THE SECOND BOOK OF MOSES CALLED
The Lord reveals the Ten Commandments—Israel is to bear witness that the Lord has spoken from heaven—They are forbidden to make gods of silver and gold—They are to make altars of unhewn stones, and to sacrifice to the Lord thereon.
, which have brought thee out of the land of dEgypt
, out of the house of ebondage
Thou shalt have ano
Thou shalt anot
make unto thee any bgraven cimage
, or any likeness of any thing
in heaven above, or that is
in the earth beneath, or that is
in the water under the earth:
Thou shalt not take the aname
of the Lord
thy God in bvain
; for the Lord
will not hold him cguiltless
his name in vain.
days shalt thou blabour
, and do all thy work:
But the seventh day is
the sabbath of the Lord
thy God: in it
thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy astranger
within thy gates:
For in asix
days the Lord
made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is,
and rested the seventh day: wherefore the Lord bblessed
the sabbath day, and challowed
Thou shalt not asteal
Thou shalt not acovet
thy neighbour’s house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s bwife
, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is
¶ And all the people asaw
the thunderings, and the lightnings, and the noise of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking: and when the people bsaw it,
, and stood afar off.
And they said unto Moses, Speak thou with us, and we will hear: but let not God aspeak
with us, lest we die.
And Moses said unto the people, aFear
not: for bGod
you, and ethat
his fear may be before your faces, that ye sin not.
And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near unto the thick darkness where God was.
¶ And the Lord
said unto Moses, Thus thou shalt say unto the children of Israel, Ye have seen that I have atalked
with you from heaven.
Ye shall not make awith
of silver, neither shall ye make unto you gods of gold.
¶ An altar of earth thou shalt make unto me, and shalt asacrifice
thereon thy burnt offerings, and thy peace offerings, thy sheep, and thine oxen: in all places where I record my name I will come unto thee, and I will bless thee.
And if thou wilt make me an altar of stone, thou shalt not build it of hewn astone
: for if thou lift up thy btool
upon it, thou hast polluted it.
Neither shalt thou go up by asteps
unto mine altar, that thy nakedness be not bdiscovered