Deuteronomy 5:1-10 NIV

The Ten Commandments

1 Moses summoned all Israel and said: Hear, Israel, the decrees and laws I declare in your hearing today. Learn them and be sure to follow them.

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2 The LORD our God made a covenant with us at Horeb.

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3 It was not with our ancestorsa that the LORD made this covenant, but with us, with all of us who are alive here today.

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    • l 5:3 - Or "not only with our parents"
      4 The LORD spoke to you face to face out of the fire on the mountain.

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      5 (At that time I stood between the LORD and you to declare to you the word of the LORD, because you were afraid of the fire and did not go up the mountain.) And he said:

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      6 “I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery.

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      7 “You shall have no other gods beforeb me.

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        • m 5:7 - Or "besides"
          8 “You shall not make for yourself an image in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below.

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          9 You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me,

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          10 but showing love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments.

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