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Exodus 20 :: New International Version (NIV)

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The Ten Commandments

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:1 - And God spoke all these words:

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:2 - “I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:3 - “You shall have no other gods before[fn] me.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:4 - “You shall not make for yourself an image in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:5 - You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me,

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:6 - but showing love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:7 - “You shall not misuse the name of the LORD your God, for the LORD will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:8 - “Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:9 - Six days you shall labor and do all your work,

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:10 - but the seventh day is a sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your animals, nor any foreigner residing in your towns.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:11 - For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, but he rested on the seventh day. Therefore the LORD blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:12 - “Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:13 - “You shall not murder.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:14 - “You shall not commit adultery.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:15 - “You shall not steal.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:16 - “You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:17 - “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house. You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his male or female servant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor.”

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:18 - When the people saw the thunder and lightning and heard the trumpet and saw the mountain in smoke, they trembled with fear. They stayed at a distance

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:19 - and said to Moses, “Speak to us yourself and we will listen. But do not have God speak to us or we will die.”

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:20 - Moses said to the people, “Do not be afraid. God has come to test you, so that the fear of God will be with you to keep you from sinning.”

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:21 - The people remained at a distance, while Moses approached the thick darkness where God was.

Idols and Altars

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:22 - Then the LORD said to Moses, “Tell the Israelites this: ‘You have seen for yourselves that I have spoken to you from heaven:

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:23 - Do not make any gods to be alongside me; do not make for yourselves gods of silver or gods of gold.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:24 - “ ‘Make an altar of earth for me and sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, your sheep and goats and your cattle. Wherever I cause my name to be honored, I will come to you and bless you.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:25 - If you make an altar of stones for me, do not build it with dressed stones, for you will defile it if you use a tool on it.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 20:26 - And do not go up to my altar on steps, or your private parts may be exposed.’
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