Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (v. t.) To give ear to; to execute the commands of; to yield submission to; to comply with the orders of.
2. (v. t.) To submit to the authority of; to be ruled by.
3. (v. t.) To yield to the impulse, power, or operation of; as, a ship obeys her helm.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaOBEDIENCE; OBEY
o-be'-di-ens, o-ba (shama`; hupakoe):
Greek3980. peitharcheo -- to obey authority
... to obey authority. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: peitharcheo Phonetic Spelling:
(pi-tharkh-eh'-o) Short Definition: I obey one in authority Definition ...
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5293. hupotasso -- to place or rank under, to subject, mid. to ...
1522. eisakouo -- to listen, to obey
2138b. eupeithes -- ready to obey
5219. hupakouo -- to listen, attend to
544. apeitheo -- to disobey
5218. hupakoe -- obedience
1398. douleuo -- to be a slave, to serve
3982. peitho -- to persuade, to have confidence
4442. pur -- fire
Strong's Hebrew8085. shama -- to hear
... heed (1), given heed (2), hear (270), hear* (1), heard (363), heard for certain
(1), hearing (5), hears (33), heed (5), heeded (2), indeed obey (1), keep on ...
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8086. shema -- to hear
3348. Yaqeh -- father of Agur
6213a. asah -- do, make
5341. natsar -- to watch, guard, keep
6963. qol -- sound, voice
14. abah -- to be willing, to consent
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ThesaurusObey (219 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To yield to the impulse, power, or operation of; as, a ship obeys her helm.
4. (vi) To give obedience. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. OBEDIENCE; OBEY...
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Commands (216 Occurrences)
Obeying (24 Occurrences)
Disobey (15 Occurrences)
Submit (36 Occurrences)
Waves (43 Occurrences)
Stubborn (40 Occurrences)
Bondmen (117 Occurrences)
Wrath (503 Occurrences)
Obedience (61 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceObey (219 Occurrences)
Matthew 8:27 The men marveled, saying, "What kind of man is this, that even the wind and the sea obey him?"
Matthew 12:50 To obey my Father who is in Heaven--that is to be my brother and my sister and my mother."
Matthew 19:17 He said to him, " Why do you call me good? No one is good but one, that is, God. But if you want to enter into life, keep the commandments."
Matthew 28:20 and teach them to obey every command which I have given you. And remember, I am with you always, day by day, until the Close of the Age."
Mark 1:27 They were all amazed, so that they questioned among themselves, saying, "What is this? A new teaching? For with authority he commands even the unclean spirits, and they obey him!"
Mark 4:41 They were greatly afraid, and said to one another, "Who then is this, that even the wind and the sea obey him?"
Luke 8:21 "My mother and my brothers," He replied, "are these who hear God's Message and obey it."
Luke 8:25 He said to them, "Where is your faith?" Being afraid they marveled, saying one to another, "Who is this, then, that he commands even the winds and the water, and they obey him?"
Luke 11:28 But he said, "On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God, and keep it."
Luke 12:47 And that servant who has been told his Master's will and yet made no preparation and did not obey His will, will receive many lashes.
Luke 17:6 The Lord said, "If you had faith like a grain of mustard seed, you would tell this sycamore tree,'Be uprooted, and be planted in the sea,' and it would obey you.
John 3:36 One who believes in the Son has eternal life, but one who disobeys the Son won't see life, but the wrath of God remains on him."
John 8:55 You do not know Him, but I know Him perfectly; and were I to deny my knowledge of Him, I should resemble you, and be a liar. On the contrary I do know Him, and I obey His commands.
John 14:15 "If you love me, you will obey my commandments.
John 14:23 "If any one loves me," replied Jesus, "he will obey my teaching; and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.
John 14:24 He who has no love for me does not obey my teaching; and yet the teaching to which you are listening is not mine, but is the teaching of the Father who sent me.
John 15:10 If you obey my commands, you will continue in my love, as I have obeyed my Father's commands and continue in His love.
John 15:20 Bear in mind what I said to you, 'A servant is not superior to his master.' If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you: if they have obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also.
Acts 4:19 But Peter and John answered them, "Whether it is right in the sight of God to listen to you rather than to God, judge for yourselves,
Acts 5:29 But Peter and the apostles answered, "We must obey God rather than men.
Acts 5:32 We are His witnesses of these things; and so also is the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who obey him."
Acts 7:39 To whom our fathers would not obey, but thrust him from them, and in their hearts turned back again into Egypt,
Acts 13:22 After removing him, He raised up David to be their king, to whom He also bore witness when He said, "'I have found David the son of Jesse, a man I love, who will obey all My commands.'
