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commandment ~ (A) ~ a rule that a person should keep.
commandment ~ (A) ~ a rule that God gave; the ten important rules that God gave to Moses on the mountain of Sinai. You can read these rules in Deuteronomy 5:6-21.
commandment ~ (A) ~ a rule.
commandment ~ (B) ~ a command that God gave; the ten important commands or rules that God gave to Moses on the mountain of Sinai.
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