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TEN COMMANDMENTS
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TABLETS
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LOCAL GOVERNMENTS
PROPERTY
MOSES
COMMANDMENTS DISPLAY
SUPREME COURT
CATHOLIC
PUBLIC PROPERTY
MOSAIC LAW
TWO TABLETS
MORAL
GODS
DECALOGUE
SINAI
ETHICAL
JEFFERSON
RESEMBLANCE
INSCRIBED
PHRASE
COMMANDMENTS GIVEN
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Definitions

  1. The Ten Commandments is a 1956 motion picture dramatizing the Biblical story of Moses, an Egyptian prince-turned deliverer of the Hebrew slaves. (Web site)
  2. The term "Ten Commandments" without a modifier generally applies to the lists mentioned in Exodus 20 and Deuteronomy 5. (Web site)
  3. The term "Ten Commandments" without a modifier generally applies to the lists mentioned in Exodus 20 and Deuteronomy 5 as "written on the tablets of stone".
  4. The Ten Commandments were also recited daily in the Temple.
  5. The Ten Commandments are considered the most important commandments of the Torah.

Ten Commandments

  1. These sworn statements bear a remarkable resemblance to the Ten Commandments in their nature and their phrasing.
  2. In atheist Soviet Union the Moral Code of the Builder of Communism had many notions much resembling the Ten Commandments.
  3. Some Protestants have claimed that the Catholic version of the ten commandments intentionally conceals the biblical prohibition of idolatry.
  4. Perry, and Separation of church and state in the United States A controversial Ten Commandments display at the Texas State Capitol in Austin.
  5. Moses with the Ten Commandments by Rembrandt ( 1659) According to Biblical text, the commandments represent the utterances of God on Mount Sinai. (Web site)

Commandment

  1. In this way, the Ten Commandments can be seen as dividing up all of morality.
  2. The Jewish tradition does, however, recognize these "ten commandments" as the ideological basis for the rest of the commandments (see below).
  3. The special status of the Ten Commandments in Judaism has sometimes been contentious.
  4. This is by-and-large the case with the Ten Commandments.
  5. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the ten commandments. (Web site)

Tablets

  1. Traditional Jewish sources (Mekhilta de Rabbi Ishmael, de-ba-Hodesh 5) discuss the placement of the ten commandments on two tablets.
  2. The problem springs from differences in interpretation of the Decalogue commonly known as the Ten Commandments. (Web site)
  3. According to the scriptures, the tablets of the Ten Commandments, were placed in the Ark by Moses. (Web site)
  4. The Ritual Decalogue has God in the form of a cloud, and therefore cannot be the Ten Commandments. (Web site)
  5. This page first presents the Ten Commandments in the English translation of the passage from Deuteronomy. (Web site)

Public Buildings

  1. As a result they have successfully lobbied many state and local governments to display the ten commandments in public buildings.
  2. Organizations such as the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) have launched lawsuits challenging the posting of the ten commandments in public buildings.
  3. Instead of allowing Summum to erect its monument, the local governments chose to remove their Ten Commandments.
  4. None of these locations had any images of the Ten Commandments or any religious monuments of any kind. (Web site)

Exodus

  1. The terms Ten Commandments and Decalogue generally refer to the passages Exodus and Deuteronomy .
  2. For example, the fourth of the Ten Commandments, ordains, "Remember the Sabbath day to make it holy" ( Exodus 20:8). (Web site)
  3. Some argue that a different set of Ten Commandments can be found in Exodus 34; these are termed the Ritual Decalogue.
  4. Answer: The Ten Commandments are ten laws in the Bible that God gave to the nation of Israel shortly after the exodus from Egypt. (Web site)

Sabbath

  1. God commanded the Jewish People to observe the Sabbath and keep it holy as the fourth of the Ten Commandments.
  2. Instead, they keep Saturday as the Sabbath as a memorial to God's work of creation (, ) believing that none of the ten commandments can ever be destroyed ().

