20 2 The Commandments of the first Table. 13 The Commandments of the second. 18 The people afraid are comforted by Moses. 23 Gods of silver and gold are again forbidden. 24 Of what sort the altar ought to be.

Then God [a]spake all these words, saying,

(A)I am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of [b]bondage.

Thou shalt have none other gods [c]before me.

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  1. Exodus 20:1 When Moses and Aaron were gone up, or had passed the bounds of the people, God spake thus out of the mount Horeb, that all the people heard.
  2. Exodus 20:2 Or, servants.
  3. Exodus 20:3 To whose eyes all things are open.