Scripture is clear that God gave us Ten Words (Exod 34:28; Deut 4:13; 10:4). But throughout history there has been three different perspectives on how to count them. “Counting the Ten: An Investigation into the Numbering of the Decalogue” is the first of two essays on the Ten Commandments that DeRouchie contributed to his co-edited book For Our Good Always: Studies on the Message and Influence of Deuteronomy in Honor of Daniel I. Block (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2013). For the other contribution, click here.
Read the entire essay: Counting the Ten: An Investigation into the Numbering of the Decalogue