The Ten Commandments and Confirmation in Quran Print
Written by Dr. Shahid Athar   

The Ten Commandments
(Exodus 12: 1-17 & Deuteronomy 5: 6-21)


Confirmation in the Quran
(Chapter: Verse)

  1. Thou shall not take any God except one God.
  2. Thou shall make no image of God.
  3. Thou shall not use God's name in vain.
  4. Thou shall honor thy mother and father.
  5. Thou shall not steal.
  6. Thou shall not lie or give false testimony.
  7. Thou shall not kill.
  8. Thou shall not commit adultery.
  9. Thou shall not covet thy neighbors wife or
  10. Thou shall keep the Sabbath holy.
  1. There is no God except one God (47:19)
  2. There is nothing whatsoever like unto Him (42:11)
  3. Make not God's name an excuse to your oaths (2:224)
  4. Be kind to your parents if one or both of them attain old age in thy life, say not
    a word of contempt nor repel them but address them in terms of honor. (17:23)
  5. As for the thief, male or female, cut off his or her hands, but those who repent
    After a crime and reform shall be forgiven by God for God is forgiving and kind. (5:38 - 39)
  6. They invoke a curse of God if they lie. (24:7) Hide not the testimony (2:283)
  7. If anyone has killed one person it is as if he had killed the whole mankind (5:32)
  8. Do not come near adultery. It is an indecent deed and a way for other evils. (17:32)
  9. Do good to your parents, relatives and neighbors. (4:36) Saying of the Prophet
    Muhammad (P) "One of the greatest sins is to have illicit sex with your neighbors wife".
  10. When the call for the Friday Prayer is made, hasten to the remembrance of God
    and leave off your business. (62:9)