Deuteronomy 5
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The Covenant in Horeb

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1Moses summoned all Israel and said: Hear, Israel, the decrees and laws I declare in your hearing today. Learn them and be sure to follow them.1And Moses summoned all Israel and said to them, “Hear, O Israel, the statutes and the rules that I speak in your hearing today, and you shall learn them and be careful to do them.1Then Moses summoned all Israel and said to them: "Hear, O Israel, the statutes and the ordinances which I am speaking today in your hearing, that you may learn them and observe them carefully.1And Moses called all Israel, and said unto them, Hear, O Israel, the statutes and judgments which I speak in your ears this day, that ye may learn them, and keep, and do them.1Moses summoned all Israel and said to them, "Israel, listen to the statutes and ordinances I am proclaiming as you hear them today. Learn and follow them carefully.
2The LORD our God made a covenant with us at Horeb.2The LORD our God made a covenant with us in Horeb.2"The LORD our God made a covenant with us at Horeb.2The LORD our God made a covenant with us in Horeb.2The LORD our God made a covenant with us at Horeb.
3It was not with our ancestors that the LORD made this covenant, but with us, with all of us who are alive here today.3Not with our fathers did the LORD make this covenant, but with us, who are all of us here alive today.3"The LORD did not make this covenant with our fathers, but with us, with all those of us alive here today.3The LORD made not this covenant with our fathers, but with us, even us, who are all of us here alive this day.3He did not make this covenant with our fathers, but with all of us who are alive here today.
4The LORD spoke to you face to face out of the fire on the mountain.4The LORD spoke with you face to face at the mountain, out of the midst of the fire,4"The LORD spoke to you face to face at the mountain from the midst of the fire,4The LORD talked with you face to face in the mount out of the midst of the fire,4The LORD spoke to you face to face from the fire on the mountain.
5(At that time I stood between the LORD and you to declare to you the word of the LORD, because you were afraid of the fire and did not go up the mountain.) And he said:5while I stood between the LORD and you at that time, to declare to you the word of the LORD. For you were afraid because of the fire, and you did not go up into the mountain. He said:5while I was standing between the LORD and you at that time, to declare to you the word of the LORD; for you were afraid because of the fire and did not go up the mountain. He said,5(I stood between the LORD and you at that time, to shew you the word of the LORD: for ye were afraid by reason of the fire, and went not up into the mount;) saying,5At that time I was standing between the LORD and you to report the word of the LORD to you, because you were afraid of the fire and did not go up the mountain. And He said:

The Ten Commandments

(Exodus 20:1-17)

