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Want to know what the Bible says about obey? Here are 96 Bible verses about obey from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Acts 5:29 NIV
Peter and the other apostles replied: “We must obey God rather than human beings!
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John 14:15 NIV
“If you love me, keep my commands.
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Ephesians 6:1 NIV
Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.
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1 John 2:3 NIV
We know that we have come to know him if we keep his commands.
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Romans 12:2 NIV
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is —his good, pleasing and perfect will.
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Romans 13:1 NIV
Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God.
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Luke 11:28 NIV
He replied, “Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it.”
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1 Samuel 15:22 NIV
But Samuel replied:
“Does the Lord delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices
    as much as in obeying the Lord?
To obey is better than sacrifice,
    and to heed is better than the fat of rams.
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Titus 3:1 NIV
Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good,
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Ephesians 6:1-3 NIV
6 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. 2 “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— 3 “so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.”
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2 John 1:6 NIV
And this is love: that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you have heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love.
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Exodus 19:5 NIV
Now if you obey me fully and keep my covenant, then out of all nations you will be my treasured possession. Although the whole earth is mine,
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Hebrews 13:17 NIV
Have confidence in your leaders and submit to their authority, because they keep watch over you as those who must give an account. Do this so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of no benefit to you.
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Romans 6:16 NIV
Don’t you know that when you offer yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one you obey —whether you are slaves to sin, which leads to death, or to obedience, which leads to righteousness?
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1 Peter 1:14 NIV
As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance.
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Romans 5:19 NIV
For just as through the disobedience of the one man the many were made sinners, so also through the obedience of the one man the many will be made righteous.
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Proverbs 23:22 NIV
Listen to your father, who gave you life,
    and do not despise your mother when she is old.
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Romans 2:8 NIV
But for those who are self-seeking and who reject the truth and follow evil, there will be wrath and anger.
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Joshua 23:6 NIV
“Be very strong; be careful to obey all that is written in the Book of the Law of Moses, without turning aside to the right or to the left.
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Leviticus 19:18 NIV
“‘Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord.
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