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18 Bible Verses about Instruction

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Deuteronomy 24:8

Take heed in a plague of leprosy, that you observe diligently, and do according to all that the priests the Levites shall teach you: as I commanded them, so you shall observe to do.

Nehemiah 8:7-8

Also Jeshua, and Bani, and Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law: and the people stood in their place. So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading.

Proverbs 6:6-11

Go to the ant, you 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 will you sleep, O sluggard? when will you arise out of your sleep? Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall your poverty come upon you like a vagabond, and your want like 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, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and weeds had covered its face, and its stone wall was broken down. Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received instruction.read more.
Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall your poverty come like a robber; and your want like an armed man.

Romans 2:18

And 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 hold my tongue: and cause me to understand how I have erred.

Proverbs 5:12-13

And say, How have I hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof; And have not obeyed the voice of my teachers, nor inclined my ear to them that instructed me!

Jeremiah 16:21

Therefore, behold, I will this once cause them to know, 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 instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is your life.

Duty » Three-fold appropriation (taking) » Instruction

Proverbs 4:13

Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is your life.

Instruction » Examples of spiritual

Nehemiah 8:7

Also Jeshua, and Bani, and Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law: and the people stood in their place.

Acts 18:26

And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue: whom when Aquila and Priscilla had heard, 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 to his leaders, even to Ben-hail, and to Obadiah, and to Zechariah, and to Nethanel, and to Micaiah, 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 Jesus.

Matthew 5:2

And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying,

Instruction » Of children encouraged » Sought

Luke 3:12

Then came also tax collectors to be baptized, and said unto him, Teacher, 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, they that were about 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 say the scribes 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, do you love me more than these? He said unto him, Yea, Lord; you know that I love you. He said unto him, Feed my lambs.

Instruction » Of children encouraged » Encouraged

Leviticus 10:11

And that you may teach the children 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 children who should be born; who should arise and declare them to their children:

Instruction » Of children encouraged » Spiritual instruction despised

2 Chronicles 36:16

But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and scoffed at his prophets, until the wrath of the LORD arose against his people, till there was no remedy.

2 Chronicles 30:10

So the runners passed from city to city through the country 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 that Moses commanded, which Joshua read not before all the congregation of Israel, with the women, and the little ones, and the strangers that were living among them.

2 Kings 12:2

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

Instruction » The value of

Ecclesiastes 12:11

The words of the wise are as goads, and as nails firmly fixed by the masters of assemblies, which are given by one shepherd.

Instruction » From nature

Ecclesiastes 4:1

So I returned, and considered all the oppressions that are done under the sun: and behold the tears of such as were oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but they 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, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and weeds had covered its face, and its stone wall was broken down. Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received instruction. read more.
Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall your poverty come like a robber; and your want like 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 severe burden has God given to the sons of man to be afflicted with. I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and like grasping the wind. 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, Lo, I have come to greatness, and have gotten more wisdom than all they that have been before me in Jerusalem: yea, my heart had great experience of wisdom and knowledge. And I set my heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly: I perceived that this also is like grasping the wind. 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 you shall eat, or what you shall drink; nor yet for your body, what you shall put on. Is not life more than food, and the body than clothing? 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 you not much better than they? Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature? read more.
And why take you thought for clothing? 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 clothe the grass of the field, which today is, and tomorrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith?

Instruction » Who despises instruction

Proverbs 23:9

Speak not in the ears of a fool: for he will despise the wisdom of your words.

Psalm 50:16-17

But unto the wicked God says, What have you to do to declare my statutes, or that you should take my covenant in your mouth? Seeing you hate instruction, and cast my words behind you.

Instruction » Of children encouraged » For the young

Psalm 71:17

O God, you have taught me from my youth: and to this day have I declared your 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 you have received of him abides in you, and you need not that any man 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, you shall abide in him.

