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THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
Exodus 20:2-17

 

1. I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of
Egypt, out of the house of bondage. You shall have no other
gods before Me.


2. You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness
of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth
beneath, or that is in the water under the earth; you shall not
bow down to them nor serve them. For I, the LORD your God,
am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the
children to the third and fourth generations of those who hate
Me, but showing mercy to thousands, to those who love Me
and keep My commandments.

 

3. You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for
the LORD will not hold him guiltless who takes His name in vain.

 

4. Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall
labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is the Sabbath
of the LORD your God. In it you shall do no work: you, nor your
son, nor your daughter, nor your male servant, nor your female
servant, nor your cattle, nor your stranger who is within your
gates. For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth,
the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day.
Therefore the LORD blessed the Sabbath day and hallowed it.

 

5. Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long
upon the land which the LORD your God is giving you.

 

6. You shall not murder.
 

7. You shall not commit adultery.
 

8. You shall not steal.
 

9. You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
 

10. You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet
your neighbor’s wife, nor his male servant, nor his female servant,
nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is your neighbor’s.

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