or dec·a·logue, Dec·a·log, dec·a·log
- Ten Commandments. Ex. 20:2–17.
Origin of Decalogue
Related Words for decalogueDecalogue
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Following is the revised edition of the Decalogue, calculated for this meridian.The Devil's Dictionary
What sin is there in the Decalogue in which he has not steeped himself to the lips?Short Studies on Great Subjects
James Anthony Froude
It is solemnly condemned by the Decalogue: Thou shalt not steal.Sophisms of the Protectionists
That he meant no other than the Law and Commandments in the decalogue, see xiii: 8, 9.The Seventh Day Sabbath, a Perpetual Sign
His decalogue was a monologue, consisting but of one commandment: Do your duty.All's Well
Emily Sarah Holt
- another name for the Ten Commandments
Word Origin for Decalogue
"Ten Commandments," late 14c., from Middle French decalogue, from Latin decalogus, from Greek, from the phrase hoi deka logoi used to translate "Ten Commandments" in Septuagint.