'Commands' in the Bible
because Abraham listened to My voice and kept My mandate, My commands, My statutes, and My instructions.”
You will be over my house, and all my people will obey your commands. Only with regard to the throne will I be greater than you.”
Then the Lord spoke to Moses and Aaron and gave them commands concerning both the Israelites and Pharaoh king of Egypt to bring the Israelites out of the land of Egypt.
He said, “If you will carefully obey the Lord your God, do what is right in His eyes, pay attention to His commands, and keep all His statutes, I will not inflict any illnesses on you that I inflicted on the Egyptians. For I am Yahweh who heals you.”
Then the Lord said to Moses, “How long will you refuse to keep My commands and instructions?
6 but showing faithful love to a thousand generations of those who love Me and keep My commands.
Moses came and told the people all the commands of the Lord and all the ordinances. Then all the people responded with a single voice, “We will do everything that the Lord has commanded.”
The Lord said to Moses, “Come up to Me on the mountain and stay there so that I may give you the stone tablets with the law and commandments I have written for their instruction.”
“Tell the Israelites: When someone sins unintentionally against any of the Lord’s commands and does anything prohibited by them—
“Now if the whole community of Israel errs, and the matter escapes the notice of the assembly, so that they violate any of the Lord’s commands and incur guilt by doing what is prohibited,
“When a leader sins and unintentionally violates any of the commands of the Lord his God by doing what is prohibited, and incurs guilt,
“Now if any of the common people sins unintentionally by violating one of the Lord’s commands, does what is prohibited, and incurs guilt,
“If someone sins and without knowing it violates any of the Lord’s commands concerning anything prohibited, he bears the consequences of his guilt.
“You are to keep My commands and do them; I am Yahweh.
“If you follow My statutes and faithfully observe My commands,
“But if you do not obey Me and observe all these commands—
if you reject My statutes and despise My ordinances, and do not observe all My commands—and break My covenant,
These are the commands the Lord gave Moses for the Israelites on Mount Sinai.
Moses replied to them, “Wait here until I hear what the Lord commands for you.”
“When you sin unintentionally and do not obey all these commands that the Lord spoke to Moses—
all that the Lord has commanded you through Moses, from the day the Lord issued the commands and onward throughout your generations—
These will serve as tassels for you to look at, so that you may remember all the Lord’s commands and obey them and not become unfaithful by following your own heart and your own eyes.
This way you will remember and obey all My commands and be holy to your God.
The Gadites and Reubenites answered Moses, “Your servants will do just as my lord commands.
These are the commands and ordinances the Lord commanded the Israelites through Moses in the plains of Moab by the Jordan across from Jericho.
You must not add anything to what I command you or take anything away from it, so that you may keep the commands of the Lord your God I am giving you.
Keep His statutes and commands, which I am giving you today, so that you and your children after you may prosper and so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you for all time.”
10 but showing faithful love to a thousand generations of those who love Me and keep My commands.
“The Lord spoke these commands in a loud voice to your entire assembly from the fire, cloud, and thick darkness on the mountain; He added nothing more. He wrote them on two stone tablets and gave them to me.
If only they had such a heart to fear Me and keep all My commands always, so that they and their children will prosper forever.
Do this so that you may fear the Lord your God all the days of your life by keeping all His statutes and commands I am giving you, your son, and your grandson, and so that you may have a long life.
Carefully observe the commands of the Lord your God, the decrees and statutes He has commanded you.
Righteousness will be ours if we are careful to follow every one of these commands before the Lord our God, as He has commanded us.’
Know that Yahweh your God is God, the faithful God who keeps His gracious covenant loyalty for a thousand generations with those who love Him and keep His commands.
Remember that the Lord your God led you on the entire journey these 40 years in the wilderness, so that He might humble you and test you to know what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep His commands.
So keep the commands of the Lord your God by walking in His ways and fearing Him.
Keep the Lord’s commands and statutes I am giving you today, for your own good.
“Therefore, love the Lord your God and always keep His mandate and His statutes, ordinances, and commands.
“If you carefully obey my commands I am giving you today, to love the Lord your God and worship Him with all your heart and all your soul,
For if you carefully observe every one of these commands I am giving you to follow—to love the Lord your God, walk in all His ways, and remain faithful to Him—
there will be a blessing, if you obey the commands of the Lord your God I am giving you today,
and a curse, if you do not obey the commands of the Lord your God and you turn aside from the path I command you today by following other gods you have not known.
You must follow the Lord your God and fear Him. You must keep His commands and listen to His voice; you must worship Him and remain faithful to Him.
This will occur if you obey the Lord your God, keeping all His commands I am giving you today, doing what is right in the sight of the Lord your God.
if only you obey the Lord your God and are careful to follow every one of these commands I am giving you today.
provided you keep every one of these commands I am giving you today and follow them, loving the Lord your God and walking in His ways at all times—you are to add three more cities to these three.
Then you will say in the presence of the Lord your God:I have taken the consecrated portion out of my house; I have also given it to the Levite, the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow, according to all the commands You gave me. I have not violated or forgotten Your commands.
