The Ten Commandments

This book should be a helpful resource when studying the Scripture and teaching others about how the Judeo-Christian and Islamic w:ethical commandments relate to the laws imposed modern societies and the personal w:moral code that is voluntary yet necessary for us to live in and uphold our present civilized societies

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Understanding the Ten Commandments

  1. The Commandments: Then And Now  
  2. Which Is The Most Important Commandment?  
  3. /Human weaknesses and divine aspirations  

The Commandments

Commandment Jewish Orthodox Catholic,
Lutheran
I am the Lord your God  1 1 1
You shall have no other gods before me  2
You shall not make for yourself an idol  2
You shall not make wrongful use of the name of the Lord your God  3 3 2
Remember the Sabbath and keep it holy  4 4 3
Honor your father and your mother  5 5 4
You shall not murder  6 6 5
You shall not commit adultery  7 7 6
You shall not steal  8 8 7
You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor  9 9 8
You shall not covet your neighbor's wife  10 10 9
You shall not covet anything that belongs to your neighbor  10