Instruction » Of children encouraged » Examples of divine

Deuteronomy 4:5

Behold, I have taught you statutes and judgments, even as the LORD my God commanded me, that you should do so in the land where you go to possess it.

Instruction » Hearing instruction

Proverbs 8:32-33

Now therefore hearken unto me, O you children: for blessed are they that keep my ways. Hear instruction, and be wise, and refuse it not.

Proverbs 23:12

Apply your heart unto instruction, and your ears to the words of knowledge.

Instruction » Of children encouraged » Foretold

John 6:45

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

1 Corinthians 2:12

Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God.

Instruction » The time when the wise are instructed

Proverbs 9:7-10

He that reproves a scoffer gets for himself shame: and he that rebukes a wicked man gets himself injury. Reprove not a scoffer, lest he hate you: rebuke a wise man, and he will love you. 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 One is understanding.

Proverbs 21:11

When the scoffer is punished, the simple is made wise: and when the wise is instructed, he receives knowledge.

Instruction » Those that refuse instruction

Proverbs 15:32

He that refuses instruction despises his own soul: but he that hears reproof gets understanding.

Instruction » What instruction is

Proverbs 4:13

Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is your 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 says the LORD to me; Make yourself bonds and yokes, and put them upon your neck, And 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 Sidon, by the hand of the messengers who come to Jerusalem unto Zedekiah king of Judah; And command them to say unto their masters, Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Thus shall you say unto your masters; read more.
I have made the earth, the man and the beast that are upon the ground, by my great power and by my outstretched arm, and have given it unto whom it seemed right unto me. And now have I given all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, my servant; and the beasts of the field have I given him also to serve him. And all nations shall serve him, and his son, and his son's son, until the very time of his own land comes: and then many nations and great kings shall enslave him. And it shall come to pass, that the nation and kingdom which will not serve the same Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon, and that will not put their neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon, that nation will I punish, says the LORD, with the sword, and with the famine, and with the pestilence, until I have consumed them by his hand. Therefore hearken not you to your prophets, nor to your diviners, nor to your dreamers, nor to your enchanters, nor to your sorcerers, which speak unto you, saying, You 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 you should perish. But the nations that bring their neck under the yoke of the king of Babylon, and serve him, those will I let remain still in their own land, says the LORD; and they shall till it, and dwell in it.

Instruction » Of children encouraged » Christ, the great teacher

Ephesians 4:21

If so be that you 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 instruction that causes to stray from the words of knowledge.

Instruction » Those that keep instruction

Instruction » The instruction of fools

Instruction » Who hears their father’s instruction

Instruction » Those that love instruction

Instruction » Eating and drinking sparingly

Ezekiel 12:18-20

Son of man, eat your bread with quaking, and drink your water with trembling and with anxiety; And say unto the people of the land, Thus says the Lord GOD of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and of the land of Israel; They shall eat their bread with anxiety, and drink their water with dismay, that their land may be emptied from all who are in it, because of the violence of all them that dwell in it. And the cities that are inhabited shall be laid waste, and the land shall be desolate; and you shall know that I am the LORD.

