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  Your Bible Ten Commandments list
The resulting set of Commandments is then named "Seven Commandments of the Sons of Noah" or the "Seven Noahide Laws".
By the way, Jewish people have more than ten commandments (if your mother’s mother is Jewish click here for details).
I walk in crowd of ten people, and they do not see me. I concern a ten-th century sleeping, but it only sobs in a Bible dream.
www.bible-commandments.com   (825 words)

  
  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Ten Commandments
Ten Commandments are precepts bearing on the fundamental obligations of religion and morality and embodying the revealed expression of the Creator's
Christ resumed these Commandments in the double precept of charity--love of God and of the neighbour; He proclaimed them as binding under the New Law in Matthew 19 and in the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5).
There is no numerical division of the Commandments in the Books of Moses, but the injunctions are distinctly tenfold, and are found almost identical in both sources.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04153a.htm   (788 words)

  
  Ten Commandments - MSN Encarta
Ten Commandments or Decalogue, designation for the precepts that, according to the Old Testament, were given by Yahweh to Moses on Mount Sinai.
The Ten Commandments formed the basis of all Israelite legislation, and they are frequently alluded to in the Old Testament (Leviticus 19:3-4, 11-13; Psalm 15:2-5, 24:4; Jeremiah 7:9; Hosea 4:2).
Biblical scholars feel, however, that the Ten Commandments differ from the moral codes of other ancient religious systems in their explicit monotheism, their doctrine of God's awesome majesty and boundless goodness, and their extension of moral obligation to the most intimate and hidden desires of the human heart.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761557978/Ten_Commandments.html   (540 words)

  
  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Ten Commandments   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Still, the Ten Commandments are generally considered to be subject headings to larger groups or subdivisions of the 613 commandments of the Torah; a number of works (starting with Rabbi Saadia Gaon) has made groupings of the commandments according to their links with the Ten Commandments.
Thus, the commandment to honor father and mother is seen as a heading for a general rule to respect legitimate authority, including the authority of the state.
The commandment not to commit adultery is traditionally taken to be a heading for a general rule to be sexually pure, the specific content of the purity depending, of course, on whether one is married or not.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Ten_Commandments   (6866 words)

  
 Ten Commandments - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Traditional Jewish belief is that these commandments, among the 613, apply solely to the Jewish people, and that the laws incumbent on the rest of humanity are outlined in the seven Noahide Laws (several of which overlap with the Ten Commandments).
The Samaritan Pentateuch varies in the ten commandments passages, both in that their Deuteronomical version of the passage is much closer to that in Exodus, and in the division of the commandments differing such that a tenth commandment on the sanctity of Mount Gerizim may be included.
The Catholic version of Ten Commandments follows the Augustinian-model and was settled at a time before verses and chapters were inserted into the Bible (mid-12th century) and shortly after the Third Council of Carthage which defined the texts of the New Testament.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ten_Commandments   (8212 words)

  
 The Ten Commandments
The Ten Commandments are an excellent piece of literature of the Old Testament, which was given by God Himself, through Moses, to the people of Israel, and which was destined to shape the morals of the society of the world.
The Ten Commandments, also known as the Decalogue (deca, ten; logos, word), constitute the ethical code by which the human race is guided, on the one hand, to believe in the true God, and, on the other hand to sustain the godly society in the attainment and application of God's will on earth.
The Commandments, apart from the prohibition regarding images and the precept of observing the Sabbath, contain rules of life that are the common property of mankind.
www.goarch.org /en/ourfaith/articles/article7115.asp   (3781 words)

  
 A list of the ten commandments
These ten teachings are not the old clothes of Judaism, but have been relevant to human relationships throughout the ages.
This is the one commandment that is hardest to obey.
The point of the Ten Commandments is this: I am God and these are the rules I want you to follow.
tn.essortment.com /commandmentlist_rrbp.htm   (1073 words)

  
 The Ten Commandments (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
The Ten Commandments are a summary of the immutable moral law.
These commandments were first given in their written form to the people of Israel when they were encamped at Sinai, about fifty days after they came out of Egypt (Ex.
At the command of God he took up into the mount two other tablets, and God wrote on them "the words that were on the first tables" (34:1).
www.christiananswers.net /dictionary/commandmentstheten.html   (495 words)