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6"I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery.6“‘I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.6'I am the LORD your God who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.6I am the LORD thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage.6I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the place of slavery.
7"You shall have no other gods before me.7“‘You shall have no other gods before me.7'You shall have no other gods before Me.7Thou shalt have none other gods before me.7Do not have other gods besides Me.
8"You shall not make for yourself an image in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below.8“‘You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is on the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.8You 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.8Thou shalt not make thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the waters beneath the earth:8Do not make an idol for yourself in the shape of anything in the heavens above or on the earth below or in the waters under the earth.
9You shall not bow down to them or worship them; for I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the sin of the parents to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me,9You shall not bow down to them or serve them; for I the LORD your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me,9You 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, and on the third and the fourth generations of those who hate Me,9Thou shalt not bow down thyself unto them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me,9You must not bow down to them or worship them, because I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God, punishing the children for the fathers' sin to the third and fourth generations of those who hate Me,
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10but showing love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandments.10but showing steadfast love to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.10but showing lovingkindness to thousands, to those who love Me and keep My commandments.10And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me and keep my commandments.10but showing faithful love to a thousand generations of those who love Me and keep My commands.
11"You shall not misuse the name of the LORD your God, for the LORD will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name.11“‘You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain.11'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.11Thou 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.11Do not misuse the name of the LORD your God, because the LORD will not leave anyone unpunished who misuses His name.
12"Observe the Sabbath day by keeping it holy, as the LORD your God has commanded you.12“‘Observe the Sabbath day, to keep it holy, as the LORD your God commanded you.12'Observe the sabbath day to keep it holy, as the LORD your God commanded you.12Keep the sabbath day to sanctify it, as the LORD thy God hath commanded thee.12Be careful to remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy as the LORD your God has commanded you.
13Six days you shall labor and do all your work,13Six days you shall labor and do all your work,13'Six days you shall labor and do all your work,13Six days thou shalt labour, and do all thy work:13You are to labor six days and do all your work,
14but the seventh day is a sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your ox, your donkey or any of your animals, nor any foreigner residing in your towns, so that your male and female servants may rest, as you do.14but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall not do any work, you or your son or your daughter or your male servant or your female servant, or your ox or your donkey or any of your livestock, or the sojourner who is within your gates, that your male servant and your female servant may rest as well as you.14but 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 or your male servant or your female servant or your ox or your donkey or any of your cattle or your sojourner who stays with you, so that your male servant and your female servant may rest as well as you.14But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, nor thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thine ox, nor thine ass, nor any of thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates; that thy manservant and thy maidservant may rest as well as thou.14but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. You must not do any work--you, your son or daughter, your male or female slave, your ox or donkey, any of your livestock, or the foreigner who lives within your gates, so that your male and female slaves may rest as you do.
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15Remember that you were slaves in Egypt and that the LORD your God brought you out of there with a mighty hand and an outstretched arm. Therefore the LORD your God has commanded you to observe the Sabbath day.15You shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, and the LORD your God brought you out from there with a mighty hand and an outstretched arm. Therefore the LORD your God commanded you to keep the Sabbath day.15'You shall remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, and the LORD your God brought you out of there by a mighty hand and by an outstretched arm; therefore the LORD your God commanded you to observe the sabbath day.15And remember that thou wast a servant in the land of Egypt, and that the LORD thy God brought thee out thence through a mighty hand and by a stretched out arm: therefore the LORD thy God commanded thee to keep the sabbath day.15Remember that you were a slave in the land of Egypt, and the LORD your God brought you out of there with a strong hand and an outstretched arm. That is why the LORD your God has commanded you to keep the Sabbath day.
16"Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you, so that you may live long and that it may go well with you in the land the LORD your God is giving you.16“‘Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God commanded you, that your days may be long, and that it may go well with you in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.16'Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you, that your days may be prolonged and that it may go well with you on the land which the LORD your God gives you.16Honour thy father and thy mother, as the LORD thy God hath commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged, and that it may go well with thee, in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.16Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you, so that you may live long and so that you may prosper in the land the LORD your God is giving you.
17"You shall not murder.17“‘You shall not murder.17'You shall not murder.17Thou shalt not kill.17Do not murder.
18"You shall not commit adultery.18“‘And you shall not commit adultery.18'You shall not commit adultery.18Neither shalt thou commit adultery.18Do not commit adultery.
19"You shall not steal.19“‘And you shall not steal.19'You shall not steal.19Neither shalt thou steal.19Do not steal.
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20"You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.20“‘And you shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.20'You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.20Neither shalt thou bear false witness against thy neighbour.20Do not give dishonest testimony against your neighbor.
21"You shall not covet your neighbor's wife. You shall not set your desire on your neighbor's house or land, his male or female servant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor."21“‘And you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife. And you shall not desire your neighbor’s house, his field, or his male servant, or his female servant, his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is your neighbor’s.’21'You shall not covet your neighbor's wife, and you shall not desire your neighbor's house, his field or his male servant or his female servant, his ox or his donkey or anything that belongs to your neighbor.'21Neither shalt thou desire thy neighbour's wife, neither shalt thou covet thy neighbour's house, his field, or his manservant, or his maidservant, his ox, or his ass, or any thing that is thy neighbour's.21Do not covet your neighbor's wife or desire your neighbor's house, his field, his male or female slave, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor."

Moses Intercedes for the People

(Exodus 20:18-21; Hebrews 12:18-29)

