'Commands' in the Bible
I'm going to do this because Abraham did what I told him to do. He kept my instructions, commands, statutes, and laws."
If you do this, and God so commands you, you will be able to stand the strain, and all these people will also go to their homes in peace."
"Speak to the Israelis and tell them that if a person inadvertently sins with respect to any of the LORD's commands that should not be violated, but nevertheless he disobeys one of them,
"If the whole congregation of Israel goes astray, and if the sin is hidden from the eyes of the assembly, and if they go astray from one of the LORD's commands that should not be violated, then they will stand guilty.
"When a ruler inadvertently sins, disobeying any one of the commands of the LORD his God that should not be violated, he will be guilty.
"If any of the common people of the land inadvertently sins by disobeying one of the LORD's commands that should not be violated, he will be guilty.
"Keep my commands and observe them. I am the LORD.
"If you live by my statutes, obey my commands, and observe them,
"But if you won't listen to me and obey all these commands,
and if you refuse my statutes, loathe my ordinances, and fail to carry out all of my commands, thereby breaching my covenant,
These are the commands that the LORD commanded Moses to deliver to the Israelis on Mount Sinai.
According to what the LORD said, they would remain in camp, and according to what the LORD said, they would travel. They kept the commands that the LORD had given through Moses.
"Here's what you are to do when you all go astray and fail to observe all these commands that the LORD had spoken to Moses,
Because he has despised the law of the LORD and has broken his commands, that person is certainly to be eliminated. His iniquity will remain on him."
That way, when you see the tassel, you'll remember all the commands of the LORD and you'll observe them. Then you won't seek your own interests and desires that lead you to be unfaithful.
Therefore, remember to observe all my commands and to be holy in the presence of your God.
These were the commands and the ordinances that the LORD issued to the Israelis through Moses in the plains of Moab by the Jordan River in Jericho.
Do not add or subtract a thing to what I'm commanding you. Observe the commands of the LORD your God.
May you observe his statutes and keep his commands that I'm giving you today, so that life may go well for you and for your descendants after you. That way, you'll live a long life in the land that the LORD your God is about to give you permanently."
"The LORD declared these commands in a loud voice to your entire assembly on the mountain from out of the fire and dark clouds, and nothing more was added. He inscribed them on two tablets of stone and gave them to me.
If only they would commit to fear me and keep all my commands, then it will go well with them and their children forever.
but you stand here with me and I'll speak to you all the commands, decrees, and laws that you must teach them to observe in the land that I'm giving you to possess.
"Now these are the commands, decrees, and ordinances that the LORD commanded me to teach you. Obey them in the land you are entering to possess,
Be sure to observe the commands of the LORD your God, his testimonies and his decrees that he gave you.
Know that the LORD your God is God, the trusted God who faithfully keeps his covenant to the thousandth generation of those who love him and obey his commands.
Therefore keep the commands, decrees, and the ordinances that I am instructing you to obey today."
Remember how the LORD your God led you all the way these 40 years in the desert, to humble and test you in order to make known what was in your heart, whether or not you would keep his commands.
Observe the commands of the LORD your God by walking in his ways and by fearing him,
Be careful! Otherwise, you will forget the LORD your God by failing to keep his commands, ordinances, and statutes that I'm commanding you this day.
and observe his commands and statutes that I'm commanding you today for your own good.
"Therefore love the LORD your God and be very careful to keep his injunctions, statutes, ordinances, and commands all the time.
"Keep all the commands that I'm giving you today, so you can be strong enough to enter and possess the land that you are crossing over to inherit
"If you carefully observe the commands that I'm giving you today, to love the LORD your God and serve him with all your heart and soul,
Take these commands to heart and keep them in mind, tying them as reminders on your arm and as bands on your forehead.
"If you carefully observe all of these commands that I'm giving you to do to love the LORD your God, to walk in all his ways, and to cling to him,
a blessing if you obey the commands of the LORD your God that I'm giving you today,
or a curse if you don't obey the commands of the LORD your God, by turning from the way that I'm commanding you today and following other gods whom you have not known."
if you obey the voice of the LORD your God by observing all his commands that I'm commanding you today. Do what is right in the sight of the LORD your God."
