What does the word commandment mean?

Usage examples for commandment

  1. There is one commandment which includes all the rest. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  2. Or has any sage ever given a satisfactory answer to the question, of how the commandment that the sins of the fathers must be visited on the children, can be made to harmonize with the idea of a just government of the world? – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  3. " As I have loved you," makes the commandment " love one another" a new commandment. – The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon by Alexander Maclaren