‘ordinance . . . ‘ …rules and regulation?… mentioned in the Holy Bible (KJV)

OrdinanceWhosoever therefore resisteth the power,
resisteth the ordinance of God:
and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation. – Romans 13:2

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “ordinance”

Exodus 12:14  And this day shall be unto you for a memorial;
and ye shall keep it a feast to the LORD
throughout your generations;
ye shall keep it a feast by an ordinance for ever.

Exodus 12:17 And ye shall observe the feast of unleavened bread;
for in this selfsame day have I brought
your armies out of the land of Egypt:
therefore shall ye observe this day
in your generations by an ordinance for ever

Exodus 12:24 And ye shall observe this thing
for an ordinance to thee and to thy sons for ever.

Exodus 12:43 And the LORD said unto Moses and Aaron,
This is the ordinance of the passover:
There shall no stranger eat thereof:

Exodus 13:10 Thou shalt therefore keep this ordinance
in his season from year to year.

Exodus 15:25 And he cried unto the LORD;
and the LORD shewed him a tree,
which when he had cast into the waters,
the waters were made sweet:
there he made for them a statute and an ordinance,
and there he proved them,

Exodus 18:20 And thou shalt teach them ordinances and laws,
and shalt shew them the way
wherein they must walk,
and the work that they must do.

Leviticus 18:3 After the doings of the land of Egypt,
wherein ye dwelt, shall ye not do:
and after the doings of the land of Canaan,
whither I bring you, shall ye not do:
neither shall ye walk in their ordinances.

Leviticus 18:4 Ye shall do my judgments,
and keep mine
ordinances, to walk therein:
I am the LORD your God.

Leviticus 18:30 Therefore shall ye keep mine ordinance,
that ye commit not any one of these abominable customs,
which were committed before you,
and that ye defile not yourselves therein:
I am the LORD your God.

Leviticus 22:9 They shall therefore keep mine ordinance,
lest they bear sin for it, and die therefore,
if they profane it:
I the LORD do sanctify them.

Numbers 9:12 They shall leave none of it unto the morning,
nor break any bone of it:
according to all the ordinances of the passover
they shall keep it

Numbers 9:14 And if a stranger shall sojourn among you,
and will keep the passover unto the LORD;
according to the ordinance of the passover,
and according to the manner thereof, so shall he do:
ye shall have one ordinance, both for the stranger,
and for him that was born in the land.

Numbers 10:8 And the sons of Aaron, the priests,
shall blow with the trumpets;
and they shall be to you for an ordinance
for ever throughout your generations

Numbers 15:15 One ordinance shall be both for you of the congregation,
and also for the stranger that sojourneth with you,
an ordinance for ever in your generations:
as ye are, so shall the stranger be before the LORD.

Numbers 18:8 And the LORD spake unto Aaron, Behold,
I also have given thee the charge of mine
heave offerings of all the hallowed things of the children of Israel;
unto thee have I given them by reason of the anointing,
and to thy sons, by an ordinance for ever.

Numbers 19:2 This is the ordinance of the law
which the LORD hath commanded
, saying,
Speak unto the children of Israel,
that they bring thee a red heifer without spot,
wherein is no blemish, and upon which never came yoke:

Numbers 31:21 And Eleazar the priest said unto the men of war
which went to the battle,
This is the ordinance of the law
which the LORD commanded Moses

Joshua 24:25 So Joshua made a covenant with the people that day,
and set them a statute and an ordinance in Shechem.

1 Samuel 30:25 And it was so from that day forward,
that he made it a statute and an ordinance
for Israel unto this day.

2 Kings 17:34 Unto this day they do after the former manners:
they fear not the LORD,
neither do they after their statutes,
or after their ordinances,
or after the law and commandment
which the LORD commanded the children of Jacob,
whom he named Israel;

2 Kings 17:37 And the statutes,
and the ordinances,
and the law,
and the commandment,
which he wrote for you,
ye shall observe to do for evermore;
and ye shall not fear other gods.

2 Chronicles 2:4 Behold, I build an house to the name of the LORD my God,
to dedicate it to him,
and to burn before him sweet incense,
and for the continual shewbread,
and for the burnt offerings morning and evening,
on the sabbaths,
and on the new moons,
and on the solemn feasts of the LORD our God.
This is an ordinance for ever to Israel.

2 Chronicles 33:8 Neither will I any more remove the foot of Israel
from out of the land
which I have appointed for your fathers;
so that they will take heed to do all that I have commanded them,
according to the whole law and the statutes and the ordinances
by the hand of Moses.

2 Chronicles 35:13 And they roasted the passover with fire
according to the
but the other holy offerings sod they in pots,
and in caldrons,
and in pans,
and divided them speedily among all the people.

2 Chronicles 35:25 And Jeremiah lamented for Josiah:
and all the singing men
and the singing women spake of Josiah
in their lamentations to this day,
and made them an ordinance in Israel:
and, behold, they are written in the lamentations.

