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Ten Commandments

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

Ten Commandments

pl n
(Bible) the Ten Commandments 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: the Decalogue

Ten′ Command′ments


n.pl.
the precepts spoken by God to Israel, delivered to Moses on Mount Sinai; the Decalogue.
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