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17 “You are not to desire[a] your neighbor’s house,[b] nor your neighbor’s wife, his male or female servant, his ox, his donkey, nor anything else that pertains to your neighbor.”

The People are Terrified in God’s Presence

18 All the people experienced the thunder and lightning, the sound of the ram’s horn, and the smoking mountain. And as the people experienced it, they trembled and stood at a distance. 19 They told Moses, “You speak to us and we will listen, but don’t let God speak with us, or we may die.

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  1. Exodus 20:17 Lit. to covet; i.e. to set your heart on
  2. Exodus 20:17 Or neighbor’s family dynasty

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