Yep dis is the way to letchu know tha shortn 10 Tennesses Commandments just for yu today! people may “get it” and not construed as “religious Ed” but yu know some just ain’t hankering after the good stuff so it don’t rilly matter how’s it’s packaged for them, shorten or longem but we Luvem anyhow.
Tennessee 10 Commandments…
Now some people in Tennessee have trouble with all those “shalls” and “shall nots” in the reel 10 Commandments. Folks just aren’t used to talking in those terms up in them hills. So, some folks in middle Tennessee got together and translated the Good book into “Jackson County” language, yep they sound same but they ain’t really, but we likem….
(1) Just one God
(2) Honor yer Ma & Pa
(3) No tellin’ tales or gossipin’
(4) Git yourself to God’s meetin elps to getu Holy
(5) Put nothin’ before God
(6) No foolin’ around with another fellow’s gal
(7) No killin’
(8) Watch yer mouth
(9) Don’t take what ain’t yers
(10) Don’t be hankerin’ for yer buddy’s stuff
But Ya gotta remember the New ones, which kinda sums them all up… them jest spot on …Ya to Love God with all of ya! and all others ya knows jest like ya love ya self.
Now that’s kinda plain an’ simple, don’t ya think?
We’s stringing a little to help ya on ya way - but jest…
ya remember ta Pray and…
Y’all now have a nice day!