Ezra 3:10 And when the builders laid
the foundation of the temple of the LORD,
they set the priests in their apparel with trumpets,
and the Levites the sons of Asaph with cymbals,
to praise the LORD,
after the ordinance of David king of Israel.

Nehemiah 10:32 Also we made ordinances for us,
to charge ourselves yearly with the third part of a shekel
for the service of the house of our God;

Job 38:33 Knowest thou the ordinances of heaven?
canst thou set the dominion thereof in the earth?

Psalms 99:7 He spake unto them in the cloudy pillar:
they kept his testimonies,
and the ordinance that he gave them.

Psalms 119:91 They continue this day according to thine ordinances:
for all are thy servants.

Isaiah 24:5 The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof;
because they have transgressed the laws,
changed the ordinance,
broken the everlasting covenant.

Isaiah 58:2 Yet they seek me daily,
and delight to know my ways,
as a nation that did righteousness,
and forsook not the ordinance of their God:
they ask of me the ordinances of justice;
they take delight in approaching to God.

Jeremiah 31:35 Thus saith the LORD,
which giveth the sun for a light by day,
and the ordinances of the moon and of the stars
for a light by night,
which divideth the sea when the waves thereof roar;
The LORD of hosts is his name:

Jeremiah 31:36 If those ordinances depart from before me, saith the LORD,
then the seed of Israel also shall cease
from being a nation before me for ever.

Jeremiah 33:25 Thus saith the LORD;
If my covenant be not with day and night,
and if I have not appointed
the ordinances of heaven and earth

Ezekiel 11:20 That they may walk in my statutes,
and keep mine ordinances,
and do them:
and they shall be my people,
and I will be their God.

Ezekiel 43:11 And if they be ashamed of all that they have done,
shew them the form of the house,
and the fashion thereof,
and the goings out thereof,
and the comings in thereof,
and all the forms thereof,
and all the ordinances thereof,
and all the forms thereof,
and all the laws thereof:
and write it in their sight,
that they may keep the whole form thereof,
and all the ordinances thereof, and do them.

Ezekiel 43:18 And he said unto me, Son of man, thus saith the Lord GOD;
These are the ordinances of the altar
in the day when they shall make it
to offer burnt offerings thereon,
and to sprinkle blood thereon.

Ezekiel 44:5 And the LORD said unto me, Son of man, mark well,
and behold with thine eyes,
and hear with thine ears all that I say unto thee
concerning all the ordinances of the house of the LORD,
and all the laws thereof;
and mark well the entering in of the house,
with every going forth of the sanctuary.

Ezekiel 45:14 Concerning the ordinance of oil,
the bath of oil, ye shall offer
the tenth part of a bath out of the cor,
which is an homer of ten baths;
for ten baths are an homer:

Ezekiel 46:14 And thou shalt prepare a meat offering for it every morning,
the sixth part of an ephah,
and the third part of an hin of oil,
to temper with the fine flour;
a meat offering continually
by a perpetual ordinance unto the LORD

Malachi 3:7 Even from the days of your fathers
ye are gone away from mine ordinances,
and have not kept them
Return unto me,
and I will return unto you, saith the LORD of hosts.
But ye said, Wherein shall we return?

Malachi 3:14 Ye have said, It is vain to serve God:
and what profit is it that we have kept his ordinance,
and that we have walked
mournfully before the LORD of hosts?

Luke 1:6 And they were both righteous before God,
walking in all the commandments
and ordinances of the Lord blameless.

Romans 13:2 Whosoever therefore resisteth the power,
resisteth the ordinance of God:
and they that resist shall receive
to themselves damnation.

1 Corinthians 11:2 Now I praise you, brethren,
that ye remember me in all things,
and keep the ordinances,
as I delivered them to you

Ephesians 2:15 Having abolished in his flesh the enmity,
even the law of commandments contained in ordinances;
for to make in himself of twain one new man,
so making peace;

Colossians 2:14 Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances
that was against us
which was contrary to us,
and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross;

Colossians 2:20 Wherefore if ye be dead with Christ
from the rudiments of the world,
why, as though living in the world,
are ye subject to

Hebrews 9:1 Then verily the first covenant
had also ordinances of divine service
and a worldly sanctuary.

Hebrews 9:10 Which stood only in meats and drinks,
and divers washings,
and carnal ordinances,
imposed on them until the time of reformation

1 Peter 2:13 Submit yourselves
to every ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake
whether it be to the king, as supreme;

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Submit /Ordinance . . . .Obedient / Disobedient. .

Rainbow at DelhiI am no preacher, but, a sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” King James Version, God gave me the following verses in the context of “Submit, Obedient and Disobedient” only this much.


Genesis-16:9   And the angel of the LORD said unto her, Return to thy mistress, and submit thyself under her hands.

2Samuel-22:45  Strangers shall submit themselves unto me: as soon as they hear, they shall be obedient unto me.

1Chronicles-29:24  And all the princes, and the mighty men, and all the sons likewise of king David, submitted themselves unto Solomon the king.

