Exodus 20


Ten Commandments

1And the  lord spoke all these words, saying, 2I am the  lord your God, the one leading you from the land of Egypt, from out of the house of slavery. 3There shall not be to you other gods besides me. 4You shall not make to yourself an idol, nor any representation, as much as is in the heaven upward, nor as much as is in the earth below, nor as much as is in the waters underneath the earth. 5You shall not do obeisance to them, nor shall you serve to them. For I am the  lord your God, a jealous God, rendering sins of fathers upon children unto the third and fourth generation to the ones detesting me; 6and having mercy to thousands loving me, and guarding my orders. 7You shall not take the name of the  lord your God in vain. For no way shall the  lord cleanse the one taking his name in vain. 8Remember the day of the Sabbaths to sanctify it! 9Six days you shall work, and shall do all your works; 10but the [2day 1seventh] is a Sabbath to the  lord your God. You shall not do on it any work -- you, and your son, and your daughter, your servant, and your maidservant, your ox, and your beast of burden, and all your cattle, and the convert -- the one sojourning among you. 11For in six days the  lord made the heaven, and the earth, and the sea, and all the things in them. And he rested on the [2day 1seventh]. Because of this the  lord blessed the [2day 1seventh], and sanctified it. 12Esteem your father and your mother! that good should happen to you, and that [2a long time 1you may be] upon the [2earth 1good] which the  lord your God gives to you. 13You shall not murder. 14You shall not commit adultery. 15You shall not steal. 16You shall not witness falsely against your neighbor [2witness 1as a lying]. 17You shall not covet the wife of your neighbor. You shall not covet the house of your neighbor, nor his field, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his beast of burden, nor any of his beasts, nor as much [2to 3your neighbor 1is]. 18All the people perceived the voice, and the lamps, and the sound of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking. And fearing, all the people stood afar off. 19And they said to Moses, You speak to us, and do not let [2speak 3to 4us 1God]! lest we might die. 20And [2says 3to them 1Moses], Be of courage! because [5to test 6you 2came 1God 3to 4you], so that there might be the fear of him in you, that you should not sin! 21[5stood 1And 2all 3the 4people] afar off. But Moses entered into the dimness where God was. 22[3said 1And 2the  lord] to Moses, Thus shall you say to the house of Jacob, and announce to the sons of Israel, You have seen that from out of the heaven I have spoken to you. 23You shall not make to yourselves gods of silver, and gods of gold; you shall not make them to yourselves. 24An altar from out of the earth you shall make to me, and you shall sacrifice upon it your whole burnt-offerings, and your deliverance offerings -- the sheep, and your calves, in every place of which ever I should name my name there. And I will come to you, and I will bless you. 25And if [2an altar 3of 4stones 1you should make] to me, you shall not build them cut into shape; for [2your knife 1you have put] upon them, and they are defiled. 26You shall not ascend by stairs unto my altar, so that you should not uncover your indecency upon it.
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