Law of Moses
Pentateuch Pen"ta*teuch, n. [L. pentateuchus, Gr. ?; ? (see {Penta-}) + ? a tool, implement, a book, akin to ? to prepare, make ready, and perh. to E. text. See {Five}, and {Text}.] The first five books of the Old Testament, collectively; -- called also the {Law of Moses}, {Book of the Law of Moses}, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • Law of Moses — Law Law (l[add]), n. [OE. lawe, laghe, AS. lagu, from the root of E. lie: akin to OS. lag, Icel. l[ o]g, Sw. lag, Dan. lov; cf. L. lex, E. legal. A law is that which is laid, set, or fixed; like statute, fr. L. statuere to make to stand. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Law of Moses — Date: 14th century Pentateuch, Torah …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Book of the Law of Moses — Pentateuch Pen ta*teuch, n. [L. pentateuchus, Gr. ?; ? (see {Penta }) + ? a tool, implement, a book, akin to ? to prepare, make ready, and perh. to E. text. See {Five}, and {Text}.] The first five books of the Old Testament, collectively; called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • law of Boyle and Mariotte — Law Law (l[add]), n. [OE. lawe, laghe, AS. lagu, from the root of E. lie: akin to OS. lag, Icel. l[ o]g, Sw. lag, Dan. lov; cf. L. lex, E. legal. A law is that which is laid, set, or fixed; like statute, fr. L. statuere to make to stand. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Law of Charles — Law Law (l[add]), n. [OE. lawe, laghe, AS. lagu, from the root of E. lie: akin to OS. lag, Icel. l[ o]g, Sw. lag, Dan. lov; cf. L. lex, E. legal. A law is that which is laid, set, or fixed; like statute, fr. L. statuere to make to stand. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Law of nations — Law Law (l[add]), n. [OE. lawe, laghe, AS. lagu, from the root of E. lie: akin to OS. lag, Icel. l[ o]g, Sw. lag, Dan. lov; cf. L. lex, E. legal. A law is that which is laid, set, or fixed; like statute, fr. L. statuere to make to stand. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Law of nature — Law Law (l[add]), n. [OE. lawe, laghe, AS. lagu, from the root of E. lie: akin to OS. lag, Icel. l[ o]g, Sw. lag, Dan. lov; cf. L. lex, E. legal. A law is that which is laid, set, or fixed; like statute, fr. L. statuere to make to stand. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Law of the land — Law Law (l[add]), n. [OE. lawe, laghe, AS. lagu, from the root of E. lie: akin to OS. lag, Icel. l[ o]g, Sw. lag, Dan. lov; cf. L. lex, E. legal. A law is that which is laid, set, or fixed; like statute, fr. L. statuere to make to stand. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Law of consecration — In the Latter Day Saint movement (also known as Mormonism), the law of consecration has two broad meanings. As the term was first used in 1831 by Joseph Smith (Doctrine and Covenants 42:30 39 http://scriptures.lds.org/en/dc/42/3), it was a… …   Wikipedia

  • Criticism of Moses — According to the Torah, Moses prescribed the death penalty for a huge range of offences and for defeated enemies. He is considered a holy figure by Jews, Christians and Muslims, so most criticism of his life and teachings has been by deists,… …   Wikipedia

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