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The Ten Commandments - Die zehn Gebote

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Also see the Martin Luther version of "die zehn Gebote." The English Ten Commandments are from the King James version (Exodus 20:7-17).

Die zehn Gebote - The Ten Commandments

1. Das erste Gebot - The First Commandment
Ich bin der Herr, dein Gott. Du sollst keine anderen Götter haben neben mir.
I am the Lord God. Thou shalt have no other Gods before me.

2. Das zweite Gebot - The Second Commandment
Du sollst den Namen des Herrn, deines Gottes, nicht missbrauchen.
Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain.

3. Das dritte Gebot - The Third Commandment
Du sollst den Feiertag heiligen.
Thou shalt remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.

4. Das vierte Gebot - The Fourth Commandment
Du sollst deinen Vater und deine Mutter ehren.
Thou shalt honor thy father and thy mother.

5. Das fünfte Gebot - The Fifth Commandment
Du sollst nicht töten.
Thou shalt not kill.

6. Das sechste Gebot - The Sixth Commandment
Du sollst nicht ehebrechen.
Thou shalt not commit adultery.

7. Das siebte Gebot - The Seventh Commandment
Du sollst nicht stehlen.
Thou shalt not steal.

8. Das achte Gebot - The Eighth Commandment
Du sollst nicht falsch Zeugnis reden wider deinen Nächsten.
Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

9. Das neunte Gebot - The Ninth Commandment
Du sollst nicht begehren deines Nächsten Haus.
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's house.

10. Das zehnte Gebot - The Tenth Commandment
Du sollst nicht begehren deines Nächsten Weib, Knecht, Magd, Vieh noch alles, was dein Nächster hat.
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his cattle, nor anything that is thy neighbor's.

MORE > Martin Luther version of the Commandments

WEB > Complete German Biblical text with footnotes: Die zehn Gebote (2. Mose 20.1/Exodus 20:1) from bibel-online.net.

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