'Example' in the Bible
They said to him, “Look, you are old, and your sons do not follow your example. Therefore, appoint a king to judge us the same as all the other nations have.”
Nadab did what was evil in the Lord’s sight and followed the example of his father and the sin he had caused Israel to commit.
He did what was evil in the Lord’s sight and followed the example of Jeroboam and the sin he had caused Israel to commit.
because of the sin he committed by doing what was evil in the Lord’s sight and by following the example of Jeroboam and the sin he caused Israel to commit.
He followed the example of Jeroboam son of Nebat and in his sins that he caused Israel to commit, provoking the Lord God of Israel with their worthless idols.
For I have given you an example that you also should do just as I have done for you.
For example, a married woman is legally bound to her husband while he lives. But if her husband dies, she is released from the law regarding the husband.
What should we say then? Is the law sin? Absolutely not! On the contrary, I would not have known sin if it were not for the law. For example, I would not have known what it is to covet if the law had not said, Do not covet.
Join in imitating me, brothers, and observe those who live according to the example you have in us.
As a result, you became an example to all the believers in Macedonia and Achaia.
It is not that we don’t have the right to support, but we did it to make ourselves an example to you so that you would imitate us.
But I received mercy for this reason, so that in me, the worst of them, Christ Jesus might demonstrate His extraordinary patience as an example to those who would believe in Him for eternal life.
Let no one despise your youth; instead, you should be an example to the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.
in everything. Make yourself an example of good works with integrity and dignity in your teaching.
Brothers, take the prophets who spoke in the Lord’s name as an example of suffering and patience.
For you were called to this,because Christ also suffered for you,leaving you an example,so that you should follow in His steps.
and if He reduced the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah to ashes and condemned them to ruin, making them an example to those who were going to be ungodly;
In the same way, Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities around them committed sexual immorality and practiced perversions, just as angels did, and serve as an example by undergoing the punishment of eternal fire.