commandment commandment  /kə ˈmænd mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) something that is commanded
  2. (n) a doctrine that is taught

Synonym(s)

News

  1. There's a Big Typo on the Cover of Va. Lt. Gov. Candidate's Self-Published Book

    The cover of "Ten Commandments for an Extraordinary Life," written by yoga-hating pastor E.W. Jackson, is missing an "M" from the word "Commandment." [ more › ]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: DCist

  2. Atheist Monument to Stand By Ten Commandments at Florida Courthouse (VIDEO)

    The first monument dedicated to atheism will be constructed alongside the Ten Commandments at a courthouse in Florida.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Christian Post

  3. PAM DZAMA | Founders knew which freedoms come first

    Were the Ten Commandments delivered in some random order to Moses on Mt. Sinai or were they prioritized? Considering the first commandment was to recognize “ ... the Lord as your god, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery ...” it seems they were hardly out of order. If God wanted to be recognized for his delivery of the Jews from Egypt, I wonder how the Founders ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Kitsap Sun

Quotes

  1. "Let's say I believe firmly in Ronald Reagan's 11th commandment: Thou shalt not speak ill of a fellow Republican," Cheney said. "But it's very hard sometimes to adhere to that where Chuck Hagel is involved."
    on Jan 28, 2007 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: Washington Post

  2. "I am speaking to them in their own language. The sixth commandment says: 'Thou shalt not kill.' Did you not understand .......... I say in Hebrew: 'Lo Tirtzakh'," Mr Erdogan said.
    on Jun 4, 2010 By: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Source: Times Online

  3. "I'm going to try to follow that commandment as much as I can," Giuliani said.
    on Oct 14, 2007 By: Rudy Giuliani Source: Forbes

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