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18 Bible Verses about Instruction

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Deuteronomy 24:8

Keep yourselves from the plague of leprosy that thou observe diligently and do according to all that the priests the Levites shall teach you; as I commanded them, so ye shall take care to do.

Nehemiah 8:7-8

And Jeshua, Bani, Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodijah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, and Pelaiah, Levites, caused the people to be silent that they might understand the law; and the people were in their place. So they read in the book in the law of God clearly and paid attention, and understood the reading.

Proverbs 6:6-11

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise, Who having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provides her food in the summer and gathers her food in the harvest.read more.
How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep? Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall thy poverty come as one that travels and thy want as an armed man.

Proverbs 24:30-34

I went by the field of the slothful and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding, and, behold, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered its face, and its stone wall was broken down. Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it and received chastening.read more.
Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall thy poverty come as one that travels and thy want as an armed man.

Romans 2:18

and dost know his will and approve the things that are more excellent, being instructed out of the law,

Job 6:24

Teach me, and I will be silent; and cause me to understand in what I have erred.

Proverbs 5:12-13

and say, How have I hated chastening and my heart despised reproof and have not obeyed the voice of those who chastened me, nor inclined my ear to those that instructed me!

Jeremiah 16:21

Therefore, behold, I will cause them to know this time; I will cause them to know my hand and my might; and they shall know that my name is The LORD.

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Appropriation » Instruction

Proverbs 4:13

Take fast hold of chastening; do not let go; keep this; for it is thy life.

Duty » Three-fold appropriation (taking) » Instruction

Proverbs 4:13

Take fast hold of chastening; do not let go; keep this; for it is thy life.

Instruction » Examples of spiritual

Nehemiah 8:7

And Jeshua, Bani, Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodijah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, and Pelaiah, Levites, caused the people to be silent that they might understand the law; and the people were in their place.

Acts 18:26

And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue, but when Aquila and Priscilla had heard him, they took him unto them and expounded unto him the way of God more perfectly.

2 Chronicles 17:7

Also in the third year of his reign he sent his princes, Benhail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethaneel, and Michaiah, to teach in the cities of Judah.

Acts 8:35

Then Philip opened his mouth and began at the same scripture and preached unto him the gospel of Jesus.

Matthew 5:2

and he opened his mouth and taught them, saying,

Instruction » Of children encouraged » Sought

Luke 3:12

Then the publicans also came to be baptized and said unto him, Master, what shall we do?

Matthew 13:36

Then Jesus sent the multitude away and went into the house, and his disciples came unto him, saying, Declare unto us the parable of the tares of the field.

Mark 4:10

And when he was alone, those that were close to him with the twelve asked of him the parable.

Mark 7:17

And when he was entered into the house from the people, his disciples asked him concerning the parable.

Mark 9:11

And they asked him, saying, Why do the scribes say that Elijah must first come?

Instruction » Of children encouraged » Instruction of children

John 21:15

So when they had dined, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? He said unto him, Yes, Lord, thou knowest that I love thee. He said unto him, Feed my lambs.

Instruction » Of children encouraged » Encouraged

Leviticus 10:11

and that ye may teach the sons of Israel all the statutes which the LORD has spoken unto them by the hand of Moses.

Psalm 78:6

That the generation to come might know them, even the sons which should be born; who should arise and declare them to their sons

Instruction » Of children encouraged » Spiritual instruction despised

2 Chronicles 30:10

So the posts passed from city to city through the land of Ephraim and Manasseh even unto Zebulun, but they laughed them to scorn and mocked them.

More verses: Proverbs 5:12

Instruction » Of children encouraged » Examples of

Joshua 8:35

There was not a word of all the things that Moses commanded which Joshua did not read before all the congregation of Israel with the women and the little ones and the strangers that walked among them.

2 Kings 12:2

And Jehoash did that which was right in the sight of the LORD all the time that Jehoiada, the priest, instructed him.

Instruction » The value of

Ecclesiastes 12:11

The words of the wise are as goads and as nails hammered into place, those of the teachers of the congregations, who are placed under one Shepherd.

Instruction » From nature

Ecclesiastes 4:1

So I returned and considered all the violence that is done under the sun and behold the tears of such as are oppressed, and they have no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but the oppressed had no comforter.

