The first commandment

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    'You shall have no other gods before Me.'


    Does that mean as long as God is your top rated god having other gods is fine?
     
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    I don't think so but give it a shot and let us know how it works out.
     
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    Puede ser.
    Worship the master of terrorizzzm and then just kiss the others.
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    It suggests that the people who worshiped that faith probably believed there were other Gods, doesn't it?

    For surely if the belief was that there was truly only one GOD, and not just one GOD for those people, then telling the faithful:

    "Thou shall have no other GODS before me"

    would be pointless.
     
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    As long He was numero uno He didn't care
     
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    Yes it does and my point. Thanks
     
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    Ahh but since I worship no religion I would love to let you know how it turns out.
    Watch for me on ghost hunters. :doubt:
     
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    500 year old translation.

    From context, it seems that the meaning is don't go sneaking off and worshiping other goods when you think I'm not looking, because I am.


    Also the king james committee seemed more interested in sonorous than accurate.
     
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    again----as long as the minor 'gods' played second fiddle he doesn't care.
     
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    that is what it says and as long as worshipping the lesser gods does not conflict with the other commandments I would assume.
     

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