'Ordinance' in the Bible
So he cried out to the Lord, and the Lord showed him a tree. When he threw it into the water, the water became drinkable.He made a statute and ordinance for them at Marah and He tested them there.
The same law and the same ordinance will apply to both you and the foreigner who resides with you.”
If his father has no brothers, give his inheritance to the nearest relative of his clan, and he will take possession of it. This is to be a statutory ordinance for the Israelites as the Lord commanded Moses.”
These instructions will be a statutory ordinance for you throughout your generations wherever you live.
On that day Joshua made a covenant for the people at Shechem and established a statute and ordinance for them.
And it has been so from that day forward. David established this policy as a law and an ordinance for Israel and it continues to this very day.
They celebrated the Festival of Booths as prescribed, and offered burnt offerings each day, based on the number specified by ordinance for each festival day.
Ezra read out of the book of the law of God every day, from the first day to the last. The Israelites celebrated the festival for seven days, and on the eighth day there was an assembly, according to the ordinance.
There was, in fact, a command of the king regarding them, and an ordinance regulating the singers’ daily tasks.
He set it up as an ordinance for Josephwhen He went throughout the land of Egypt.I heard an unfamiliar language:
where the tribes, Yahweh’s tribes, go upto give thanks to the name of Yahweh.(This is an ordinance for Israel.)
All the administrators of the kingdom, the prefects, satraps, advisers, and governors have agreed that the king should establish an ordinance and enforce an edict that for 30 days, anyone who petitions any god or man except you, the king, will be thrown into the lions’ den.