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children of Israel, all that are meet for the war. .19 But your wives, and, your little ones, and your cattle, (for I know that ye have much cattle, shall abide in your cities which ho you; 30 tonii the Lond have given rest unto your brethren, as well as unto you, and until #. possess land which the LoRD your hath given them beyond Jordan: and then shall ye return ever man unto his possession which have * Ou. 21, And I commanded. Joshua at that time, saying, Thine eyes have seen all that the LoRD your God hath done, unto these two kings: so shall the LQRp do unto all the kingdoms whither thou
22 Ye shall not fear them: for the Lord your God he shall fight for you.
‘s And I besought the Lord
at that time, saying,
24'6iod God, thou hast begun to shew thy servant thy greatness, and thy mighty hand: for what God is there in heaven or in earth, that can do according to thy .# and according to thy might
I pray thee, let me go over, d
and see the good land that is be: yond Jordan, that goodly mountain Lebanon. § Éut the LoRD was wroth with me for your sakes, and would not hear me: , and th Lord said unto me, Let it suffice thee; speak no more unto me of this matter. 27 || Get thee up, into the top of Pisgah, and lift up thine eyes westward, and northward, and southward, and eastward, and behold it with thine eyes: for thou shalt not go over this Jordan. 28 But charge Joshua, and encourage him, and strengthen him: for he shall go over before this people, and he shall cause them to inherit the land which thou shalt
ive, and go in and s the land which the LoRD of your fathers giveth you.
2 Ye shall not add unto the
neither shall ye diminish aught from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the Lord your God which I command you. 3 Your eyes have seen what the LoRD did because of Baal- for all the men that followed or, the LORD thy Go estroyed them from among
you: 4 But ye that did cleave unto the LoRD your, God, are akve every one of you this day. 5 Behold, I have taught you statutes, and #. even as the Lord my God commanded me that ye should do so in the land whither yet; to possess it. 6 Keep therefore and do them : for this is your wisdom and }}. understanding in the sight of the nations, which shall hear all these statutes, and say, Surely this great nation is a wise and understand* eople: - or what nation is there so eat, who hath God so nigh unto them, as the Lord our, God is in all goings that we call upon him
or 8 And what nation is there so great, that hath statutes , and judgments, so righteous as all this low,which I set before you this
keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things whic e eyes have seen, and lest they depart
from thy heart all the days of thy life: but teach them thy sons, and thy sons' sons: 10 Specially the day that thou stoodest before the LoRD thy God in Horeb, when the RD said unto me, Gather me the people together, and I will make them hear my words, that they may learn to fear me all the days that o shall, live upon the earth, and that they may teach their n
chil And ye came near and stood under the mountain; and the mountain burned with fire unto the midst of heaven, with darkness, clouds, and thick darkness. 12 And the LQRD spake unto }. out of the midst of the fire: ye eard the voice of the words, but saw no similitude; only ve heard a
13 And he declared unto you his covenant, which he commanded you to perform, eventen commandments; and he wrote them upon two tables of stone. led
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statutes and judgments, that, ye might do to: in the land whither ye go over p0SSGSS it.
# Take yetherefore good heed unto yourselyes; , (for ye saw no manner of similitude on the day that the LoRD spake unto you in Horeb out of the midst of the
re;) ić'Lest ye corrupt yourselves, and make you a graven image, the similitude, of any figure, the likeness of male or female, 17 The likeness of any beast that is on the earth, , the , likeness of any winged fowl that flieth in the air i8 The likeness of any thing that creepeth on the ground, the likeness of any that is in the waters beneath the earth: 19 And lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun, and the moon, and the stars, etc.n all the host of heaven, shouldest be driven to worship them, and serve them, which the LoRi, thy God hath divided unto all nations under the whole heaven. 20 But the LORD hath takenFo. and brought you forth out of the Iron ace, even out of Egypt, to be unto him a people of inheritance, as we are this day. 21 Furthermore, the LoRD was angry with me for your sakes, and sware that I should not go over Jordan, and that o in unto that good land which %. LoRD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance: . . . . . 22 But I must die in this land, I must not go over Jordan; but ye shall go over, and possess that good
and. 23 Take heed unto yourselves, lest ye forget the covenant of the LORD your God, which he made with you, and, make you a graven image, or the likeness of anything
which the LORD thy God hath for- |h
bidden thee. 24 For the LoRD thy God is a consuming fire, even a jealous
25 When thou shalt beget chil; dren, and children's children, and ye shall have remained long in the land, and shall corrupt yourselves, and make a graven image, or the likeness of any thing; and shall do evil, in the sight of the LoRD thy God, to provoke him to anger;
26 Icall heav and earth to wit. ness against you this day, that ye jail soon utterly perish from of the land whereunto ye #. over Jordan #3possess it: ye shall not
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against idolatry prolong your days upon it, but shall utterly be destroyed.
