'Example' in the Bible
and Joseph her husband being righteous, and not willing to make her an example, did wish privately to send her away.
'For an example I gave to you, that, according as I did to you, ye also may do;
May we be diligent, then, to enter into that rest, that no one in the same example of the unbelief may fall,
who unto an example and shadow do serve of the heavenly things, as Moses hath been divinely warned, being about to construct the tabernacle, for 'See (saith He) thou mayest make all things according to the pattern that was shewn to thee in the mount;') --
An example take ye of the suffering of evil, my brethren, and of the patience, the prophets who did speak in the name of the Lord;
for to this ye were called, because Christ also did suffer for you, leaving to you an example, that ye may follow his steps,
and the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah having turned to ashes, with an overthrow did condemn, an example to those about to be impious having set them;
as Sodom and Gomorrah, and the cities around them, in like manner to these, having given themselves to whoredom, and gone after other flesh, have been set before -- an example, of fire age-during, justice suffering.