Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. They do not specify punishments for their violation. Your descendants would have been like the sand, And your offspring like its grains; Their name would never be cut off or destroyed from My presence. The Ten Commandments of God are the foundation of the moral code and legal system of justice for Western Christian civilization. In the era of the Sanhedrin transgressing any one of six of the Ten Commandments theoretically carried the death penalty , the exceptions being the First Commandment, honouring your father and mother, saying God's name in vain, and coveting, though this was rarely enforced due to a large number of stringent evidentiary requirements imposed by the oral law.
The Ten Commandments had no particular importance in Christian tradition until the 13th century, when they were incorporated into a manual of instruction for those coming to confess their sins. Are we stronger than he? All scripture quotes above are from the King James Version unless otherwise stated.