- commanding officer,
- commandments, ten,
- commando operation,
- commando procedure
Origin of commandment
Examples from the Web for commandment
America is coming dangerously close to replacing the second commandment (do not worship false idols) with the Second Amendment.
Perhaps you might find in a particular ritual or commandment a way of expressing your sense of awe.In A Very Deep Way: Remembering Rabbi David Hartman|Bernard Avishai|February 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Bennett even called it a “mitzvah,” which translates literally into "commandment."
And the first commandment of the modern GOP reads: “Thou Shalt Not Vote to Raise Taxes.”Washington May Have a Deal on Taxes, but the Toughest Problems Remain|Daniel Gross|December 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Former Chief of General Staff Sir General Mike Jackson said Harry had breached the “11th commandment” by getting caught.British General: Harry 'Broke 11th Commandment' by Getting Caught|Tom Sykes|September 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Hence, this commandment, instead of justifying men, only accuses and condemns them.Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians|Martin Luther
Still he intended to see more of Mrs. Babcock, and that without infringing the tenth or any other commandment.Unleavened Bread|Robert Grant
And the third commandment sifted and commentated, all the causes of sin against it droned out, she again looked toward the bed.An Eagle Flight|Jos Rizal
Thank God, neither I nor my family can be said to break the seventh commandment.The Shepherd of Salisbury Plain and Other Tales|Hannah More
It is possible for us to obey this commandment and to pray everywhere.Expositions of Holy Scripture|Alexander Maclaren
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]