Instructions to do or not do something.
Key passages
2 Ch 7:17

Now as for you, if you will walk before me as David your father walked and do according to all that I have commanded you and will keep my ordinances and judgments,

1 Esd 4:7–9

And yet he is alone! If he says to kill, they kill; if he says to release, they release; if he says to smite, they strike; if he says to lay waste, they lay waste; if he says to build, they build; if he says to cut down, they cut down; if he says to plant, they plant.

Mk 7:8–9

Abandoning the commandment of God, you hold fast to the tradition of men.” And he said to them, “You splendidly ignore the commandment of God so that you can keep your tradition.

Mk 10:19

You know the commandments: ‘Do not murder, do not commit adultery, do not steal, do not give false testimony, do not defraud, honor your father and mother.’ ”