The Ten Commandments

This book should be a helpful resource when studying the Scripture and teaching others about how the Judeo-Christian and Islamic ethical commandments relate to the laws imposed modern societies and the personal 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