12 (A)“Honor your father and your mother, (B)that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.

13 (C)“You shall not murder.[a]

14 (D)“You shall not commit adultery.

15 (E)“You shall not steal.

16 (F)“You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

17 (G)“You shall not covet (H)your neighbor's house; (I)you shall not covet your neighbor's wife, or his male servant, or his female servant, or his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is your neighbor's.”

18 Now when all the people saw (J)the thunder and the flashes of lightning and the sound of the trumpet and the mountain smoking, the people were afraid[b] and trembled, and they stood far off 19 and said to Moses, (K)“You speak to us, and we will listen; but do not let God speak to us, lest we die.” 20 (L)Moses said to the people, “Do not fear, for God has come to (M)test you, that the fear of him may be before you, that you may not sin.”

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Footnotes

  1. Exodus 20:13 The Hebrew word also covers causing human death through carelessness or negligence
  2. Exodus 20:18 Samaritan, Septuagint, Syriac, Vulgate; Masoretic Text the people saw

Christ Came to Fulfill the Law

17 (A)“Do not think that I have come to abolish (B)the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but (C)to fulfill them. 18 For truly, I say to you, (D)until heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not a dot, will pass from the Law until all is accomplished. 19 (E)Therefore whoever relaxes (F)one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least (G)in the kingdom of heaven, but whoever does them and teaches them will be called great (H)in the kingdom of heaven. 20 For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds (I)that of the scribes and Pharisees, you (J)will never enter the kingdom of heaven.

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