Proverbs 24:30-34

I went by the field of the slothful and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding, and, behold, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered its face, and its stone wall was broken down. Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it and received chastening. read more.
Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall thy poverty come as one that travels and thy want as an armed man.

Ecclesiastes 1:13-18

And I gave my heart to seek and search out by wisdom concerning all things that are done under heaven (this sore travail God has given to the sons of man that they be occupied in it). I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit. That which is crooked cannot be made straight, and that which is lacking cannot be numbered. read more.
I communed with my own heart, saying, Behold, I am come to great estate and have gotten more wisdom than all those that have been before me in Jerusalem; and my heart had great experience of wisdom and knowledge. And I gave my heart to know wisdom and knowledge and to know folly and those who are mad; I learned in the end that this also is vexation of spirit. For in much wisdom is much grief, and he that increases knowledge increases sorrow.

Matthew 6:25-30

Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat or what ye shall drink, nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than food, and the body than raiment? Behold the fowls of the air, for they sow not, neither do they reap nor gather into barns, yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are ye not much better than they? Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature? read more.
And why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they toil not, neither do they spin; and yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. Therefore, if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is and tomorrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?

Instruction » Who despises instruction

Proverbs 23:9

Do not speak in the ears of a fool, for he will despise the prudence of thy words.

Psalm 50:16-17

But unto the wicked God saith, What part hast thou to declare my statutes or that thou should take my covenant in thy mouth? Seeing thou dost hate chastening and dost cast my words behind thee.

Instruction » Of children encouraged » For the young

Isaiah 28:26

For his God teaches him to know how to judge and instructs him.

Psalm 71:17

O God, thou hast taught me from my youth and until now; I shall manifest thy wondrous works.

Isaiah 8:11

For the LORD spoke thus to me with a strong hand and instructed me that I should not walk in the way of this people, saying,

Instruction » From the study of human nature

Instruction » Of children encouraged » Love's great lesson

1 John 2:27

But the anointing which ye have received of him abides in you, and ye do not need that anyone teach you; but as the same anointing teaches you of all things and is truth, and is no lie; and even as it has taught you, abide ye in him.

Instruction » Of children encouraged » Examples of divine

Deuteronomy 4:5

Behold, I have taught you statutes and rights, even as the LORD my God commanded me, that ye should do thus in the midst of the land where ye are about to enter in to possess it.

Instruction » Hearing instruction

Proverbs 8:32-33

Now therefore hearken unto me, O ye sons; for blessed are those that keep my ways. Hearken unto chastening, and be wise; refuse it not.

Proverbs 23:12

Apply thine heart unto chastening and thine ears to the words of wisdom.

Instruction » Of children encouraged » Foretold

John 6:45

It is written in the prophets, And they shall all be taught of God. Every man therefore that has heard from the Father and has learned comes unto me.

1 Corinthians 2:12

Now we have not received the spirit of the world, but the Spirit which is of God, that we might know the things that God has given us.

Instruction » The time when the wise are instructed

Proverbs 9:7-10

He that chastens a scorner brings shame unto himself, and he that chastens a wicked man brings himself a blot. Chasten not a scorner lest he hate thee; chasten a wise man, and he will love thee. Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser; teach a just man, and he will increase in learning. read more.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the holy is understanding.

Proverbs 21:11

When the scorner is punished, the simple is made wise, and by instructing the wise, he receives wisdom.

Instruction » Those that refuse instruction

Proverbs 15:32

He that refuses chastening despises his own soul, but he that hears reproof has an understanding heart.

Instruction » What instruction is

Proverbs 4:13

Take fast hold of chastening; do not let go; keep this; for it is thy life.

Instruction » What is profitable for instruction

2 Timothy 3:16-17

All scripture is given by inspiration of God and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.

