Commandment

Commandment may refer to:

  • One of the religious imperatives that form the Ten Commandments
  • One of the 613 mitzvot of Judaism
  • The Great Commandment
  • The New Commandment
  • The Law of Christ
  • Commandment (album), by Six Feet Under (2007)

Famous quotes containing the word commandment:

    Thou shalt not, it is said, make unto thee any graven image of God. The same commandment should apply when God is taken to mean the living part of every human being, the part that cannot be grasped. It is a sin that, however much it is committed against us, we almost continually commit ourselves—Except when we love.
    Max Frisch (1911–1991)

    But he knows the way that I take; when he has tested me, I shall come out like gold. My foot has held fast to his steps; I have kept his way and have not turned aside. I have not departed from the commandment of his lips; I have treasured in my bosom the words of his mouth.
    Bible: Hebrew, Job 23:10-12.

    Job, of God.

    Remember thee?
    Ay, thou poor ghost, whiles memory holds a seat
    In this distracted globe. Remember thee?
    Yea, from the table of my memory
    I’ll wipe away all trivial fond records,
    All saws of books, all forms, all pressures past
    That youth and observation copied there,
    And thy commandment all alone shall live
    Within the book and volume of my brain,
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)