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Israelites threatened, DEUTERONOMY, in case of disobedience,

with a consumption, and with a
fever, and with an inflammation,
and with an extreme burning,
and with the sword,..., and with
blasting, and with mildew; and
they shall pursue thee until thou
perish. -
23 And thy heaven that is over
thy head shall be brass, and the
earth that is under thee shall be


24. The Lord shall make the rain of thy land powder and dust : from heaven shall it come down upon thee, until thou be de

§The Lord shall cause thee
to be smitten before thine ene-
mies: thou shalt go out one way
against them, and flee, seven ways
before ...i **. be re-
c o

moved into the
26 And thy carcass shall be

meat unto all fowls of the air,
and unto the beasts of the earth,
and no man shall fray them
away. - - -
27 The Lord, will smite thee
with the botch of Egypt, and with
the emerods, and with the scab,
and with the itch, whereof thou
canst not be healed. -
The Lord shall, smite thee
with madness, and blindness, and
astonishmcnt of heart:
29 And thou shalt grope, at
noon-day, as the blind gropeth in
darkness, and thou shalt not pros-
per in thy ways: and thou shalt be
only oppressed and spoiled ever-
more, and no man shall save

thee. 30 Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another, man, shall lie with her: thou shalt build a house, and thou shalt not dwell therein; thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not gather the grapes thereof. 31 Thine ox shall be slain before thine eyes, and thou shalt not eat thereof; thine ass shall be violently taken away from before thy face, and shall not be restored to thee: thy sheep shall be given unto thine enemies, and thou shalt have none to rescue them. 32.Thy sons and thy, daughters shall be given unto another people; and thine eyes shall look, and fail with longing for them all the day long: an shall be no might in thy, hand. . 33. The fruit of thy land, and all thy labours, shall a nation which thou knowest not eat up ; and thou shalt be only oppressed and crush

the sight of thine eyes which thou
shalt see. -
35. The LoroD shall smite thee in
the knees, and in the *; with a
sore botch that cannot be healed,
from the sole of thy foot unto the
to: thy head. -
The LoRD shall bring thee,
and thy, king which thou shalt
set over thee, unto a nation which
neither thou nor thy fathers have
known; and there shalt thou serve
other gods, wood and stone.
37 Å. thou shalt become an as-
tonishment, a proverb, and a by-
word, among all nations whither
the Lord shall lead thee.
38. Thou shalt carry much seed
out into the field, and shalt gather
but little in: for the locust shall
Consume it. -
39 Thou shalt, plant yineyards
and dress, them, but shalt neither
drink of the wine, nor gather the
grapes: for the worms shall eat

40 Thou shalt have olive-trees
thoughout thy coasts, but
thou shalt not anoint thyself with
the oil: for thine olive shall cast
41 Thou shalt o; sons and
daughters, but thoushalt not enjoy
§: for they shall go into cap-
ivity. -
42 All thy trees and fruit of thy
land shall the locust consume..., .
43 The stranger that is within
thee shall get up above thee very
high; and thou shalt come down

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thou shalt not lend to him: he shall
be the head, and thou shalt be the
45. Moreover, all these curses
shall come upon thee, and shaji
pursue thee, and overtake thee,
till th9u be destroyed: because:
thou hearkenesist not unto the
voice, of the Loßd thy God, to
keep his commandments and his
statutes which he commanded

46 And they shall be upon thee
for a sign and for a wonder, and
upon thy seed for ever.
47 Because thou servedst not the
LoRD, thy, God with joyfulness
and with gladness of heart, for the
abundance of all things;
48 Therefore shalt thou serve
thine enemies which the Lord
shall send against thee, in hunger,
and in thirst, and in nakedness,



and in want of all things: and he
shall put a yoke of iron upon thy
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with divers calamities, CHAP.

49 The LORD shall, bring a nation against thee from far, from the end of the earth, swift as the eagle flieth, a nation whose tongue thou shalt not un: derstand; .. 50 A nation, of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old, nor shew favour to the young: 51 And he shall, eat the fruit of thy, cattle, and the fruit of thy ind, until thou be destroyed : which also shall not leave, thee either corn, wine, or oil, or the increase of thy kine, or flocks of thy sheep, until he have destroyed

thee. 52 And he shall besiege thee in all thy gates, until thy high and fenced walls come down, wherein thou trustedst, throughout, all thy land: and he shall besiege thee in all thy gates throughout all thy land which the LoRD thy God hath

given thee. 53 And thou shalt eat the fruit of thine own ; the flesh of thy sons and of thy daughters which the LoRD thy God hath given thee, in the siege and in the straitness wherewith thine enemies shall distress thee: 54 So that the man that is tender among you, and, very delicate, his eye shall be evil toward his prother, and toward the wife of his bosom, and, toward the , remnant of his children which he shall leave : 55. So that he will not give to any of them of the flesh of his children whom he shall, eat: because he hath nothing left him in the siege and in the straitness wherewith thine enemies shall distress thee in all hy gates. 56 The tender and delicate,woman among you, which would not adventure to set the sole of her foot upon the ground for delicateness and tenderness, her eye shall, be evil toward the husband of her bosom, and toward her son, and toward her daughter, nd toward her young one that cometh out from between her feet, , and toward her children which she shall bear: for she shall eat them for want of all things secretly in the siege and straitness wherewith thine enemy shall distress thee in thy gates. thou wilt not observe to do all the words of this law that are written in this book, that thou mayest fear this glorious and §§ name THE LORD Thy

xxix. and with captivity.

