Law of Moses

  1. the laws (beginning with the Ten Commandments) that God gave to the Israelites through Moses; it includes many rules of religious observance given in the first five books of the Old Testament (in Judaism these books are called the Torah)
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  • According to the Law of Moses, faithful Jews were expected to keep the Sabbath sacred as a day of rest.
  • For example, at one time the ceremonial Law of Moses required that the Jews not wear clothing of mixed threads.
  • During this visit, the believers from Jerusalem began to insist that the Gentile Christians in Antioch adopt all the prescriptions of the Law of Moses.
  • For the monks have not fallen from God's grace, as the Jews of whom St. Paul speaks, Gal. 5: 4, when they still sought justification by the law of Moses; but the monks endeavor to live more nearly to the Gospel, that theymay merit eternal life. The Confutatio Pontificia
  • In the Old Testament stood various texts condemning usury -- the term usury meaning any taking of interest: the law of Moses, while it allowed usury in dealing with strangers, forbade it in dealing with Jews. A History of the warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom
  • The day of worship was changed from the Sabbath under the Law of Moses in the time following Jesus' death and resurrection.
  • He taught the law of Moses and spoke against sorcery, fetishes, charms, and polygamy (having more than one spouse at the same time).
  • The Torah and Law of Moses do not promise salvation, because keeping them all is impossible. THE PROMISED WAR
  • The curse is poured upon us and the oath, that is, the curse that was ratified by an oath in the law of Moses, v. 11. Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)
  • Under the Law of Moses death to the Sabbath breakers. The Volokh Conspiracy » Ann Coulter, Christian Chauvinist:
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