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- n. the Decalogue, or summary of God's commands, given to Moses at Mount Sinai. (Ex. xx.)
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Many of the rites which Laud imposed were such as he in conscience believed to be divinely forbidden; and even things which, if left unimposed, might have been borne with as matters of indifference, when authoritatively enjoined as of equal obligation with divine appointment, he felt ought to be resisted as an invasion of the divine prerogative and the rights of conscience, — “a teaching for doctrines of the commandments of men.”
One in particular gives the commandments to be observed, therefore wayyo'mer, singular, with indefinite subject (K.S. 324 d).
Deut., the çîçîth were intended to remind the people of the commandments of the Law.
That no man in this life, since Adam's fall, can perfectly fulfil the commandments of God (Rom.vii. 10, &c.; iii. 19, &c.; xi.