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42 Principles

  1. I have not committed sin.
  2. I have not committed robbery with violence.
  3. I have not stolen.
  4. I have not slain men and women.
  5. I have not stolen grain.
  6. I have not stolen offerings.
  7. I have not stolen the property of God.
  8. I have not uttered lies.
  9. I have not carried away food.
  10. I have not uttered curses.
  11. I have not committed adultery.
  12. I have made none to weep.
  13. I have not eaten the heart.
  14. I have not attacked any man.
  15. I am not a person of deceit.
  16. I have not stolen cultivated land.
  17. I have not been an eavesdropper.
  18. I have not slandered any man or woman.
  19. I have not been angry without just cause.
  20. I have not indulged in sensual pleasures with the spouse of a man or woman.
  21. Again, I have not indulged in sensual pleasures with the spouse of a man or woman.
  22. I have not polluted myself.
  23. I have not terrorized anyone.
  24. I have not transgressed the law.
  25. I have not been wrathful.
  26. I have not shut my ears to the words of truth.
  27. I have not blasphemed.
  28. I am not a man of violence.
  29. I have not been a stirrer up of strife.
  30. I have not acted with undue haste.
  31. I have not pried into matters that do not pertain to me.
  32. I have not multiplied my words in speaking.
  33. I have not wronged anyone, and have done no evil.
  34. I have not worked magic against the king.
  35. I have never stopped the flow of water.
  36. I have never raised my voice.
  37. I have not cursed God.
  38. I have not acted with arrogance.
  39. I have not stolen the bread of the celestial beings.
  40. I have not carried away the khenfu cakes from the spirits of the dead.
  41. I have not snatched away the bread of the child, nor treated with contempt the divine patron of my city.
  42. I have not slain the cattle belonging to the celestial beings.