Local Governments

  1. Instead of allowing Summum to erect its monument, the local governments chose to remove their Ten Commandments.
  2. Organizations such as the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) have launched lawsuits challenging the posting of the Ten Commandments in public buildings.
  3. In response, they have successfully lobbied many state and local governments to display the Ten Commandments in public buildings.
  4. None of these locations had any images of the Ten Commandments or any religious monuments of any kind. (Web site)
  5. Even the Justinian Institutes, however, did not mention the Ten Commandments, and in fact was mostly an attempt to re-codify traditional Roman law. (Web site)

Property

  1. Secularists and most liberals oppose the posting of the Ten Commandments on public property, arguing that it is violating the separation of church and state.
  2. There have been increasing attempts in recent years to post the Ten Commandments on government property. (Web site)

Moses

  1. According to the Bible, God inscribed the Ten Commandments into stone: "God said to Moses, 'Come up to Me, to the mountain, and remain there.
  2. Muslims regard Moses as one of their greatest prophets, but they reject the Biblical versions of the Ten Commandments.
  3. Moses appears as the central character in the 1956 Cecil B. DeMille movie, The Ten Commandments. (Web site)
  4. While Moses is off receiving the Ten Commandments, Aaron commits idolatry by building a golden calf for the people to worship.

Commandments Display

  1. Perry, and Separation of church and state in the United States A controversial Ten Commandments display at the Texas State Capitol in Austin.
  2. In statements to the press, Roy Moore's legal advisors presented their case in support of the Ten Commandments display. (Web site)
  3. Further, the Ten Commandments state: "You shall have no other gods BEFORE ME," meaning that it is forbidden to set up a mediator between God and man.

Supreme Court

  1. There is an ongoing dispute in the United States concerning the posting of the Ten Commandments on public property.
  2. The city of Boise, in an attempt to avoid legal costs, moved the Ten Commandments monument to a nearby church yard.
  3. On March 2nd, 2005, the United States Supreme Court heard the case of whether the Ten Commandments are permissible on public land.
  4. Inside the Supreme Court the Ten Commandments are artistically depicted in a large frieze. (Web site)
  5. In the letter Jefferson vehemently denied that the Ten Commandments were any part of English law thus no part of American law. (Web site)

Catholic

  1. Some Protestants have claimed that the Catholic version of the ten commandments intentionally conceals the biblical prohibition of idolatry.
  2. For additional information on the Catholic understanding of the Ten Commandments, see the Catechism of the Catholic Church (1994), sections 2052-2557.
  3. For the official Roman Catholic understanding of the Ten Commandments, see the Catechism of the Catholic Church (1994), sections 2052-2557.

Public Property

  1. There is an ongoing dispute in the United States concerning the posting of the Ten Commandments on public property.
  2. Secularists and most liberals oppose the posting of the Ten Commandments on public property, arguing that it is violating the separation of church and state.
  3. In light of all these things, the fact still remains that displays of the Ten Commandments do exist on public property in America today. (Web site)

Mosaic Law

  1. Although most of the Ten Commandments list things we should not do, they also represent things we should do.
  2. The Constitution itself bares no resemblance to the Ten Commandments, nor indeed to anything Biblical. (Web site)
  3. Biblically, six differing law codes were given by Yahweh, to Moses, at Mount Sinai: The Ten Commandments. (Web site)
  4. These laws, including the Ten Commandments, are known as the Mosaic Law because they were given through Moses. (Web site)
  5. Indeed the very laws of Alfred don't follow the Ten Commandments or Mosaic law and Jefferson went on to list many more examples of inconsistencies. (Web site)

Two Tablets

  1. Moses is shown seated in the middle holding two tablets, presumed to represent the Ten Commandments. (Web site)
  2. Now however, in (Exodus 20) Moses wrote God's name with the Ten Commandments upon two tablets of stone.
  3. Traditional Jewish sources (Mekhilta de Rabbi Ishmael, de-ba-Hodesh 5) discuss the placement of the ten commandments on two tablets.

