Deuteronomy 5:7

7 “You shall have no other gods before[a] me.

Deuteronomy 5:7 in Other Translations

7 Thou shalt have none other gods before me.
7 "'You shall have no other gods before me.
7 “You must not have any other god but me.
7 No other gods, only me.
7 Do not have other gods besides Me.

Deuteronomy 5:7 Meaning and Commentary

Deuteronomy 5:7

(See Gill on Deuteronomy 5:6).

Deuteronomy 5:7 In-Context

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:
6 “I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery.
7 “You shall have no other gods before me.
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.
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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