“This is the command—the statutes and ordinances—the Lord your God has instructed me to teach you, so that you may follow them in the land you are about to enter and possess. Do this so that you may fear the Lord your God all the days of your life by keeping all His statutes and commands I am giving you, your son, and your grandson, and so that you may have a long life.
Carefully observe the commands of the Lord your God, the decrees and statutes He has commanded you.
So keep the command—the statutes and ordinances—that I am giving you to follow today.
“You must carefully follow every command I am giving you today, so that you may live and increase, and may enter and take possession of the land the Lord swore to your fathers.
So keep the commands of the Lord your God by walking in His ways and fearing Him.
Keep the Lord’s commands and statutes I am giving you today, for your own good.
“Therefore, love the Lord your God and always keep His mandate and His statutes, ordinances, and commands.
“Keep every command I am giving you today, so that you may have the strength to cross into and possess the land you are to inherit,
be careful to follow all the statutes and ordinances I set before you today.
You must follow the Lord your God and fear Him. You must keep His commands and listen to His voice; you must worship Him and remain faithful to Him.
This will occur if you obey the Lord your God, keeping all His commands I am giving you today, doing what is right in the sight of the Lord your God.
if only you obey the Lord your God and are careful to follow every one of these commands I am giving you today.
“The Lord your God is commanding you this day to follow these statutes and ordinances. You must be careful to follow them with all your heart and all your soul.
Moses and the elders of Israel commanded the people, “Keep every command I am giving you today.
Obey the Lord your God and follow His commands and statutes I am giving you today.”
The Lord will establish you as His holy people, as He swore to you, if you obey the commands of the Lord your God and walk in His ways.
The Lord will make you the head and not the tail; you will only move upward and never downward if you listen to the Lord your God’s commands I am giving you today and are careful to follow them.
“If you are not careful to obey all the words of this law, which are written in this scroll, by fearing this glorious and awesome name—Yahweh, your God—
The hidden things belong to the Lord our God, but the revealed things belong to us and our children forever, so that we may follow all the words of this law.
Then you will again obey Him and follow all His commands I am giving you today.
when you obey the Lord your God by keeping His commands and statutes that are written in this book of the law and return to Him with all your heart and all your soul.
For I am commanding you today to love the Lord your God, to walk in His ways, and to keep His commands, statutes, and ordinances, so that you may live and multiply, and the Lord your God may bless you in the land you are entering to possess.
Gather the people—men, women, children, and foreigners living within your gates—so that they may listen and learn to fear the Lord your God and be careful to follow all the words of this law.
he said to them, “Take to heart all these words I am giving as a warning to you today, so that you may command your children to carefully follow all the words of this law.
Above all, be strong and very courageous to carefully observe the whole instruction My servant Moses commanded you. Do not turn from it to the right or the left, so that you will have success wherever you go.
Only carefully obey the command and instruction that Moses the Lord’s servant gave you: to love the Lord your God, walk in all His ways, keep His commands, remain faithful to Him, and serve Him with all your heart and all your soul.”
“Be very strong and continue obeying all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, so that you do not turn from it to the right or left
1 Kings 2:3
and keep your obligation to the Lord your God to walk in His ways and to keep His statutes, commands, ordinances, and decrees. This is written in the law of Moses, so that you will have success in everything you do and wherever you turn,
1 Kings 3:14
If you walk in My ways and keep My statutes and commands just as your father David did, I will give you a long life.”
1 Kings 6:12
“As for this temple you are building—if you walk in My statutes, observe My ordinances, and keep all My commands by walking in them, I will fulfill My promise to you, which I made to your father David.
1 Kings 8:61
Let your heart be completely devoted to the Lord our God to walk in His statutes and to keep His commands, as it is today.”
1 Kings 9:4
As for you, if you walk before Me as your father David walked, with a heart of integrity and in what is right, doing everything I have commanded you, and if you keep My statutes and ordinances,
1 Kings 11:38
“‘After that, if you obey all I command you, walk in My ways, and do what is right in My sight in order to keep My statutes and My commands as My servant David did, I will be with you. I will build you a lasting dynasty just as I built for David, and I will give you Israel.
