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,


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

Deuteronomy 10:1-4 records God writing on the second tables of stone after He gets Moses to prepare the stones or cut them out.

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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Romans 9:22-26 (KJV)

22. What if God, willing to shew his wrath, and to make his power known, endured with much longsuffering the vessels of wrath fitted to destruction:

23. And that he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy, which he had afore prepared unto glory,

24. Even us, whom he hath called, not of the Jews only, but also of the Gentiles?

25. As he saith also in Osee, I will call them my people, which were not my people; and her beloved, which was not beloved.

26. And it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people; there shall they be called the children of the living God.

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