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synonyms for commandment

  • edict
  • precept
  • mitzvah
  • order
  • rule
See also synonyms for: commandments
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We don’t figure out everything from scratch, we rely on cultural knowledge and cultural habits, but we didn’t get culture from Martians, we didn’t get it from God’s commandments, we got it from the feats and accomplishments of human beings.
STEVEN PINKER HAS HIS REASONS - ISSUE 108: CHANGEBRIAN GALLAGHERNOVEMBER 17, 2021NAUTILUS
This is a divine commandment in the Quran and exemplified in the life of the Prophet Muhammad.
FASTING MAY HAVE BECOME A HEALTH FAD, BUT RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES HAVE BEEN DOING IT FOR MILLENNIALGBTQ-EDITORJULY 30, 2021NO STRAIGHT NEWS
That was a considerable sensible commandment of yourn, always to shoot the foremost of the Mexicans when they attacked.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
By his commandment he maketh the snow to fall apace, and sendeth forth swiftly the lightnings of his judgment.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Moreover the woods, and every sweetsmelling tree have overshadowed Israel by the commandment of God.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
But his charge, or his law and covenant, as a trust, he explicitly gives his people commandment to keep.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
The art of breaking the tenth commandment—thou shalt not covet they neighbor's wife—has reached its highest perfection in France.
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A PLAYBRONSON HOWARD
At the risk of breaking the tenth commandment myself, I do not hesitate to say, I wish I had written it.
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A PLAYBRONSON HOWARD
How can that part of the commandment be construed, ‘and the stranger that is within thy gates?’
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
In the view of these earnest debaters, Protection was the first and last commandment, the law and the prophets.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
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WORDS RELATED TO COMMANDMENT

  • bidding
  • charge
  • command
  • commandment
  • demand
  • dictate
  • direction
  • expressed desire
  • injunction
  • instruction
  • mandate
  • order
  • precept
  • prompting
  • request
  • solicitation
  • wish
  • word
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.