Why is there confusion about the numbering of the Ten Commandments?


#1

Why is there a difference between the protestant Ten Commandments and the Catholic Ten Commandments? When did the protestants adopt their version of the Ten Commandments?

God Bless,

Zach


#2

The Catholic Encyclopedia article Commandments explains that the confusion in the numbering of the commandments “is due to a difference of opinion concerning the initial precept on Divine worship”.

For more detailed explanations see:
The Division of the Ten Commandments
The True Ten Commandments


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