'And God speaketh all these words, saying,
I am Jehovah thy God, who hath brought thee out of
the land of Egypt, out of a house of servants.
'Thou hast no other Gods before Me.
'Thou dost not make to thyself a graven image, or any
likeness which is in the heavens above, or which is in the earth
beneath, or which is in the waters under the earth.
Thou dost not bow thyself to them, nor serve them: for I,
Jehovah thy God, am a zealous God, charging iniquity of fathers on sons,
on the third generation, and on the fourth, of those hating Me,
and doing kindness to thousands, of those loving Me and
keeping My commands.
'Thou dost not take up the name of Jehovah thy God for a
vain thing, for Jehovah acquitteth not him who taketh up His name for a vain
'Remember the Sabbath-day to sanctify it;
six days thou dost labour, and hast done all thy work,
and the seventh day is a Sabbath to Jehovah thy God;
thou dost not do any work, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, thy
man-servant, and thy handmaid, and thy cattle, and thy sojourner who is within
thy gates, --
for six days hath Jehovah made the heavens and the earth,
the sea, and all that is in them, and resteth in the seventh day;
therefore hath Jehovah blessed the Sabbath-day, and doth sanctify it.
'Honour thy father and thy mother, so that thy days are
prolonged on the ground which Jehovah thy God is giving to thee.
'Thou dost not murder.
'Thou dost not commit adultery.
'Thou dost not steal.
'Thou dost not answer against thy neighbour a false
'Thou dost not desire the house of thy neighbour, thou dost
not desire the wife of thy neighbour, or his man-servant, or his handmaid, or
his ox, or his ass, or anything which is thy neighbour's.'
And all the people are seeing the voices, and the flames,
and the sound of the trumpet, and the mount smoking; and the people see, and
move, and stand afar off,
and say unto Moses, 'Speak thou with us, and we hear, and
let not God speak with us, lest we die.'
And Moses saith unto the people, 'Fear not, for to try you
hath God come, and in order that His fear may be before your faces -- that ye
And the people stand afar off, and Moses hath drawn nigh
unto the thick darkness where God is.
And Jehovah saith unto Moses, 'Thus dost thou say unto the
sons of Israel: Ye -- ye have seen that from the heavens I have spoken with
ye do not make with Me gods of silver, even gods of gold ye
do not make to yourselves.
'An altar of earth thou dost make for Me, and thou hast
sacrificed on it thy burnt-offerings and thy peace-offerings, thy flock and thy
herd; in every place where I cause My name to be remembered I come in unto
thee, and have blessed thee.
'And if an altar of stones thou dost make to Me, thou dost
not build them of hewn work; when thy tool thou hast waved over it, then thou
dost pollute it;
neither dost thou go up by steps on Mine altar, that thy
nakedness be not revealed upon it.