Ten Commandments in Bible and Quran

 

1. I am the Lord thy God (Exodus 20:2, Deuteronomy 5:6)

1:2-5 God Alone do we Worship and Seek help from

2:83 Do not worship except Allah

6:88 Do not worship other than Allah

6:106 No God but Allah

6:102 Allah is your Lord

10:3 Your Lord is Allah

22:77 Worship your Lord

112:1-4 Allah, The Only One

 

2. Thou shall have no other gods before me (Exodus 20:3, Deuteronomy 5:7)

Thou shall not make unto thee any graven image (Exodus 20:4-6, Deuteronomy 5:8-10)

2:163 Your God is One God

3:67 Abraham joined not Gods with Allah

4:116 Associate none others with Allah

6:74 Taking Idols as Gods is manifest error

3:64 Worship none except Allah

39:14 Allah alone do we worship

47:19 No God except Allah

28:70 No God but Allah

42:11 Nothing like Allah, originator of the heavens and earth

6:103 No vision can perceive God

14:35 Abraham prohibited worshipping idols

 

3. Thou shall not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain (Exodus 20:7, Deuteronomy 5:11)

6:108 Do not insult disbelievers; otherwise they would insult Allah in enmity out of ignorance.

7:180 To Allah belong the most beautiful names, leave those who blaspheme God’s names

4:140 Do not sit with those who ridicule God

6:68 Turn away from those who mock Our Verses

2:224 Do not make Allah’s name an excuse against doing good, act piously, make peace among people.

20:8 None has the right to be worshipped but Allah

59:24 To Allah belong the best names, He is the All-Mighty, the All-Wise.

 

4. Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy (Exodus 20:8-11, Deuteronomy 5:12-15)

2:65 Transgressed the limits of Sabbath

4:47 We curse the Sabbath-breakers

4:154 Do not transgress on Sabbath

7:163 Trial on Sabbath day

16:124 Sabbath was made for those who differed over it. Indeed, your Lord will judge between them on the Day of Judgment concerning their differences.

62:9 Muslims, leave off business for Friday prayers and Remembrance of Allah!

 

5. Honor thy father and thy mother (Exodus 20:12, Deuteronomy 5:16)

2:83 Do good to parents

2:180 Leave wealth for your parents in your will

2:215 Spend on parents, family, orphans, needy and the travelers.

17:23-24 Good treatment of parents, especially in old age

4:36 Do good to parents

29:8 Kindness to parents

31:14 Show gratitude to God and parents

46:15 Be kind to parents

 

6. Thou shalt not murder (Exodus 20:13, Deuteronomy 5:17)

4:29 Do not kill yourselves or one another

4:30 Whoever kills through aggression and injustice will be cast into Hell Fire

5:28-32 The recompense for wrongdoers is Hell Fire; Whoever kills a soul, it is as though they’ve killed all of mankind; Whoever saves a soul, it is as though they’ve saved all of mankind.

17:31 Do not kill children for fear of poverty

17:33 Whoever is killed unjustly, we have given his heirs authority (to take revenge, forgive or demand blood money)

8:61 If enemy inclines to peace, you should incline to peace and trust in Allah

2:190 Fight in self-defense but do not Transgress; Surely, Allah does not love the transgressors.

25:68: Do not kill a soul except for just cause.

 

7. Thou shalt not commit adultery (Exodus 20:14, Deuteronomy 5:18)

17:32 Do not come near adultery; it is immoral and evil way.

25:68 Do not commit adultery

24:2-5 Punishment for adultery is hundred lashes if unmarried or stoning if married. Adulterer can only marry an adulteress. Those who accuse chaste women and do not produce four witnesses should be punished with eighty lashes and their testimony should never be accepted. Those are the immoral transgressors except for those who repent and seek forgiveness. Surely Allah is Most-Forgiving, Merciful.

 

8. Thou shalt not steal (Exodus 20:15, Deuteronomy 5:19)

5:38-39 Punishment for Stealing is cutting off the hands; But whoever repents after his crimes and reforms, then surely Allah will forgive. Allah is Forgiving and Merciful

60:12 Believing women do not steal

 

9. Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor (Exodus 20:16, Deuteronomy 5:20)

2:42 Do not mix truth with falsehood

4:135 Stand for Justice, do not distort your testimony or refuse to give it

5:8 Stand out firmly for Allah, witnesses in justice, and do not let the hatred of people prevent you from being just. Be just; that is nearer to righteousness and fear Allah. Surely, Allah is well acquainted with what you do.

4:112 Whoever commits sin and then blames it on an innocent person has taken upon himself a slander and manifest sin.

16:90 Allah commands justice, the doing of good and giving to relatives and forbids immorality, evil and oppression.

5:2 Do not transgress in sin and aggression. Allah is severe in punishment.

2:283 Do not conceal testimony, for whoever conceals it – his heart is indeed sinful, and Allah Knows of what you do.

45:7 Woe to every sinful liar

60:12 Believing women don’t invent falsehood

6:21 Who is more unjust than he who fabricates lies against Allah or denies his Verses? Surely, the wrongdoers will not be successful.

21:18 Truth destroys falsehood

 

10. Thou shalt not covet (neighbor's house, wife, servants, animals, or anything else) (Exodus 20:17, Deuteronomy 5:21)

4:32 Do not covet that whereby Allah has graced others with. To men is allotted what they earn and to women what they earn: Ask Allah for his bounty.

4:36 Do good to neighbors

9:6 Grant neighborly protection to disbelievers so they may hear the words of Allah.

24:30 Tell the believing men and women to lower their gaze and guard their chastity.

24:31

15:88 Do not strain your eyes or grieve over what we have given to others.

20:131 Do not strain your eyes over what we have given some to enjoy worldly life, through which we test them. But the provision of your Lord is better and more enduring.

Region North America
Topic Education