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- proper n. One of the three lists of religious and moral imperatives called the Ten Commandments which, according to the Hebrew Bible, were written by God and given to Moses on Mount Sinai in the form of two stone tablets. This list includes mostly ritual imperatives, as opposed to the other two, which include both ritual and moral imperatives.
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Though it isn’t clear what commandment refers to, the latter part of the first of these two is a quotation from the Ritual Decalogue in Deuteronomy.
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