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10 A person who follows all of God’s law but fails to obey even one command is guilty of breaking all the commands in that law. 11 The same God who said, “You must not be guilty of adultery,”[a] also said, “You must not murder anyone.”[b] So if you do not take part in adultery but you murder someone, you are guilty of breaking all of God’s law. 12 In everything you say and do, remember that you will be judged by the law that makes people free.

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  1. 2:11 “You . . . adultery.” Quotation from Exodus 20:14 and Deuteronomy 5:18.
  2. 2:11 “You . . . anyone.” Quotation from Exodus 20:13 and Deuteronomy 5:17.

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