Acts 15:5 But some of the sect of the Pharisees who believed rose up, saying, "It is necessary to circumcise them, and to command them to keep the law of Moses."
Acts 16:4 As they went on their way through the cities, they delivered the decrees to them to keep which had been ordained by the apostles and elders who were at Jerusalem.
Acts 21:24 Associate with these men and purify yourself with them, and pay their expenses so that they can shave their heads. Then everybody will know that there is no truth in these stories about you, but that in your own actions you yourself scrupulously obey the Law.
Romans 2:8 but to those who are self-seeking, and don't obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, will be wrath and indignation,
Romans 2:13 It is not those that merely hear the Law read who are righteous in the sight of God, but it is those that obey the Law who will be pronounced righteous.
Romans 2:14 For when Gentiles who have no Law obey by natural instinct the commands of the Law, they, without having a Law, are a Law to themselves;
Romans 2:25 Circumcision does indeed profit, if you obey the Law; but if you are a Law-breaker, the fact that you have been circumcised counts for nothing.
Romans 6:12 Therefore don't let sin reign in your mortal body, that you should obey it in its lusts.
Romans 6:16 Don't you know that to whom you present yourselves as servants to obedience, his servants you are whom you obey; whether of sin to death, or of obedience to righteousness?
Romans 13:5 We must obey therefore, not only in order to escape punishment, but also for conscience' sake.
Romans 15:18 for I will not dare to speak anything of the things that Christ did not work through me, to obedience of nations, by word and deed,
Romans 16:26 and now having been made manifest, also, through prophetic writings, according to a command of the age-during God, having been made known to all the nations for obedience of faith --
2 Corinthians 10:5 reasonings bringing down, and every high thing lifted up against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of the Christ,
Galatians 3:1 Foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you not to obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was openly set forth among you as crucified?
Galatians 5:3 I once more protest to every man who receives circumcision that he is under obligation to obey the whole Law of Moses.
Galatians 5:7 You were running well! Who interfered with you that you should not obey the truth?
Galatians 6:2 Always carry one another's burdens, and so obey the whole of Christ's Law.
Galatians 6:13 For even they who receive circumcision don't keep the law themselves, but they desire to have you circumcised, that they may boast in your flesh.
Ephesians 6:1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
Ephesians 6:5 Slaves, be obedient to your earthly masters, with respect and eager anxiety to please and with simplicity of motive as if you were obeying Christ.
Philippians 2:12 So then, my beloved, even as you have always obeyed, not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling.
Colossians 3:20 Children, obey your parents in all things, for this pleases the Lord.
Colossians 3:22 Servants, obey in all things those who are your masters according to the flesh, not just when they are looking, as men pleasers, but in singleness of heart, fearing God.
2 Thessalonians 1:8 giving vengeance to those who don't know God, and to those who don't obey the Good News of our Lord Jesus,
2 Thessalonians 3:14 If any man doesn't obey our word in this letter, note that man, that you have no company with him, to the end that he may be ashamed.
1 Timothy 3:4 one who rules his own house well, having children in subjection with all reverence;
Titus 3:1 Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,
Hebrews 5:9 Having been made perfect, he became to all of those who obey him the author of eternal salvation,
Hebrews 11:8 By faith, Abraham, when he was called, obeyed to go out to the place which he was to receive for an inheritance. He went out, not knowing where he went.
Hebrews 13:17 Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they watch on behalf of your souls, as those who will give account, that they may do this with joy, and not with groaning, for that would be unprofitable for you.
James 1:23 For if any one listens but does not obey, he is like a man who carefully looks at his own face in a mirror.
James 3:3 Indeed, we put bits into the horses' mouths so that they may obey us, and we guide their whole body.
1 Peter 1:2 according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of the Spirit, that you may obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with his blood: Grace to you and peace be multiplied.
1 Peter 3:1 In like manner, wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; so that, even if any don't obey the Word, they may be won by the behavior of their wives without a word;
1 Peter 3:20 who in ancient times had been disobedient, while God's longsuffering was patiently waiting in the days of Noah during the building of the Ark, in which a few persons--eight in number--were brought safely through the water.
1 Peter 4:17 For the time has come for judgment to begin with the household of God. If it begins first with us, what will happen to those who don't obey the Good News of God?
1 John 2:3 And by this we may know that we know Him--if we obey His commands.
1 John 2:4 He who professes to know Him, and yet does not obey His commands, is a liar, and the truth has no place in his heart.
1 John 3:22 and whatever we ask for we obtain from Him, because we obey His commands and do the things which are pleasing in His sight.
