My son, keep your father's command, and don't reject your mother's teaching.
For a commandment is a lamp, teaching is a light, and corrective instructions are the way to life.
For I have chosen him so that he will command his children and his house after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is right and just. This is how the Lord will fulfill to Abraham what He promised him."
He also told the second one, the third, and everyone who was walking behind the animals, "Say the same thing to Esau when you find him.
Isaac summoned Jacob, blessed him, and commanded him: "Don't take a wife from the Canaanite women.
Then he commanded them: "I am about to be gathered to my people. Bury me with my fathers in the cave in the field of Ephron the Hittite.
See which field they are harvesting, and follow [them]. Haven't I ordered the young men not to touch you? When you are thirsty, go and drink from the jars the young men have filled."
Esther did not reveal her ethnic background or her birthplace, because Mordecai had ordered her not to.
Esther still had not revealed her birthplace or her ethnic background, as Mordecai had directed. She obeyed Mordecai's orders, as she always had while he raised her.
For I too am a man under authority, having soldiers under my command. I say to this one, 'Go!' and he goes; and to another, 'Come!' and he comes; and to my slave, 'Do this!' and he does it."
He approached Pilate and asked for Jesus' body. Then Pilate ordered that it be released.
At that time I commanded you about all the things you were to do.
He replied to them, "What did Moses command you?"
For I too am a man placed under authority, having soldiers under my command. I say to this one, 'Go!' and he goes; and to another, 'Come!' and he comes; and to my slave, 'Do this!' and he does it."
"Simon, Simon, look out! Satan has asked to sift you like wheat.
So they called for them and ordered them not to preach or teach at all in the name of Jesus.
Because we have heard that some to whom we gave no authorization went out from us and troubled you with their words and unsettled your hearts,
2 Corinthians 8:8
I am not saying this as a command. Rather, by means of the diligence of others, I am testing the genuineness of your love.
2 Thessalonians 3:6
Now we command you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to keep away from every brother who walks irresponsibly and not according to the tradition received from us.
2 Thessalonians 3:10
In fact, when we were with you, this is what we commanded you: "If anyone isn't willing to work, he should not eat."
2 Thessalonians 3:12
Now we command and exhort such people, by the Lord Jesus Christ, that quietly working, they may eat their own bread.
1 Timothy 5:21
I solemnly charge you, before God and Christ Jesus and the elect angels, to observe these things without prejudice, doing nothing out of favoritism.
and may not pay attention to Jewish myths and the commandments of men who reject the truth.
For this reason, although I have great boldness in Christ to command you to do what is right,