You can find the full list of the ten commandments in the Bible in Exodus 20.

Though given specifically to Moses and the nation of Israel, the ten commandments have become iconic and contain timeless truth that can be applied today.

It’s worth noting that the Protestant and Catholic tradition of the Bible break down the ten commandments differently. The below quote is following Protestant tradition and found in Exodus 20:13 (ESV):

You shall not murder.

The Catholic tradition is that the sixth commandment is found in the following verse of Exodus 20:14 (ESV):

You shall not commit adultery.

This difference is to do with how the commandments are grouped but the both traditions still hold to the same message around the ten commandments.

Perhaps best to sum up all of the commandments is the Golden rule as shared by Jesus in Matthew 7:12 (ESV):

So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

It’s hard to argue with that from the perspective of morality and given that Jesus wrote the Law, it seems like a good summary.

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