Ma’at is the Egyptian concept of truth, balance, & justice; personified by the goddess called Ma’at. It is said that at the very moment of creation, the primordial waters from which all things arose spoke to Ra. They told him to “breathe ma’at” so that his “heart may live”. So, Ma’at existed, & is credited with bringing order to the universe from chaos at the moment of creation.
SacredHandsCoven.com: Ma’at’s 42 - The Answer to the Question of Life, the Universe and Everything - For more than two millennia prior to the Ten Commandments, there were forty-two rules, throughout Egypt, where Moses and the Israelite's lived. The Forty-Two Principles of Ma’at. Many scholars believe that this is the origin for the majority of the “Biblical commandments” as these were common laws under which all people throughout Egypt lived.
WALK IN TRUTH: In Reality I hold earth's foundation. Exactness, my measure for sacred life. Genuineness is my heart's conception. Faithfulness your shield against strife. Unswerving is the road to resurrection. Walk in my Truth and your real heart shall live again. ~Thy Daughter, A. G. Muilenburg