Only be certain to obey the voice of the LORD your God. Carefully observe all of these commands that I'm commanding to you today.
Don't ever forget that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, yet the LORD your God redeemed you. Therefore, I'm giving you these commands today.
and if you are careful to observe all these commands that I am commanding you today to love the LORD your God and to walk daily in his ways then add three more cities in addition to these three cities.
"I've removed the holy offering from my house and given it to the descendants of Levi, to the foreigners, to the orphans, and to the widows just as you have commanded me. I haven't violated or forgotten your commands. I haven't eaten any part of it while mourning, nor removed any part of it while unclean, nor offered any of it to the dead. I've obeyed the voice of the LORD my God and did all that he commanded me.
You have declared this very day that the LORD will be your God. You are to walk in his ways, keep his statutes, commands, and judgments, and obey his voice.
The LORD affirmed this day that you are his prized possession. Therefore, observe his commands,
Listen to his voice and carry out his commands and statutes that I'm giving you today."
Moses gave the people these commands that day:
"Indeed, if you diligently obey the LORD your God to carry out all his commands that I'm giving you today, then the LORD your God will set you high above all the nations of the earth.
"The LORD will assign you to be a holy people for himself, just as he promised you, as long as you keep his commands and walk in his ways.
"The LORD your God will make you the head and not the tail placing you above and not beneath if you obey the commands of the LORD your God that I'm giving you today to keep and observe.
Do not deviate from any of his commands that I'm giving you today neither to the right nor the left to follow and serve other gods."
"But if you don't obey the LORD your God and faithfully carry out all his commands and statutes that I'm giving you today, then all these curses will come upon you and overwhelm you:
All these curses will come upon you and will overwhelm you until you are exterminated, because you didn't obey the LORD your God to keep his commands and statutes, which he had commanded you.
and when you you and your descendants, that is will have returned to him and obeyed all the commands that I'm giving you today with all your heart and soul,
"So now, return and obey the LORD your God and observe all his commands that I'm giving you today,
if you obey him and keep his commands and statutes that are written in this Book of the Law, and if you return to him with all your heart and soul.
Indeed, these commands that I'm giving you today are neither confusing nor unattainable for you.
That's why I'm commanding you today to love the LORD your God by walking in his ways and by observing his commands, statutes, and ordinances, so that you may live long, increase, and so that the LORD your God may bless you in the land that you are about to enter to possess.
You haven't abandoned your relatives these past days to the present, and you have met the obligation contained in the commands of the LORD your God.
Only be very careful to keep the commands and the Law that Moses the servant of the LORD commanded you that is, to love the LORD your God, to follow in all of his ways, to keep his commands, to stay close to him, and to serve him with all your heart and soul."
But they didn't listen to their leaders, because they were committing spiritual immorality by following other gods and worshiping them. They quickly turned away from the road on which their ancestors had walked in obedience to the commands of the LORD. They didn't follow their example.
They remained there to test Israel, to reveal if they would obey the commands of the LORD that he issued to their ancestors through Moses.
"I regret that I made Saul king, because he has turned away from following me and has not carried out my commands." Samuel was angry, and he cried out to the LORD all night.
Later, Ziba told the king, "Your servant will do everything that your majesty the king commands him." So Mephibosheth ate at David's table like one of the king's sons.
by keeping the charge that the LORD your God entrusted to you. Live life his way, keep his statutes, his commands, his ordinances, and his testimonies, just as they're written down in the Law of Moses, so that you may succeed in everything you do and wherever you go,
If you will live life my way, keeping my statutes and my commands, just like your father David did, I'll also increase the length of your life."
"Concerning this Temple that you're building, if you live your life according to my statutes, carry out my ordinances, and keep all of my commands, and live according to them, then I will do what I promised to your father David.
so that he may turn our hearts toward him, so that we may live life his way, keeping his commands, statutes, and ordinances that he gave to our ancestors.
