'Commanded' in the Bible
The LORD God commanded the man: "You may freely eat from every tree of the garden,
"Who told you that you are naked?" Godasked. "Did you eat fruit from the tree that I commanded you not to eat?"
He told the man, "Because you have listened to what your wife said, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, "You must not eat from it,' cursed is the ground because of you. You'll eat from it through pain-filled labor for the rest of your life.
Noah did all of this, precisely as God had commanded.
two by two, male and female, they entered the ark to join Noah, just as God had commanded.
The males and females of each living creature entered the ark, just as God had commanded. Then the LORD sealed them inside.
On the eighth day after his son Isaac had been born, Abraham circumcised him, just as God had commanded him.
Later, Joseph commanded his palace manager, "Fill the men's sacks to full capacity with food and replace each man's money at the top of the sack.
So Israel's sons did what they were asked to do, and Joseph provided wagons for them, as Pharaoh had commanded. He also gave them provisions for the journey.
Moses told Aaron all of the LORD's messages that he had sent with Moses, and all of the signs that he commanded him to do.
You are to speak everything that I've commanded you, and then your brother Aaron will speak to Pharaoh, telling him to let the Israelis go out of his land.
So Moses and Aaron went in to Pharaoh and did what the LORD had commanded them. Aaron threw his staff in front of Pharaoh and his officials, and it became a serpent.
Moses and Aaron did just what the LORD had commanded. Aaron raised his staff and struck the water in the Nile River in front of Pharaoh and his officials, and all the water in the Nile River turned to blood.
The Israelis did this. Moses and Aaron did just what the LORD had commanded.
All the Israelis did this. They did exactly as the LORD commanded Moses and Aaron.
Moses told them, "It's the food that the LORD has given you to eat. This is what the LORD has commanded: "You are to gather from it what each person is to eat, about one omer per person according to the number of your people, and one person is to gather for everyone in his tent.'"
So they put it away until morning, as Moses commanded, and it did not smell bad, and there were no maggots in it.
Moses said, "This is what the LORD has commanded: "Set aside one omer of it for future generations, so that they may see the food with which I fed you in the desert when I brought you out of the land of Egypt.'"
So Aaron placed it before the Testimony to be kept, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
When Moses came, he summoned the elders of the people and told them everything that the LORD had commanded him.
You are to observe the Festival of Unleavened Bread. As I commanded you, you are to eat unleavened bread for seven days at the appointed time in the month Abib, because in it you came out of Egypt. No one is to appear before me empty handed.
You are to do this for Aaron and his sons, just as I've commanded you. You are to ordain them for seven days,
Along with him I'm appointing Ahisamach's son Oholiab from the tribe of Dan, and I've given wisdom to all who are skilled so they can make everything that I've commanded you,
the anointing oil, and the fragrant incense for the Holy Place. They are to make them in accordance with everything that I commanded you."
They have been quick to turn aside from the way I commanded them, and they have made for themselves a molten calf. They have bowed down to it in worship, they have offered sacrifices to it, and they have said, "This, Israel, is your god who brought you out of the land of Egypt.'"
So Moses carved out two stone tablets like the first ones, got up early in the morning, and climbed Mount Sinai, just as the LORD had commanded him. He took with him the two stone tablets.
"You are to observe the Festival of Unleavened Bread. For seven days, at the appointed time in the month Abib, you are to eat unleavened bread as I commanded you, for in the month Abib you came out of Egypt.
and then whenever Moses would come in the LORD's presence to speak with him, he would remove the veil until he left the LORD's presence. When he went out, he would tell the Israelis what he had been commanded.
Moses assembled the entire congregation of the Israelis and told them, "These are the things that the LORD has commanded you to do:
Then Moses told the entire congregation of the Israelis, "This is what the LORD has commanded,
""Let everyone who is skilled among you come and make everything that the LORD has commanded:
Each Israeli man and woman whose heart was prompted brought something as a freewill offering to the LORD for all the work that the LORD had commanded them to do through Moses.
Bezalel and Oholiab and all the skilled craftsmen to whom the LORD gave wisdom and understanding to know how to do all the work in constructing the sanctuary are to do everything that the LORD has commanded."
and told Moses, "The people are bringing much more than enough for the work that the LORD has commanded us to do."
From the blue, purple, and scarlet material they made finely woven garments for ministering in the Holy Place, and they made the holy garments for Aaron, just as the LORD commanded Moses.
The skillfully woven band that was on it was made like it, of one piece with it: of gold, blue, purple, and scarlet material and fine woven linen, just as the LORD commanded Moses.
He put them on the shoulder pieces of the ephod as stones of remembrance for the sons of Israel, just as the LORD commanded Moses.
There was a bell and a pomegranate, then a bell and a pomegranate, all around the hem of the robe for when the High Priest ministered, just as the LORD commanded Moses.
and the sash of fine woven linen, woven of blue, purple, and scarlet material, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
They fastened a blue cord to it in order to fasten it on the turban above, as the LORD had commanded Moses.
All the work on the Tent of Meeting was completed, and the Israelis had crafted it according to everything that the LORD had commanded Moses, as they should have.
The Israelis had done all the work according to all that the LORD had commanded Moses.
Moses blessed them when he saw all the work and that they had completed it. They had done it just as the LORD had commanded.
He spread the tent over the tent and put the covering of the tent on top of it, just as the LORD had commanded him.
