Keep your father's commands, my son, and never forsake your mother's rules,
Because the command is a lamp and the Law a light, rebukes that discipline are a way of life
Indeed, I've made myself known to him in order that he may encourage his sons and his household that is born after him to keep the way of the LORD, and to do what is right and just, so that the LORD may bring about for Abraham what he has promised."
He issued similar instructions to the second and third group, as well as to all the others who drove the herds that followed: "This is how you are to speak to Esau when you find him.
Later, Isaac called Jacob and blessed him, instructing him, "Don't marry a wife from the local Canaanite women.
In his last words, Jacob issued this set of instructions to them all: "I'm about to join our ancestors. Bury me alongside my ancestors in the cave in the field that used to belong to Ephron the Hittite.
Keep your eyes on the field where they are harvesting, and follow them. I've ordered my young men not to bother you, haven't I? And when you are thirsty, drink from the water vessels that the young men have filled."
Esther did not make known her people or heritage because Mordecai had instructed her not to make it known.
Now Esther had not declared her heritage or her people, just as Mordecai had instructed her, for Esther did what Mordecai told her just as she had done when she was raised by him.
because I, too, am a man under authority and I have soldiers under me. I say to one of them "Go' and he goes, to another "Come' and he comes, and to my servant "Do this' and he does it."
He went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus, and Pilate ordered it to be done.
I charged you at that time that you must do all of these things."
"What did Moses command you?" he responded.
because I, too, am a man under authority and have soldiers under me. I say to one "Go' and he goes, to another "Come' and he comes, and to my servant "Do this' and he does it."
"Simon, Simon, listen! Satan has asked permission to sift all of you like wheat,
So they called Peter and John back in and ordered them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus.
Greetings. We have heard that some men, coming from us without instructions from us, have said things to trouble you and have unsettled you.
2 Corinthians 8:8
I am not commanding you but testing the genuineness of your love by the enthusiasm of others.
2 Thessalonians 3:6
In the name of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, we command you, brothers, to keep away from every brother who is living in idleness and not living according to the tradition that they received from us.
2 Thessalonians 3:10
While we were with you, we gave this order: "If anyone doesn't want to work, he shouldn't eat."
2 Thessalonians 3:12
We order and encourage such people by the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, to do their work quietly and to earn their own living.
1 Timothy 5:7
Continue to give these instructions, so that they may be blameless.
1 Timothy 5:21
With God as my witness, as well as the Messiah Jesus and the chosen angels, I solemnly call on you to carry out these instructions without prejudice, doing nothing on the basis of partiality.
and not pay attention to Jewish myths or commands given by people who reject the truth.
For this reason, although in the Messiah I have complete freedom to order you to do what is proper,