When were the Ten Commandments written?

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The Ten Commandments (Exodus ch.20) were inscribed by God on the two Stone Tablets (Ex.31:18, 32:15-16, and 34:1). According to traditional chronology, this was in 1312 BCE.
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  • 1513 BC was the approximate date of the Exodus from Egypt. So the Ten Commandments were given to Moses shortly after that, and probably in the same year.
  • The Ten Commandments were given in 1445 B.C., according to the New Living Translation Study Bible .
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