27 And the LoRD shall scatter you, among the nations, and ye shall be left few in number among the heathem, whither the LORD shall lead you. And there ye shall serve gods the work of men's hands, woo and stone, which neither see, nor hear, not eat, nor smell.
But if from thence thou shalt
seek the LQRD, thy God, thou shalt
nd him, if thou seek him, with all shy heart, and with all thy Soul
30 When thou artin tribulation, and all these things are come upon thee, even in the latter days, if thou turn to the LoRD thy God, and shalt be obedient unto his voice :
3i (For the Lord, thy God is a merciful God;) he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers, which he sware unto them.
32 For ask now of the days that are past, which were, before thee, since the day that God createdman upon the earth, and ask from the one side of heaven unto the other, whether there hath, been any such thing as o thing is, or hath been heard like it?
Did ever people hear the voice
of God speaking out of the midst of the re, as thou hast heard, and
lve : 34 Or hath God assayed to go and take him a nation from the midst of another nation, by temptations, by signs, and by wonders, and - by war, and by a mighty hand, and by a stretched-out arm, and 5 great terrors, according to all, that the LoRD your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes : 35 Unto thee it was shewed, that thou mightest know that the LoRD e is God: there is none else besides him. 36 Out of heaven he made thee to hear his voice, that he might instruct thee: and upon earth he shewed thee his great fire; and thou heardest his words out of the midst of the fire. 37 And, because he loved thy fathers, therefore he chose their seed after them, and brought thee out in his sight with his mighty power out of Egypt; .. To drive out nátions from before thee, greater and mighter than thou art, to bring thee in, to give thee their land for an inheritance
as it is this day.
The covenant in Horeb.
39 Know therefore this day, and gonsider it in thy heart, that the LoRD he is God in heaven above, and upon the earth beneath: there is none else. 40 Thou shalt keep therefore his statutes and his commandments which I command thee this day that it may go well with thee, an with thy children after thee, and that thou mayest prolong thy days upon the earth, which the Lord thy God#;" thee, for ever. .41 TThen Moses severed three cities on this side Jordan, toward the sun-rising; 4? That the slayer might flee thither, which should kill his neighur unawares, and, hated him not in times past; and that fleeing ho one of these cities he might lve : 43 yamely, Bezer in the wilder
ness; in the plain country, of the II Reubenites thin Gilead, God
; and Ramo of the Gadites; and Golan in Bashan, of the Manassites. 44 T And this is the law, which Moses set before the children of Israel: - 45 These are the testimonies, and the statutes, and the judgments,..., which Moses, spake unto the children of Israel, after they came forth out of Egypt, . 45 On this side Jordán, in the valley over against Beth-peqr, in the land of Sihon king of the Amorites, who dwelt at Heshbon, whom Moses and the chilion of Israel smote, after they were come so §. his land n ey is land, and the land of Ogking of Bashan, two kings, of the Amorites, which were on this side Jordan, toward the sun-rising; - - 48 From Aroer, which is by the bank of the river Arnon, eyen unto mount Sion, which is Her
49. And all the plain on this side Jordan eastward, even unto the sea of the plain, under the springs of Pisgah.
The Covenant in Horeb. ND, Moses called all Israel and said unto them, Hea. G Israel, the statutes and judgments which I speak in your ears this day, that ye may learn them, and keep, and do them. §§h. LoRD our God, made a covenant with us in Horeb., . 3 The Lond made not this covenant with our fathers, but with us, even us, who are all of us here | alive this day.
