378 occurrences in 11 translations

'Rules' in the Bible

Because Abraham gave ear to my voice and kept my words, my rules, my orders, and my laws.

And he said, "If you carefully listen to the voice of Yahweh your God and you do [what is] right in his eyes and give heed to his commands and you keep all his rules, [then] I will not bring about on you any of the diseases that I brought about on Egypt, because I [am] Yahweh your healer.

And you warn them [of] the rules and the instructions, and you make known to them the way in which they must walk and the work that they must do.

And for forty days and forty nights Moses was there with the Lord, and in that time he had no food or drink. And he put in writing on the stones the words of the agreement, the ten rules of the law.

and to teach the {Israelites} all the rules that Yahweh has spoken to them {through} Moses."

You may not do those things which were done in the land of Egypt where you were living; and you may not do those things which are done in the land of Canaan where I am taking you, or be guided in your behaviour by their rules.

But you are to be guided by my decisions and keep my rules, and be guided by them: I am the Lord your God.

So keep my rules and my decisions, which, if a man does them, will be life to him: I am the Lord.

So then keep my rules and my decisions, and do not do any of these disgusting things, those of you who are Israelites by birth, or any others who are living with you:

You are to keep all my rules and my decisions and do them: I am the Lord.

So then, keep my rules and my decisions and do them, so that the land which I am giving you as your resting-place may not violently send you out again.

And do not keep the rules of the nations which I am driving out before you; for they did all these things, and for that reason my soul was turned against them.

So keep my rules and my decisions and do them, and you will be safe in your land.

If you are guided by my rules, and keep my laws and do them,

And if you go against my rules and if you have hate in your souls for my decisions and you do not do all my orders, but go against my agreement;

These are the rules and the regulations and the laws that Yahweh gave between himself and the {Israelites} on {Mount Sinai} {through} Moses.

Nothing of it is to be kept till the morning, and no bone of it is to be broken: they are to keep it by the rules of the Passover.

Then let the meeting of the people be judge between the man responsible for the death and him who has the right of punishment for blood, acting by these rules:

These rules are to be your guide in judging through all your generations wherever you may be living.

"Now, Israel, listen to the rules and to the regulations that I [am] teaching you to do, in order that you may live and you may go [in] and you may take possession of the land that Yahweh, the God of your ancestors, [is] giving to you.

See, I now teach you rules and regulations [just] as Yahweh my God has commanded me, to observe [them] [just] so in the midst of the land where you [are] going, to take possession of it.

And {you must observe them diligently}, for that [is] your wisdom and your insight before the eyes of the people, who will hear all [of] these rules, and they will say, 'Surely this great nation [is] a wise and discerning people.'

And what [other] great nation has for it just rules and regulations just like {this whole} law that I [am] setting {before} you {today}?

And he gave you his agreement with you, the ten rules which you were to keep, which he put in writing on the two stones of the law.

And Yahweh charged me at that time to teach you rules and regulations {for your observation of them} in the land that you [are] {about to cross into} to take possession of it.

And you shall keep his rules and his commandments that I am commanding you {today}, [so] that {it may go well} for you and for your children after you, and so that {you may remain a long time} on the land that Yahweh your God [is] giving to you [during] all [of] those days."

these are the legal provisions and the rules and the regulations that Moses spoke to the {Israelites} {when they left Egypt},

And [then] Moses summoned all [of] Israel and said to them, "Hear, Israel, the rules and the regulations that I [am] speaking in your ears {today}, and you shall learn them, and {you must observe them diligently}.

But you stand here with me, and let me tell you all [of] the commandments and the rules and the regulations that you shall teach them, so that they may do [them] in the land that I [am] giving to them to take possession of it.'

"Now this [is] the commandment, the rules and the regulations, that Yahweh your God charged to teach [to] you [for you] {to observe} in the land that you [are] about to cross [over] into to take possession of it,

You shall diligently keep the commandments of Yahweh your God and his legal provisions and his rules that he has commanded you.

"When your child asks you in the future, {saying}, 'What [is the meaning of] the legal provisions and the rules and the regulations that Yahweh our God commanded for you?'

And [so] Yahweh commanded us to observe all [of] these rules [and] to revere Yahweh our God {for our benefit} {all the days that we live}, {as it is today}.

And [so] you shall keep the commandment and the rules and the regulations that I [am] commanding you {today} to observe them.

