be obedient

See: obey
References in classic literature ?
There is also a doubt concerning the power with which a king should be entrusted: whether he should be allowed force sufficient to compel those who do not choose to be obedient to the laws, and how he is to support his government?
What persuadeth the living thing to obey, and command, and even be obedient in commanding?
We just want to ask all the wives to be obedient wives so that there will be fewer problems in our society," such as infidelity, divorce and domestic violence, she told AFP.
He had to sign a statement that he would be obedient to his bishop and to the Anglican Church of Canada.
It encourages me to be obedient to the will of God," he says.
If our bishops cannot be obedient to the Holy See, then why should our politicians be obedient to them?
So several passages in the New Testament told slaves to be obedient to their masters.
The ideal citizen may be obedient to such an order, but not Claire Wolfe: her Freedom Outlaw's Handbook tells how to confront tyranny to win back small freedoms, from learning how to keep private information out of the public eye to preparing for the worst possibilities.
Its website states that members of the church "want to be obedient to God's word and be Christians like the original Christians we read about in the New Testament.
Now every pet owner should know that while training them, either to be obedient or to do tricks, if they get a thing right it gets rewarded, but if it makes a mess on the carpet it gets punished.
While dualistic thinkers may be obedient, they are not developing independence of thought.