- commanding officer,
- commandments, ten,
- commando operation,
- commando procedure
Origin of commandment
Examples from the Web for commandments
There is no equivalent to the Ten Commandments in the Koran.Republican Thinks Obama’s Mental Illness Caused Border Crisis|Gideon Resnick|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He does believe, on the other hand, that the Ten Commandments should be displayed in schools.
The Ten CommandmentsBy Michael Coogan Quick, a challenge: name the Ten Commandments.
Moore is famous for placing a monument of the Ten Commandments in his courtroom.Meet the Anti-Gay Wingnut Who Will Run the 2016 Iowa Caucuses|Olivia Nuzzi|March 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While watching The Ten Commandments on TV with their children for the umpteenth time, Burnett and Downey had an epiphany.
A girl, brought up in the fear of God and His commandments, can be so weak as to obey a man who ordered her to do a wicked thing.The Chaplain of the Fleet|Walter Besant and James Rice
Behold, blessed are you for this thing, and for speaking my words which I have given you according to my commandments.
Play den, p'tit anchorite, und let each of your fingers be von of de Ten Commandments, or Gott!The Debatable Land|Arthur Colton
My chapter says, "Whosoever shall do the commandments, and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven."Fern's Hollow|Hesba Stretton
And then shouldst thou go with joy to thy work, after a Hymn, or the Ten Commandments, or whatever thy devotion may suggest.An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism|Joseph Stump
short for The Ten Commandments, attested from late 13c. In Old English they were ða bebodu.
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]