Precept See also Commandments of God; Law; Statute I will keep thy precepts with my whole heart, Ps. 119:69. Through thy precepts I get understanding, Ps. 119:104. precept must be upon precept, Isa. 28:10 (2 Ne. 28:30; D&C 98:12; 128:21). fear toward me is taught by the precept of men, Isa. 29:13 (2 Ne. 27:25; 28:14). when Moses had spoken every precept to all, Heb. 9:19. wo be unto him that hearkeneth unto the precepts of men, 2 Ne. 28:26. turn their hearts from me because of the precepts of men, D&C 45:29.