Instruction » Two sticks joined together

Ezekiel 37:16-22

Moreover, you son of man, take you one stick, and write upon it, For Judah, and for the children of Israel, his companions: then take another stick, and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim, and for all the house of Israel, his companions: And join them one to another into one stick; and they shall become one in your hand. And when the children of your people shall speak unto you, saying, Will you not show us what you mean by these? read more.
Say unto them, Thus says the Lord GOD; Behold, I will 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 on which you write shall be in your hand before their eyes. And say unto them, Thus says the Lord GOD; Behold, I will take the children of Israel from among the nations, where they are 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 upon the mountains of Israel; and one king shall be king to them all: and they shall be no more 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 you the desire of your eyes with a stroke: yet neither shall you mourn nor weep, neither shall your tears run down. Forbear to cry, make no mourning for the dead, bind the turban of your head upon you, and put on your shoes upon your feet, and cover not your lips, and eat not man's bread of sorrow. So I spoke unto the people in the morning: and at evening my wife died; and I did in the morning as I was commanded. read more.
And the people said unto me, Will you not tell us what these things are to us, that you so do? Then I answered them, The word of the LORD came unto me, saying, Speak unto the house of Israel, Thus says the Lord GOD; Behold, I will profane my sanctuary, the pride of your strength, the desire of your eyes, and that which your soul pities; and your sons and your daughters whom you have left behind shall fall by the sword. And you shall do as I have done: you shall not cover your lips, nor eat the bread of men. And your turban shall be upon your heads, and your shoes upon your feet: you shall not mourn nor weep; but you shall pine away for your iniquities, and mourn one toward another. Thus Ezekiel is unto you a sign: according to all that he has done shall you do: and when this comes, you shall know that I am the Lord GOD. Also, you son of man, shall it not be in the day when I take from them their strength, the joy of their glory, the desire of their eyes, and that upon which they set their minds, their sons and their daughters, That he that escapes in that day shall come unto you, to cause you to hear it with your ears? In that day shall your mouth be opened to him who has escaped, and you shall speak, and be no more dumb: and you shall 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 Jordan on the tenth day of the first month, and encamped in Gilgal, in the east border of Jericho. And those twelve stones, which they took out of Jordan, did Joshua pitch in Gilgal. And he spoke unto the children of Israel, saying, When your children shall ask their fathers in time to come, saying, What mean these stones? read more.
Then you shall let your children know, saying, Israel came over this Jordan on dry land. For the LORD your God dried up the waters of Jordan from before you, until you were passed over, as the LORD your God did to the Red sea, which he dried up from before us, until we were gone over: That all the people of the earth might know the hand of the LORD, that it is mighty: that you might fear the LORD your God forever.

Instruction » Fringes on the borders of garments

Numbers 15:38-39

Speak unto the children of Israel, and bid them that they make them tassels in the corners of their garments throughout their generations, and that they put upon the tassel of the corners a thread of blue: And it shall be unto you a tassel, that you may look upon it, and remember all the commandments of the LORD, and do them; and that you seek not after your own heart and your own eyes, after which you use to follow harlotry:

Instruction » Moving household goods

Ezekiel 12:3-16

Therefore, you son of man, prepare you belongings for moving, and move by day in their sight; and you shall move from your place to another place in their sight: it may be they will consider, though they are a rebellious house. Then shall you bring forth your belongings by day in their sight, as belongings for moving: and you shall go forth at evening in their sight, as they that go forth into captivity. Dig through the wall in their sight, and carry out your belongings through it. read more.
In their sight shall you bear it upon your shoulders, and carry it forth in the twilight: you shall cover your face, that you see not the ground: for I have set you for a sign unto the house of Israel. And I did so as I was commanded: I brought forth my belongings by day, as belongings for captivity, and in the evening I dug through the wall with my hand; I brought it forth in the twilight, and I bore it upon my shoulder in their sight. And in the morning came the word of the LORD unto me, saying, Son of man, has not the house of Israel, the rebellious house, said unto you, What do you? Say you unto them, Thus says the Lord GOD; This burden concerns the prince in Jerusalem, and all the house of Israel that are among them. Say, I am your sign: like I have done, so shall it be done unto them: they shall move and go into captivity. And the prince that is among them shall bear upon his shoulder in the twilight, and shall go forth: they shall dig through the wall to go out through it: he shall cover his face, so that he sees not the ground with his eyes. My net also will I spread upon him, and he shall be taken in my snare: and I will bring him to Babylon to the land of the Chaldeans; yet shall he not see it, though he shall die there. And I will scatter toward every wind all that are about him to help him, and all his troops; 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 nations, 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 nations where they come; and they shall know that I am the LORD.

