Middle English decalogfrom Late Latin decalogusfrom Greek dekalogosdekatendekm̥ in Indo-European roots logosword, pronouncementleg- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Decalogue Sentence Examples
The most important medieval exposition of the Decalogue is that of Nicolaus de Lyra; and the 15th century, in which the Decalogue acquired special importance in the confessional, was prolific in treatises on the subject (Antoninus of Florence, Gerson, &c.).
The Bible wholly rejects polytheism, and the Decalogue jealousy reserves worship for YHWH.
In the view of this editor the Decalogue alone formed the basis of the covenant at Sinai-Horeb, and in order to retain J's version, he represented it as a renewal of the tables of stone which Moses had broken.4 The legislation contained in xxxiv.