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the Ten Commandments or the Decalogue

Definitions

  1. (Old Testament) the commandments summarizing the basic obligations of man towards God and his fellow men, delivered to Moses on Mount Sinai engraved on two tables of stone (Exodus 20:1–17) Also known as

Example Sentences Including 'the Ten Commandments'

In the original Hebrew, the sixth of the Ten Commandments reads, `Lo tirtzakh `- thou shalt not murder.
Telushkin, Josef The Unorthodox Murder of Rabbi Moss
A moment later, the reader finished chanting the Ten Commandments , the congregation resumed their seats, and Daniel turned to Kantor.
Telushkin, Josef The Unorthodox Murder of Rabbi Moss
She sat down on the boulder by the Ten Commandments and lit a cigarette.
Salley Vickers MR GOLIGHTLY'S HOLIDAY (2003)

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