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Exodus 20 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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The Ten Commandments

(Deu 5:1–22 )
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:1 - Then God H430 spoke H1696 all H3605 these H428 words, H1697 saying, H559
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:2 - “I am the LORD H3068 your God, H430 who H834 brought H3318 you out of the land H776 of Egypt, H4714 out of the house H1004 of [fn]slavery. H5650
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:3 - “You shall have H1961 no H3808 other H312 gods H430 [fn]before H5921 H6440 Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:4 - “You shall not make H6213 for yourself [fn]an idol, H6459 or any H3605 likeness H8544 of what H834 is in heaven H8064 above H4480 H4605 or on the earth H776 beneath H8478 or in the water H4325 under H8478 the earth. H776
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:5 - “You shall not worship H7812 them or serve H5647 them; for I, the LORD H3068 your God, H430 am a jealous H7067 God, H410 visiting H6485 the iniquity H5771 of the fathers H1 on the children, H1121 on the third H8029 and the fourth H7256 generations of those who hate H8130 Me,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:6 - but showing H6213 lovingkindness H2617 to thousands, H505 to those who love H157 Me and keep H8104 My commandments. H4687
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:7 - “You shall not take H5375 the name H8034 of the LORD H3068 your God H430 in vain, H7723 for the LORD H3068 will not [fn]leave H5352 him unpunished H5352 who H834 takes H5375 His name H8034 in vain. H7723
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:8 - “Remember H2142 the sabbath H7676 day, H3117 to keep H6942 it holy. H6942
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:9 - “Six H8337 days H3117 you shall labor H5647 and do H6213 all H3605 your work, H4399
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:10 - but the seventh H7637 day H3117 is a sabbath H7676 of the LORD H3068 your God; H430 in it you shall not do H6213 any H3605 work, H4399 you or your son H1121 or your daughter, H1323 your male H5650 or your female H519 servant H5650 H519 or your cattle H929 or your sojourner H1616 who H834 [fn]stays with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:11 - “For in six H8337 days H3117 the LORD H3068 made H6213 the heavens H8064 and the earth, H776 the sea H3220 and all H3605 that is in them, and rested H5117 on the seventh H7637 day; H3117 therefore H5921 H3651 the LORD H3068 blessed H1288 the sabbath H7676 day H3117 and made H6942 it holy. H6942
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:12 - “Honor H3513 your father H1 and your mother, H517 that your days H3117 may be prolonged H748 in the land H127 which H834 the LORD H3068 your God H430 gives H5414 you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:13 - “You shall not murder. H7523
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:14 - “You shall not commit H5003 adultery. H5003
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:15 - “You shall not steal. H1589
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:16 - “You shall not bear H6030 false H8267 witness H5707 against your neighbor. H7453
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:17 - “You shall not covet H2530 your neighbor’s H7453 house; H1004 you shall not covet H2530 your neighbor’s H7453 wife H802 or his male H5650 servant H5650 or his female H519 servant H519 or his ox H7794 or his donkey H2543 or anything H3605 that belongs to your neighbor.” H7453
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:18 - All H3605 the people H5971 perceived H7200 the [fn]thunder H6963 and the lightning H3940 flashes H3940 and the sound H6963 of the trumpet H7782 and the mountain H2022 smoking; H6226 and when the people H5971 saw H7200 it, they trembled H5128 and stood H5975 at a distance. H7350
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:19 - Then they said H559 to Moses, H4872 “Speak H1696 [fn]to us yourself H859 and we will listen; H8085 but let not God H430 speak H1696 [fn]to us, or H6435 we will die.” H4191
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:20 - Moses H4872 said H559 to the people, H5971 “Do not be afraid; H3372 for God H430 has come H935 in order H5668 to test H5254 you, and in order H5668 that the fear H3374 of Him may [fn]remain H1961 H6440 with you, so that you may not sin.” H2398
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:21 - So the people H5971 stood H5975 at a distance, H7350 while Moses H4872 approached H5066 the thick H6205 cloud H6205 where H834 H8033 God H430 was.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:22 - Then the LORD H3068 said H559 to Moses, H4872 “Thus H3541 you shall say H559 to the sons H1121 of Israel, H3478 ‘You yourselves H859 have seen H7200 that I have spoken H1696 [fn]to you from heaven. H8064
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:23 - ‘You shall not make H6213 other gods besides H854 Me; gods H430 of silver H3701 or gods H430 of gold, H2091 you shall not make H6213 for yourselves. H859
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:24 - ‘You shall make H6213 an altar H4196 of earth H127 for Me, and you shall sacrifice H2076 on it your burnt H5930 offerings H5930 and your peace H8002 offerings, H8002 your sheep H6629 and your oxen; H1241 in every H3605 place H4725 where H834 I cause My name H8034 to be remembered, H2142 I will come H935 to you and bless H1288 you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:25 - ‘If H518 you make H6213 an altar H4196 of stone H68 for Me, you shall not build H1129 it of cut H1496 stones, H1496 for if you wield H5130 your tool H2719 on it, you will profane H2490 it.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:26 - ‘And you shall not go H5927 up by steps H4609 to My altar, H4196 so H834 that your nakedness H6172 will not be exposed H1540 on it.’
NASB Footnotes
Literally: slaves
Or, besides Me
Or, a graven image
Or, hold him guiltless
Literally: is in your gates
Literally: sounds
Literally: with
Literally: be before
Literally: with

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