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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]
References in classic literature ?
Yet to waver was to be lost, to show fear was to be lost, to disobey was to be lost.
To fight, that was to disobey the law, that was to risk his head, that was to make at one blow an enemy of a minister more powerful than the king himself.
After some hesitation, he ordered that the friendship should cease - an unfair command, though seemingly inspired by the spirit of prophecy; and John, saying nothing, continued to disobey the order under the rose.
SOCRATES: And if he disobeys and disregards the opinion and approval of the one, and regards the opinion of the many who have no understanding, will he not suffer evil?
And he who disobeys us is, as we maintain, thrice wrong: first, because in disobeying us he is disobeying his parents; secondly, because we are the authors of his education; thirdly, because he has made an agreement with us that he will duly obey our commands; and he neither obeys them nor convinces us that our commands are unjust; and we do not rudely impose them, but give him the alternative of obeying or convincing us;--that is what we offer, and he does neither.
If you disobey Him, kindly don't expect to have food.
Drawing on the concept of intelligent disobedience used in guide dog training that teaches them how to recognize and resist a command that would put their owners at risk, Chaleff, an executive coach and consultant, explains when and how to disobey inappropriate orders in any type of work or setting.
He can pay 50 euros and get a note from a shrink verifying that he is not psychologically fit for service, or he can declare that he will disobey the law on the grounds of conscience, which is an inalienable right guaranteed by the European Court of Human Rights.
Brian Wansink, Professor and Director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab, said the kids were twice as likely to disobey adults and twice as aggressive toward other kids.
It is not correct for a person to have bad thoughts about Allh and disobey Him, and think that Allh is not watching what he is doing or will not call him to account.
I have never disobeyed my husband so how can I disobey the President?
He states that the earth has no free will to disobey God.