Verses with the word commanding in the Apocrypha (6 verses):
1 Maccabees 1:51
In the selfsame manner wrote he to his whole kingdom, and appointed overseers over all the people, commanding the cities of Juda to sacrifice, city by city.
1 Maccabees 3:28
He opened also his treasure, and gave his soldiers pay for a year, commanding them to be ready whensoever he should need them.
2 Maccabees 5:24
He sent also that detestable ringleader Apollonius with an army of two and twenty thousand, commanding him to slay all those that were in their best age, and to sell the women and the younger sort:
2 Maccabees 9:7
Howbeit he nothing at all ceased from his bragging, but still was filled with pride, breathing out fire in his rage against the Jews, and commanding to haste the journey: but it came to pass that he fell down from his chariot, carried violently; so that having a sore fall, all the members of his body were much pained.
2 Maccabees 14:13
Commanding him to slay Judas, and to scatter them that were with him, and to make Alcimus high priest of the great temple.
2 Maccabees 14:27
Then the king being in a rage, and provoked with the accusations of the most wicked man, wrote to Nicanor, signifying that he was much displeased with the covenants, and commanding him that he should send Maccabeus prisoner in all haste unto Antioch.