These 10 beneficial laws were given by the Creator God to show us how to live a better life now and please God forever. There are only slight differences of emphasis in the accounts. Both versions are listed below, along with a list of the commandments in short form. The numbering of the commandments on the first three lists below reflects the numbering used in much of the Christian world, though Catholics, Jews and others use various numbering systems as shown below that.
The Ten Commandments[ change change source ] Exodus You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God and only worthy of worship, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me, but showing steadfast love to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.
Six days you shall labor, and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, you, or your son, or your daughter, or your servant, or your livestock, or the sojourner who is within your gates.
For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.
For I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children to the third and fourth generations of those who hate Me, 10 but showing mercy to thousands, to those who love Me and keep My commandments. In it you shall do no work: And He wrote them on two tablets of stone and gave them to me.
Differences in teachings and interpretation[ change change source ] These commandments are translated from ancient Hebrew to Basic Englishso the exact words chosen may not mean to us exactly what they meant to the Hebrews. There are a variety of interpretations of these commandments: It was done by Michelangelo.
It shows an image of God. One understanding on the commandment to not make "any image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above" is as from Roman Catholicism: The Eastern Orthodox Church has a very similar position.
Eastern Orthodoxy teaches that the incarnation of an invisible God as a visible human, Jesus, makes it alright to worship images see Iconoclasm. But, for Jews, Muslims, and most other Christians that violates the commandment.
Jehovah's Witnesses criticize the use of all of the above, as well as the use of the cross.
The Amish forbid any sort of image, such as photos. Sabbath day Main articles: Sabbath and Shabbat Jews honor the Sabbath Shabbat from sundown on Friday until the appearance of three stars in the sky on Saturday night, the seventh day of the week on the Jewish calendar.
Most Christians honor the Sabbath on Sunday to remember the Resurrection of Jesus on the first day of the week on the Jewish calendar. Some conservative Christians are "Sabbatarians" most of these follow the Reformed traditions. Sabbatarians think the first day of the week or Lord's Day is the new Sabbath, because the 4th commandment has never been revoked and Sabbath-keeping is in any case a creation ordinance.
Others believe that the Sabbath remains as a day of rest on Saturday, while Sunday as a day of worship, in reference to Acts The Ten Commandments () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.
Oct 05, · The Egyptian Prince, Moses, learns of his true heritage as a Hebrew and his divine mission as the deliverer of his people/10(K). The Ten Commandments are a set of rules or laws, God gave to the people of Israel.
The commandments exist in different versions.
One version can be found in the Book of Exodus of the Bible. Another version can be found in the Book of Horeb. Oct 05, · Watch video · What was the Academy of Motion Pictures thinking in ?
Outrageous that 10 Commandments lost to Around the World in 80 Days. The entire cast should have been nominated for Oscars/10(K). These 10 beneficial laws were given by the Creator God to show us how to live a better life now and please God forever.
God gave the 10 Commandments from Mount Sinai, accompanied by smoke, earthquakes and the blast of a trumpet to emphasize the importance of these laws. Moses recorded God’s words in Exodus 20 and recounted the event again in Deuteronomy 5.
The Ten Commandments are a set of rules or laws, God gave to the people of Israel. The commandments exist in different versions. One version can be found in the Book of Exodus of the Bible. Another version can be found in the Book of Horeb.