Exodus 20:1–6


20 Then God spoke all these words: I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the place of slavery.c Do not have other gods besides me.d Do not make an idole for yourself, whether in the shape of anything in the heavens above or on the earth below or in the waters under the earth. Do not bow in worship to them, and do not serve them; for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God,f bringing the consequences of the fathers’ iniquity on the children to the third and fourth generationsg of those who hate me, but showing faithful love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commands.h

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