Second Commandment
Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls

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Jesus His Commandment

  • Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls
  • Matthew 11:28-30 ¶ Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

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Commandment category: Second Commandment

All Jesus His Commandments can be grouped into the Ten Commandments from the Old Testament (Exodus 20).

Direct Bible References

Extra direct Bible references which expands or explain the same commandment.

  • Psalms 27:4 One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to enquire in his temple. (Author: 'David')
  • Jeremiah 6:16 Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein. (Author: 'HEERE')
  • Mark 6:30-31 And the apostles gathered themselves together unto Jesus, and told him all things, both what they had done, and what they had taught. And he said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while: for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat. (Author: 'Jesus')
  • Romans 7:22 For I delight in the law of God after the inward man: (Author: 'Paul')
  • 1 John 5:3 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous. (Author: 'John')

Indirect Bible References

Extra, more indirect Bible references, relating to the same commandment.

  • Exodus 19:5-6 Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine: And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and an holy nation. These are the words which thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel. (Author: 'Moses')
  • Deuteronomy 22:10 ¶ Thou shalt not plow with an ox and an ass together. (Author: 'Moses')
  • Psalms 62:2 He only is my rock and my salvation; he is my defence; I shall not be greatly moved. (Author: 'David')
  • Isaiah 40:29-31 He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength. Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall: But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. (Author: 'Isaiah')
  • Acts 15:10 Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear? (Author: 'Paul and Barnabas')
  • 2 Corinthians 6:14 Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness? (Author: 'Paul')
  • Galatians 5:1 Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage. (Author: 'Paul')
  • 1 Peter 2:9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light: (Author: 'Peter')
  • Revelation 1:6 And hath made us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen. (Author: 'Jesus')
  • Revelation 5:10 And hast made us unto our God kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth. (Author: 'Jesus')

Example Bible References

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Wisdom Bible References

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  • A related Bible reference to the commandment which is negative, something you should not do
  • A related Bible reference to the commandment which is both positive and negative
  • A related Bible reference to the commandment which is positive, something you should do or learn from
  • A related Bible reference to the commandment which is not yet determined positive or negative
  • Author: Indicates the known author from this Bible reference
  • OT Law nr: Jewish tradition teached that there are 613 commandments or mitzvot in the Torah. We list the Number, based on a chronological order (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numeri, Deuteronomium).
  • Rambam Title: This is the commandment, as an interpretation of Rambam (commonly known as Maimonides)
  • Rambam Coding: The coding refers to the commandments layout of Rambam. Rabbi Chafetz Chayim wrote a book with all the commandments which can still be observed today. The book is called 'The Concise Book of Mitzvoth'
    • CCA means a positive mitzwe (which can now also be carried out outside of Israel).
    • CCN is the negative mitzwe (which can now also be carried out outside of Israel).
    • CCI means that this mitzvah can only be performed in the State of Israel.

Who came up with this "613 Mitzvot"?

Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon, His full name was Rabbi Moses Ben Maimon. His name formed the acronym as "The Rambam" was born on the 14th of Nisan 4895 (30th March 1135) and he died on the 20th of Tevet of 4965 (Dec. 13 1204). The Rambam was one of the most saught after individuals of his time. Not only as a Halachic authority, but also within the secular world of kings and sultans, for his vast knowledge of secular medecines was outstanding. When writting the Mishna Torah, Ramban reviewed the Torah's Mitzvot, and he itemized them. He seperated the positive and negative mitzvot, listed them, all 613, and discussed them.

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