Instruction » Potter's vessel

Jeremiah 19:1-12

Thus says the LORD, Go and get a potter's earthen flask, 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 of the east gate, and proclaim there the words that I shall tell you, And say, Hear you the word of the LORD, O kings of Judah, and inhabitants of Jerusalem; Thus says the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I will bring such evil upon this place, that whosoever hears of it, his ears shall tingle. read more.
Because they have forsaken me, and have profaned 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; They have built also the high places of Baal, to burn their sons with fire for burnt offerings unto Baal, which I commanded not, nor spoke it, neither came it into my mind: Therefore, behold, the days come, says the LORD, that this place shall no more be called Topheth, nor The valley of the son of Hinnom, but The valley of 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 them that seek their lives: and their dead bodies will I give 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; everyone 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 they shall eat everyone the flesh of his friend in the siege and distress, with which their enemies, and they that seek their lives, shall distress them. Then shall you break the flask in the sight of the men that go with you, And shall say unto them, Thus says the LORD of hosts; Even so will I break this people and this city, as one breaks a potter's vessel, that cannot be made whole again: and they shall bury them in Topheth, till there be no place to bury. Thus will I do unto this place, says the LORD, and to its inhabitants, and even make this city as Topheth:

Instruction » The linen sash

Jeremiah 13:1-11

Thus says the LORD unto me, Go and buy you a linen belt, and put it upon your waist, and put it not in water. So I bought a belt according to the word of the LORD, and put it on my waist. And the word of the LORD came unto me the second time, saying, read more.
Take the belt that you have bought, which is upon your waist, and arise, go to the Euphrates, and hide it there in a hole in the rock. So I went, and hid it by 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 the belt from there, which I commanded you to hide there. Then I went to the Euphrates, and dug, and took the belt from the place where I had hid it: and, behold, the belt was ruined, it was profitable for nothing. Then the word of the LORD came unto me, saying, Thus says the LORD, After this manner will I ruin the pride of Judah, and the great pride of Jerusalem. This evil people, who refuse to hear my words, who walk in the imagination of their heart, and walk after other gods, to serve them, and to worship them, shall even be as this belt, which is good for nothing. For as the belt clings to the waist of a man, so have I caused to cling unto me the whole house of Israel and the whole house of Judah, says the LORD; that they might be unto me for a people, and for a name, and for a praise, and for a glory: but they would not hear.

Instruction » Also see

Proverbs 24:30-34

I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and weeds had covered its face, and its stone wall was broken down. Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received instruction. read more.
Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall your poverty come like a robber; and your want like 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 come unto me, saying, Son of man, write you the name of the day, even of this same day: the king of Babylon set himself against Jerusalem this same day. And utter a parable unto the rebellious house, and say unto them, Thus says the Lord GOD; Set on a pot, set it on, and also pour water into it: read more.
Gather its pieces 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 its bones in it. Therefore thus says the Lord GOD; Woe to the bloody city, to the pot whose scum is in it, and whose scum has not gone out of it! bring it out piece by piece; 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 poured it not upon the ground, to cover it with dust; That it might cause fury to come up to take vengeance; I have set her blood upon the top of a rock, that it should not be covered. Therefore thus says the Lord GOD; Woe to the bloody city! I will even make the pile for fire great. Heap on wood, kindle the fire, consume the flesh, and spice it well, and let the bones be burned. Then set it empty upon its coals, that the bronze of it may be hot, and may burn, and that the filthiness of it may be melted in it, that the scum of it may be consumed. She has wearied herself with lies, and her great scum went not forth out of her: her scum shall be in the fire. In your filthiness is lewdness: because I have purged you, and you were not purged, you shall not be purged from your filthiness any more, till I have caused my fury to rest upon you. I the LORD have spoken it: it shall come to pass, and I will do it; I will not go back, neither will I spare, neither will I relent; according to your ways, and according to your doings, shall they judge you, says the Lord GOD.

