(A)You shall have no other (B)gods [a]before Me.

(C)You shall not make for yourself [b]an idol, or any likeness of what is in heaven above or on the earth beneath, or in the water under the earth. (D)You shall not worship them nor serve them; for I, the Lord your God, am a (E)jealous God, (F)inflicting the [c]punishment of the fathers on the children, on the third and the fourth generations of those who hate Me, but showing [d]favor to (G)thousands, to those who love Me and keep My commandments.

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  1. Exodus 20:3 Or besides Me
  2. Exodus 20:4 Or a carved image
  3. Exodus 20:5 I.e., punishment for the wrongdoing
  4. Exodus 20:6 Or faithfulness

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