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Ten Commandments Syllabification: Ten Com·mand·ments

Definition of Ten Commandments in English:

(In the Bible) the divine rules of conduct given by God to Moses on Mount Sinai, according to Exod. 20:1-17.

The commandments are generally enumerated as: have no other gods; do not make or worship idols; do not take the name of the Lord in vain; keep the sabbath holy; honor one’s father and mother; do not kill; do not commit adultery; do not steal; do not give false evidence; do not covet another’s property or wife

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