When were the Ten Commandments written?
- 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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It was written on two tablets of stone.
Tablets of stone.
So that God's people could follow God's path of living.
The two Stone Tablets were inscribed (cutting into the stone) by God (Exodus Ch. 34).
In both Exodus and Deuteronomy Point of Consideration : The Law of God which is summarized in the 10 Commandments, is just that God's Law and no humans. In Exodus/Deut…eronomy they were given to the 12 tribes of Israel - called the Congregation of Israel or Israelites and not just to the 4th tribe which is Judah, nicknamed the Jews starting in 1 Kings and the division of Israel into the Northern (Israel) and Southern (Judah) Kingdoms. This is also true of God's Sabbaths - weekly and Annual - Exodus 33 and many other Scripture calls them God's Sabbaths and not mere man's.
Historically it was written in 1513 B.C. It was written on two tablets of stone. They are found in Exodus 20 and Deuteronomy 5.
In the Bible, it's Mt. Sinai in Egypt
We don't know the exact year the Ten Commandments were received. However, many biblical scholars and historians estimate it around 1270 BCE. Some others estimate it to be olde…r and around 1445 BCE.
Unfortunately, there is no way to determine that with 100% certainty. It is most likely that the entire law which was recorded first by Moshe (Moses) was written in what we no…w call Paleo Hebrew, though again, that is the most likely candidate. Until the Ark of the Covenant is found and we see what is inside, that will remain one of the great mysteries.
The Bible does not say what type of stone was used. As it is reported that over ninety per cent of scholars do not believe that there was an Exodus from Egypt as described in …the Bible, the story of the Ten Commandments is equally fictitional, and the Ten Commandments were not originally written on stone, but in the Bible.
Yes, i Believe they do, THEY Will be Revealed, just don't know when ? "Right Time" "Right Place"
The question could be read two different ways. Why Stone? In those days it was written on clay tablets , so it could be preserved. The tablets of stone were the only th…ings Moses had to write them on then. Moses was at a mountain and it would make sense to use the stone already present there as something to write the commandments on that would be more enduring than parchment and easier to find than clay (clay is from rivers and Mount Sinai is in the desert). Why 2? Each tablet (using two) was very heavy. It would be unbearable to carry or illegible to read if only one tablet was used. Making more tablets would result either in an unequal separation of commandments or an excessive amount of stone.
In Old Testament
Moses killed the Egyptian before god called him to lead the people, to the promised land.
In Religion & Spirituality
Exodus (one of the books of Pentateuch, Moses) 20
In Old Testament
The Ten Commandments were written by God himself. Moses was told to receive them on Mount Sinai during their way to the Promised Land.
In The Bible
The Royal Law of God, which contains His Commands may be summed up in one word: Love. God gave His codified Law to Moses and the House of Israel to be an example for all of m…ankind. You may read of this in Exodus 20 and Deuteronomy 5. However, bear in mind that God's Law is eternal and was in place from the beginning. The Law defines 'sin' and we know that our first parents were told not to eat the forbidden fruit or suffer the consequences. We see in Genesis 4:7 where the Word is warning Cain that 'sin' lies at his door - beware.. Jesus came to 'fill to the brim' the Law of God and take away heavy burden the Jewish religious leaders placed upon the people via their interpreting the Law. The Apostles continued with this teaching so it may be said that God's Royal Law is for all mankind.. John 15:10 New King James Version (NKJV) . 10 If you keep My commandments, you will abide in My love, just as I have kept My Father's commandments and abide in His love. 2 John 1:6 (NKJV) . 6 This is love, that we walk according to His commandments. This is the commandment, that as you have heard from the beginning, you should walk in it. . James 2:8-11 (NKJV) . 8 If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture,"You shall love your neighbor as yourself," you do well; 9 but if you show partiality, you commit sin, and are convicted by the law as transgressors. 10 For whoever shall keep the whole law, and yet stumble in one point, he is guilty of all. 11 For He who said, "Do not commit adultery," also said, "Do not murder." Now if you do not commit adultery, but you do murder, you have become a transgressor of the law. . Answer: . The ten commandments were given to Moses and intended for the people of the house of Israel (all 12 tribes), and those who chose to sojourn with with house of Israel. These are the people who Moses lead out of captivity to Egypt, and they are the family who is directly descended from Adam. You will find the account written in Exodus 32. . The 10 commandments are often referred to as "The Law" in biblical text. . Christ is quoted by Matthew in verse 5:18 in this manner;. "For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, thill all be fulfilled" . Paul explains how this applies in Romans chapter 3, and who it applies to. I have not the wisdom our Father gave to Paul, so I will allow his answer to provide the truth you seek..
In Old Testament
A: Biblical tradition says that the Ten Commandments were written ontostone by Moses, and that he then wrote the Books of Exodus andDeuteronomy, in which he also wrote the Te…n Commandments, althougheach one slightly different as if by different authors. Of course,paper was not used at this stage, so Moses would have used papyrusor parchment. Biblical scholars say that the Exodus story is a legend with nohistorical basis, in which case, the Ten Commandments were notwritten on stone by Moses. Also, Moses did not write thePentateuch, which was actually written over a period of severalcenturies during the first millennium BCE. The earliest writtencopies of the Ten Commandments would have been on papyrus orparchment.