He brought the ark into the tent, set up the curtain, and screened off the Ark of the Testimony, just as the LORD had commanded him.
and properly arranged the bread on it in the LORD's presence, just as the LORD had commanded him.
and set up the lamps in the LORD's presence, just as the LORD had commanded him.
and burned aromatic incense on it, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
He put the altar for burnt offerings at the doorway of the tent of the Tent of Meeting, and offered the burnt offering and the grain offering on it, just as the LORD had commanded him.
When they entered the Tent of Meeting and approached the altar, they washed, just as the LORD had commanded him.
"If a person sins and does what the LORD commanded is not to be done, and if he didn't know that he had sinned, then he will be guilty nevertheless.
This is what the LORD had commanded to give them the day he anointed them from among the Israelis a perpetual portion for their generations.
This is what the LORD had commanded Moses on Mount Sinai on the day he commanded the Israelis to bring their offerings to the LORD in the Sinai wilderness.
So Moses did just as the LORD had commanded him. He assembled the congregation at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.
Moses told the congregation, "This is what the LORD commanded to be done."
then he set the turban on his head. On the turban at the front he set the golden plate, the sacred crown that the LORD had commanded.
Then Moses brought Aaron's sons, clothed them with the tunics, girded them with the bands, and bound turbans on them, just as the LORD had commanded him.
As to the bull and its fat, skin, and offal, he incinerated them outside the camp, just as the LORD had commanded him.
washed the internal organs and the thigh with water, and then burned the entire ram on the altar as a whole burnt offering, a pleasing aroma of an offering made by fire to the LORD, just as the LORD had commanded him.
Moses took the breast and waved it as a raised offering in the LORD's presence as the portion that belonged to Moses from the ram of consecration, just as the LORD had commanded him.
Then he told Aaron and his sons, "Boil the meat at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. You may eat it there, along with the bread that is in the basket for consecration, just as I've commanded when I told him, "Aaron and his sons may eat of it,
What has been done today has been commanded by the LORD to make atonement for you.
Stay seven days and nights at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting and attend to the service of the LORD, so that you won't die, because this is what I've commanded."
So Aaron and his sons did everything that the LORD had commanded through Moses.
So they brought what Moses had commanded to the entrance to the Tent of Meeting. The entire congregation drew near and stood in the LORD's presence.
Then Moses said, "This is what the LORD commanded you to do so that the glory of the LORD may be revealed to you."
Moses then told Aaron, "Approach the altar and bring your sin and whole burnt offerings. Make atonement for yourself and the people. Then bring the people's offering and make atonement for them, as the LORD commanded."
He incinerated the fat, the kidneys, and the appendage from the liver of the sin offering, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
Aaron waved the breast and the right thigh as a raised offering in the LORD's presence, just as Moses had commanded.
So they approached to carry them in their tunics outside the camp, just as Moses had commanded.
You are to teach the Israelis all the statutes that the LORD commanded you by the authority of Moses."
Eat at a sacred place, because it's your and your sons' prescribed portions. It's from the offering made by fire to the LORD, since I've commanded it.
They are to bring the thigh offering, the breast raised offering, and the offerings made by fire from the fat to wave as a raised offering in the LORD's presence. It will be a perpetual portion for you and your sons with you, just as the LORD commanded."
Look! Its blood wasn't brought inside the sanctuary. You were to have eaten it in the sanctuary, just as I commanded."
This will be a perpetual statute for you as you make atonement once a year for the Israelis on account of all their sins." So Moses did just as the LORD had commanded him.
"Speak to Aaron, his sons, and all the Israelis and tell them that this is what the LORD has commanded:
So Moses spoke to the Israelis and they brought the one who cursed outside the camp and stoned him to death with boulders. The Israelis did just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
These are the commands that the LORD commanded Moses to deliver to the Israelis on Mount Sinai.
just as the LORD had commanded Moses. He numbered them in the Sinai desert.
The Israelis observed everything that the LORD had commanded Moses, doing exactly what they were told.
but the descendants of Levi were not numbered along with the other Israelis, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
So the Israelis did everything just as the LORD had commanded Moses; that is, they encamped under their standard as each person traveled with his own tribe and ancestral house.
So Moses numbered them according to the instruction of the LORD, as he had been commanded.
So Moses numbered all the firstborn from the sons of Israel just as the LORD commanded him.
Moses gave the ransom money to Aaron and his sons according to the LORD's instructions, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
They were numbered under the supervision of Moses according to what the LORD had said. Each person was assigned a responsibility to carry out, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
So Aaron did so, setting up the lamps to illuminate the area in front of the lamp stand, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
So Moses and Aaron and the Israelis did this on behalf of the descendants of Levi. The Israelis did everything that the LORD commanded concerning the descendants of Levi.
After this, the descendants of Levi entered into their work of service at the appointed place, in the presence of Aaron and his sons. They did everything that the LORD commanded Moses concerning the descendants of Levi.
They observed the Passover on the fourteenth day of the first month at twilight, in the Wilderness of Sinai. The Israelis did everything that the LORD had commanded through Moses.
including anything that the LORD commanded you by the authority of Moses, starting from the day the LORD commanded Moses and continuing through your generations.
So the whole community brought him outside the camp and stoned him with stones so that he died, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
"This is the ordinance of the law that the LORD commanded that the Israelis be told: They are to bring you a spotless red heifer, without physical defect, that has never been fitted with a yoke.
So Moses took the rod in the LORD's presence, just as he had commanded.
So Moses did just what the LORD had commanded. They ascended Mount Hor right in front of the entire community.
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