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[ kəmˈandmənt], [ kəmˈandmənt], [ k_ə_m_ˈa_n_d_m_ə_n_t]

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One of the Ten commandments is "you shall not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain." It is a prohibition against using God's name in a way that is disrespectful or blasphemous. The term "commandment" is actually biblical in origin, and refers to something that is imposed as a duty or obligation, typically by God. In some Christian traditions, the Ten Commandments are viewed as a summary of the moral law of God.

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