2 Directly connectedDeuteronomy 8:19 (ESV) — 19 And if you forget the Lord your God and go after other gods and serve them and worship them, I solemnly warn you today that you shall surely perish.
3 Directly connected1 Kings 9:6 (ESV) — 6 But if you turn aside from following me, you or your children, and do not keep my commandments and my statutes that I have set before you, but go and serve other gods and worship them,
4 Directly connectedJeremiah 13:10 (ESV) — 10 This evil people, who refuse to hear my words, who stubbornly follow their own heart and have gone after other gods to serve them and worship them, shall be like this loincloth, which is good for nothing
5 Directly connectedMatthew 4:9–10 (ESV) — 9 And he said to him, “All these I will give you, if you will fall down and worship me.” 10 Then Jesus said to him, “Be gone, Satan! For it is written, “ ‘You shall worship the Lord your God and him only shall you serve.
6 Directly connectedRomans 1:25 (ESV) — 25 because they exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever! Amen.
7 “עבד” is translated as “worship” Psalm 97:7 (ESV) — 7 All worshipers of images are put to shame, who make their boast in worthless idols; worship him, all you gods!
8 “עבד” is translated as “worship” Psalm 102:22 (ESV) — 22 when peoples gather together, and kingdoms, to worship the Lord.
9 “עבד” is translated as “worship” Isaiah 19:21 (ESV) — 21 And the Lord will make himself known to the Egyptians, and the Egyptians will know the Lord in that day and worship with sacrifice and offering, and they will make vows to the Lord and perform them.
10 “λατρεύω” is translated as “worship” Acts 24:14 (ESV) — 14 But this I confess to you, that according to the Way, which they call a sect, I worship the God of our fathers, believing everything laid down by the Law and written in the Prophets,
11 “λατρεύω” is translated as “worship” Revelation 7:15 (ESV) — 15 “Therefore they are before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple; and he who sits on the throne will shelter them with his presence.
12 Implied connectionExodus 10:25–26 (ESV) — 25 But Moses said, “You must also let us have sacrifices and burnt offerings, that we may sacrifice to the Lord our God. 26 Our livestock also must go with us; not a hoof shall be left behind, for we must take of them to serve the Lord our God, and we do not know with what we must serve the Lord until we arrive there.”
13 Implied connectionExodus 20:4–5 (ESV) —4 “You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. 5 You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me,
14 Implied connectionJoshua 24:14–24 (ESV) — 14 “Now therefore fear the Lord and serve him in sincerity and in faithfulness. Put away the gods that your fathers served beyond the River and in Egypt, and serve the Lord. 15 And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”
15 Defining “serve”Someone who does whatever the object requires
16 Defining “serve”2 Samuel 9:10 (ESV) — 10 And you and your sons and your servants shall till the land for him and shall bring in the produce,Deuteronomy 28:39 (ESV) — 39 You shall plant vineyards and dress them
17 Defining “serve”Judges 3:8 (ESV) — 8 …And the people of Israel served Cushan-rishathaim eight years.Judges 3:14 (ESV) — 14 And the people of Israel served Eglon the king of Moab eighteen years.
18 Service Does Not Equal Worship Luke 10:39–42 (ESV) — 39 And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to his teaching. 40 But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to him and said, “Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me to serve alone? Tell her then to help me.” 41 But the Lord answered her, “Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things, 42 but one thing is necessary. Mary has chosen the good portion, which will not be taken away from her.”
19 Service Does Not Equal Worship Psalm 100 (ESV) —1 Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! 2 Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! 3 Know that the Lord, he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. 4 Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name! 5 For the Lord is good; his steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations.