The Covenant in Horeb.
Deuteronomy 5:1 And Moses called vnto all Israel & said vnto them: Heare Israell the ordinaunces and lawes which I speake in thine eares this daye, & learne theim, & take hede that ye do them. Deuteronomy 5:2 The Lord our God made an appoyntment with vs in Horeb. Deuteronomy 5:3 The Lord made not thys bond wyth our fathers, but wyth vs, we are they whyche are all here a lyue thys daye. Deuteronomy 5:4 The Lorde talked wyth you face to face in the mount out of the fyre. Deuteronomy 5:5 And I stode betwene the Lorde and you the same tyme, to shewe you the saying of the Lorde. For ye were afrayed of the fyre and therfore wente not vp into the mount, and he sayed.
The Ten Commandments.
Deuteronomy 5:6 I am the Lord thy God which brought the out of the land of Egypte, the house of bondage. Deuteronomy 5:7 Thou shalte haue therefore none other Gods in my presence. Deuteronomy 5:8 Thou shalte make the no grauen Image of anye maner lykenesse that is in heauen aboue, or in the earth beneth, or in þe water beneth the earth. Deuteronomy 5:9 Thou shalt neither bowe thy selfe to them, nor serue them, for I the Lorde thy God, am a gelous God, visitynge thy wyckednes of the fathers vpon the children, euen in the third and fourth generation, among them that hate me: Deuteronomy 5:10 and shewe mercye vpon thousandes amonge them that loue me and kepe my commaundementes. Deuteronomy 5:11 Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vaine: for the Lord wyl not hold him giltles, that thaketh hys name in vaine. Deuteronomy 5:12 Kepe the Sabboth daye that thou sanctifye it, as the Lorde thy God hathe commaunded the. Deuteronomy 5:13 Syxe dayes thou shalt laboure & do all þt thou hast to do, Deuteronomy 5:14 but the seuenth dai is the Saboth of the lorde thy God: thou shalt do no maner worke, neither thou, nor thy sonne, nor thy daughter, nor thy seruaunte nor thy mayd, nor thyne oxe nor thyne asse, nor any of thy cattel, nor the straunger that is within thy cytye: that thy seruaunte and thy mayde maye reste as well as thou. Deuteronomy 5:15 And remembre that thou was a seruaunte in the Lande of Egipt and how that the Lord God, brought the out thence wyth a mighty hande and a streatched out arme. For whyche cause the Lord thy God commaunded the to kepe the Saboth day.
Deuteronomy 5:16 Honoure thy father and thy mother, as the Lord thy God hath commaunded the: that thou maiste prolonge thy dayes, and that it may go wel wyth the on the land, which the Lord thy God geueth the. Deuteronomy 5:17 Thou shalt not slea. Deuteronomy 5:18 Thou shalt not breake wedlocke. Deuteronomy 5:19 Thou shalt not steale. Deuteronomy 5:20 Thou shalt not beare false witnes agaynst thy neyghbour. Deuteronomy 5:21 Thou shalte not luste after thy neyghbours wyfe: thou shalt not couet thy neyghbours house, feylde, seruaunte, mayde, oxe, asse nor ought that is thy neyghbours
At the people's request Moses receiveth the Law from God.
Deuteronomy 5:22 These wordes the Lord spake vnto al youre multitude in the mount out of the fyre, cloud and darckenes, with a loude voyce & added no more therto, and wrote them in .ij. tables of stone and deliuered them vnto me. Deuteronomy 5:23 But as sone as ye heard the voyce out of the darcknes, and sawe the hyl burne wyth fyre, ye came vnto me all the heades of your tribes and your elders: Deuteronomy 5:24 & ye sayd behold: the Lorde our God hath shewed vs hys glorye & hys greatnes, & we haue heard hys voyce out of the fyre & we haue sene thys day that God may talke with a man and he yet lyue. Deuteronomy 5:25 And now wherfore should we dye that this great fyre should consume vs. If we should heare the voyce of the Lorde our God anye more we should dye. Deuteronomy 5:26 For what is any fleshe that he shoulde heare the voyce of the liuing God speakynge oute of the fyre as we haue done & shoulde yet lyue? Deuteronomy 5:27 Go thou and heare all that the Lorde oure God sayeth, and tell thou vnto vs all that the Lorde oure God sayth vnto the, and we wyl hear it and do it. Deuteronomy 5:28 And the Lorde hearde the voyce of youre wordes when ye spake vnto me, & he sayed vnto me: I haue heard the voice of þe words of thys people which they haue spoken vnto the, they haue well sayed all that they haue sayed. Deuteronomy 5:29 Oh that they had such an hert wyth them to feare me and kepe al my commaundementes alway, that it myght go wel with them & with theyr children foreuer. Deuteronomy 5:30 Go and saye vnto theim: gette you into youre tentes agayne, Deuteronomy 5:31 but stande thou here before me and I wyl tell the al the commaundementes, ordinaunces & lawes which thou shalt teache them, that they may do them in the lande whiche I gyue them to possesse. Deuteronomy 5:32 Take hede therfore that ye do as the lord your God hath commaunded you, & turne not a syde: either to the ryght hande or to the lyfte, Deuteronomy 5:33 but walke in all the wayes whych the Lorde youre God hathe commaunded you, that ye maye lyue and that it maye go well wyth you and that ye maye prolonge youre dayes in the land which ye shall possesse.