1 John 5:2 The fact that we love God Himself, and obey His commands, is a proof that we love God's children.
1 John 5:3 Love for God means obedience to His commands; and His commands are not irksome.
Revelation 3:3 Remember therefore how you have received and heard. Keep it, and repent. If therefore you won't watch, I will come as a thief, and you won't know what hour I will come upon you.
Revelation 12:17 The dragon grew angry with the woman, and went away to make war with the rest of her seed, who keep God's commandments and hold Jesus' testimony.
Revelation 14:12 Here is the patience of the saints, those who keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus."
Genesis 27:8 Now therefore, my son, obey my voice according to that which I command you.
Genesis 27:13 His mother said to him, "Let your curse be on me, my son. Only obey my voice, and go get them for me."
Genesis 27:43 Now therefore, my son, obey my voice. Arise, flee to Laban, my brother, in Haran.
Exodus 5:2 And Pharaoh said, Who is the LORD, that I should obey his voice to let Israel go? I know not the LORD, neither will I let Israel go.
Exodus 19:5 Now therefore, if you will indeed obey my voice, and keep my covenant, then you shall be my own possession from among all peoples; for all the earth is mine;
Exodus 23:21 Beware of him, and obey his voice, provoke him not; for he will not pardon your transgressions: for my name is in him.
Exodus 23:22 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.
Exodus 24:7 And he took the book of the covenant, and read in the audience of the people: and they said, All that Jehovah hath spoken will we do, and be obedient.
Leviticus 25:18 "'Therefore you shall do my statutes, and keep my ordinances and do them; and you shall dwell in the land in safety.
Leviticus 26:3 "'If you walk in my statutes, and keep my commandments, and do them;
Leviticus 26:14 "'But if you will not listen to me, and will not do all these commandments;
Leviticus 26:18 "'If you in spite of these things will not listen to me, then I will chastise you seven times more for your sins.
Leviticus 26:21 "'If you walk contrary to me, and won't listen to me, then I will bring seven times more plagues on you according to your sins.
Leviticus 26:27 "'If you in spite of this won't listen to me, but walk contrary to me;
Numbers 15:39 and it shall be to you for a fringe, that you may look on it, and remember all the commandments of Yahweh, and do them; and that you not follow after your own heart and your own eyes, after which you use to play the prostitute;
Numbers 15:40 that you may remember and do all my commandments, and be holy to your God.
Numbers 27:20 You shall put of your honor on him, that all the congregation of the children of Israel may obey.
Deuteronomy 4:30 When thou art in tribulation, and all these things are come upon thee, even in the latter days, if thou turn to the LORD thy God, and shalt be obedient unto his voice;
Deuteronomy 5:27 Go near, and hear all that Yahweh our God shall say: and tell us all that Yahweh our God shall tell you; and we will hear it, and do it."
Deuteronomy 6:3 Hear therefore, Israel, and observe to do it; that it may be well with you, and that you may increase mightily, as Yahweh, the God of your fathers, has promised to you, in a land flowing with milk and honey.
Deuteronomy 6:24 Yahweh commanded us to do all these statutes, to fear Yahweh our God, for our good always, that he might preserve us alive, as at this day.
Deuteronomy 6:25 It shall be righteousness to us, if we observe to do all this commandment before Yahweh our God, as he has commanded us."
Deuteronomy 8:20 As the nations which the LORD destroyeth before your face, so shall ye perish; because ye would not be obedient unto the voice of the LORD your God.
Deuteronomy 9:23 When Yahweh sent you from Kadesh Barnea, saying, "Go up and possess the land which I have given you;" then you rebelled against the commandment of Yahweh your God, and you didn't believe him, nor listen to his voice.
Deuteronomy 11:13 It shall happen, if you shall listen diligently to my commandments which I command you this day, to love Yahweh your God, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul,
Deuteronomy 11:27 A blessing, if ye obey the commandments of the LORD your God, which I command you this day:
Deuteronomy 11:28 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.
Deuteronomy 11:32 You shall observe to do all the statutes and the ordinances which I set before you this day.
Deuteronomy 12:28 Observe, and thou hast obeyed all these words which I am commanding thee, in order that it may be well with thee and with thy sons after thee -- to the age, when thou dost that which 'is' good and right in the eyes of Jehovah thy God.
Deuteronomy 13:4 You shall walk after Yahweh your God, and fear him, and keep his commandments, and obey his voice, and you shall serve him, and cleave to him.
Deuteronomy 13:18 when you shall listen to the voice of Yahweh your God, to keep all his commandments which I command you this day, to do that which is right in the eyes of Yahweh your God.
Deuteronomy 15:5 if only you diligently listen to the voice of Yahweh your God, to observe to do all this commandment which I command you this day.
Deuteronomy 21:18 If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, who will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and, though they chasten him, will not listen to them;
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