n 7. Thou shalt have none other gods before me. 8 Thou shalt not make thee any graven, image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the waters beneath the
earth: 9 Thou shalt not bow down thyself unto them, nor serve them; for the LoRD thy God am, a jealous , visiting the , iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the d and fourth generation of them that hate me, 10 And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments. ll. Thou shalt not take the name of the LoRI, thy God, in vain; for the LoRD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain. ..12 Keep the sabbath-day to sanctify it, as the Lord thy God hath commanded thee. 13 Six days thou shalt labour. and do all thy work; 14 But the seventh day is the sabbath of the Lord thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, northy son, northy daughter, nor thy man-servant, nor thy maidservant, nor thine ox, nor thine ass, nor any of thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates;...that thy man-servant and thy maid-servant may rest as well as thou. 15. And remember that thou wast a servant in the land of Fo and to “the Lord thy "&d brought thee out thence #. a. mighty hand and by a stretchedout arm: therefore the LoRD thy God commanded thee to keep the sabbath-day. 16 TJ Honour Hoe and thy mother, as the RD thy God hath commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged, and that it may go well with thee, in the land $. the Lond thy God giveth thee. 17 Thou shalt not kill. 18 Neither shalt thou commit
19 Neither shalt thou steal. 20 Neither shalt thou bear false witness against thy neighbour. 21 N. shalt thou desire,th neighbour's wife, neither, shalt thou covet thy neighbour's house, his field, or his man-servant, or his maid-servant, his ox, or his ass, or any thing that is thy neighbour’s. 22 These words the LoRD spake unto all your, assembly, in the mount, out of the midst of the fire, of the cloud, and of the thick darkness, with a great voice; and he added no more; and he wrote them in two tables of stone, and delivered them unto me. 23 And it game to pass, when ye heard the voice out of the midst 9 the darkness,. sor the mountain id burn with fire,) that ye game near unto me, even all the heads of your tribes, and your elders; 24 And ye said, Behold, the LoRD our God hath shewed us his so and, his greatness, and we ave heard his voice out of the midst of the fire: we have seen this day that God doth talk with man, and he liveth. 25 Now therefore why should we die? for this great fire will consume us: if we hear the voice of the LoRI. our God any more, then we shall die. . 26 For who is there of all flesh that hath heard, the voice of the living God speaking out of the #of the fire, as we have, and lved of 27 TI Go thou near, and hear all that the LORD our God shall say: and speak thou unto us all that the LoRD our God shall, speak, unto thee; and we will hear it, and
do it. 28 And the Lostp heard the voice of your words, when ye spake unto me; and the LoRD said unto me, I have heard the voice of the words of this people, which they have spoken unto thee: they have well said all that they have
spoken. 29 O. that there were such a heart in them, that they would fear me, , and keep all my com: mandments, always, that it, might be well with them, and with their children for ever! 30 Go say to them, Get you into your tents again. 3T But as for theet, stand thou here by me, and I will speak unto thee all the commandments, and the statutes, and the judgments,
to receive the law.