Instruction » Bonds and yokes

Jeremiah 27:2-11

Thus hath the LORD said unto me: Make thee bonds and yokes and put them upon thy neck; and thou shalt send them to the king of Edom and to the king of Moab and to the king of the Ammonites and to the king of Tyre and to the king of Zidon, by the hand of the ambassadors which come to Jerusalem unto Zedekiah king of Judah; and thou shalt command them to say unto their masters, Thus hath the LORD of the hosts, the God of Israel said; Thus shall ye say unto your masters: read more.
I have made the earth, the man and the beast that are upon the face of the earth, by my great power and by my outstretched arm, and have given it unto whom was upright in my eyes. And now have I given all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, my slave; and even the beasts of the field I have given him that they might serve him. And all the Gentiles shall serve him and his son and his son's son, until the time of his own land shall come also; and many nations and great kings shall serve him. And it shall come to pass, that the people and the kingdom which will not serve Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon and that will not put their neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon, that people I will visit, saith the LORD, with the sword and with the famine and with the pestilence, until I have finished placing all of them under his hand. Therefore do not hearken unto your prophets, nor to your diviners, nor to your dreams, nor to your sorcerers, nor to your enchanters, which speak unto you, saying, Ye shall not serve the king of Babylon: For they prophesy a lie unto you, to remove you far from your land; and that I should drive you out, and ye should perish. But the people that submit their neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon and serve him, those will I let remain still in their own land, said the LORD; and they shall till it and dwell therein.

Instruction » Of children encouraged » Christ, the great teacher

Ephesians 4:21

if so be that ye have heard him and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus,

Instruction » Of children encouraged » Given with infinite pains

Instruction » What instruction not to hear

Proverbs 19:27

Cease, my son, to hear the teaching that induces one to deviate from the reasons of wisdom.

Instruction » Those that keep instruction

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Instruction » Eating and drinking sparingly

Ezekiel 12:18-20

Son of man, eat thy bread with quaking and drink thy water with trembling and with anxiety and say unto the people of the land, Thus hath the Lord GOD said regarding the inhabitants of Jerusalem and the land of Israel. They shall eat their bread with anxiety and drink their water with terror that her land may be desolate from all that is in it because of the violence of all those that dwell therein. And the cities that are inhabited shall be laid waste, and the land shall be desolate; and ye shall know that I am the LORD.

Instruction » Two sticks joined together

Ezekiel 37:16-22

Thou, son of man, take one stick and write upon it: To Judah, and to the sons of Israel his companions; then take another stick and write upon it: To Joseph, the stick of Ephraim and to all the house of Israel his companions: and join them one to another that they might become one; and they shall be one in thy hand. And when the sons of thy people shall speak unto thee, saying, Wilt thou not show us what thou meanest by these? read more.
Say unto them, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Behold, I take the stick of Joseph, which is in the hand of Ephraim, and the tribes of Israel his fellows and will put them with him, even with the stick of Judah and make them one stick, and they shall be one in my hand. And the sticks upon which thou dost write shall be in thine hand before their eyes. And thou shalt say unto them, Thus hath the Lord GOD said; Behold, I take the sons of Israel from among the Gentiles, where they be gone and will gather them on every side and bring them into their own land; and I will make them one nation in the land in the mountains of Israel; and one king shall be king to them all; and they shall no longer be two nations, neither shall they be divided into two kingdoms any more at all:

Instruction » Widowhood

Ezekiel 24:16-27

Son of man, behold, I take away from thee the desire of thine eyes by death; yet neither shalt thou mourn nor weep, neither shall thy tears run down. Forbear to cry, make no mourning for the dead, bind thy turban upon thy head, and put on thy shoes upon thy feet and do not cover thy lips and do not eat the bread of comfort. So I spoke unto the people in the morning; and at even my wife died; and I did in the morning as I was commanded. read more.
And the people said unto me, Wilt thou not tell us what these things are to us, that thou doest so? Then I answered them, The word of the LORD came unto me, saying, Speak unto the house of Israel, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: Behold, I will profane my sanctuary, the glory of your strength, the desire of your eyes, and the gift of your soul; your sons and your daughters whom ye have left shall fall by the sword. And ye shall do as I have done: ye shall not cover your lips nor eat the bread of men. And your turbans shall be upon your heads and your shoes upon your feet: ye shall not mourn nor weep; but ye shall pine away for your iniquities and cry out one with another. Thus Ezekiel shall be unto you for a sign: according to all that he has done ye shall do: and when this comes, ye shall know that I am the Lord GOD. Also, thou son of man, in the day when I take from them their strength, the joy of their glory, the desire of their eyes, and the care of their souls, their sons and their daughters, that day one that escapes shall come unto thee, to bring the news. In that day thy mouth shall be opened to speak unto him who is escaped, and thou shalt speak, and no longer be dumb: and thou shalt be a sign unto them; and they shall know that I am the LORD.

