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1. I am the Lord thy God. Thou shalt have no other gods before me.
What does this mean? We shall fear, love and trust God above all things.
First Commandment
2. Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain: for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh His name in vain.
What does this mean? We shall fear and love God that we never curse or swear by His name; that we do not lie, defraud or take part in any witchcraft, but in all our troubles pray and plead to Him, and for His goodness praise and thank Him.
Second Commandment
3. Remember the Sabbath Day, to keep it holy.
What does this mean? We shall fear and love God that we do not despise His word but keep it holy. That we hear it gladly and that we may learn not to waste the Sunday with useless and detrimental things, but to live through it as a day of grace and blessing granted unto us by God.
Third Commandment
4. Honor thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.
What does this mean? We shall fear and love God that we do not despise nor vex our parents and superiors but instead love, honor, obey, serve and esteem them.
Fourth Commandment
5. Thou Shalt not kill.
What does this mean? We shall fear and love God that we do not hurt our fellow men in any way, but that we help and assist them in times of need.
Fifth Commandment
6. Thou shalt not commit adultery.
What does this mean? We shall fear and love God, that we live a chaste and modest life in word and deed. Husbands shall love their wives, and wives their husbands.
Sixth Commandment
7. Thou shalt not steal.
What does this mean? We shall fear and love God, that we do not take away any of our neighbor's possessions or money, nor acquire such by fraud or in any unlawful way, but rather help them to prosper and, if possible, to protect their possessions.
Seventh Commandment
8. Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor.
What does this mean? We shall fear and love God, that we do not lie to any person, nor betray, blackmail or defame anybody, but rather forgive and cover their wrongs, and speak well of them.
Eighth Commandment
9. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's house.
What does this mean? We shall fear and love God, that we do not desire to obtain possession of our neighbor's property or inheritance unlawfully, or in some cunning or deceitful way try to acquire it for ourselves, but rather help him to keep it.
Ninth Commandment
10. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbor's.
What does this mean? We shall fear and love God, that we do not desire after our neighbor's wife, servants or his possessions, but rather exhort them to remain faithful and perform their duties.
Tenth Commandment
Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
Jesus condensed these Ten Commandments into the following two: (Matthew 22:37-40)