What is the opposite of commandment?

8 antonyms found



[ k_ə_m_ˈa_n_d_m_ə_n_t], [ kəmˈandmənt], [ kəmˈandmənt]

Antonyms for Commandment:


Usage examples of Commandment:

  1. If Balak would give me his house full of silver and gold, I cannot go beyond the commandment of the Lord, to do either good or bad of mine own mind; but what the Lord saith, that will I speak. "The Autobiography of Mark Rutherford", Mark Rutherford.
  2. Have we not reason to confess that, if the commandment be not new, universal obedience to it would be new indeed? "Modern Substitutes for Christianity", Pearson McAdam Muir.
  3. If, for the good of mankind, I could write a new Commandment to the Decalogue, it would read: Thou shalt keep a hive of bees. "The Hills of Hingham", Dallas Lore Sharp.

Quotes for Commandment:

  1. Be unselfish. That is the first and final commandment for those who would be useful and happy in their usefulness. If you think of yourself only, you cannot develop because you are choking the source of development, which is spiritual expansion through thought for others. Charles William Eliot.
  2. In Judaism, there are 613 biblical commandments, and the Talmud says that the chief commandment of all is study. Norman Lamm.
  3. Wherever I look, I see signs of the commandment to honor one's parents and nowhere of a commandment that calls for the respect of a child. Alice Miller.