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102 Bible Verses About Submission

Here are 102 Bible verses about submission from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Hebrews 13:17 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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Ephesians 5:21 KJV

Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

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James 4:7 KJV

Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

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1 Peter 5:5 KJV

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

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Ephesians 5:24 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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Luke 22:42 KJV

Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.

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Ephesians 5:22 KJV

Saying, Father, if thou be willing, remove this cup from me: nevertheless not my will, but thine, be done.

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Ephesians 5:25 KJV

Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.

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1 Peter 5:6 KJV

Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

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1 Peter 3:5-6 KJV

Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:

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1 Corinthians 14:34 KJV

For after this manner in the old time the holy women also, who trusted in God, adorned themselves, being in subjection unto their own husbands: Even as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord: whose daughters ye are, as long as ye do well, and are not afraid with any amazement.

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Romans 8:7 KJV

Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience, as also saith the law.

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1 Peter 2:13-14 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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Colossians 3:18 KJV

Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme; Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.

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1 Peter 3:1 KJV

Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.

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Matthew 26:39 KJV

Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives;

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1 Peter 5:3 KJV

And he went a little farther, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt.

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Colossians 3:22-24 KJV

Neither as being lords over God’s heritage, but being ensamples to the flock.

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Romans 7:4 KJV

Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh; not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but in singleness of heart, fearing God: And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.

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Genesis 3:16 KJV

Wherefore, my brethren, ye also are become dead to the law by the body of Christ; that ye should be married to another, even to him who is raised from the dead, that we should bring forth fruit unto God.

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Hebrews 5:8 KJV

Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.

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1 Peter 2:13 KJV

Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered;

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Titus 3:1 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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Titus 2:5 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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Romans 13:1 KJV

To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

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Job 22:21 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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Ephesians 6:11 KJV

Acquaint now thyself with him, and be at peace: thereby good shall come unto thee.

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Ephesians 6:5 KJV

Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.

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1 Peter 5:8 KJV

Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ;

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Hebrews 12:9 KJV

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour:

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Colossians 3:19 KJV

Furthermore we have had fathers of our flesh which corrected us, and we gave them reverence: shall we not much rather be in subjection unto the Father of spirits, and live?

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1 Corinthians 11:3 KJV

Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.

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1 Peter 2:15 KJV

But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.

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1 Peter 2:13-17 KJV

For so is the will of God, that with well doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men:

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Ephesians 5:21-22 KJV

Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme; Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well. For so is the will of God, that with well doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men: As free, and not using your liberty for a cloke of maliciousness, but as the servants of God. Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.

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1 Corinthians 15:27-28 KJV

Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God. Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.

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Romans 13:5 KJV

For he hath put all things under his feet. But when he saith, all things are put under him, it is manifest that he is excepted, which did put all things under him. And when all things shall be subdued unto him, then shall the Son also himself be subject unto him that put all things under him, that God may be all in all.

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Romans 13:2 KJV

Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake.

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Romans 12:10 KJV

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

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Acts 5:29 KJV

Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;

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1 Peter 2:17 KJV

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

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Philippians 2:5-8 KJV

Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.

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Romans 10:3 KJV

Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.

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Acts 4:18-20 KJV

For they being ignorant of God’s righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.

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Matthew 26:42 KJV

And they called them, and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus. 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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Proverbs 3:5-6 KJV

He went away again the second time, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if this cup may not pass away from me, except I drink it, thy will be done.

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Revelation 22:18-19 KJV

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

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1 Peter 5:9 KJV

For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book: And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.

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1 Peter 5:8-9 KJV

Whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world.

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1 Peter 3:4 KJV

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour: Whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world.

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Hebrews 11:1 KJV

But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

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Titus 3:1-2 KJV

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

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1 Timothy 5:1-2 KJV

Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work, To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.

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1 Timothy 3:4 KJV

Rebuke not an elder, but intreat him as a father; and the younger men as brethren; The elder women as mothers; the younger as sisters, with all purity.

