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The King's Orders

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Genesis 12:20

Pharaoh commanded his men concerning him; and they escorted him away, with his wife and all that belonged to him.

Genesis 26:11

So Abimelech charged all the people, saying, "He who touches this man or his wife shall surely be put to death."

Exodus 1:22

Then Pharaoh commanded all his people, saying, "Every son who is born you are to cast into the Nile, and every daughter you are to keep alive."

2 Samuel 14:8

Then the king said to the woman, "Go to your house, and I will give orders concerning you."

2 Samuel 18:5

The king charged Joab and Abishai and Ittai, saying, "Deal gently for my sake with the young man Absalom." And all the people heard when the king charged all the commanders concerning Absalom.

2 Samuel 18:12

The man said to Joab, "Even if I should receive a thousand pieces of silver in my hand, I would not put out my hand against the king's son; for in our hearing the king charged you and Abishai and Ittai, saying, 'Protect for me the young man Absalom!'

1 Kings 2:1-9

As David's time to die drew near, he charged Solomon his son, saying,

Jonah 3:7

He issued a proclamation and it said, "In Nineveh by the decree of the king and his nobles: Do not let man, beast, herd, or flock taste a thing. Do not let them eat or drink water.

Ezra 5:3

At that time Tattenai, the governor of the province beyond the River, and Shethar-bozenai and their colleagues came to them and spoke to them thus, "Who issued you a decree to rebuild this temple and to finish this structure?"

Ezra 5:9

"Then we asked those elders and said to them thus, 'Who issued you a decree to rebuild this temple and to finish this structure?'

Ezra 1:1-4

Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, in order to fulfill the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah, the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, so that he sent a proclamation throughout all his kingdom, and also put it in writing, saying:

Ezra 5:13

'However, in the first year of Cyrus king of Babylon, King Cyrus issued a decree to rebuild this house of God.

Ezra 5:17

"Now if it pleases the king, let a search be conducted in the king's treasure house, which is there in Babylon, if it be that a decree was issued by King Cyrus to rebuild this house of God at Jerusalem; and let the king send to us his decision concerning this matter."

Ezra 6:3-5

"In the first year of King Cyrus, Cyrus the king issued a decree: 'Concerning the house of God at Jerusalem, let the temple, the place where sacrifices are offered, be rebuilt and let its foundations be retained, its height being 60 cubits and its width 60 cubits;

Ezra 6:1

Then King Darius issued a decree, and search was made in the archives, where the treasures were stored in Babylon.

Ezra 7:11-26

Now this is the copy of the decree which King Artaxerxes gave to Ezra the priest, the scribe, learned in the words of the commandments of the LORD and His statutes to Israel:

Esther 1:19-20

"If it pleases the king, let a royal edict be issued by him and let it be written in the laws of Persia and Media so that it cannot be repealed, that Vashti may no longer come into the presence of King Ahasuerus, and let the king give her royal position to another who is more worthy than she.

Esther 3:9-15

"If it is pleasing to the king, let it be decreed that they be destroyed, and I will pay ten thousand talents of silver into the hands of those who carry on the king's business, to put into the king's treasuries."

Esther 4:8

He also gave him a copy of the text of the edict which had been issued in Susa for their destruction, that he might show Esther and inform her, and to order her to go in to the king to implore his favor and to plead with him for her people.

Luke 2:1

Now in those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus, that a census be taken of all the inhabited earth.

Matthew 14:9

Although he was grieved, the king commanded it to be given because of his oaths, and because of his dinner guests.

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