20:1 And God spake all these words, saying,
20:1 Then God spoke all these words, saying,

20:2 I am Jehovah thy God, who brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.
20:2 "I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.

20:3 Thou shalt have no other gods before me.
20:3 "You shall have no other gods before Me.

20:4 Thou shalt not make unto thee a graven image, nor any likeness (of any thing) that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.
20:4 "You shall not make for yourself an idol, or any likeness of what is in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the water under the earth.

20:5 Thou shalt not bow down thyself unto them, nor serve them, for I Jehovah thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, upon the third and upon the fourth generation of them that hate me,
20:5 "You shall not worship them or serve them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and the fourth generations of those who hate Me,

20:6 and showing lovingkindness unto thousands of them that love me and keep my commandments.
20:6 but showing lovingkindness to thousands, to those who love Me and keep My commandments.

20:7 Thou shalt not take the name of Jehovah thy God in vain; for Jehovah will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.
20:7 "You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain.

20:8 Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.
20:8 "Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.

20:9 Six days shalt thou labor, and do all thy work;
20:9 "Six days you shall labor and do all your work,

20:10 but the seventh day is a sabbath unto Jehovah thy God: (in it) thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy man-servant, nor thy maid-servant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates:
20:10 but the seventh day is a sabbath of the LORD your God; [in it] you shall not do any work, you or your son or your daughter, your male or your female servant or your cattle or your sojourner who stays with you.

20:11 for in six days Jehovah made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore Jehovah blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.
20:11 "For in six days the LORD made the heavens and the earth, the sea and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day; therefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day and made it holy.

20:12 Honor thy father and thy mother, that thy days may be long in the land which Jehovah thy God giveth thee.
20:12 "Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the LORD your God gives you.

20:13 Thou shalt not kill.
20:13 "You shall not murder.

20:14 Thou shalt not commit adultery.
20:14 "You shall not commit adultery.

20:15 Thou shalt not steal.
20:15 "You shall not steal.

20:16 Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor.
20:16 "You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

20:17 Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife, nor his man-servant, nor his maid-servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbor's.
20:17 "You shall not covet your neighbor's house; 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 belongs to your neighbor."

20:18 And all the people perceived the thunderings, and the lightnings, and the voice of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking: and when the people saw it, they trembled, and stood afar off.
20:18 And all the people perceived the thunder and the lightning flashes and the sound of the trumpet and the mountain smoking; and when the people saw [it,] they trembled and stood at a distance.

20:19 And they said unto Moses, Speak thou with us, and we will hear; but let not God speak with us, lest we die.
20:19 Then they said to Moses, "Speak to us yourself and we will listen; but let not God speak to us, lest we die."

20:20 And Moses said unto the people, Fear not: for God is come to prove you, and that his fear may be before you, that ye sin not.
20:20 And Moses said to the people, "Do not be afraid; for God has come in order to test you, and in order that the fear of Him may remain with you, so that you may not sin."

20:21 And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near unto the thick darkness where God was.
20:21 So the people stood at a distance, while Moses approached the thick cloud where God [was.]

20:22 And Jehovah said unto Moses, Thus thou shalt say unto the children of Israel, Ye yourselves have seen that I have talked with you from heaven.
20:22 Then the LORD said to Moses, "Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, 'You yourselves have seen that I have spoken to you from heaven.

20:23 Ye shall not make (other gods) with me; gods of silver, or gods of gold, ye shall not make unto you.
20:23 'You shall not make [other gods] besides Me; gods of silver or gods of gold, you shall not make for yourselves.

20:24 An altar of earth thou shalt make unto me, and shalt sacrifice thereon thy burnt-offerings, and thy peace-offerings, thy sheep, and thine oxen: in every place where I record my name I will come unto thee and I will bless thee.
20:24 'You shall make an altar of earth for Me, and you shall sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and your peace offerings, your sheep and your oxen; in every place where I cause My name to be remembered, I will come to you and bless you.

20:25 And if thou make me an altar of stone, thou shalt not build it of hewn stones; for if thou lift up thy tool upon it, thou hast polluted it.
20:25 'And if you make an altar of stone for Me, you shall not build it of cut stones, for if you wield your tool on it, you will profane it.

20:26 Neither shalt thou go up by steps unto mine altar, that thy nakedness be not uncovered thereon.
20:26 'And you shall not go up by steps to My altar, that your nakedness may not be exposed on it.'