And he put on the stones, as in the first writing, the ten rules which the Lord gave you on the mountain out of the fire on the day of the great meeting: and the Lord gave the stones to me.

and you must diligently {observe} all the rules and the regulations that I [am] setting {before you} {today}."

"These [are] the rules and the regulations {that you must diligently observe} in the land that Yahweh, [the] God of your ancestors, has given to you to take possession of it, [during] all the days that you [are] living on the land.

And you shall remember that you were a slave in Egypt, and [so] {you shall diligently observe} these rules.

And it shall be with him, and he shall read it all the days of his life, so that he may learn to revere Yahweh your God by {diligently observing} all the word of this law and these rules,

"This day Yahweh your God is commanding you to do these rules and regulations, {and you must observe them diligently} with all your heart and with all your soul.

Yahweh you [have] declared {today} to be for you as [your] God, and to go in his ways and to observe his rules and his commandments and his regulations and to listen to his voice.

And listen to the voice of Yahweh your God, and observe his commandments and his rules that I [am] commanding you {today}."

That day Joshua drew up an agreement for the people, and he established rules and regulations for them in Shechem.

"{Speak to} the lords of Shechem, 'What [is] better for you, that seventy men all from the sons of Jerub-Baal rule over you, or that one man rules over you?' Remember that I [am] your bone and your flesh."

Now, listen to them, but you are to clearly warn them and inform them about how the king who rules over them will operate."

He said, "This is how the king who rules over you will operate: He will conscript your sons and assign them to his chariots. He will conscript them as his horsemen, and they'll run in front of his chariots.

Then Samuel told the people the custom of the kingship, and he wrote [the rules] down on a scroll and laid [it] before Yahweh. Then Samuel sent all the people away, each to his own house.

If you fear the Lord, worship and obey Him, and if you don't rebel against the Lord's command, then both you and the king who rules over you will follow the Lord your God.

And Samuel said to Saul, You have done a foolish thing: you have not kept the rules which the Lord your God gave you; it was the purpose of the Lord to make your authority over Israel safe for ever.

Then Absalom sent spies through all the tribes of Israel who said, "When you hear the sound of the horn, you may assume that Absalom rules in Hebron."

For I am aware of all his regulations, and I do not reject his rules.

The God of Israel spoke; the Rock of Israel said to me, "The one who rules the people with justice, who rules in the fear of God,

Do the job the Lord your God has assigned you by following his instructions and obeying his rules, commandments, regulations, and laws as written in the law of Moses. Then you will succeed in all you do and seek to accomplish,

If you follow my instructions by obeying my rules and regulations, just as your father David did, then I will grant you long life."

"As for this temple you are building, if you follow my rules, observe my regulations, and obey all my commandments, I will fulfill through you the promise I made to your father David.

May he make us submissive, so we can follow all his instructions and obey the commandments, rules, and regulations he commanded our ancestors.

May you demonstrate wholehearted devotion to the Lord our God by following his rules and obeying his commandments, as you are presently doing."

You must serve me with integrity and sincerity, just as your father David did. Do everything I commanded and obey my rules and regulations.

"But if you or your sons ever turn away from me, fail to obey the regulations and rules I instructed you to keep, and decide to serve and worship other gods,

So the Lord said to Solomon, "Because you insist on doing these things and have not kept the covenantal rules I gave you, I will surely tear the kingdom away from you and give it to your servant.

I am taking the kingdom from him because they have abandoned me and worshiped the Sidonian goddess Astarte, the Moabite god Chemosh, and the Ammonite god Milcom. They have not followed my instructions by doing what I approve and obeying my rules and regulations, like Solomon's father David did.

I will not take the whole kingdom from his hand. I will allow him to be ruler for the rest of his life for the sake of my chosen servant David who kept my commandments and rules.

You must obey all I command you to do, follow my instructions, do what I approve, and keep my rules and commandments, like my servant David did. Then I will be with you and establish for you a lasting dynasty, as I did for David; I will give you Israel.

But Elijah said, "As certainly as the Lord who rules over all lives (whom I serve), I will make an appearance before him today."

Elisha said, "As certainly as the Lord who rules over all lives (whom I serve), if I did not respect King Jehoshaphat of Judah, I would not pay attention to you or acknowledge you.

and because they were following the rules of the nations whom the LORD had expelled before the Israelis and that the kings of Israel had practiced.

