An order or injunction given by authority; a command; a charge; a precept; a mandate.
One of the ten laws or precepts given by God to the Israelites at Mount Sinai.
The offense of commanding or inducing another to violate the law.
Instructions given by God to His children to prepare them for eternal life in the world to come.
a doctrine that is taught; "the teachings of religion"; "he believed all the Christian precepts"
The Law of God, given first in the Ten Commandments on Mt. Sinai, and completed or fulfilled by the teaching of Christ (Ex. 20:1-17; Matt. 5:1—7:27; John 15:12).
a judicial edict containing mandatory direction for conduct. The plural use is a specific term for: the Ten Commandments which are a section of The Law of The God (Exodus 20:1-17; Deut. 5:6-21) and the commandments The Lord Jesus Christ gave (Jn. 13:34; 14:15,21; 15:10-17).
God's instruction to Adam and Eve prohibiting them from 'eating the forbidden fruit,' meaning they were not permitted to engage in illicit love.