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佛言:

众生以十事为善,亦以十事为恶。
何等为十?
身三、口四、意三。
身三者,杀盗淫。
口四者,两舌、恶口、妄言、绮语。
意三者,嫉恚痴。
如是十事,不顺圣道,名十恶行。
是恶若止,名十善行耳。

– 四十二章经: 第四章
(释迦牟尼佛)

The Buddha said, ‘Sentient beings with ten matters are good, also with ten matters are evil.
What are the ten?
Of the body, are three, of speech, are four, and of the mind, are three,
Of the body, the three are killing, stealing and sexual misconduct.
Of speech, the four are double-tongued [divisive] speech, harsh speech, false speech and frivolous speech.
Of the mind, the three are jealousy [greed], anger [hatred] and delusion [ignorance].
Such ten matters, not in accordance with the noble path, are named the “Ten Evil Deeds”.
These evils if stopped, are named the “Ten Good Deeds”.’

– Sūtra Of 42 Sections: 4th Section
   (Śākyamuni Buddha)

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