil man seeketh only rebellion: therefore a cruel messenger shall be sent against him.

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Psalms 68:6 KJV

An evil man seeketh only rebellion: therefore a cruel messenger shall be sent against him.

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Deuteronomy 28:47-48 KJV

God setteth the solitary in families: he bringeth out those which are bound with chains: but the rebellious dwell in a dry land.

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Matthew 5:19 KJV

Because thou servedst not the LORD thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, for the abundance of all things; Therefore shalt thou serve thine enemies which the LORD shall send against thee, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things: and he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck, until he have destroyed thee.

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Acts 5:29 KJV

Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

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Romans 12:19 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

Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.

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1 Corinthians 10:13 KJV

If ye love me, keep my commandments.

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Matthew 4:7 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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Isaiah 30:1 KJV

Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

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Colossians 3:20 KJV

Woe to the rebellious children, saith the LORD, that take counsel, but not of me; and that cover with a covering, but not of my spirit, that they may add sin to sin:

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John 8:44 KJV

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

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2 Peter 2:4 KJV

Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

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Deuteronomy 31:27 KJV

For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment;

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Nehemiah 9:17 KJV

For I know thy rebellion, and thy stiff neck: behold, while I am yet alive with you this day, ye have been rebellious against the LORD; and how much more after my death?

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Jeremiah 28:16 KJV

And refused to obey, neither were mindful of thy wonders that thou didst among them; but hardened their necks, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage: but thou art a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and forsookest them not.

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Isaiah 14:12-15 KJV

Therefore thus saith the LORD; Behold, I will cast thee from off the face of the earth: this year thou shalt die, because thou hast taught rebellion against the LORD.

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2 Thessalonians 2:3 KJV

How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations! For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north: I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High. Yet thou shalt be brought down to hell, to the sides of the pit.

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Isaiah 65:2 KJV

Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;

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Job 34:37 KJV

I have spread out my hands all the day unto a rebellious people, which walketh in a way that was not good, after their own thoughts;

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1 Samuel 12:14-15 KJV

For he addeth rebellion unto his sin, he clappeth his hands among us, and multiplieth his words against God.

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Isaiah 63:10 KJV

If ye will fear the LORD, and serve him, and obey his voice, and not rebel against the commandment of the LORD, then shall both ye and also the king that reigneth over you continue following the LORD your God: But if ye will not obey the voice of the LORD, but rebel against the commandment of the LORD, then shall the hand of the LORD be against you, as it was against your fathers.

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Isaiah 1:19-20 KJV

But they rebelled, and vexed his holy Spirit: therefore he was turned to be their enemy, and he fought against them.

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Isaiah 1:5 KJV

If ye be willing and obedient, ye shall eat the good of the land: But if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.

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Jude 1:6 KJV

Why should ye be stricken any more? ye will revolt more and more: the whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.

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Numbers 14:9 KJV

And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day.

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Romans 13:1-2 KJV

Only rebel not ye against the LORD, neither fear ye the people of the land; for they are bread for us: their defence is departed from them, and the LORD is with us: fear them not.

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Jeremiah 29:32 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. Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.

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Joshua 22:22 KJV

Therefore thus saith the LORD; Behold, I will punish Shemaiah the Nehelamite, and his seed: he shall not have a man to dwell among this people; neither shall he behold the good that I will do for my people, saith the LORD; because he hath taught rebellion against the LORD.

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Psalms 107:11 KJV

The LORD God of gods, the LORD God of gods, he knoweth, and Israel he shall know; if it be in rebellion, or if in transgression against the LORD, (save us not this day,)

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Ephesians 5:6 KJV

Because they rebelled against the words of God, and contemned the counsel of the most High:

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Revelation 12:7-9 KJV

Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

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Acts 17:10-11 KJV

And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven. And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

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Jude 1:11 KJV

And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming thither went into the synagogue of the Jews. These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

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Ezra 4:19 KJV

Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core.

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Luke 6:46 KJV

And I commanded, and search hath been made, and it is found that this city of old time hath made insurrection against kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been made therein.

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Matthew 7:21-23 KJV

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

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Deuteronomy 13:5 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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2 Timothy 1:7 KJV

And that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams, shall be put to death; because he hath spoken to turn you away from the LORD your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt, and redeemed you out of the house of bondage, to thrust thee out of the way which the LORD thy God commanded thee to walk in. So shalt thou put the evil away from the midst of thee.

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Romans 13:1 KJV

For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

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Revelation 12:9 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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Hebrews 3:12 KJV

And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

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Proverbs 29:15 KJV

Take heed, brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief, in departing from the living God.

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Proverbs 22:6 KJV

The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.

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Romans 8:7 KJV

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

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Job 24:13 KJV

Because the carnal mind is enmity against God: for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be.

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1 Samuel 15:22-23 KJV

They are of those that rebel against the light; they know not the ways thereof, nor abide in the paths thereof.

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Ephesians 5:21 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. For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast rejected the word of the LORD, he hath also rejected thee from being king.

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Jeremiah 33:8 KJV

Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

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Proverbs 22:15 KJV

And I will cleanse them from all their iniquity, whereby they have sinned against me; and I will pardon all their iniquities, whereby they have sinned, and whereby they have transgressed against me.

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Revelation 12:4 KJV

Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him.

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Hebrews 13:17 KJV

And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born.

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Ezekiel 20:8 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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Galatians 5:23 KJV

But they rebelled against me, and would not hearken unto me: they did not every man cast away the abominations of their eyes, neither did they forsake the idols of Egypt: then I said, I will pour out my fury upon them to accomplish my anger against them in the midst of the land of Egypt.

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Proverbs 24:21 KJV

Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

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Numbers 20:24 KJV

My son, fear thou the LORD and the king: and meddle not with them that are given to change:

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Exodus 23:21 KJV

Aaron shall be gathered unto his people: for he shall not enter into the land which I have given unto the children of Israel, because ye rebelled against my word at the water of Meribah.

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Revelation 12:3-4 KJV

Beware of him, and obey his voice, provoke him not; for he will not pardon your transgressions: for my name is in him.

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2 Corinthians 10:5 KJV

And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads. And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born.

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Ezekiel 28:14-17 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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Psalms 78:8 KJV

Thou art the anointed cherub that covereth; and I have set thee so: thou wast upon the holy mountain of God; thou hast walked up and down in the midst of the stones of fire. Thou wast perfect in thy ways from the day that thou wast created, till iniquity was found in thee. By the multitude of thy merchandise they have filled the midst of thee with violence, and thou hast sinned: therefore I will cast thee as profane out of the mountain of God: and I will destroy thee, O covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire. Thine heart was lifted up because of thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness: I will cast thee to the ground, I will lay thee before kings, that they may behold thee.

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Numbers 14:18 KJV

And might not be as their fathers, a stubborn and rebellious generation; a generation that set not their heart aright, and whose spirit was not stedfast with God.

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Hebrews 3:15 KJV

The LORD is longsuffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression, and by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation.

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2 Timothy 4:3-4 KJV

While it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts, as in the provocation.

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Romans 13:4 KJV

For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.

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Romans 2:13 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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Acts 16:16 KJV

(For not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.

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John 14:26 KJV

And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed with a spirit of divination met us, which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying:

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Psalms 106:43 KJV

But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.

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Psalms 5:10 KJV

Many times did he deliver them; but they provoked him with their counsel, and were brought low for their iniquity.

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Nehemiah 9:26 KJV

Destroy thou them, O God; let them fall by their own counsels; cast them out in the multitude of their transgressions; for they have rebelled against thee.

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1 Samuel 8:7 KJV

Nevertheless they were disobedient, and rebelled against thee, and cast thy law behind their backs, and slew thy prophets which testified against them to turn them to thee, and they wrought great provocations.

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1 Timothy 5:8 KJV

And the LORD said unto Samuel, Hearken unto the voice of the people in all that they say unto thee: for they have not rejected thee, but they have rejected me, that I should not reign over them.

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Ezekiel 2:8 KJV

But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

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Proverbs 25:26 KJV

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.

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2 Chronicles 21:10 KJV

A righteous man falling down before the wicked is as a troubled fountain, and a corrupt spring.

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1 Kings 12:19 KJV

So the Edomites revolted from under the hand of Judah unto this day. The same time also did Libnah revolt from under his hand; because he had forsaken the LORD God of his fathers.

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Joshua 1:18 KJV

So Israel rebelled against the house of David unto this day.