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22These are the commandments the LORD proclaimed in a loud voice to your whole assembly there on the mountain from out of the fire, the cloud and the deep darkness; and he added nothing more. Then he wrote them on two stone tablets and gave them to me.22“These words the LORD spoke to all your assembly at the mountain out of the midst of the fire, the cloud, and the thick darkness, with a loud voice; and he added no more. And he wrote them on two tablets of stone and gave them to me.22"These words the LORD spoke to all your assembly at the mountain from the midst of the fire, of the cloud and of the thick gloom, with a great voice, and He added no more. He wrote them on two tablets of stone and gave them to me.22These words the LORD spake unto all your assembly in the mount out of the midst of the fire, of the cloud, and of the thick darkness, with a great voice: and he added no more. And he wrote them in two tables of stone, and delivered them unto me.22The LORD spoke these commands in a loud voice to your entire assembly from the fire, cloud, and thick darkness on the mountain; He added nothing more. He wrote them on two stone tablets and gave them to me.
23When you heard the voice out of the darkness, while the mountain was ablaze with fire, all the leaders of your tribes and your elders came to me.23And as soon as you heard the voice out of the midst of the darkness, while the mountain was burning with fire, you came near to me, all the heads of your tribes, and your elders.23"And when you heard the voice from the midst of the darkness, while the mountain was burning with fire, you came near to me, all the heads of your tribes and your elders.23And it came to pass, when ye heard the voice out of the midst of the darkness, (for the mountain did burn with fire,) that ye came near unto me, even all the heads of your tribes, and your elders;23All of you approached me with your tribal leaders and elders when you heard the voice from the darkness and while the mountain was blazing with fire.
24And you said, "The LORD our God has shown us his glory and his majesty, and we have heard his voice from the fire. Today we have seen that a person can live even if God speaks with them.24And you said, ‘Behold, the LORD our God has shown us his glory and greatness, and we have heard his voice out of the midst of the fire. This day we have seen God speak with man, and man still live.24"You said, 'Behold, the LORD our God has shown us His glory and His greatness, and we have heard His voice from the midst of the fire; we have seen today that God speaks with man, yet he lives.24And ye said, Behold, the LORD our God hath shewed us his glory and his greatness, and we have heard his voice out of the midst of the fire: we have seen this day that God doth talk with man, and he liveth.24You said, 'Look, the LORD our God has shown us His glory and greatness, and we have heard His voice from the fire. Today we have seen that God speaks with a person, yet he still lives.
25But now, why should we die? This great fire will consume us, and we will die if we hear the voice of the LORD our God any longer.25Now therefore why should we die? For this great fire will consume us. If we hear the voice of the LORD our God any more, we shall die.25'Now then why should we die? For this great fire will consume us; if we hear the voice of the LORD our God any longer, then we will die.25Now therefore why should we die? for this great fire will consume us: if we hear the voice of the LORD our God any more, then we shall die.25But now, why should we die? This great fire will consume us and we will die if we hear the voice of the LORD our God any longer.
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26For what mortal has ever heard the voice of the living God speaking out of fire, as we have, and survived?26For who is there of all flesh, that has heard the voice of the living God speaking out of the midst of fire as we have, and has still lived?26For who is there of all flesh who has heard the voice of the living God speaking from the midst of the fire, as we have, and lived?26For who is there of all flesh, that hath heard the voice of the living God speaking out of the midst of the fire, as we have, and lived?26For who out of all mankind has heard the voice of the living God speaking from the fire, as we have, and lived?
27Go near and listen to all that the LORD our God says. Then tell us whatever the LORD our God tells you. We will listen and obey."27Go near and hear all that the LORD our God will say, and speak to us all that the LORD our God will speak to you, and we will hear and do it.’27Go near and hear all that the LORD our God says; then speak to us all that the LORD our God speaks to you, and we will hear and do it.'27Go thou near, and hear all that the LORD our God shall say: and speak thou unto us all that the LORD our God shall speak unto thee; and we will hear it, and do it.27Go near and listen to everything the LORD our God says. Then you can tell us everything the LORD our God tells you; we will listen and obey.'"
28The LORD heard you when you spoke to me, and the LORD said to me, "I have heard what this people said to you. Everything they said was good.28“And the LORD heard your words, when you spoke to me. And the LORD said to me, ‘I have heard the words of this people, which they have spoken to you. They are right in all that they have spoken.28"The LORD heard the voice of your words when you spoke to me, and the LORD said to me, 'I have heard the voice of the words of this people which they have spoken to you. They have done well in all that they have spoken.28And the LORD heard the voice of your words, when ye spake unto me; and the LORD said unto me, I have heard the voice of the words of this people, which they have spoken unto thee: they have well said all that they have spoken.28The LORD heard your words when you spoke to me. He said to me, 'I have heard the words that these people have spoken to you. Everything they have said is right.
29Oh, that their hearts would be inclined to fear me and keep all my commands always, so that it might go well with them and their children forever!29Oh that they had such a heart as this always, to fear me and to keep all my commandments, that it might go well with them and with their descendants forever!29'Oh that they had such a heart in them, that they would fear Me and keep all My commandments always, that it may be well with them and with their sons forever!29O that there were such an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their children for ever!29If only they had such a heart to fear Me and keep all My commands always, so that they and their children will prosper forever.
30"Go, tell them to return to their tents.30Go and say to them, “Return to your tents.”30'Go, say to them, "Return to your tents."30Go say to them, Get you into your tents again.30Go and tell them: Return to your tents.
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31But you stay here with me so that I may give you all the commands, decrees and laws you are to teach them to follow in the land I am giving them to possess."31But you, stand here by me, and I will tell you the whole commandment and the statutes and the rules that you shall teach them, that they may do them in the land that I am giving them to possess.’31But as for you, stand here by Me, that I may speak to you all the commandments and the statutes and the judgments which you shall teach them, that they may observe them in the land which I give them to possess.'31But as for thee, stand thou here by me, and I will speak unto thee all the commandments, and the statutes, and the judgments, which thou shalt teach them, that they may do them in the land which I give them to possess it.31But you stand here with Me, and I will tell you every command--the statutes and ordinances--you are to teach them, so that they may follow them in the land I am giving them to possess.'"
32So be careful to do what the LORD your God has commanded you; do not turn aside to the right or to the left.32You shall be careful therefore to do as the LORD your God has commanded you. You shall not turn aside to the right hand or to the left.32"So you shall observe to do just as the LORD your God has commanded you; you shall not turn aside to the right or to the left.32Ye shall observe to do therefore as the LORD your God hath commanded you: ye shall not turn aside to the right hand or to the left.32Be careful to do as the LORD your God has commanded you; you are not to turn aside to the right or the left.
33Walk in obedience to all that the LORD your God has commanded you, so that you may live and prosper and prolong your days in the land that you will possess.33You shall walk in all the way that the LORD your God has commanded you, that you may live, and that it may go well with you, and that you may live long in the land that you shall possess.33"You shall walk in all the way which the LORD your God has commanded you, that you may live and that it may be well with you, and that you may prolong your days in the land which you will possess.33Ye shall walk in all the ways which the LORD your God hath commanded you, that ye may live, and that it may be well with you, and that ye may prolong your days in the land which ye shall possess.33Follow the whole instruction the LORD your God has commanded you, so that you may live, prosper, and have a long life in the land you will possess."



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