The Ten Commandments.
Exodus 20:1 And God spake all these wordes ad saide: Exodus 20:2 I am the Lorde thy God, which haue brought the out of the londe of Egipte ad out of the house of bondage. Exodus 20:3 Thou shalt haue none other goddes in my syght. Exodus 20:4 Thou shalt make the no grauen ymage, nether any symilitude that is in heauen aboue, ether in the erth beneth, or in the water that ys beneth the erth. Exodus 20:5 Se that thou nether bowe thy sylf vnto them nether serue them: for I the Lorde thy God, am a gelouse God, and viset the synne of the fathers vppon the childern vnto the third and fourth generacion of the that hate me: Exodus 20:6 and yet shewe mercie vnto thousandes amonge them that loue me and kepe my commaundmentes. Exodus 20:7 Thou shalt not take the name of the Lorde thy God in vayne, for the Lord wil not holde him giltlesse that taketh his name in vayne. Exodus 20:8 Remebre the Sabbath daye that thou sanctifie it. Exodus 20:9 Sixe dayes mayst thou laboure ad do al that thou hast to doo: Exodus 20:10 but the seuenth daye is the Sabbath of the Lorde thy God, in it thou shalt do no maner worke: nether thou nor thy sonne, nor thy doughter, nether thy manservaunte nor thy maydeservaunte, nether thy catell nether yet the straunger that is within thi gates Exodus 20:11 For in sixe dayes the Lorde made both heauen and erth and the see and all that in them is and rested the seuenth daye: wherfore the Lorde blessed the Sabbath daye and halowed it.
Exodus 20:12 Honoure thy father ad thy mother, that thy dayes may be loge in the lode which the Lorde thy God geueth the. Exodus 20:13 Thou shalt not kyll. Exodus 20:14 Thou shalt not breake wedlocke. Exodus 20:15 Thou shalt not steale. Exodus 20:16 Thou shalt bere no false witnesse agest thy neghboure Exodus 20:17 Thou shalt not couet thy neghbours housse: nether shalt couet thy neghbours wife, his maservaunte, his mayde, his oxe, his asse or oughte that is his.
The people are afraid.
Exodus 20:18 And all the people sawe the thunder ad the lyghteninge and the noyse of the horne, ad howe the mountayne smoked. And whe the people sawe it, they remoued ad stode a ferre of Exodus 20:19 ad saide vnto Moses: talke thou with vs and we wil heare: but let not god talke with vs, lest we dye.
Moses comforteth them.
Exodus 20:20 And Moses sayde vnto the people feare not, for God is come to proue you, and that his feare maye be amonge you that ye synne not. Exodus 20:21 And the people stode aferre of, ad Moses went in to the thicke clowde where God was
Idolatry is forbidden.
Exodus 20:22 And the Lorde sayde vnto Moses: thus thou shalt saye vnto the childern of Israel: Ye haue sene how that I haue talked with you from out of heauen. Exodus 20:23 Ye shal not make therfore with me goddes of syluer nor goddes of golde: in no wyse shall ye do it.
Of what sort the altar should be.
Exodus 20:24 An alter of erth thou shalt make vnto me ad there on offer thy burntofferinges ad thy peaceoffringes, and thy shepe ad thine oxen. And in all places where I shall put the remebraunce of my name, thither I will come vnto the and blesse the. Exodus 20:25 But and yf thou wilt make me an alter off stone, se thou make it not of hewed stone, for yf thou lyfte vp thy tole vpon it, thou shalt polute it. Exodus 20:26 Moreouer thou shalt not goo vp wyth steppes vnto myne alter, that thy nakednesse be not shewed there on.