How do the Ten Commandments relate to social justice?

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Social justice means that all people in a society should be treated fairly and equitably. The Ten Commandments exemplify social justice because their rules apply equally to everyone in the society, rich and poor, male and female, native born and foreign. An especially strong example of this equal justice concept is embedded the Fourth Commandment, regarding keeping the Sabbath as a day of rest (please note that, depending on your faith tradition, the Ten Commandments are numbered differently).

The Fourth Commandment adds the following pointed explanation after decreeing that no work should be...

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first of all, the term social justice refers to the term that explain the equal treatment or fair treatment of people that exist in the society ,as such, the ten commandments applies to everyone that exist in the world and this does not exclude anyone in the society. either rich or poor. One needs to follow the ten commandments, and biblically, everyone is equal before the Lord and this means that the the ten commandments applies to everyone who was created in God's image