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Definition of "precepts" []

  • Plural form of precept. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "precepts" in a sentence
  • "The reason why the church exists with those who live according to his precepts, is, because there is conjunction with none else; for he says, "_He that hath my precepts, and doeth them, he it is that loveth me; and I will love him, and will make my abode with him: but he that doth not love me, doth not keep my precepts_," John XIV."
  • "And legitimacy is far more than the artifact of an observed tendency of people to obey institutional precepts; even the term precepts is conceptually slightly different from commands or orders."
  • "QUOTATION: Among what he called his precepts were such as these: Do not stir the fire with a sword."