commandments

[ kuh-mand-muh nt, -mahnd- ]SEE DEFINITION OF commandments

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God threatens to punish all those who transgress these commandments.

Our sickness (sin) is revealed to us by the Ten Commandments.

On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous.

These commandments forbid us to covet anything that is our neighbor's.

What warning is contained in the Conclusion of the Commandments?

I perceive the altar to be rickety and the Commandments damp.

It is to them that keep his commandments that he and his Father will come to take up their abode with them.

Onesimus had broken these commandments when he fled from his master.

I might comment in the same way on every one of the ten commandments, but I pass on.

WORD ORIGIN

short for The Ten Commandments, attested from late 13c. In Old English they were ða bebodu.

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