399 occurrences in 14 translations

'Rule' in the Bible

Then God said, "Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness. They will rule the fish of the sea, the birds of the sky, the livestock, all the earth, and the creatures that crawl on the earth."

If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.

For twelve years they were under the rule of Chedorlaomer, but in the thirteenth year they put off his control.

"Are you really going to reign over us?" his brothers asked him. "Are you really going to rule us?" So they hated him even more because of his dream and what he had said.

The rod of authority will not be taken from Judah, and he will not be without a law-giver, till he comes who has the right to it, and the peoples will put themselves under his rule.

"And you will keep this event as a rule for you and for your children forever.

And he cried out to Yahweh, and Yahweh showed him [a piece of] wood, and he threw [it] into the water, and the water became sweet. There he made a rule and regulation for them, and there he tested them.

When {they have an issue}, it comes to me, and I judge between a man and his neighbor, and I make known God's rule and his instructions."

"Whether it gores a son or a daughter, it shall be done to him according to the same rule.

And you will gird Aaron and his sons [with] sashes and wrap headdresses on them. And priesthood will be theirs as a lasting rule, and {you will ordain Aaron and his sons.}

And it will be for Aaron and for his sons as a lasting rule from the {Israelites}, because it is a contribution, and it will be a contribution from the {Israelites} from their sacrifices of fellowship, their contribution to Yahweh.

And they will wash their hands and their feet so that they do not die, and it will be a lasting rule for them--to him and to his offspring throughout their generations.

Even now they are turned away from the rule I gave them, and have made themselves a metal ox and given worship to it and offerings, saying, This is your god, O Israel, who took you up out of the land of Egypt.

Every male among Aaron's sons may eat it [as] a lasting rule among your generations from the offerings made by fire {belonging to} Yahweh. Anything that touches them will become holy.'"

And the anointed priest [taking] his place from [among] his sons must do it. [As] a lasting rule, it must be turned into smoke totally for Yahweh.

because I have taken the wave offering's breast section and the contribution [offering's] upper thigh from the {Israelites} out of their fellowship offerings' sacrifices, and I have given them to Aaron the priest and his sons from the {Israelites} [as] a lasting rule.'"

They must bring the thigh of the contribution [offering] and the breast section of the wave offering in addition to the offerings made by fire, [consisting] of the fat portions, to wave as a wave offering {before} Yahweh; and it will be for you and for your sons with you as a lasting rule, [just] as Yahweh had commanded."

And you may take no bread or dry grain or new grain for food till the very day on which you have given the offering for your God: this is a rule for ever through all your generations wherever you are living

And on the same day, let it be given out that there will be a holy meeting for you: you may do no field-work on that day: it is a rule for ever through all your generations wherever you are living

And let this feast be kept before the Lord for seven days in the year: it is a rule for ever from generation to generation; in the seventh month let it be kept.

Outside the veil of the ark in the Tent of meeting; let Aaron see that it is burning from evening till morning at all times before the Lord: it is a rule for ever through all your generations.

It belongs to Aaron and his sons, who are to eat it in a holy place, for it is the holiest portion for him from the fire offerings to the Lord; this is a permanent rule."

And ye shall take them as an inheritance for your children after you, to inherit them for a possession; they shall be your bondmen for ever: but over your brethren the children of Israel, ye shall not rule one over another with rigour.

And as a yearly hired servant shall he be with him: and the other shall not rule with rigour over him in thy sight.

I will turn against you, so that you will be defeated by your enemies. Those who hate you will rule over you, and you will flee even though no one is pursuing you.

This is the rule for the Levites: those of twenty-five years old and over are to go in and do the work of the Tent of meeting;

And if a man from another country is among you and has a desire to keep the Passover to the Lord, let him do as is ordered in the law of the Passover: there is to be the same rule for the man from another nation and for him who had his birth in the land.

The law and the rule are to be the same for you and for those from other lands living with you.

Is it such an insignificant thing that you brought us out of a land flowing with milk and honey, to kill us in the wilderness? Now you're trying to make yourself be a prince and rule over us, aren't you?

This is the rule of the law which the Lord has made, saying, Give orders to the children of Israel to give you a red cow without any mark on her, and on which the yoke has never been put:

One who comes from Jacob will rule; he will destroy the city's survivors.

Then Eleazar the priest said to the men of war who had been to the fight, This is the rule of the law which the Lord has given to Moses:

And the land is under the rule of the Lord: then after that you may come back, having done no wrong to the Lord and to Israel; and this land will be yours for your heritage before the Lord.

When the Lord your God blesses you as He has promised you, you will lend to many nations but not borrow; you will rule over many nations, but they will not rule over you.

This is to be the rule for anyone who goes in flight there, after causing the death of his neighbour in error and not through hate;

Cursed is he who does not support and give assent to the words of this law to do them [as the rule of his life]. All the people shall say, Amen.

Happy are you, O Israel: who is like you, a people whose saviour is the Lord, whose help is your cover, whose sword is your strength! All those who are against you will put themselves under your rule, and your feet will be planted on their high places.

