So the person who resists such authority 1 resists the ordinance of God, and those who resist will incur judgment
They seek me day after day; they want to know my requirements, 1 like a nation that does what is right and does not reject the law of their God. They ask me for just decrees; they want to be near God.
He cried out to the Lord, and the Lord showed him 1 a tree. 2 When Moses 3 threw it into the water, the water became safe to drink. There the Lord 4 made for them 5 a binding ordinance, 6 and there he tested 7 them.
If a resident foreigner lives 1 among you and wants to keep 2 the Passover to the Lord, he must do so according to the statute of the Passover, and according to its custom. You must have 3 the same 4 statute for the resident foreigner 5 and for the one who was born in the land.’”
hereby participate with their colleagues the town leaders 1 and enter into a curse and an oath 2 to adhere to 3 the law of God which was given through Moses the servant of God, and to obey 4 carefully all the commandments of the LORD our Lord, 5 along with his ordinances and his statutes.
“Therefore this is what the sovereign Lord says: Because you are more arrogant 1 than the nations around you, 2 you have not followed my statutes and have not carried out my regulations. You have not even 3 carried out the regulations of the nations around you!
So keep the commandments, statutes, and ordinances that I today am commanding you to do.
Your compassion is great, O Lord. Revive me, as you typically do! 1
Your instructions are totally reliable; all your just regulations endure. 1
Seven 1 times a day I praise you because of your just regulations.
Be subject to every human institution 1 for the Lord’s sake, whether to a king as supreme
this is in addition to the monthly burnt offering and its grain offering, and the daily burnt offering with its grain offering and their drink offerings as prescribed, as a sweet aroma, a sacrifice made by fire to the Lord.
Then Moses called all the people of Israel together and said to them: 1 “Listen, Israel, to the statutes and ordinances that I am about to deliver to you today; learn them and be careful to keep them!
He has selected the best part for himself, for the portion of the ruler 1 is set aside 2 there; he came with the leaders 3 of the people, he obeyed the righteous laws of the Lord and his ordinances with Israel.