Instruction » The pillar of twelve stones at the fords of the jordan river

Joshua 4:19-24

And the people came up out of the Jordan on the tenth day of the first month and camped in Gilgal, on the east side of Jericho. And Joshua raised up in Gilgal the twelve stones, which they took out of the Jordan. And he spoke unto the sons of Israel, saying, When your children shall ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What do these stones mean unto you? read more.
Then ye shall let your children know, saying, Israel came over this Jordan on dry land. For the LORD your God dried up the waters of the Jordan from before you until ye had passed, as the LORD your God did to the Red sea, which he dried up from before us until we had passed, that all the people of the earth might know the hand of the LORD, that it is mighty; that ye might fear the LORD your God all the days.

Instruction » Fringes on the borders of garments

Numbers 15:38-39

Speak unto the sons of Israel and bid them that they make for themselves fringes in the borders of their garments throughout their generations and that they put upon the fringe of the borders a ribband of blue. And it shall be unto you for a fringe that ye may look upon it and remember all the commandments of the LORD and do them and that ye seek not after your own heart and your own eyes, seeking after which ye fornicate.

Instruction » Moving household goods

Ezekiel 12:3-16

Therefore, thou son of man, prepare thee stuff for moving and move by day in their sight and thou shalt move from thy place to another place in their sight: they will not see for they are a rebellious house. And thou shalt bring forth thy stuff by day in their sight, as stuff for moving; and thou shalt go forth in the evening in their sight, as those that go forth to not return. Dig through the wall in their sight, and leave thereby. read more.
In their sight thou shalt bear it upon thy shoulders and carry it forth in the night; thou shalt cover thy face, and thou shalt not look at the land; for I have set thee for a sign unto the house of Israel. And I did so as I was commanded: I brought forth my stuff by day, as stuff for a journey, and in the evening I dug through the wall with my hand; I brought it forth in the night, and I bore it upon my shoulder in their sight. And in the morning the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, Son of man, has not the house of Israel, the rebellious house, said unto thee, What doest thou? Say thou unto them, Thus hath the Lord GOD said: This burden concerns the prince in Jerusalem and all the house of Israel that are among them. Say, I am your sign: like as I have done, so shall it be done unto them: when they go to another country they shall go in captivity. And the prince that is among them shall be born upon their shoulders in the night, and they shall go forth; they shall dig through the wall to carry him out thereby; he shall cover his face that he not see the land with his eyes. But I will spread my net upon him, and he shall be taken in my snare, and I will cause him to be taken to Babylon to the land of the Chaldeans; yet he shall not see it though he shall die there. And I will scatter toward every wind all that were about him to help him and all his companies; and I will draw out the sword after them. And they shall know that I am the LORD when I shall scatter them among the Gentiles and disperse them in the countries. But I will leave a few men of them from the sword, from the famine, and from the pestilence; that they may declare all their abominations among the Gentiles where they go; and they shall know that I am the LORD.

Instruction » Potter's vessel

Jeremiah 19:1-12

Thus hath the LORD said, Go and buy a potter's earthen bottle, and take of the elders of the people and of the elders of the priests; and go forth unto the valley of the son of Hinnom, which is by the entry by the east gate, and proclaim there the words that I shall tell thee. Therefore thou shalt say, Hear ye the word of the LORD, O kings of Judah, and inhabitants of Jerusalem. Thus saith the LORD of the hosts, God of Israel: Behold, I bring evil upon this place, such that whoever hears of it, his ears shall tingle. read more.
Because they have forsaken me and have estranged this place; and have burned incense in it unto other gods, whom neither they nor their fathers have known, nor the kings of Judah and have filled this place with the blood of innocents; and have built high places unto Baal, to burn their sons with fire for burnt offerings unto this same Baal, which I did not command, nor speak, neither did it come into my mind. Therefore, behold, the days come, said the LORD, that this place shall no longer be called Tophet, nor The valley of the son of Hinnom, but The valley of the slaughter. And I will make void the counsel of Judah and Jerusalem in this place, and I will cause them to fall by the sword before their enemies and by the hands of those that seek their souls and I will give their carcasses to be food for the fowls of the heaven and for the beasts of the earth. And I will make this city desolate and a hissing; every one that passes thereby shall be astonished and hiss because of all its plagues. And I will cause them to eat the flesh of their sons and the flesh of their daughters, and each one shall eat the flesh of his friend in the siege and straitness, with which their enemies and those that seek their souls shall straiten them. Then thou shalt break the bottle in the sight of the men that go with thee, and shalt say unto them, Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said: Even so will I break this people and this city as one breaks a potter's vessel that cannot be restored again; and they shall bury them in Tophet, for there shall be no other place to bury. Thus will I do unto this place, saith the LORD, and to its inhabitants and even make this city as Tophet:

