Ethical Doctrines of the Book of the Dead
Chapter Three

...I have not done iniquity.
... I have not robbed with violence.
... I have not done violence to any man.
...I have not committed theft.
... I have not slain man or woman.
... I have not made light the bushel.
...I have not acted deceitfully.
...I have not purloined the things which belong unto God.
...lhave not uttered falsehood.
... I have not carried away food.
... I hew not uttered evil words.
... I have attacked no man.
...I have not killed the beasts, which are the property of God.
... I have not acted deceitfully.
...I have not laid waste the lands which have been plowed.
... I have never pried into matters to make mischief.
...I have not set my mouth in motion against any man.
...I have not given way to wrath concerning myself without a cause.
...I have not defiled the wife of a man.
... I have not committed any sin against purity.
... I have not struck fear into any man.
... I have not encroached upon sacred times and seasons.
... I have not been a man of anger.
...I have not made myself deaf to the words of right and truth.
... I have not stirred up strife.
... I have made no man to weep.
... I have not committed acts of impurity....
... I have not eaten my heart.
... I have abused no man.
... I have not acted with violence.
... I have not judged hastily.
... I have not taken vengeance upon the god.
... I have not multiplied my speech overmuch.
...I have not acted with deceit, and I have not worked wickedness.
...I have not uttered curses on the King.
... I have not fouled water.
...I have not made haughty my voice.
... I have not cursed the god.
... I have not sought for distinctions.
...I have not increased my wealth, except with such things as are justly mine own possessions.
... I have not thought scorn of the god who is in my city.


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