Moral

  1. In atheist Soviet Union the Moral Code of the Builder of Communism had many notions much resembling the Ten Commandments.
  2. For the official Roman Catholic understanding of the Ten Commandments, see the Catechism of the Catholic Church (1994), sections 2052-2557.
  3. The Ten Commandments, or Decalogue, are a list of religious and moral imperatives that feature prominently in Judaism and Christianity.
  4. Even the Justinian Institutes, however, did not mention the Ten Commandments, and in fact was mostly an attempt to re-codify traditional Roman law. (Web site)
  5. In the view of the Westminster divines, only the moral law such as most of the Ten Commandments directly applies to Christians today.

Gods

  1. Further, the Ten Commandments state: "You shall have no other gods BEFORE ME," meaning that it is forbidden to set up a mediator between God and man. (Web site)
  2. In Judaism, it is held that the Ten Commandments prohibit belief in, or worship of, any other deities, gods, or spirits.

Decalogue

  1. The problem springs from differences in interpretation of the Decalogue commonly known as the Ten Commandments. (Web site)
  2. Some distinguish between this "Ethical Decalogue" and a series of ten commandments in Exodus 34 that are labelled the " Ritual Decalogue ".
  3. The Ten Commandments, or Decalogue, are a list of religious and moral imperatives that feature prominently in Judaism and Christianity.
  4. The short answer is, the ten commandments are listed in Ethical decalogue.
  5. JFW | T@lk 14:07, 8 August 2005 (UTC) So they are, but a redirect from Ten Commandments to the more scholarly Decalogue would work.

Sinai

  1. Celebrates the giving of the Ten Commandments by God to the Children of Israel at Mount Sinai, 49 days (7 weeks) after the Exodus from ancient Egypt.
  2. He led the people from slavery to freedom, and he received the Ten Commandments in the revelation at Sinai. (Web site)
  3. Moses with the Ten Commandments by Rembrandt ( 1659) According to Biblical text, the commandments represent the utterances of God on Mount Sinai. (Web site)

Ethical

  1. As was mentioned in the previous chapter, the Ten Commandments can be derived from the Evolutionary Ethic and the Eight Ethical Principles.
  2. Reform does require an understanding of the ten commandments, the ethical mitvot, and a general understanding of other Jewish religious obligations. (Web site)

Jefferson

  1. In the letter Jefferson vehemently denied that the Ten Commandments were any part of English law thus no part of American law. (Web site)
  2. Indeed the very laws of Alfred don't follow the Ten Commandments or Mosaic law and Jefferson went on to list many more examples of inconsistencies. (Web site)

Resemblance

  1. These sworn statements bear a remarkable resemblance to the Ten Commandments in their nature and their phrasing.
  2. And he wrote upon the tables the words of the covenant, the ten commandments. (Web site)
  3. The Constitution itself bares no resemblance to the Ten Commandments, nor indeed to anything Biblical. (Web site)
  4. When a reader looks for the Ten Commandments he will expect something on the ones listed in Ex 20 and Deut 5.

Inscribed

  1. According to the Bible, God inscribed the Ten Commandments into stone: "God said to Moses, 'Come up to Me, to the mountain, and remain there.
  2. Apart from Noah---s ark, in the Bible ---ark--- refers to the portable container of the tablets inscribed with the Ten Commandments. (Web site)

Phrase

  1. The phrase "Ten Commandments" is highly familiar in Western culture and is often extended to any immutable code of conduct.
  2. The phrase "Ten Commandments" generally refers to the very similar passages in Exodus and Deuteronomy .

Commandments Given

  1. When compared to the whole canon of Jewish law, the Ten Commandments are not given any greater significance in observance or special status.
  2. However, the Holy Quran does not explicitly speak about the Ten Commandments given to Moses. (Web site)

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