The Lord solemnly warned Israel and Judah through all his prophets and all the seers, "Turn back from your evil ways; obey my commandments and rules that are recorded in the law. I ordered your ancestors to keep this law and sent my servants the prophets to remind you of its demands."

They rejected his rules, the covenant he had made with their ancestors, and the laws he had commanded them to obey. They paid allegiance to worthless idols, and so became worthless to the Lord. They copied the practices of the surrounding nations in blatant disregard of the Lord's command.

(But even Judah did not keep the orders of the Lord their God, but were guided by the rules which Israel had made.

To this very day they observe their earlier practices. They do not worship the Lord; they do not obey the rules, regulations, law, and commandments that the Lord gave the descendants of Jacob, whom he renamed Israel.

You must carefully obey at all times the rules, regulations, law, and commandments he wrote down for you. You must not worship other gods.

The king stood by the pillar and renewed the covenant before the Lord, agreeing to follow the Lord and to obey his commandments, laws, and rules with all his heart and being, by carrying out the terms of this covenant recorded on this scroll. All the people agreed to keep the covenant.

Then you will succeed, if you carefully obey the rules and regulations which the Lord ordered Moses to give to Israel. Be strong and brave! Don't be afraid and don't panic!

So they were put into their different groups, to take their places in the house of the Lord, in agreement with the rules made by Aaron their father, as the Lord, the God of Israel, had given him orders.

I will keep his kingdom in its place for ever, if he is strong at all times to do my orders and keep my rules, as at this day.

Make my son Solomon willing to obey your commands, rules, and regulations, and to complete building the palace for which I have made preparations."

You must serve me as your father David did. Do everything I commanded and obey my rules and regulations.

"But if you people ever turn away from me, fail to obey the regulations and rules I instructed you to keep, and decide to serve and worship other gods,

Following proscriptions laid down by his father David, Solomon appointed divisions of priests for their service as well as descendants of Levi for duties of praise and ministry before the priests consistent with the daily rules. Furthermore, because David, the man of God, had commanded it, Solomon also appointed gatekeepers to serve by divisions at every gate of the Temple.

Whenever your countrymen who live in the cities bring a case before you (whether it involves a violent crime or other matters related to the law, commandments, rules, and regulations), warn them that they must not sin against the Lord. If you fail to do so, God will be angry with you and your colleagues; but if you obey, you will be free of guilt.

He prayed: "O Lord God of our ancestors, you are the God who lives in heaven and rules over all the kingdoms of the nations. You possess strength and power; no one can stand against you.

whoever sets his whole heart on seeking God, the Lord God of his ancestors, even though not according to the purification [rules] of the sanctuary."

I will not make Israel again leave the land I gave to their ancestors, provided that they carefully obey all I commanded them, the whole law, the rules and regulations given to Moses."

The king stood by his pillar and renewed the covenant before the Lord, agreeing to follow the Lord and to obey his commandments, laws, and rules with all his heart and being, by carrying out the terms of this covenant recorded on this scroll.

For Ezra had given his mind to learning the law of the Lord and doing it, and to teaching his rules and decisions in Israel.

Now this is a copy of the letter which King Artaxerxes gave to Ezra, the priest and the scribe, who put into writing the words of the orders of the Lord, and of his rules for Israel:

We have done great wrong against you, and have not kept the orders, the rules, and the decisions, which you gave to your servant Moses.

And you came down on Mount Sinai, and your voice came to them from heaven, giving them right decisions and true laws, good rules and orders:

And you gave them word of your holy Sabbath, and gave them orders and rules and a law, by the hand of Moses your servant:

They were united with their brothers, their rulers, and put themselves under a curse and an oath, to keep their steps in the way of God's law, which was given by Moses, the servant of God, and to keep and do all the orders of the Lord, our Lord, and his decisions and his rules;

And we made rules for ourselves, taxing ourselves a third of a shekel every year for the upkeep of the house of our God;

Giving the force of law to these days of Purim at their fixed times, as they had been ordered by Mordecai the Jew and Esther the queen, and in keeping with the rules they had made for themselves and their seed, in connection with their time of going without food and their cry for help.

The order given by Esther gave the force of law to the rules about the Purim; and it was recorded in the book.

He looks down on everything that is high; he rules over every kind of pride."

For I am aware of all his regulations, and I do not reject his rules.

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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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