1 And God spoke all these words, saying:
2 I am Jehovah your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of
3 You shall have no other gods before Me.
4 You shall not make for yourself a graven image, or any likeness of anything in the
heavens above, or in the earth beneath, or in the waters under the earth;
5 you shall not bow down to them nor serve them; for I, Jehovah your God, am a jealous
Mighty God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the sons to the third and fourth
generations of those who hate Me,
6 but showing goodness to thousands, to those who love Me and keep My
7 You shall not take the name of Jehovah your God in vain, for Jehovah will not leave
unpunished one who takes His name in vain.
8 Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.
9 Six days you shall labor and do all your work,
10 and the seventh day is the Sabbath of Jehovah your God. In it you shall not do any
work; you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your male servant, nor your female
servant, nor your cattle, nor your sojourner who is within your gates.
11 For in six days Jehovah made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them,
and rested the seventh day. Therefore Jehovah has blessed the Sabbath day and
12 Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land which
Jehovah your God is giving you.
13 You shall not murder.
14 You shall not commit adultery.
15 You shall not steal.
16 You shall not testify a witness of falsehood against your neighbor.
17 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
belongs to your neighbor.
18 And all the people saw the thunders, the lightning flashes, the sound of the shofar,
and the smoking mountain; and when the people saw it, they trembled and stood at a
19 And they said unto Moses, You speak with us, and we will listen; but let not God speak
with us, that we not die.
20 And Moses said to the people, Do not fear; for God has come to test you, and that His
fear may be before you, that you not sin.
21 And the people stood at a distance, and Moses drew near the thick darkness where
22 And Jehovah said unto Moses, Thus you shall say to the children of Israel: You have
seen that I have spoken with you from the heavens.
23 You shall not make for yourselves, along with Me, gods of silver or gods of gold.
24 An altar of earth you shall make for Me, and you shall sacrifice on it your burnt
offerings and your peace offerings, your sheep and your oxen. In every place where I
cause My name to be remembered, I will come to you, and I will bless you.
25 And if you make Me an altar of stone, you shall not build it of hewn stone; for if you
wield your tool upon it, you defile it.
26 Nor shall you go up by steps to My altar, that your nakedness may not be exposed on