Instruction » The linen sash

Jeremiah 13:1-11

Thus hath the LORD said unto me, Go and buy thee a linen girdle and put it upon thy loins, and thou shalt not put it in water. And I bought the girdle according to the word of the LORD and put it on my loins. And the word of the LORD came unto me the second time, saying, read more.
Take the girdle that thou hast bought, which is upon thy loins, and arise; go to the Euphrates and hide it there in a hole of the rock. So I went and hid it in the Euphrates, as the LORD commanded me. And it came to pass after many days that the LORD said unto me, Arise; go to the Euphrates and take from there the girdle, which I commanded thee to hide there. Then I went to the Euphrates and dug and took the girdle from the place where I had hid it; and, behold, the girdle was rotted, it was good for nothing. Then the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, Thus hath the LORD said, After this manner I will cause the pride of Judah to rot and the great pride of Jerusalem. This evil people that refuses to hear my words, which walk in the imagination of their heart and went after other gods to serve them and to worship them shall even be as this girdle, which is good for nothing. For as the girdle cleaves to the loins of a man, so I have caused to cleave unto me the whole house of Israel and the whole house of Judah, saith the LORD; that they might be unto me for a people and for fame, and for a praise, and for honour; but they did not hear.

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Proverbs 24:30-34

I went by the field of the slothful and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding, and, behold, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered its face, and its stone wall was broken down. Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it and received chastening. read more.
Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall thy poverty come as one that travels and thy want as an armed man.

Instruction » The boiling pot

Ezekiel 24:1-14

Again in the ninth year, in the tenth month, in the tenth day of the month, the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, Son of man, write the name of the day, even of this same day: the king of Babylon laid siege against Jerusalem this same day. And speak unto the house of rebellion by parable and say unto them, Thus hath the Lord GOD said; Set on a pot, set it on, and also pour water into it: read more.
gather her pieces of meat into it, even every good piece, the thigh, and the shoulder; fill it with the choice bones. Take the choice of the flock and burn also the bones under it and make it boil well and let them seethe the bones of it therein. For thus hath the Lord GOD said: Woe to the bloody city, to the pot whose scum is therein and whose scum is not gone out of it! For her pieces, because of her pieces let it be removed; let no lot fall upon it. For her blood is in the midst of her; she set it upon the top of a rock; she did not poured it upon the ground, to cover it with dust; that wrath might rise up to take vengeance; I have set her blood upon the high place of the rock that it should not be covered. Therefore thus hath the Lord GOD said: Woe to the bloody city! I will also make a great fire, multiplying the wood, kindling the fire, to consume the flesh and to make the broth, and the bones shall be burned; setting afterward the empty pot upon the coals thereof that it may become red hot and may burn and that the filthiness of it may be molten in it, that the scum of it may be consumed. In fraud she has become weary, and her great scum did not go forth out of her; her scum shall be in the fire. In thy perverse filthiness thou shalt die because I have cleansed thee, and thou didst not cleanse thyself from thy uncleanness; thou shalt never cleanse thyself again, until I have caused my fury to rest upon thee. I, the LORD, have spoken: I came and worked. I will not turn back, neither will I have mercy, neither will I repent; according to thy ways and according to thy doings, they shall judge thee, said the Lord GOD.