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1 Timothy 2:14 KJV

One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity;

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1 Timothy 2:11 KJV

And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression.

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1 Thessalonians 5:12-13 KJV

Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection.

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Colossians 3:22 KJV

And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you; And to esteem them very highly in love for their work’s sake. And be at peace among yourselves.

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Ephesians 6:1 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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Ephesians 5:33 KJV

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

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Ephesians 5:28 KJV

Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.

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Ephesians 5:23 KJV

So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.

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Ephesians 5:18 KJV

For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.

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Ephesians 5:11 KJV

And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;

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Ephesians 5:1 KJV

And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them.

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Ephesians 1:22 KJV

Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children;

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1 Corinthians 14:32 KJV

And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church,

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Romans 13:1-2 KJV

And the spirits of the prophets are subject to the prophets.

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Romans 12:2 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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Acts 17:10-11 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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John 5:19 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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Matthew 22:37 KJV

Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise.

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Matthew 22:21 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.

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Matthew 11:29 KJV

They say unto him, Caesar’s. Then saith he unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s; and unto God the things that are God’s.

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Jeremiah 17:10 KJV

Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.

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1 Peter 3:7 KJV

I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings.

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1 Peter 2:23 KJV

Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.

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Colossians 3:8 KJV

Who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, he threatened not; but committed himself to him that judgeth righteously:

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Leviticus 19:32 KJV

But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.

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Psalms 2:9-11 KJV

Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the LORD.

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Mark 12:17 KJV

Thou shalt break them with a rod of iron; thou shalt dash them in pieces like a potter’s vessel. Be wise now therefore, O ye kings: be instructed, ye judges of the earth. Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling.

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Matthew 6:9-10 KJV

And Jesus answering said unto them, Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s, and to God the things that are God’s. And they marvelled at him.

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Hebrews 5:7-8 KJV

After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.

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1 Corinthians 16:15-16 KJV

Who in the days of his flesh, when he had offered up prayers and supplications with strong crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from death, and was heard in that he feared; Though he were a Son, yet learned he obedience by the things which he suffered;

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Joshua 1:7-8 KJV

I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have addicted themselves to the ministry of the saints,) That ye submit yourselves unto such, and to every one that helpeth with us, and laboureth.

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Hebrews 10:5-7 KJV

Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest. 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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Exodus 20:12 KJV

Wherefore when he cometh into the world, he saith, Sacrifice and offering thou wouldest not, but a body hast thou prepared me: In burnt offerings and sacrifices for sin thou hast had no pleasure. Then said I, Lo, I come (in the volume of the book it is written of me,) to do thy will, O God.

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Galatians 4:2 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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Luke 20:25 KJV

But is under tutors and governors until the time appointed of the father.

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Colossians 3:15 KJV

And he said unto them, Render therefore unto Caesar the things which be Caesar’s, and unto God the things which be God’s.

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Mark 14:36 KJV

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.

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Ephesians 1:22-23 KJV

And he said, Abba, Father, all things are possible unto thee; take away this cup from me: nevertheless not what I will, but what thou wilt.

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James 1:22-25 KJV

And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church, Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all.

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Ephesians 6:4 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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Psalms 119:133 KJV

And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.

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Titus 2:4-5 KJV

Order my steps in thy word: and let not any iniquity have dominion over me.

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1 Peter 2:18 KJV

That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children, To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

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Ephesians 5:22-24 KJV

Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body. Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.

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Titus 2:9-10 KJV

Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not answering again; Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.

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Ephesians 6:5-8 KJV

Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ; Not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart; With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men: Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether he be bond or free.

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Colossians 3:20 KJV

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

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1 Timothy 2:1-2 KJV

I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.

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Colossians 1:18 KJV

And he is the head of the body, the church: who is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead; that in all things he might have the preeminence.

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