Now let your heart be completely devoted to the LORD our God, to live according to his statutes and to keep his commands, as we are doing today."
"I tore the kingdom away from David's dynasty. "Then I gave it to you. But you have not lived like my servant David, who kept my commands with all his heart, and did only what I considered to be right.
But Jehu wrote them another letter: "If you're loyal to me, and if you intend to obey my commands, then bring the heads of your master's sons and meet me in Jezreel about this time tomorrow."
They abandoned all of the commands given by the LORD their God, crafted for themselves cast images of two calves, constructed an Asherah, worshipped all of the stars in heaven, and served Baal.
But Judah, too, did not keep the commands of the LORD their God. Instead, they lived the lifestyle that Israel had chosen,
because he depended on the LORD, not abandoning pursuit of him, and keeping the LORD's commands that he had commanded Moses.
granting to my son Solomon to keep with a devoted heart your commands, your decrees, and your statutes, carrying out all of them, and that he may build the Temple for which I have made the preparations.
"But if you turn away and abandon my statutes and my commands that I have given you, and if you walk away to serve other gods and worship them,
acting in compliance with the daily rule by offering them in conformity to commands issued by Moses for the Sabbaths, the New Moons, the three annual festivals (the Festival of Unleavened Bread, the Festival of Weeks, and the Festival of Tents).
Instead, Jehoshaphat sought the God of his ancestors and obeyed his commands, unlike Israel.
"You are to carry out your duties in the fear of the LORD, serving him faithfully with your whole heart. No matter what case comes before you from your fellow citizens who live in their own cities, whether it's a dispute between blood relatives or a dispute regarding the Law and the commands, statutes, or verdicts, you are to warn the parties so that they do not become guilty in the LORD's presence and so that anger does not come upon you and your fellow citizens.
I said, "Please, LORD, God of Heaven, the great and fearsome God who keeps the covenant, showing gracious love to those who love you and keep your commands,
"I confess the sins that we Israelis have committed against you. Both I and my father's house have sinned. We have abandoned you by not keeping your commands, your ceremonies, and your judgments that you proscribed to your servant Moses.
"If you rebel, I will scatter you among the nations but if you return to me, keeping my commands and doing them, even if your exiled people are in the farthest horizon, I will gather them from there and bring them to the place where I have chosen to establish my Name.'
"You also came down to Mount Sinai, spoke with them from heaven, and gave them impartial regulations, true laws, statutes, and good commands.
"But they our ancestors became arrogant and stubborn, refusing to listen to your commands.
You admonished them to return to your Law, but they acted arrogantly, and would not listen to your commands. They sinned against your regulations, which if anyone obeys, he will live by them. They turned away, being stubborn and stiff-necked, and they did not listen.
Furthermore, neither our kings, nor our leaders, nor our priests nor our ancestors have practiced your Law or paid attention to your commands and warnings by which you admonished them.
joined with their relatives and their leaders. They entered into an oath enforced by a curse to walk in God's Law that was given through God's servant Moses, and to be careful to obey all of the commands of the LORD, our Lord, as well as his regulations and statutes:
They were subject to the commands of the king, who provided for the singers daily.
The leaders of the descendants of Levi were: Hashabiah, Sherebiah, and Kadmiel's son Jeshua, along with their associates who served opposite them to give praise and thanks, division by division, according to the commands given by David the man of God.
He commands the sun so that it doesn't shine and seals up the stars.
I haven't wandered away from the commands that he has spoken; I've treasured what he has said more than my own meals."
His hands are covered with lightning that he commands to strike his designated target.
It whirls about in circles at his direction to accomplish all that he commands throughout the surface of the entire world,
if they profane my statutes; and do not keep my commands,
Bless the LORD, you angels who belong to him, you mighty warriors who carry out his commands, who are obedient to the sound of his words.
Then I will not be ashamed, since my eyes will be fixed on all of your commands.
I have sought you with all of my heart; do not let me drift away from your commands.
Since I am a stranger on the earth, do not hide your commands from me.
You rebuke the accursed ones, who wander from your commands.
I eagerly race along the way of your commands, for you enable me to do so. He
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