Instruction » Symbolically wearing sackcloth and going barefoot

Isaiah 20:2-3

at the same time the LORD spoke by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, Go and loose the sackcloth from off thy loins and put off thy shoe from thy foot. And he did so, walking naked and barefoot. And the LORD said, Like as my slave Isaiah has walked naked and barefoot three years for a sign and wonder upon Egypt and upon Ethiopia,

Instruction » Eating bread mixed with dung

Ezekiel 4:9-17

Take also unto thee wheat and barley and beans and lentils and millet and fitches and put them in one vessel and make thee bread thereof, according to the number of the days that thou shalt lie upon thy side, three hundred and ninety days shalt thou eat thereof. And thy food which thou shalt eat shall be by weight, twenty shekels a day; from time to time shalt thou eat it. Thou shalt also drink water by measure, the sixth part of a hin; from time to time shalt thou drink. read more.
And thou shalt eat barley cakes baked under the ashes, and thou shalt bake it with dung that comes out of man, in their sight. And the LORD said, Even thus shall the sons of Israel eat their defiled bread among the Gentiles, where I will drive them. Then said I, Ah Lord GOD! behold, my soul is not defiled: for from my youth up even until now have I not eaten of that which dies of itself, or is torn in pieces; neither has abominable flesh come into my mouth. Then he said unto me, Behold, I give thee cow's dung for man's dung, and thou shalt prepare thy bread with it. Moreover he said unto me, Son of man, behold, I break the sustenance of bread in Jerusalem; and they shall eat bread by weight, and with anguish; and they shall drink water by measure, and with terror. For they shall lack bread and water, and terrorize one another, and faint because of their iniquity.

Instruction » Sighing

Ezekiel 21:6-7

Cry out therefore, thou son of man, with the breaking of thy loins; and with bitterness cry out before their eyes. And it shall be, when they say unto thee, Why criest thou? that thou shalt answer, For the tidings that come; and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint; and all knees shall be weak as water: behold, it comes and shall be brought to pass, said the Lord GOD.

Instruction » Lying on one side in public view for a long period

Ezekiel 4:4-8

Thou shalt sleep upon thy left side and lay the iniquity of the house of Israel upon it; according to the number of the days that thou shalt lie upon it, thou shalt bear their iniquity. For I have summed up for thee the years of their iniquity, according to the number of the days, three hundred and ninety days; so shalt thou bear the iniquity of the house of Israel. And when thou hast accomplished them, thou shalt sleep on thy right side this second time, and thou shalt bear the iniquity of the house of Judah forty days: a day for a year; I have appointed thee each day for a year. read more.
Therefore thou shalt set thy face toward the siege of Jerusalem, and thine arm shall be uncovered, and thou shalt prophesy against her. And, behold, I laced bands upon thee, and thou shalt not turn from one side to another until thou hast ended the days appointed thee upon thy sides.

Instruction » Illustrations on a tile

Ezekiel 4:1-3

Thou also, son of man, take a tile and lay it before thee and portray upon it the city of Jerusalem and lay siege against it and build a fort against it and cast a mount against it; set the camp also against it, and set battering rams against it round about. And take an iron pan and set it for a wall of iron between thee and the city; and set thy face against it and it shall be for an encompassment, and thou shalt lay siege against the city. This shall be a sign to the house of Israel.

Instruction » By object lessons » The pot of manna

Exodus 16:32

And Moses said, This is what the LORD has commanded, Fill an omer of it to be kept for your descendants, that they may see the bread with which I have fed you in the wilderness when I brought you forth from the land of Egypt.

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Instruction » Shaving the head

Spiritual » Instruction » Examples of spiritual

Nehemiah 8:7

And Jeshua, Bani, Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodijah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, and Pelaiah, Levites, caused the people to be silent that they might understand the law; and the people were in their place.

Acts 18:26

And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue, but when Aquila and Priscilla had heard him, they took him unto them and expounded unto him the way of God more perfectly.

2 Chronicles 17:7

Also in the third year of his reign he sent his princes, Benhail, Obadiah, Zechariah, Nethaneel, and Michaiah, to teach in the cities of Judah.

Acts 8:35

Then Philip opened his mouth and began at the same scripture and preached unto him the gospel of Jesus.

Matthew 5:2

and he opened his mouth and taught them, saying,

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Instruction About Clothes

Leviticus 19:19

Ye shall keep my statutes. Thou shalt not let thy animal join with a diverse kind for mixtures; thou shalt not sow thy field with mixture, neither shalt thou wear garments of a mixture of different things.

Instructions About Stoning

Deuteronomy 13:10

And thou must stone him with stones, and he shall die because he has sought to thrust thee away from the LORD thy God, who brought thee out of the land of Egypt from the house of slavery;

Rejection Of Spiritual Instruction

2 Chronicles 30:10

So the posts passed from city to city through the land of Ephraim and Manasseh even unto Zebulun, but they laughed them to scorn and mocked them.