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Disobedience

Disorder (See CONFUSION.)
Achan
defies God’s ban on taking booty. [O.T.: Joshua 7:1]
Adam and Eve
eat forbidden fruit of Tree of Knowledge. [O.T.: Genesis 3:1–7; Br. Lit.: Paradise Lost]
Antigone
despite Creon’s order, she buries Polynices. [Gk. Lit.: Antigone]
Bartleby
copyist in Wall Street office; refuses to do anything but copy documents. [Am. Lit.: “Bartleby the Scrivener”]
Brunhild
disobeys father’s order to let Siegmund die. [Ger. Opera: Wagner, Valkyrie, Westerman, 237]
Saul
contravening God, takes spoils from conquered Amalekites. [O.T.: I Samuel 15:17–19]
Vashti, Queen
loses queenship for not submitting to king’s demands. [O.T.: Esther 1:10–22]
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However, a problem could emerge if the number of disobedient MPs rises to 10 or 15.
They gave him military plans because he was at their service and because he was against the disobedient Islamic Republic.
He has said he will sit down with his disobedient driver, possibly with little brother Jack and some nice Christmas pie.
Pop Song Piracy: Disobedient Music Distribution since 1929.
According to Rizaov, these are well-packed ultimatums sent to us, to Brussels and to the great powers which tell us and the world that the disobedient child from the Balkan needs to become reasonable.
It's important to distinguish between being naughty and being disobedient because they have to be handled differently.
The Koran recommends that disobedient wives be whipped (4:34).
Summary: With the Holy Quran instilling manners amongst the disobedient, female inmates of a Dubai jail have been given the chance to reduce their sentences by abiding by the teachings of Islam.
Its spokesman Siti Maznah Mohd Taufik said many social ills were caused by disobedient wives who did not bring joy to their husbands.
He said that the people would soon outburst against the sky rocketing prices of the commodities, increase in gas, oil and electricity rates, and can launch civil disobedient movement against the incumbent government.
He was quoting scriptures from the Bible and screaming in my face that I'm a disobedient, evil woman.
And if our politicians cannot be obedient, it is only because they know the Canadian Catholic laity are, for the most part, as disobedient as themselves.