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Unformatted text preview: IV. Provision for the deposit of copies of the treaty in the temples of the principal gods of the two parties V. Divine witnesses to the treaty VI. Blessings for observance of the treaty and curses for violations of it The Ten Commandments Biblically translated as “the ten words”, also known as the Decalogue These commandments were a covenant with the people – given to a specific audience. Audience was the Israelites gathered at the base of Mount Sinai God is the Suzerain Specifies the way in which Yahweh is to be worshipped and shall receive absolute loyalty Other Values of the Ten Commandments:- All property of each person is inviolable by his neighbor (another Israelite)...
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course JWST 103 taught by Professor Erhman during the Fall '07 term at UNC.
- Fall '07