BREAKING NEWS:

THE 42 LAWS OF MA’AT!

1 -I have not committed sin.
2 – I have not committed robbery with violence.
3 – I have not stolen.
4 – I have not slain men or women.
5 – I have not stolen food.
6 – I have not swindled offerings.
7 – I have not stolen from God/Goddess.
8 – I have not told lies.
9 – I have not carried away food.
10 – I have not cursed.
11 – I have not closed my ears to truth.
12 – I have not committed adultery.
13 – I have not made anyone cry.
14 – I have not felt sorrow without reason.
15 – I have not assaulted anyone.
16 – I am not deceitful.
17 – I have not stolen anyone’s land.
18 – I have not been an eavesdropper.
19 – I have not falsely accused anyone.
20 – I have not been angry without reason.
21 – I have not seduced anyone’s wife.
22 – I have not polluted myself.
23 – I have not terrorized anyone.
24 – I have not disobeyed the Law.
25 – I have not been exclusively angry.
26 – I have not cursed God/Goddess.
27 – I have not behaved with violence.
28 – I have not caused disruption of peace.
29 – I have not acted hastily or without thought.
30 – I have not overstepped my boundaries of concern.
31 – I have not exaggerated my words when speaking.
32 – I have not worked evil.
33 – I have not used evil thoughts, words or deeds.
34 – I have not polluted the water.
35 – I have not spoken angrily or arrogantly.
36 – I have not cursed anyone in thought, word or deeds.
37 – I have not placed myself on a pedestal.
38 – I have not stolen what belongs to God/Goddess.
39 – I have not stolen from or disrespected the deceased.
40 – I have not taken food from a child.
41 – I have not acted with insolence.
42 – I have not destroyed property belonging to God/Goddess.

Many people have read or at least heard the biblical story of Moses and the Ten Commandments.  What I find interesting is so many know about the 10 commandments but have never heard of the 42 Laws of Maat.  Maat was the Egyptian Goddess designed to avert chaos (Islet) and maintain truth (Maat) in ancient Kemet (Egypt).  In the biblical story, Moses was adopted into Egyptian royalty and was educated in ‘all the wisdom of the Egyptians’ according to Acts 7:22.

This means the biblical Moses would have been well aware of the 42 Laws of Maat.  The laws of Maat are dated as far back as 2925 B.C.E., meaning their existence predates the commandments received by Moses by 2000+ years!   I found it very interesting that the biblical 10 commandments can be somewhat found in the 42 Laws of Maat.  Could it be that Moses was inspired by ancient Egyptian teachings when he wrote the commandments?  I mean…it does say he was educated in all Egyptian ways.  Check out the 42 (Divine Principles) Laws of Maat below, do your research, and post your thoughts.

Post source : http://cornerofknowledge.com/the-42-laws-of-maat-the-original-commandments/

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