Judaism & The Ten Commandments
The Ten Commandments are the ten orders or laws given by God to Moses on Mount Sinai. These orders serve as the basis for Jewish laws.
1. I am the Lord your God. . . . You shall have no other gods besides me.
2. You shall not make for yourself a sculptured image.
3. You shall not swear falsely by the name of the Lord your God.
4. Remember the Sabbath day and keep it holy.
5. Honor your father and your mother. . . .
6. You shall not murder.
7. You shall not commit adultery.
8. You shall not steal.
9. You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
10. 10. You shall not covet . . . anything that is your neighbor’s.
Exodus 20: 2–14
A. Comparing Do the first four commandments concern themselves more with the Hebrews’ relationship with God or with one another?
B. Contrasting What do the last six commandments have in common that distinguishes them from the first four?