And the first commandment of the modern GOP reads: “Thou Shalt Not Vote to Raise Taxes.”
America is coming dangerously close to replacing the second commandment (do not worship false idols) with the Second Amendment.
But if, in breaking a campus rule, you also happen to break a commandment, the stakes are raised.
Perhaps you might find in a particular ritual or commandment a way of expressing your sense of awe.
Former Chief of General Staff Sir General Mike Jackson said Harry had breached the “11th commandment” by getting caught.
She gave her name as 'Mrs. Darke,'—and her horse made me break the tenth commandment, Surry!
"Blasphemy" describes aggravated breaches of the third commandment.
Can a person who has sworn be weighed against the third commandment?
For no man's law, no vow, can annul the commandment and ordinance of God.
Hence, this commandment, instead of justifying men, only accuses and condemns them.
late 13c., "an order from an authority," from Old French comandement "order, command," from Latin *commandamentum, from *commandare (see command (v.)). Pronounced as four syllables until 17c.
Of þe x commandements ... þe first comondement is þis, O God we ssul honuri [c.1280]