Events of The Bible

Giving of The Ten Commandments

Giving of The Ten Commandments

Giving of The Ten Commandments

עֲשֶׂרֶת הַדִּבְּרוֹת

Aseret HaDibrot

a-SE-ret ha-di-b’-ROT

Where does Giving of The Ten Commandments take place?

On Mount Sinai, in the Sinai Desert (on the Sinai Peninsula) currently part of Egypt.

When does Giving of The Ten Commandments take place?

On the 6th day of the Hebrew month of Sivan in the year 2448 on the Hebrew calendar, generally calculated as 1313 BCE.

What happened at Giving of The Ten Commandments?

The People of Israel were encamped around Mount Sinai, and Moses was on the mountain. God spoke to the People of Israel, relaying the Ten Commandments.

Moses later brought down two tablets written by the hand of God, but he smashed them at the sight of the Golden Calf.

After convincing God to forgive the People of Israel, Moses engraved the Ten Commandments on a second set of stone tablets and brought them to the people.

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