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History of the 10 Commandments

This is the little-known tale of how God came to give the Jews the Ten Commandments.God first went to the Egyptians and asked them if they would like a commandment. Whats a commandment? they asked. Well, its like, THOU SHALT NOT COMMIT ADULTERY, replied God. The Egyptians thought about it and then said, No way. That would ruin our weekends.So then God went to the Assyrians and asked them if they would like a commandment. They also asked, Whats a commandment? Well, said God, its like, THOU SHALT NOT STEAL. The Assyrians immediately replied, No way. That would ruin our economy.So finally God went to the Jews and asked them if they wanted a commandment. They asked, How much? God said, Theyre free. The Jews said, Great! Well take TEN!

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