A series of commandments, ten in number -- just enough to permit an intelligent selection for observance, but not enough to embarrass the choice. Following is the revised edition of the Decalogue, calculated for this meridian. Thou shalt no God but me adore: 'Twere too expensive to have more. No images nor idols make For Robert Ingersoll to break. Take not God's name in vain; select A time when it will have effect. Work not on Sabbath days at all, But go to see the teams play ball. Honor thy parents. That creates For life insurance lower rates. Kill not, abet not those who kill; Thou shalt not pay thy butcher's bill. Kiss not thy neighbor's wife, unless Thine own thy neighbor doth caress Don't steal; thou'lt never thus compete Successfully in business. Cheat. Bear not false witness -- that is low -- But "hear 'tis rumored so and so." Cover thou naught that thou hast not By hook or crook, or somehow, got. G.J.
The Ten Commandments or precepts given by God to Moses on Mount Sinai, and originally written on two tables of stone.
Greek dekalogos, "Ten Commandments"
A reference to the ten commandments.
the biblical commandments of Moses
a list of ten truths or personal beliefs from an author
Name for the Commandments, the traditional core ethical values for Jewish and Christian moral laws.
Another name for the Ten Commandments, which are the precepts divinely revealed to Moses on Mt. Sinai and engraven on two tables of stone (Cross, The Oxford Dictionary Of The Christian Church).
The somewhat close to ten commandments.
The ten commandments (Exodus 20:1-17; Deuteronomy 5:6-21).