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Exodus 20 RHE/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 And the Lord spoke all these words: 1 And God spoke all these words:
2 I am the Lord thy God, who brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. 2 "I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery.
3 Thou shalt not have strange gods before me. 3 "You shall have no other gods before me.
4 Thou shalt not make to thyself a graven thing, nor the likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or in the earth beneath, nor of those things that are in the waters under the earth. 4 "You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below.
5 Thou shalt not adore them, nor serve them: I am the Lord thy God, mighty, jealous, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me: 5 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 fathers to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me,
6 And shewing mercy unto thousands to them that love me, and keep my commandments. 6 but showing love to a thousand [ generations] of those who love me and keep my commandments.
7 Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain: for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that shall take the name of the Lord his God in vain. 7 "You shall not misuse the name of the LORD your God, for the LORD will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name.
8 Remember that thou keep holy the sabbath day. 8 "Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.
9 Six days shalt thou labour, and shalt do all thy works. 9 Six days you shall labor and do all your work,
10 But on the seventh day is the sabbath of the Lord thy God: thou shalt do no work on it, thou nor thy son, nor thy daughter, nor thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy beast, nor the stranger that is within thy gates. 10 but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your manservant or maidservant, nor your animals, nor the alien within your gates.
11 For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, and the sea, and all things that are in them, and rested on the seventh day: therefore the Lord blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it. 11 For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, but he rested on the seventh day. Therefore the LORD blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.
12 Honour thy father and thy mother, that thou mayst be long lived upon the land which the Lord thy God will give thee. 12 "Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you.
13 Thou shalt not kill. 13 "You shall not murder.
14 Thou shalt not commit adultery. 14 "You shall not commit adultery.
15 Thou shalt not steal. 15 "You shall not steal.
16 Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour. 16 "You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.
17 Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s house; neither shalt thou desire his wife, nor his servant, nor his handmaid, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is his. 17 "You shall not covet your neighbor's house. You shall not covet your neighbor's wife, or his manservant or maidservant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor."
18 And all the people saw the voices and the flames, and the sound of the trumpet, and the mount smoking; and being terrified and struck with fear, they stood afar off, 18 When the people saw the thunder and lightning and heard the trumpet and saw the mountain in smoke, they trembled with fear. They stayed at a distance
19 Saying to Moses: Speak thou to us, and we will hear: let not the Lord speak to us, lest we die. 19 and said to Moses, "Speak to us yourself and we will listen. But do not have God speak to us or we will die."
20 And Moses said to the people: Fear not; for God is come to prove you, and that the dread of him might be in you, and you should not sin. 20 Moses said to the people, "Do not be afraid. God has come to test you, so that the fear of God will be with you to keep you from sinning."
21 And the people stood afar off. But Moses went to the dark cloud wherein God was. 21 The people remained at a distance, while Moses approached the thick darkness where God was.
22 And the Lord said to Moses: Thus shalt thou say to the children of Israel: You have seen that I have spoken to you from heaven. 22 Then the LORD said to Moses, "Tell the Israelites this: 'You have seen for yourselves that I have spoken to you from heaven:
23 You shall not make gods of silver, nor shall you make to yourselves gods of gold. 23 Do not make any gods to be alongside me; do not make for yourselves gods of silver or gods of gold.
24 You shall make an altar of earth unto me, and you shall offer upon it your holocausts and peace offerings, your sheep and oxen, in every place where the memory of my name shall be: I will come to thee, and will bless thee. 24 " 'Make an altar of earth for me and sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and fellowship offerings, your sheep and goats and your cattle. Wherever I cause my name to be honored, I will come to you and bless you.
25 And if thou make an altar of stone unto me, thou shalt not build it of hewn stones; for if thou lift up a tool upon it, it shall be defiled. 25 If you make an altar of stones for me, do not build it with dressed stones, for you will defile it if you use a tool on it.
26 Thou shalt not go up by steps unto my altar, lest thy nakedness be discovered. 26 And do not go up to my altar on steps, lest your nakedness be exposed on it.'