  
 A Brief Overview of the Ten Commandments - Aseret Hadiberot
The Ten Commandments are a special set of spiritual imperatives (laws) that the LORD Himself wrote on two stone tablets (luchot) that Moses brought down from Mount Sinai (Ex.
In the early Temple period, the Ten Commandments were recited immediately before the Shema as part of the seder (order) of worship, and this seems to be right, since the Shema encapsulates all of commandments to be the duty to love.
At Mount Sinai the Ten Commandments were written on tablets of stone by the "finger of God" (Exodus 31:18), but at Mount Zion, the Torah is written on tables of the heart by the Spirit of God (2 Cor 3:3; Hebrews 8:10).
www.hebrew4christians.com /Scripture/Torah/Ten_Cmds/ten_cmds.html   (2772 words)

  
 10 Commandments - Crystalinks
Many of the Ten Commandments continue in the form of modern laws such as "thou shalt not kill" (modern society severely punishes the crime of murder), "thou shalt not commit adultery" (modern society allows a divorce on this grounds) and "thou shalt not steal" (modern society punishes theft as a crime).
The Bible chapter that contains the Ten Commandments (Exodus XX) follows the recitation of the Commandments with a complete set of legal rules, which are based on the "eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth" legal philosophy of Hammurabi's Code.
The 10 Commandments are another engima, who purpose and very existence have been passed down through the millennia, allowing souls to believe in a god who would seek balance and light in our human experiment, yet by the very nature of our creation, duality, could never be achieved.
www.crystalinks.com /tencommandments.html   (1299 words)

  
 The Ten Commandments   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Ten Commandments are rules allegedly given to Moses by the god of the Hebrews.
None of the ten commandments seems to be the kind of rule that will be of very much use in a time of moral crisis.
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has called the Ten Commandments "a symbol that government derives its authority from God." A similar, though not identical, view was very popular hundreds of years ago and went by the name of the divine right of kings.
skepdic.com /tencommands.html   (1625 words)

  
 Ten Commandments
Strangely enough this is a commandment despite all the punishments that require death in the New Testament and the Old Testament.
This hypocrisy should be pointed out if the ten commandments are posted in schools, court rooms and buildings of legislation.
Following the Ten Commandments, which are also listed in Deuteronomy 5:7-21, there are a number of curses which shall come upon thee, and overtake thee.
www.evilbible.com /ten_commandments.htm   (923 words)

  
 The Ten Commandments - by Roderick C. Meredith
Since the Ten Commandments were God’s holy and spiritual laws, He proclaimed them with great power and, unlike the rest of the covenant, wrote them with His own hand.
Just as God commanded capital punishment for serious crimes under the letter of the law, so the commanded wars of Israel should be viewed not as acts of wholesale murder but the carrying out of the divine will through human instruments.
Jesus cast a spotlight, as it were, on the Ten Commandments, and showed their real spiritual intent and meaning in the full Christian life.
www.tomorrowsworld.org /cgi-bin/tw/booklets/tw-bk.cgi?category=Booklets1&item=1104416816   (19494 words)

  
 Ten Commandments Day   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Ten Commandments, and all other references to God, which have served as the moral foundation and anchor of our great country, are systematically being removed from public places.
With your help the Ten Commandments Commission will be able to go on and take upon itself the task to enable people in many communities to come together in unity to declare and restore their commitment to God's holiness and righteous standard — this will be a good start.
The Ten Commandments Day is a day dedicated for the display, awareness, commemoration and celebration of the Decalogue which we know to be the divine foundation of the Judeo-Christian faith.
www.tencommandmentsday.com /commission.html   (1387 words)

  
 Dump the Ten Commandments. By Christopher Hitchens
The row over the boulder-sized version of the so-called "Ten Commandments," and as to whether they should be exhibited in such massive shape on public property, misses the opportunity to consider these top-10 divine ordinances and their relationship to original intent.
So the first four commandments have almost nothing to do with moral conduct and cannot in any case be enforced by law unless the state forbids certain sorts of art all week, including religious and iconographic art—and all activity on the Sabbath (which the words of the fourth commandment do not actually require).
So the middle-ranking commandments, of which the chief one has long been confusingly rendered "thou shalt not kill," leave us none the wiser as to whether the almighty considers warfare to be murder, or taxation and confiscation to be theft.
www.slate.com /id/2087621   (1609 words)