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Numbers 17:10 KJV

Whosoever he be that doth rebel against thy commandment, and will not hearken unto thy words in all that thou commandest him, he shall be put to death: only be strong and of a good courage.

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Jude 1:6-9 KJV

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.

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Romans 7:16 KJV

And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day. Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire. Likewise also these filthy dreamers defile the flesh, despise dominion, and speak evil of dignities. Yet Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, The Lord rebuke thee.

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Acts 2:38 KJV

If then I do that which I would not, I consent unto the law that it is good.

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2 Chronicles 7:14 KJV

Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

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2 Corinthians 4:4 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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Luke 10:18 KJV

In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.

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2 Chronicles 10:19 KJV

And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven.

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Isaiah 30:9 KJV

And Israel rebelled against the house of David unto this day.

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1 Samuel 15:22 KJV

That this is a rebellious people, lying children, children that will not hear the law of the LORD:

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Deuteronomy 21:18-21 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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Genesis 1:2 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: Then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place; And they shall say unto the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton, and a drunkard. And all the men of his city shall stone him with stones, that he die: so shalt thou put evil away from among you; and all Israel shall hear, and fear.

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Joshua 22:16 KJV

And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

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Numbers 16:2 KJV

Thus saith the whole congregation of the LORD, What trespass is this that ye have committed against the God of Israel, to turn away this day from following the LORD, in that ye have builded you an altar, that ye might rebel this day against the LORD?

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Isaiah 58:1 KJV

And they rose up before Moses, with certain of the children of Israel, two hundred and fifty princes of the assembly, famous in the congregation, men of renown:

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Ezekiel 12:3 KJV

Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins.

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Psalms 107:17 KJV

Therefore, thou son of man, prepare thee stuff for removing, and remove by day in their sight; and thou shalt remove from thy place to another place in their sight: it may be they will consider, though they be a rebellious house.

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Romans 10:21 KJV

Fools because of their transgression, and because of their iniquities, are afflicted.

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Ezekiel 12:2 KJV

Son of man, thou dwellest in the midst of a rebellious house, which have eyes to see, and see not; they have ears to hear, and hear not: for they are a rebellious house.

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Isaiah 57:4 KJV

Against whom do ye sport yourselves? against whom make ye a wide mouth, and draw out the tongue? are ye not children of transgression, a seed of falsehood,

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Ezekiel 3:27 KJV

But when I speak with thee, I will open thy mouth, and thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; He that heareth, let him hear; and he that forbeareth, let him forbear: for they are a rebellious house.

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Psalms 25:7 KJV

Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness’ sake, O LORD.

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Isaiah 24:20 KJV

The earth shall reel to and fro like a drunkard, and shall be removed like a cottage; and the transgression thereof shall be heavy upon it; and it shall fall, and not rise again.

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Jeremiah 5:23 KJV

But this people hath a revolting and a rebellious heart; they are revolted and gone.

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Psalms 68:18 KJV

Thou hast ascended on high, thou hast led captivity captive: thou hast received gifts for men; yea, for the rebellious also, that the LORD God might dwell among them.

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Deuteronomy 21:20 KJV

And they shall say unto the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton, and a drunkard.

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1 Samuel 20:30 KJV

Then Saul’s anger was kindled against Jonathan, and he said unto him, Thou son of the perverse rebellious woman, do not I know that thou hast chosen the son of Jesse to thine own confusion, and unto the confusion of thy mother’s nakedness?

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Deuteronomy 21:18 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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Proverbs 7:11 KJV

(She is loud and stubborn; her feet abide not in her house:

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Proverbs 28:2 KJV

For the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof: but by a man of understanding and knowledge the state thereof shall be prolonged.

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Isaiah 50:5 KJV

The Lord GOD hath opened mine ear, and I was not rebellious, neither turned away back.

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Ezekiel 2:7 KJV

And thou shalt speak my words unto them, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear: for they are most rebellious.

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Proverbs 29:16 KJV

When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increaseth: but the righteous shall see their fall.

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Ezekiel 2:3 KJV

And he said unto me, Son of man, I send thee to the children of Israel, to a rebellious nation that hath rebelled against me: they and their fathers have transgressed against me, even unto this very day.

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Daniel 8:12 KJV

And an host was given him against the daily sacrifice by reason of transgression, and it cast down the truth to the ground; and it practised, and prospered.

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