'Bid' in the Bible
Speak unto the children of Israel, and bid them that they make them fringes in the borders of their garments throughout their generations, and that they put upon the fringe of each border a cord of blue:
And Joshua commanded the people, saying, Ye shall not shout, nor let your voice be heard, neither shall any word proceed out of your mouth, until the day I bid you shout; then shall ye shout.
As they were going down at the end of the city, Samuel said to Saul, Bid the servant pass on before us (and he passed on), but stand thou still first, that I may cause thee to hear the word of God.
Then Abner called to Joab, and said, Shall the sword devour for ever? knowest thou not that it will be bitterness in the latter end? how long shall it be then, ere thou bid the people return from following their brethren?
Then she saddled an ass, and said to her servant, Drive, and go forward; slacken me not the riding, except I bid thee.
And his servants came near, and spake unto him, and said, My father, if the prophet had bid thee do some great thing, wouldest thou not have done it? how much rather then, when he saith to thee, Wash, and be clean?
And he that was over the household, and he that was over the city, the elders also, and they that brought up the children , sent to Jehu, saying, We are thy servants, and will do all that thou shalt bid us; we will not make any man king: do thou that which is good in thine eyes.
Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and preach unto it the preaching that I bid thee.
And Peter answered him and said, Lord, if it be thou, bid me come unto the upon the waters.
Go ye therefore unto the partings of the highways, and as many as ye shall find, bid to the marriage feast.
all things therefore whatsoever they bid you, these do and observe: but do not ye after their works; for they say, and do not.
And when his disciples James and John saw this , they said, Lord, wilt thou that we bid fire to come down from heaven, and consume them?
And another also said, I will follow thee, Lord; but first suffer me to bid farewell to them that are at my house.
But Martha was cumbered about much serving; and she came up to him, and said, Lord, dost thou not care that my sister did leave me to serve alone? bid her therefore that she help me.
And one out of the multitude said unto him, Teacher, bid my brother divide the inheritance with me.
And he said to him also that had bidden him, When thou makest a dinner or a supper, call not thy friends, nor thy brethren, nor thy kinsmen, nor rich neighbors; lest haply they also bid thee again, and a recompense be made thee.
But when thou makest a feast, bid the poor, the maimed, the lame, the blind:
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- Bidding (16 instances)
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- Charge (519 instances)
- Command (517 instances)
- Conjure (8 instances)
- Demand (66 instances)
- Dictation (8 instances)
- Enjoin (13 instances)
- Entreat (61 instances)
- Exact (49 instances)
- Impose (20 instances)