So Joshua made an agreement with the people that day, and gave them a rule and a law in Shechem.

Far from the noise of archers, in the places of drawing water, There shall they rehearse the righteous acts of Jehovah, Even the righteous acts of his rule in Israel. Then the people of Jehovah went down to the gates.

Then him who is left of the honourable ones He caused to rule the people of Jehovah, He caused me to rule among the mighty.

Then the men of Israel said unto Gideon, Rule thou over us, both thou, and thy son, and thy son's son also: for thou hast delivered us from the hand of Midian.

And Gideon said unto them, I will not rule over you, neither shall my son rule over you: the LORD shall rule over you.

"Please speak in the presence of all the lords of Shechem, 'Is it better for you that 70 men, all the sons of Jerubbaal, rule over you or that one man rule over you?' Remember that I am your own flesh and blood."

"The trees went certainly, to anoint a king over themselves. And they said to the olive tree, 'Rule over us.'

But the olive tree said to them, "Should I stop giving my oil that honors both God and man, and rule over the trees?"

Then the trees said to the fig tree, 'You, come rule over us.'

But the fig tree said to them, "Should I stop giving my sweetness and my good fruit, and rule over trees?"

And the trees said to the vine, 'You, come rule over us.'

But the grapevine said to them, "Should I stop giving my wine that cheers both God and man, and rule over trees?"

So all the trees said to the thornbush, 'You, come rule over us.'

Then the bramble bush replied to the trees, "If you really are consecrating me to rule you, come and put your confidence in my shade; but if not, may fire spring out from the bramble bush and burn up the cedars of Lebanon"'

"But now as for you, you've rebelled against my father's house today. You've murdered his sons 70 men in one place, and you've installed Abimelech, the son of his mistress, as king to rule over the "lords" of Shechem, since he's related to you.

And at the end of two months she went back to her father, who did with her as he had said in his oath: and she had never been touched by a man. So it became a rule in Israel,

And Manoah said, Now when your words come true, what is to be the rule for the child and what will be his work?

But his father and his mother knew not that it was of Jehovah; for he sought an occasion against the Philistines. Now at that time the Philistines had rule over Israel.

Then 3,000 men of Judah went to the cave at the rock of Etam, and they asked Samson, "Don't you realize that the Philistines rule over us? What have you done to us?" "I have done to them what they did to me," he answered.

And said to him, Behold, you are old, and your sons do not walk in your ways; now appoint us a king to rule over us like all the other nations.

Listen to them, but you must solemnly warn them and tell them about the rights of the king who will rule over them."

He said, "These are the rights of the king who will rule over you: He can take your sons and put them to his use in his chariots, on his horses, or running in front of his chariots.

The people refused to listen to Samuel. Instead, they insisted, "No! Let a king rule over us instead!

so that we {also} may be like all the nations, and our king may rule us and go out before us and fight our battles."

When Samuel saw Saul, the Lord told him, "Here is the man I told you about; he will rule over My people."

Then Samuel took a small container of olive oil and poured it on Saul's head. Samuel kissed him and said, "The Lord has chosen you to lead his people Israel! You will rule over the Lord's people and you will deliver them from the power of the enemies who surround them. This will be your sign that the Lord has chosen you as leader over his inheritance.

But when you saw that Nahash king of the Ammonites was coming against you, you said to me, 'No, we must have a king rule over us'-even though the Lord your God is your king.

He said to him, "Don't be afraid! For the hand of my father Saul cannot find you. You will rule over Israel, and I will be your second in command. Even my father Saul realizes this."

So from that day and beyond, he made it a rule and a regulation for Israel until this day.

Ish-bosheth son of Saul was forty years old when he began to rule over Israel. He ruled two years. However, the people of Judah followed David.

Abner said to David, "Let me now go and I will gather all Israel to my lord the king. They will make a covenant with you, and you will rule over all you desire." So David dismissed Abner, and he went in peace.

In the past, when Saul was our king, you were the real leader in Israel. The Lord said to you, 'You will shepherd my people Israel; you will rule over Israel.'"

Then David defeated Hadadezer, the son of Rehob king of Zobah, as he went to restore his rule at the River.

The Lord has paid you back for all the blood of the house of Saul in whose place you rule, and the Lord has handed the kingdom over to your son Absalom. Look, you are in trouble because you're a murderer!"

"The very same Absalom we anointed to rule just died in battle"!" "Now then, why remain silent about bringing the king back"?"

It is God who sends punishment on my haters, and puts peoples under my rule.

So give Your servant an understanding mind and a hearing heart to judge Your people, that I may discern between good and bad. For who is able to judge and rule this Your great people?

As soon as Hiram received the message from Solomon, he became so ecstatic that he exclaimed, "Blessed be the LORD today, who has given David a wise son to rule this great people!" Then he sent this message to Solomon:

besides Solomon's chief officers that were over the work, three thousand and three hundred, who bare rule over the people that wrought in the work.

