God wrote the Ten Commandments on two tables of stone and gave them to Moses on Mount Sinai to establish His Laws with mankind, (Exodus 34:28, Deuteronomy 4:13, 10:4). The Ten Commandments are also called the Decalogue which can be found in Exodus 20:1-17 and Deuteronomy 6:6-21.

The Ten Commandments

As given by God.

  1. You shall have no other gods before Me.
  2. You shall not make or worship graven images.
  3. You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain.
  4. Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.
  5. Honor your father and mother.
  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 neighbors possessions.

1. You shall have no other gods before Me.

“Thou shalt have no other gods before me.” – Exodus 20:3

2. You shall not make or worship graven images.

4 “Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth:”

5 “Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me.” – Exodus 20:4-5

3. You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain.

“Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.” – Exodus 20:7

4. Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.

“Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.” – Exodus 20:8

5. Honor your father and mother.

“Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.” – Exodus 20:12

6. You shall not murder.

“Thou shalt not kill.” – Exodus 20:13

7. You shall not commit adultery.

“Thou shalt not commit adultery.” – Exodus 20:14

8. You shall not steal.

“Thou shalt not steal.” – Exodus 20:15

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

“Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.” – Exodus 20:16

10. You shall not covet your neighbors possessions.

“Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour’s.” – Exodus 20:17

Revised:12-7-2019

Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
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