What Are The 10 Commandments

What Are The 10 Commandments?
They are The 10 laws spoken by God and written with His finger.

The picture below shows the abbreviated version of the 10 commandments given to Moses by God on Mount Sinai.

Deuteronomy 5:22 (King James Version)

22. These words the LORD spake unto all your assembly in the mount out of the midst of the fire, of the cloud, and of the thick darkness, with a great voice: and he added no more. And he wrote them in two tables of stone, and delivered them unto me.

Exodus 20:1 (King James Version)

1. And God spake all these words, saying,

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God wrote these commandments twice. Moses broke the first tablet when he came down off the mountain and saw the Israelites committing idolatry.

Deuteronomy records God writing on the second tables of stone after He gets Moses to prepare the stones or cut them out.

Deuteronomy 10:1-4 (KJV)

1. At that time the Lord said unto me, Hew thee two tables of stone like unto the first, and come up unto me into the mount, and make thee an ark of wood.

2. And I will write on the tables the words that were in the first tables which thou brakest, and thou shalt put them in the ark.

3. And I made an ark of shittim wood, and hewed two tables of stone like unto the first, and went up into the mount, having the two tables in mine hand.

4. And he wrote on the tables, according to the first writing, the ten commandments, which the Lord spake unto you in the mount out of the midst of the fire in the day of the assembly: and the Lord gave them unto me.


God wrote the same words on the new tables that he wrote on the ones Moses broke.

Exodus 34:1 (KJV)

1. And the Lord said unto Moses, Hew thee two tables of stone like unto the first: and I will write upon these tables the words that were in the first tables, which thou brakest.


What Are The 10 Commandments?

What Are The 10 Commandments?
The first four show love to God and the last six show love to man.

Matthew 22:37-40 (King James Version)

37. Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.

38. This is the first and great commandment.

39. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

40. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.


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