Torah = Truth

Hashem only needed to give the first two commandments to the Children of Israel because the commandments of “I am God” and “There is no Other God” are the preeminent positive commandment and the preeminent negative commandment. Worship the One Infinite Creator and don’t worship anything else.

What Does It Mean To “Fear” God?

The mitzvah of יראת השם or יראת שמיים is translated in English as “to fear God.” Referring to an Infinite Creator that is out of the realm of full human comprehension as “God” creates confusion which is common when translating Biblical Hebrew into another language. Similarly, the translation of יראה to mean purely fear, like …

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