Instruction » Symbolically wearing sackcloth and going barefoot

Isaiah 20:2-3

At the same time spoke the LORD by Isaiah the son of Amoz, saying, Go and remove the sackcloth from off your body, and put off your shoes from your feet. And he did so, walking naked and barefoot. And the LORD said, Just as my servant Isaiah has walked naked and barefoot three years for a sign and wonder against Egypt and against Ethiopia;

Instruction » Eating bread mixed with dung

Ezekiel 4:9-17

Take also unto yourself wheat, and barley, and beans, and lentils, and millet, and spelt, and put them in one vessel, and make yourself bread of it, according to the number of the days that you shall lie upon your side, three hundred and ninety days shall you eat of it. And your food which you shall eat shall be by weight, twenty shekels a day: from time to time shall you eat it. You shall drink also water by measure, the sixth part of a hin: from time to time shall you drink. read more.
And you shall eat it as barley cakes, and you shall bake it, using human waste, in their sight. And the LORD said, Even thus shall the children of Israel eat their defiled bread among the nations, where I will drive them. Then said I, Ah Lord GOD! behold, my soul has not been polluted: for from my youth up even till now have I not eaten of that which dies of itself, or is torn in pieces; neither came there abominable flesh into my mouth. Then he said unto me, Lo, I have given you cow's dung for human waste, and you shall prepare your bread over it. Moreover he said unto me, Son of man, behold, I will cut off the supply of bread in Jerusalem: and they shall eat bread by weight, and with care; and they shall drink water by measure, and in dismay: That they may lack bread and water, and be dismayed one with another, and waste away for their iniquity.

Instruction » Sighing

Ezekiel 21:6-7

Sigh therefore, you son of man, with breaking heart; and with bitterness sigh before their eyes. And it shall be, when they say unto you, Why sigh you? that you shall answer, For the tidings; because it comes: 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, says the Lord GOD.

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

Ezekiel 4:4-8

Lie also upon your left side, and lay the iniquity of the house of Israel upon it: according to the number of the days that you shall lie upon it you shall bear their iniquity. For I have laid upon you the years of their iniquity, according to the number of the days, three hundred and ninety days: so shall you bear the iniquity of the house of Israel. And when you have accomplished them, lie again on your right side, and you shall bear the iniquity of the house of Judah forty days: I have appointed you each day for a year. read more.
Therefore you shall set your face toward the siege of Jerusalem, and your arm shall be uncovered, and you shall prophesy against it. And, behold, I will put cords upon you, and you shall not turn yourself from one side to another, till you have ended the days of your siege.

Instruction » Illustrations on a tile

Ezekiel 4:1-3

You also, son of man, take you a clay tablet, and lay it before you, and portray upon it the city, even Jerusalem: And lay siege against it, and build a siege wall against it, and cast up a mound against it; set camps also against it, and place battering rams against it round about. Moreover take unto you an iron plate, and set it for a wall of iron between you and the city: and set your face against it, and it shall be besieged, and you shall lay siege against it. 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 the thing which the LORD commands, Fill an omer of it to be kept for your generations; 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.

Instruction » Basket of figs

Instruction » Shaving the head

Spiritual » Instruction » Examples of spiritual

Nehemiah 8:7

Also Jeshua, and Bani, and Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law: and the people stood in their place.

Acts 18:26

And he began to speak boldly in the synagogue: whom when Aquila and Priscilla had heard, 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 to his leaders, even to Ben-hail, and to Obadiah, and to Zechariah, and to Nethanel, and to Micaiah, 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 Jesus.

Matthew 5:2

And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying,

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Instruction About Clothes

Leviticus 19:19

You shall keep my statutes. You shall not let your cattle breed with another kind: you shall not sow your field with mixed seed: neither shall a garment of mixed linen and wool come upon you.

Instructions About Stoning

Deuteronomy 13:10

And you shall stone him with stones, that he die; because he has sought to thrust you away from the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage.

Rejection Of Spiritual Instruction

2 Chronicles 30:10

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