Top 16 Bible Verses About Submission



Submission is defined as “the action or fact of accepting or yielding to a superior force or to the will or authority of another person.” Basically submission means putting others before yourself and God’s desires above your desires. Here are the top 16 Bible verses about submission!

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Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
- Colossians 3:18
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Religion that is pure and undefiled before God the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.
- James 1:27
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By their approval of this service, they will glorify God because of your submission that comes from your confession of the gospel of Christ, and the generosity of your contribution for them and for all others,
- 2 Corinthians 9:13
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to them we did not yield in submission even for a moment, so that the truth of the gospel might be preserved for you.
- Galatians 2:5
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the women should keep silent in the churches. For they are not permitted to speak, but should be in submission, as the Law also says.
- 1 Corinthians 14:34
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“Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and not do what I tell you?
- Luke 6:46
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For he held fast to the LORD. He did not depart from following him, but kept the commandments that the LORD commanded Moses.
- 2 Kings 18:6
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Wash yourselves; make yourselves clean; remove the evil of your deeds from before my eyes; cease to do evil, learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow’s cause.
- Isaiah 1:16-17
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But this command I gave them: ‘Obey my voice, and I will be your God, and you shall be my people. And walk in all the way that I command you, that it may be well with you.’
- Jeremiah 7:23
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But Peter and the apostles answered, “We must obey God rather than men.
- Acts 5:29
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But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.
- James 1:22
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And every work that he undertook in the service of the house of God and in accordance with the law and the commandments, seeking his God, he did with all his heart, and prospered.
- 2 Chronicles 31:21
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“If you love me, you will keep my commandments.
- John 14:15
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Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you.
- Hebrews 13:17
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Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
- James 4:7
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And Samuel said, "Has 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 listen than the fat of rams.
- 1 Samuel 15:22
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Total Quotes Found: 16

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