It happened in the four hundred and eightieth year [after] the {Israelites} went out from the land of Egypt, in the fourth year {of Solomon's rule} over Israel, the month of Ziv (that [is] the second month), that he began to build the house for Yahweh.

"Since the day I brought My people Israel out of Egypt, I have not chosen a city to build a temple in among any of the tribes of Israel, so that My name would be there. But I have chosen David to rule My people Israel."

Then I will allow your dynasty to rule over Israel permanently, just as I promised your father David, 'You will not fail to have a successor on the throne of Israel.'

and all the storage cities which Solomon had, even the cities for his chariots and the cities for his horsemen, and all that it pleased Solomon to build in Jerusalem, in Lebanon, and in all the land under his rule.

These were the chief of the officers that were over Solomon's work, five hundred and fifty, which bare rule over the people that wrought in the work.

I will select you; you will rule over all you desire to have and you will be king over Israel.

(Rehoboam continued to rule over the Israelites who lived in the cities of Judah.)

Jeroboam told his wife, "Disguise yourself so that people cannot recognize you are Jeroboam's wife. Then go to Shiloh; Ahijah the prophet, who told me I would rule over this nation, lives there.

The rest of the events of Jeroboam's reign, including the details of his battles and rule, are recorded in the scroll called the Annals of the Kings of Israel.

In the third year of the rule of Asa, king of Judah, Baasha put him to death, and became king in his place.

In the third year of the rule of Asa, king of Judah, Baasha, the son of Ahijah, became king over all Israel in Tirzah, and was king for twenty-four years.

And Jezebel his wife saith unto him, 'Thou now dost execute rule over Israel! rise, eat bread, and let thy heart be glad, -- I do give to thee the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite.'

But the king of Syria commanded his thirty and two captains that had rule over his chariots, saying, Fight neither with small nor great, save only with the king of Israel.

And Jehoshaphat, the son of Asa, became king over Judah in the fourth year of Ahab's rule over Israel.

Ahaziah, the son of Ahab, became king over Israel in Samaria in the seventeenth year of the rule of Jehoshaphat, the king of Judah, and he was king over Israel for two years.

So death came to him, as the Lord had said by the mouth of Elijah. And Jehoram became king in his place in the second year of the rule of Jehoram, son of Jehoshaphat, king of Judah; because he had no son.

And Jehoram, the son of Ahab, became king over Israel in Samaria in the eighteenth year of the rule of Jehoshaphat, king of Judah; and he was king for twelve years.

During Jehoram's lifetime, Edom rebelled from Judah's hegemony and appointed a king to rule over themselves.

So Edom revolted from the rule of Judah to this day. Then Libnah revolted at the same time.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
כּהן 
Kohen 
Usage: 750

מגנּה מגן 
Magen 
Usage: 63

מלך 
Malak 
Usage: 350

ממשׁל 
Mimshal 
Usage: 4

ממשׁלה 
memshalah 
Usage: 16

מעצר 
Ma`tsar 
Usage: 1

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 81

נגד נגיד 
Nagiyd 
Usage: 44

נשׂא נשׂיא 
Nasiy' 
Usage: 134

נשׁק 
Nashaq 
Usage: 35

סגן 
Cagan 
Usage: 17

פּקד 
Paqad 
Usage: 303

קו קו 
Qav 
Usage: 25

קצין 
Qatsiyn 
Usage: 12

ראשׁ 
Ro'sh 
Usage: 598

רדה 
Radah 
Usage: 27

רוּד 
Ruwd 
Usage: 4

רזן 
Razan 
Usage: 6

שׁטר 
Shoter 
Usage: 25

שׁלט 
Shalat 
Usage: 8

שׁלט 
Sh@let (Aramaic) 
Usage: 7

שׁלטן שׁלטון 
Shiltown (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

שׁלּיט 
Shalliyt 
Usage: 4

שׁלּיט 
Shalliyt (Aramaic) 
Usage: 10

שׂר 
Sar 
Usage: 421

שׂרר 
Sarar 
Usage: 6

ἀρχισυνάγωγος 
Archisunagogos 
ruler of the synagogue , chief ruler of the synagogue
Usage: 9

ἀρχιτρίκλινος 
Architriklinos 
governor of the feast , ruler of the feast
Usage: 2

ἄρχω 
Archo 
Usage: 1

ἄρχων 
Archon 
Usage: 32

βραβεύω 
Brabeuo 
Usage: 1

ἡγεμών 
hegemon 
Usage: 19

ἡγέομαι 
hegeomai 
Usage: 27

καθίστημι 
Kathistemi 
Usage: 15

κανών 
Kanon 
Usage: 5

κοσμοκράτωρ 
Kosmokrator 
Usage: 1

ποιμαίνω 
Poimaino 
Usage: 8

πολιτάρχης 
Politarches 
ruler of the city
Usage: 2

προΐ́στημι 
Proistemi 
rule , maintain , be over
Usage: 8



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