In both yisro and vaeschanan there is no space between the first and the second commandment but there are spaces between all of the other Commandments. However in the 10th commandment there is a space between the first and the second sentence. Does anyone know why

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  • @DanF judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/79964/…
    – DonielF
    Aug 7, 2017 at 17:55
  • Hi Isaac. Welcome to Mi Yodeya. The spacing in the last commandment makes this one commandment, itself, and I think there is universal agreement on that. The discussion is actually the opposite sit. in that the first two commandments have no space. (continued...)
    – DanF
    Aug 7, 2017 at 18:31
  • Think over. Maybe, you want to rephrase your question in terms of the comparison of how the first two were written, i.e. with no space vs. the last single one having two spaces? It is related to the other questions that assume (or not) that having a space is an indication of a separate commandment.
    – DanF
    Aug 7, 2017 at 18:34


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