THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
Note: the original tables would have been read from right to left so we have placed Table 1 on the right and Table 2 on the left.
And he gave to Moses, when he had made an end of speaking with him upon Mount Sinai, the two tables of the testimony, tables of stone, written with the finger of God.
Page last revised: 29 Nov 2019.
Page constructed: Approx 18 Sep 1997.
The actual Law of God?
Written on tables of stone and given to Moses approximately 1500 BC. However...
13.772 billion years is as good a guess as any using NASA's estimate of the age of the universe.
But in all honesty, God is a lot older than that. So no, we don't really have a finite figure we can put here.
Note: the Law of God has never been revised or modified though some people have attempted to do this.
God wrote the Ten Commandments on two tables of stone and gave them to Moses on Mount Sinai. This page gives the text for the Ten Commandments.
God wrote the Ten Commandments on two tables of stone and gave them to Moses on Mount Sinai. But what did the actual text on the stone tablets look like? This page takes this thought one step closer by trying to reconstruct the actual text of the Ten Commandments as they were written by God on the two tables of stone. The language script used was chosen by tracing back Hebrew to it's original roots as far as possible. Not all groups are in agreement with this script choice but this is my attempt at it.
God wrote the Ten Commandments on two tables of stone and gave them to Moses on Mount Sinai. But just what did Moses do with the two tables of stone? Where did they go or where did Moses put them? For their wilderness wanderings God told the Israelites to construct a portable tabernacle or tent structure which consisted of two compartments inside a courtyard. The Ten Commandments were put inside this tent. This page gives some good information about this tent structure. And we are told this tent was a copy of an original in heaven. It would seem reasonable that there would also be an original copy of the Ten Commandments in heaven. Where in heaven would they be?
This is a very curious study showing Moses' wilderness tent structure in the Old Testament was symbolic of the Heart of God. The interesting connection here is that the Law of God was placed in this tent structure and that God has said that He would write His laws into our hearts. Also it would be pretty obvious that God's Law would also be in His Heart.