Translation:Mishneh Torah/The Book of Wisdom/Laws of the Foundations of the Torah

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Laws of the Foundations of the Torah[edit]

They comprise ten commandments: six positive commandments and four negative commandments.

This is their enumeration: (1) To know that God exists. (2) Not to bring it on one's mind that any god other than Him exist. (3) To acknowledge that He is one.(4) To love Him. (5) To fear Him. (6) To sanctify His name. (7) Not to desecrate His name. (8) Not to destroy objects which His name was called on. (9) To obey a prophet who speaks in His name. (10) Not to test Him.

The elucidation of these commandments is in these chapters: