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10 Commandments

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Definition: Laws given to the ancient Israelites by their leader, Moses, after he met with God on top of Mount Sinai. These Commandments became the foundation for the laws of the Israelites and remained the foundation of laws for civilizations throughout history, even up to today.

Related Resources:
Text of the 10 Commandments
Read them for yourself and see how powerful they were.

Elsewhere on the Web:
The Story of the 10 Commandments
Learn the story behind the giving of the Commandments.

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