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Ten Commandments

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n.pl. Bible The ten injunctions given by God to Moses on Mount Sinai, serving as the basis of Mosaic Law.

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  • proper n. A list of religious and moral imperatives which, according to the Hebrew Bible, were written by God and given to Moses on Mount Sinai in the form of two stone tablets.

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  • n. the biblical commandments of Moses

Etymologies

A translation of Ancient Hebrew עשרת הדברים (`aśéreth hadd'bharím, "(the)-ten-of the-utterances"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Considering your recent Ten Commandments victory, I think you have a great shot of getting the gubernatorial nod in the next election.

    Archive 2009-04-05

  • In my own amended Ten Commandments, I would choose some of the above, but I would also try to find room for, among others:

    The God Delusion

  • WHITFIELD: All right, let's tackle the Ten Commandments first, since this judge doesn't seem to want to, even though an appellate court says it's a violation of church and state to have this two and a half ton granite piece of Ten Commandments right in the middle of the Judicial Center in Alabama.

    CNN Transcript Jul 5, 2003

  • But you know, it tells us that the Ten Commandments, why we came over to this country, was because we wanted freedom, and that's like our foundation.

    CNN Transcript Aug 27, 2003

  • He said the basic manual covers subjects from camping to close order drill and lists 14 leadership skills as guideposts, along with the Ten Commandments.

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  • God gave privately to Moses, to be by him communicated to the people, relating to his worship, ver. 22, &c. The Ten Commandments. (b. c.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume I (Genesis to Deuteronomy)

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  • Also slang for the ten fingernails, used by women in fighting. Chambers Dictionary.

    March 11, 2012