What are the first words of the Ten Commandments?

The first commandment: “I am the Lord, thy God,” corresponds to the sixth: “Thou shalt not kill,” for the murderer slays the image of God.

Where can I find 10 commandments in Bible?

The Bible actually contains two complete sets of the Ten Commandments (Exodus 20:2-17 and Deut. 5:6-21). In addition, Leviticus 19 contains a partial set of the Ten Commandments (see verses 3-4, 11-13, 15-16, 30, 32), and Exodus 34:10-26 is sometimes considered a ritual decalogue.

Does the Bible say 10 Commandments?

The Ten Commandments ( decalogue =10 words) can be found in Exodus 20 in the Old Testament (sometimes called the Hebrew Bible). The full version in Exodus 20 has about 300 words.

What do the 10 Commandments mean?

What do the Ten Commandments teach? The Ten Commandments establish rules of worship and forbid actions such as murder, theft, and adultery. They reflect a morality common to the ancient Middle East.

What is 10th commandment?

Exodus 20:17: “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his male servant, or his female servant, or his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is your neighbor’s.”

How many commandments are in the Bible?

Contextual material for the exhibition The 613 by Archie Rand (11 September – 13 October 2018). The 613 refers to the 613 Jewish commandments (mitzvot in Hebrew) extracted from the Old Testament.

Why are the 10 Commandments different?

The numbering of the Ten Commandments differs in different religious traditions. In Talmudic Judaism, the “prologue” is the first commandment, or utterance, and the prohibitions against false gods and idols are the second.

What is the 2th commandment?

“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. Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them nor serve them”: second of the Ten Commandments.