Psalms-18:44  As soon as they hear of me, they shall obey me: the strangers shall submit themselves unto me.

Psalms-66:3  Say unto God, How terrible thou art in thy works! through the greatness of thy power shall thine enemies submit themselves unto thee.

Psalms-68:30  Rebuke the company of spearmen, the multitude of the bulls, with the calves of the people,  till every one submit himself with pieces of silver: scatter thou the people  that delight in war.

Psalms-81:15  The haters of the LORD should have submitted themselves unto him: but their time should have endured for ever.

Proverbs 24: 21. My son, fear thou the LORD and the king:  and meddle not with them that are given to change:

1Corinthianss 16:  That ye submit yourselves unto such, and to every one that helpeth with  us, and laboureth.

Ephesians 5:21  Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

Ephesians 5:22  Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.

Colossians-3:18  Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.

Hebrews-13:17  Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.

James-4:7  Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

I Peter 2:13.  Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme;

14. Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.

1Peter 5:5  Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the proud, and giveth grace to the humble.

Obedient / Disobedient

Obedient Means Dutifully complying with the commands
or instructions of those in authority

Ex 24:7 And he took the book of the covenant, and read in the audience of the people: and they said, All that the LORD hath said will we do, and be obedient.

Num 27:20 And thou shalt put some of thine honor upon him, that all the congregation of the children of Israel may be obedient.

Deut 4:30 When thou art in tribulation, and all these things are come upon thee, even in the latter days, if thou turn to the LORD thy God, and shalt be obedient unto his voice;

31. (For the LORD thy God  is a merciful God;) he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he sware unto them.

Deut 8:20 As the nations which the LORD destroyeth before your face, so shall ye perish; because ye would not be obedient unto the voice of the LORD your God.

2 Sam 22:45 Strangers shall submit themselves unto me: as soon as they hear, they shall be obedient unto me.

1 Kings 13:26 And when the prophet that brought him back from the way heard thereof, he said, It is the man of God, who was disobedient unto the word of the LORD: therefore the LORD hath delivered him unto the lion, which hath torn him, and slain him, according to the word of the LORD, which he spake unto him.

Neh 9:26 Nevertheless they were disobedient, and rebelled against thee, and cast thy law behind their backs, and slew thy prophets which testified against them to turn them to thee, and they wrought great provocations.

Prov 25:12 As an earring of gold, and an ornament of fine gold, so is a wise reprover upon an obedient ear.

Is 1:19 If ye be willing and obedient, ye shall eat the good of the land:

20. But if ye refuse and rebel, ye shall be devoured with the sword: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken  it.

Is 42:24 Who gave Jacob for a spoil, and Israel to the robbers? did not the LORD, he against whom we have sinned? for they would not walk in his ways, neither were they obedient unto his law.

Lk 1:17 And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord.

Acts 6:7 And the word of God increased; and the number of the disciples multiplied in Jerusalem greatly; and a great company of the priests were obedient to the faith.

Acts 26:19 Whereupon, O king Agrippa, I was not disobedient unto the heavenly vision:

20. But shewed first unto them of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coasts of Judaea, and  then to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, and do works meet for repentance.

Rom 1:30 Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,

31. Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful:
32. Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.

Rom 10:21 But to Israel he saith, All day long I have stretched forth my hands unto a disobedient and gainsaying people.

Rom 15:18 For I will not dare to speak of any of those things which Christ hath not wrought by me, to make the Gentiles obedient, by word and deed,

19. Through mighty signs and wonders, by the power of the Spirit of God; so that from Jerusalem, and round about unto Illyricum, I have fully preached the gospel of Christ.

2 Cor 2:9 For to this end also did I write, that I might know the proof of you, whether ye be obedient in all things.

Eph 6:5 Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ;

6. Not with eyeservice, as menpleasers; but as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart;
7. With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men:
8. Knowing that whatsoever good thing any man doeth, the same shall he receive of the Lord, whether  he be bond or free.

Phil 2:8 And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.

1 Tim 1:9 Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers,

10. For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine;
11. According to the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which was committed to my trust.

2 Tim 3:2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

3. Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,
4. Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;
5. Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

Tit 1:16 They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.

Tit 2:5 To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

Tit 2:9 Exhort servants to be obedient unto their own masters, and to please them well in all things; not answering again;

10. Not purloining, but shewing all good fidelity; that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things.
11. For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,
12. Teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this present world;
13. Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;
14. Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.

Tit 3:3 For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.

1 Pet 1:14 As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:

5. Who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.

1 Pet 2:7 Unto you therefore which believe he is precious: but unto them which be disobedient, the stone which the builders disallowed, the same is made the head of the corner,

8. And a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offence,  even to them which stumble at the word, being disobedient: whereunto also they were appointed.

1 Pet 2:8 And a stone of stumbling, and a rock of offence, even to them which stumble at the word, being disobedient: whereunto also they were appointed.

1 Pet 3:20 Which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water.

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