  
 The Ten Commandments
During a U.S. House of Representatives session in 1999, members of Congress were arguing the merits of allowing schools to post a copy of the Ten Commandments in public school classrooms.
The Ten Commandments (also called the Decalogue) were given to Moses, the great leader of the Hebrews, over 3,000 years ago after the Hebrews were delivered from slavery in Egypt.
Ten Principles for Daily Living - Another Ten Commandments site that puts the Decalogue in terms of what we must do.
www.whitestonejournal.com /tencommandments   (677 words)

  
 firstamendmentcenter.org: analysis
The justices said a Ten Commandments monument on the Capitol grounds in Austin, Texas, could stay where it has been since 1961.
But the Ten Commandments displays in two county courthouses in Kentucky, put up in 1999 with unabashed pro-Christian intent, had to come down.
And in a seeming response to Scalia’s repeated reference to the widespread public acceptance of the Ten Commandments and other acknowledgements of God, O’Connor added, “It is true that many Americans find the Commandments in accord with their personal beliefs.
www.firstamendmentcenter.org /analysis.aspx?id=15483   (1472 words)

  
 SCOTUSblog - Discussion: Ten Commandments Archives
And the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette reports a rush by Indiana legislators to place the Ten Commandments on Indiana's statehouse lawn." He doesn't think these efforts will meet with much success: "It is the motivation, not the location or form of the depiction, that is key to yesterday's holdings.
The reason today's cases are significant is that the Ten Commandments displays are symbols of a far deeper divide over the fundamental question whether religious values should inform public policy choices or rather should remain a private matter, irrelevant to the state's public decisions and the public reason that justifies it.
I was not going to write anything about today's Ten Commandments decisions, but the foolishness and naïveté of Justice Breyer's outcome-determinative concurrence in the Texas case calls out to be named.
www.scotusblog.com /discussion/archives/ten_commandments   (10016 words)

  
 Judaism 101: Aseret ha-Dibrot: The "Ten Commandments"
But what about the so-called "Ten Commandments," the words recorded in Exodus 20, the words that the Creator Himself wrote on the two stone tablets that Moses brought down from Mount Sinai (Ex.
The words d'varim and dibrot come from the Hebrew root Dalet-Beit-Reish, meaning word, speak or thing; thus, the phrase is accurately translated as the Ten Sayings, the Ten Statements, the Ten Declarations, the Ten Words or even the Ten Things, but not as the Ten Commandments, which would be Aseret ha-Mitzvot.
The general perception in this country is that the "Ten Commandments" are part of the common religious heritage of Judaism, Catholicism and Protestantism, part of the sacred scriptures that we all share, and should not be controversial.
www.jewfaq.org /10.htm   (1186 words)

  
 The Ten Commandments: all points of view
Overview of the Ten Commandments: What they are; Legal challenges concerning their display in public property
Text of the Ten Commandments: The three versions; grouping the commandments.
A simplified version of the Ten Commandments, in the form of a bumper sticker, is available at: http://www.well.com/ It paraphrases a saying by Jesus:
www.religioustolerance.org /chr_10co.htm   (781 words)

  
 Dump the Ten Commandments. - By Christopher Hitchens - Slate Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The row over the boulder-sized version of the so-called "Ten Commandments," and as to whether they should be exhibited in such massive shape on public property, misses the opportunity to consider these top-10 divine ordinances and their relationship to original intent.
So the first four commandments have almost nothing to do with moral conduct and cannot in any case be enforced by law unless the state forbids certain sorts of art all week, including religious and iconographic art—and all activity on the Sabbath (which the words of the fourth commandment do not actually require).
So the middle-ranking commandments, of which the chief one has long been confusingly rendered "thou shalt not kill," leave us none the wiser as to whether the almighty considers warfare to be murder, or taxation and confiscation to be theft.
slate.msn.com /id/2087621   (1497 words)

  
 The Real Ten Commandments
Solon's commandment is more profound and thus more fundamental, and is properly qualified by the other commandments in just the way we believe is appropriate--for Solon's rules allow one to lie if doing so is a good deed (no such prescription to do good appears in the Ten Commandments of Moses).
The ideals represented by these commandments really do rest at the foundation of modern American morality and society, and would be far more useful for school children whose greatest dangers are peer influence, rashness and naivete.
His commandments are more befitting our civil society, more representative of what we really believe and what we cherish in our laws and economy.
www.infidels.org /library/modern/features/2000/carrier2.html   (1955 words)

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