2 Kings 17:13
Still, the Lord warned Israel and Judah through every prophet and every seer, saying, “Turn from your evil ways and keep My commands and statutes according to all the law I commanded your ancestors and sent to you through My servants the prophets.”
2 Kings 17:37
You are to be careful always to observe the statutes, the ordinances, the law, and the commandments He wrote for you; do not fear other gods.
2 Kings 21:8
I will never again cause the feet of the Israelites to wander from the land I gave to their ancestors if only they will be careful to do all I have commanded them—the whole law that My servant Moses commanded them.”
so that they might put their confidence in God
and not forget God’s works,
but keep His commands.
“Why do you ask Me about what is good?” He said to him. “There is only One who is good. If you want to enter into life, keep the commandments.” “Which ones?” he asked Him. Jesus answered:Do not murder;
do not commit adultery;
do not steal;
do not bear false witness; honor your father and your mother;
and love your neighbor as yourself.
But you are to keep My statutes and ordinances. You must not commit any of these detestable things—not the native or the foreigner who lives among you.
You must keep all My statutes and all My ordinances and do them; I am Yahweh.”
“You are to keep all My statutes and all My ordinances, and do them, so that the land where I am bringing you to live will not vomit you out.
“You are to keep My statutes and ordinances and carefully observe them, so that you may live securely in the land.
“Now, Israel, listen to the statutes and ordinances I am teaching you to follow, so that you may live, enter, and take possession of the land Yahweh, the God of your fathers, is giving you.
Look, I have taught you statutes and ordinances as the Lord my God has commanded me, so that you may follow them in the land you are entering to possess.
Carefully follow them, for this will show your wisdom and understanding in the eyes of the peoples. When they hear about all these statutes, they will say, ‘This great nation is indeed a wise and understanding people.’
At that time the Lord commanded me to teach you statutes and ordinances for you to follow in the land you are about to cross into and possess.
Moses summoned all Israel and said to them, “Israel, listen to the statutes and ordinances I am proclaiming as you hear them today. Learn and follow them carefully.
“You are to keep My statutes. You must not crossbreed two different kinds of your livestock, sow your fields with two kinds of seed, or put on a garment made of two kinds of material.
Keep My statutes and do them; I am Yahweh who sets you apart.
“If you follow My statutes and faithfully observe My commands,
Remember that you were slaves in Egypt; carefully follow these statutes.
It is to remain with him, and he is to read from it all the days of his life, so that he may learn to fear the Lord his God, to observe all the words of this instruction, and to do these statutes.
I am Yahweh your God. Follow My statutes, keep My ordinances, and practice them.
I will place My Spirit within you and cause you to follow My statutes and carefully observe My ordinances.
When all has been heard, the conclusion of the matter is: fear God and keep His commands, because this is for all humanity.
“In a dispute, they will officiate as judges and decide the case according to My ordinances. They must observe My laws and statutes regarding all My appointed festivals, and keep My Sabbaths holy.
If only they had such a heart to fear Me and keep all My commands always, so that they and their children will prosper forever.
The Lord commanded us to follow all these statutes and to fear the Lord our God for our prosperity always and for our preservation, as it is today.
You have commanded that Your precepts
be diligently kept.
so they may follow My statutes, keep My ordinances, and practice them. Then they will be My people, and I will be their God.
Keep His statutes and commands, which I am giving you today, so that you and your children after you may prosper and so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you for all time.”
But some of the believers from the party of the Pharisees stood up and said, “It is necessary to circumcise them and to command them to keep the law of Moses!”
Take these men, purify yourself along with them, and pay for them to get their heads shaved. Then everyone will know that what they were told about you amounts to nothing, but that you yourself are also careful about observing the law.
1 Corinthians 7:19
Circumcision does not matter and uncircumcision does not matter, but keeping God’s commands does.
All this happened
so that they might keep His statutes
and obey His instructions.
He said, “Even more, those who hear the word of God and keep it are blessed!”
Happy are those who keep His decrees
and seek Him with all their heart.
A wise heart accepts commands,
but foolish lips will be destroyed.
1 Timothy 6:14
to keep the command without fault or failure until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 John 5:3
For this is what love for God is: to keep His commands. Now His commands are not a burden,
But be doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.