Today you have affirmed that the Lord is your God and that you will walk in His ways, keep His statutes, commands, and ordinances, and obey Him.
And today the Lord has affirmed that you are His special people as He promised you, that you are to keep all His commands,
Obey the Lord your God and follow His commands and statutes I am giving you today.”
“Now if you faithfully obey the Lord your God and are careful to follow all His commands I am giving you today, the Lord your God will put you far above all the nations of the earth.
The Lord will establish you as His holy people, as He swore to you, if you obey the commands of the Lord your God and walk in His ways.
The Lord will make you the head and not the tail; you will only move upward and never downward if you listen to the Lord your God’s commands I am giving you today and are careful to follow them.
“But if you do not obey the Lord your God by carefully following all His commands and statutes I am giving you today, all these curses will come and overtake you:
“All these curses will come, pursue, and overtake you until you are destroyed, since you did not obey the Lord your God and keep the commands and statutes He gave you.
Then you will again obey Him and follow all His commands I am giving you today.
when you obey the Lord your God by keeping His commands and statutes that are written in this book of the law and return to Him with all your heart and all your soul.
For I am commanding you today to love the Lord your God, to walk in His ways, and to keep His commands, statutes, and ordinances, so that you may live and multiply, and the Lord your God may bless you in the land you are entering to possess.
The God of old is your dwelling place,and underneath are the everlasting arms.He drives out the enemy before youand commands, “Destroy!”
Only carefully obey the command and instruction that Moses the Lord’s servant gave you: to love the Lord your God, walk in all His ways, keep His commands, remain faithful to Him, and serve Him with all your heart and all your soul.”
but they did not listen to their judges. Instead, they prostituted themselves with other gods, bowing down to them. They quickly turned from the way of their fathers, who had walked in obedience to the Lord’s commands. They did not do as their fathers did.
The Lord left them to test Israel, to determine if they would keep the Lord’s commands He had given their fathers through Moses.
Ziba said to the king, “Your servant will do all my lord the king commands.”So Mephibosheth ate at David’s table just like one of the king’s sons.
so that He causes us to be devoted to Him, to walk in all His ways, and to keep His commands, statutes, and ordinances, which He commanded our ancestors.
Let your heart be completely devoted to the Lord our God to walk in His statutes and to keep His commands, as it is today.”
If you or your sons turn away from following Me and do not keep My commands—My statutes that I have set before you—and if you go and serve other gods and worship them,
However, if you turn away and abandon My statutes and My commands that I have set before you and if you go and serve other gods and worship them,
but sought the God of his father and walked by His commands, not according to the practices of Israel.
The Spirit of God took control of Zechariah son of Jehoiada the priest. He stood above the people and said to them, “This is what God says, ‘Why are you transgressing the Lord’s commands and you do not prosper? Because you have abandoned the Lord, He has abandoned you.’”
I said,Yahweh, the God of heaven, the great and awe-inspiring God who keeps His gracious covenant with those who love Him and keep His commands,
We have acted corruptly toward You and have not kept the commands, statutes, and ordinances You gave Your servant Moses.
But if you return to Me and carefully observe My commands, even though your exiles were banished to the ends of the earth, I will gather them from there and bring them to the place where I chose to have My name dwell.”
But our ancestors acted arrogantly;they became stiff-necked and did not listen to Your commands.
join with their noble brothers and commit themselves with a sworn oath to follow the law of God given through God’s servant Moses and to carefully obey all the commands, ordinances, and statutes of Yahweh our Lord.
He commands the sun not to shineand seals off the stars.
I have not departed from the commands of His lips;I have treasured the words of His mouthmore than my daily food.
He covers His hands with lightningand commands it to hit its mark.
They swirl about,turning round and round at His direction,accomplishing everything He commands themover the surface of the inhabited world.
He sent darkness, and it became dark—for did they not defy His commands?
because they rebelled against God’s commandsand despised the counsel of the Most High.
Then I would not be ashamedwhen I think about all Your commands.
I have sought You with all my heart;don’t let me wander from Your commands.
I am a stranger on earth;do not hide Your commands from me.
You rebuke the proud,the ones under a curse,who wander from Your commands.
I pursue the way of Your commands,for You broaden my understanding.
Help me stay on the path of Your commands,for I take pleasure in it.
I delight in Your commands,which I love.
I will lift up my hands to Your commands,which I love,and will meditate on Your statutes.
I hurried, not hesitatingto keep Your commands.
Teach me good judgment and discernment,for I rely on Your commands.
?YodYour hands made me and formed me;give me understandingso that I can learn Your commands.
All Your commands are true;people persecute me with lies—help me!
Depart from me, you evil ones,so that I may obey my God’s commands.
I open my mouth and pantbecause I long for Your commands.
Trouble and distress have overtaken me,but Your commands are my delight.
You are near, Lord,and all Your commands are true.
Lord, I hope for Your salvationand carry out Your commands.
I wander like a lost sheep;seek Your servant,for I do not forget Your commands.
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