they may do them in the land which I give them to possessit. 32 Yeshall observe to do therefore as the Lord your God hath commanded you; ye shall not turn o to the right hand or to the eft. 33 Ye shall walk in all the ways which the LoRD your God hath commanded you, that ye may live, and that it may be well with you, and that ye may prolong your days in the land which ye shall pos
Sess. CHAP. VI. The End of the Lazo is Obedience. OW these are the command1Y ments, the statutes, and the judgments which the Lord your commanded to teach you that ye might do them in the i. whither ye go to possess it: That thou, mightest fear the LoRD thy God, to keep all his statutes and his, commandments which I command thee, thou, and thy son, and thy son's son, all the days of thy life; and that thy days may be prolonged. 3 is Hear therefore, O Israel, and observe to do it; that it may be well with thee, and that ye may increase mightily, as , the Lori, God of thy fathers hath promised thge, in the land that floweth with milk and honey. Hear, O Israel: The LoRD our God is one LoRD : 5 And thqu shalt love the LoRD | God with all thy heart, and with all hy soul, and with all thy Inlont. . # And these words which I com#. thee this day, shall be in thy eart : 7 And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy, children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thy house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up. 8 And thou shalt bind them for al #. upon . hand, and they shall be äs frontlets between thine
eyes. 9 And thou shalt write them upon the posts of thy house, and on thy gates. 10 And it shall be, when the Lord thy God shall have, brought thee into the land which he sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to isaac, and to jacob, to give the great and goodly citics, which thou buildedst not, 11 And, houses full of all good things, which thou filledst not, and
which thou shalt teach them, that
wells digged, which thou diggedit
Exhortation to obedience.
not, , vineyards and olive-trees, which thou plantedst not; when thou shalt have eaten and be full; beyware lest thou forget the LoRD, which brought thee forth 9ut of the land of Egypt, from the ouse o § 13 Thou shalt fear the LoRD,th , and . serve him, and shalt swear by his name. Ye shall not go after other gods, of the gods of the people which are round about you; . 15 (For the LoRD thy God is, a jealous God among you;) lest the anger of the LoRD thy, God be kindled against thee, and destroy thee from off the facé of the earth. 16 Ye shall not tempt the LoRD our God, as ye tem him in Massah. --17 Ye shall of...; the commandments of the LoRD your God, and his testimonies, and his
:#; which he hath command- Idenl
ce. 18 And thou shalt do that which is #. and good in the sight of the, LoRD : that, it may be well with thee; and that thou mayest go in and possess the good and which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, - 19 To cast out all thine enemies from before thee, as the LoRD hath spoken, . 20...And when thyson asketh thee in time to come, saying, ...What mean the testimonies, and the statutes, and the judgments, whic the Lord our God hath command
mighty hand: § X. the LORD shewed signs and wonders, #. and sore, upon # upon Pharaoh, and upon his household, before our eyes: 23 And he brought us out from thence, that he might bring us in, to give us the land which he sware unto our fathers. 24 And the LoRD commanded us to do all these statutes, to fear the LoRD our God, for our good always, that, he might preserve us alive, as it is, at this day.. 25 And it shall be our righteousness, if we observe to do all these commandments before the Lord our God, as he hath commanded
land whither thou goest to possess it, and hath cast out many nations before thee, the Hittites, and the Girgashites, and, the Amorites, and the Canaanites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivites, and the Jebusites, seven nations greater and o, than thou; 2.And when the Lord thy God shall deliver them before thee, thou shaft mite them off utterly jet stroy them; thou shalt make no covenant with them, nor shew mercy unto them: .3 Neither shalt thou make marriages, with them ; thy daughter thou, shalt not give unto his son, nor his daughter shalt thou také
un § son. . 4 || For they will turn away thy son from following me, that they may serve other gods: , so will the anger of the Lord be ... kindled against you, and destroy thee sud
enly. 5 But thus shall ye deal with them; ye shall destroy their altars and break down their images, an cut down their groves, and burn their graven images with fire. 6 T For thou art a holy*}. unto the Lord thy Gods: the LoRD thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth. 7. The LORD did not set his love upon you, nor choose you, because ye were more in number than any people; for ye were the fewest of
people: 8 But because the LoRD loved you, and because he would keep the oath which he had sworn unto our fathers, hath ... the LoRD rought you out with a mighty hand, and redeemed you out of the house of bond-men, from the handoharaoh king of £gypt. 9 is Know therefore, that the LQRD thy God, he is God, the faith ful, God, which keepeth covenant and mercy with them thatlove him and keep his commandments to a thousand fo ; 10, And repayeth them that hate him to their face,, to, destroy them: he will not be slack to him that hateth him, he will repay him to his face. 11 Thou shalt thereforekeep the commandments, and the statutes, and the judgménts, which, I command thee this day, to do them.