In the same way the Lord commanded those who proclaim the gospel to receive their living by the gospel.
So, although I have quite a lot of confidence in Christ and could command you to do what is proper,
Moses and Aaron did so, 1 just as the Lord had commanded. Moses raised 2 the staff 3 and struck the water that was in the Nile right before the eyes 4 of Pharaoh and his servants, 5 and all the water that was in the Nile was turned to blood. 6
So Bezalel and Oholiab and every skilled person 1 in whom the Lord has put skill 2 and ability 3 to know how 4 to do all the work for the service 5 of the sanctuary are to do the work 6 according to all that the Lord has commanded.”
The artistically woven waistband of the ephod that was on it was like it, of one piece with it, 1 of gold, blue, purple, and scarlet yarn and fine twisted linen, just as the Lord had commanded Moses.
They tied the breastpiece by its rings to the rings of the ephod by blue cord, so that it was above the waistband of the ephod, so that the breastpiece would not be loose from the ephod, just as the Lord had commanded Moses.
but the entrails and the legs he washed with water, 1 and Moses offered the whole ram up in smoke on the altar – it was a burnt offering for a soothing aroma, a gift to the Lord, just as the Lord had commanded Moses. 2
Then Moses said to Aaron and his sons, “Boil the meat at the entrance of the Meeting Tent, and there you are to eat it and the bread which is in the ordination offering basket, just as I have commanded, 1 saying, ‘Aaron and his sons are to eat it,’
Moses then said to Aaron, “Approach the altar and make your sin offering and your burnt offering, and make atonement on behalf of yourself and on behalf of the people; 1 and also make the people’s offering and make atonement on behalf of them just as the Lord has commanded.”
and if his father has no brothers, then you are to give his inheritance to his relative nearest to him from his family, and he will possess it. This will be for the Israelites a legal requirement, 1 as the Lord commanded Moses.’”
So I chose 1 as your tribal leaders wise and well-known men, placing them over you as administrators of groups of thousands, hundreds, fifties, and tens, and also as other tribal officials.
Recall that you were slaves in the land of Egypt and that the Lord your God brought you out of there by strength and power. 1 That is why the Lord your God has commanded you to observe 2 the Sabbath day.
But as for you, remain here with me so I can declare to you all the commandments, 1 statutes, and ordinances that you are to teach them, so that they can carry them out in the land I am about to give them.” 2