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Commandment

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COMMANDMENT, n.

1. A command a mandate an order or injunction given by authority charge precept.

Why do ye transgress the commandment of God. Matthew 15 .

This is the first and great commandment. Matt. 22.

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another. John 13 .

2. By way of eminence, a precept of the decalogue, or moral law, written on tables of stone, at Mount Sinai one of the ten commandments. Exodus 34 .
3. Authority coercive power.

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