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'Example' in the Bible

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 told him, "Look, you're old, and your sons don't follow your example. So appoint a king to govern us like all the other nations."

He lived his life like the kings of Israel did, following the example of Ahab's household when he married Ahab's daughter and practiced what was evil in the LORD's presence.

His mother was named Athaliah. She was the granddaughter of Omri, king of Israel. Ahaziah lived his life following the example of Ahab's household, practicing what the LORD considered to be evil, just like the household of Ahab, because he was a son-in-law to Ahab's household.

The LORD was with Jehoshaphat because he followed the example set during his ancestor David's preliminary years by not pursuing the Baals.

He followed the example of his father Asa and never departed from it, practicing what the LORD considered to be right.

He lived like the kings of Israel, following the example of Ahab's dynasty, since he had married Ahab's daughter, and he practiced what the LORD considered to be evil.

He practiced what the LORD considered to be right, following the example set by his father Amaziah's accomplishments.

He practiced what the LORD considered to be right, following the example of his ancestor David, turning neither to the right nor to the left.

Meanwhile, all the officials who supervised the priests and the people remained unfaithful, following the detestable example of the surrounding nations. They polluted the LORD's Temple that he had consecrated in Jerusalem.

I set an example of the way to live, as a leader would; I lived like a king among his army; like one who comforts mourners."

I have become an example to many that you are my strong refuge.

I also observed this example of wisdom on earth, and it seemed important to me:

As a result, Jerusalem will become an insult, an object of taunt, an example of chastisement, and a useless waste to all the nations that surround you when I carry out my sentence against you in my anger, my burning rage, and my burning rebukes. I, the LORD, have spoken it.

I'm determined to oppose that person and make him an example. Proverbs will be written about him when I eliminate him from my people. Then you'll know that I am the LORD."'"

That's how Ezekiel will be an example for you. You'll be doing exactly what he has done. When it happens, then you'll know that I am the Lord GOD."'

"Son of Man, start singing this lamentation for the king of Tyre. Tell him, "This is what the Lord GOD says: "You served as my model, my example of complete wisdom and perfect beauty.

Whoever is wise, let him understand these things. Whoever is discerning, let him know them. For the ways of the LORD are right: the righteous follow his example, but the rebellious stumble in them.

I will hurl abominable filth upon you, making you look foolish, and making an example of you.

For example, when you go with your opponent in front of a ruler, do your best to settle with him on the way there. Otherwise, you will be dragged in front of the judge, and the judge will hand you over to an officer, and the officer will throw you into prison.

These things happened to them to serve as an example, and they were written down as a warning for us in whom the culmination of the ages has been attained.

Brothers, let me use an example from everyday life. Once an agreement has been ratified, no one can cancel it or add conditions to it.

It is not as though we did not have that right, but we wanted to give you an example to follow.

Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, so that no one may fail by following their example of disobedience.

and if he condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah and destroyed them by burning them to ashes, making them an example to ungodly people of what is going to happen to them;

Likewise, Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities near them, which like them committed sexual sins and pursued homosexual activities, serve as an example of the punishment of eternal fire.

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δεῖγμα 
Deigma 
Usage: 1

παραδειγματίζω 
Paradeigmatizo 
Usage: 2

τύπος 
Tupos 
Usage: 16

ὑπογραμμός 
Hupogrammos 
Usage: 1

ὑπόδειγμα 
Hupodeigma 
Usage: 5

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