59 Then the LoRD will make thy plagues wonderful, and the plagues of thy, seed, even great plagues, and of long continuance, and sore sicknesses, and of long continuance. 60 Moreover, he will bring upon thee, all the diseases of Egypt; which thou wast afraid of; and they shall cleave unto thee. 61 Also, every sickness, and every o which is not written in the ook of this law, them will, the LORD bring upon thee, until thou be destroyed. And ye shall be left few in number, whereas ye were as the stars of heaven for multitude; because thou wouldest not obey the voice of the LQRI, thy God. 63 And it shall come to pass, that as the LoRD rejoiced over you to do you #;"| and to, multiply you; so the LoRD will rejoice over you to destroy you and to # you to nought; and ye shals be, plucked from off t; land, whither thou goest to posSess it. 64 And the LoRD shall scatter thee among all people from the one end of the earth even unto the other; and there thou shalt serve other gods, which neither thou nor thy fathers have known, even wood and stone. And among these nations shalt thou find no ease, neither shall the sole of thy foot have rest: , but the LoRD shall, give thee there, a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and sorrow of

mind. 66 And thy life shall hang in doubt before thee; and thou shalt fear day and night, and shalt have none assurance of thy life; 67 In the morning thou shalt say Would God it were even; and at even thou shalt say, Would God it were morning: for the fear of thy heart, wherewith, thou, shalt fear, and for the sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see. . 68 And the LoRD shall bring thee into *::::: again with ships, by th9way whereof I. spake unto thee, Thou shalt see it no more again : and o: shall be sold unto your enemies for bond-men and bondwomen, and no man shall buy

07., 1/ CHAP. xxix. .An Exhortation to Obedience. HESE are the words of the

covenant which the Loop commanded Moses to make with the children of Israel in the land of Moab, besides thovenant

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Wrath : 24 Even all nations shall say, Wherefore hath the LoRD doné thus unto this land? what mganeth the heat of this great anger ? 25. Then men shall say, Because they have forsaken, the covenant of the IORD God of their fathers, which he made with them when he brought them forth out of the land of Egypt: For they, went and served other gods, and worshipped them gods whom they knew not, and whom he had not given unto them : 27 And, the anger, of the LoRD was kindled against this land, to bring upon, it all, the curses that are written in this book: And the Lord rooted them

out of their land in anger and in wrath, and in great indignation, JMercy promised

and cast them into another land, as it is this day. ...

29. The secret things belong unto the LoRP our God:, but those things which are revealed belong unto and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law.

Mercies to the Penitent.

A* it shall come to pass, when all these

on thee, the blessing and the curse, whic ave set before thee; and thou, shalt call them to mind among all the nations, whither the Lord thy God hath driven thee, 2 And shalt.return unto the LoRD thy God, and shalt obey his voice according to all that I command thee this day, thou and thy children, *althy h

soul : # That then the Lond thy God will turn thy captivity, and have compassion upon thee, and will return and gather thee from, all the nations whither the Lord thy God hath scattered thee. If any of thine be driven out unto the utmost parts of heaven from thence will the LoRD thy God É'. thee, and from thence will e fetch thee: 5 And the LQRD, thy God, will bring thee into the land which thy fathers possessed, and thou shaft possess it: and he will to the #. and multiply thee above thy atners. 6 And the Lond thy God will circumcise thy heart, and the heart of thy seed, to, love the LoRD th God with all * heart, and wi all thy soul, that thou mayest

live. 7 And the Lord thy God will put all these curses upon thine onemies, and on them that hate thee, which persecuted thee. 8 And thou shalt return and o the voice of the Lord, and, do all his commoniments which I com: mand thee this day. 9. And the Loko thy God will make thee plenteous in every work of thy hand, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy land, for good: for the LQRD will again rejoice over thee for good, as he rejoiced over thy fathers: 10 If thou shalt hearken unto

the voice of the LQRD thy God, to

keep his commandments and his d

statutes which are written in this book of the law, and if thou, turn unto the Lord thy God with all

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80Ull, 11 T For this commandment which I command thee this day, it is not hidden from thee, neither is it far off. 12. It is not in heaven, that thou shouldest say, Who shall go up for us to heaven, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it? 13 Neither is it beyond the sea, that thou shouldest say, Whoshali go over the sea for us, and bring it # ps, that we may hear it, and o

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sess it. 17 But if thy heart turn away, so that shou witnot hear, but hit be drawn away, and worship other gods, and serve them; 18'I denounce unto you this day, that ye shall surely perish, and that ye shall not prolong your days upon the land, whither thou passest over Jordan to go to possess

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19 I call heaven and earth to record this day against, you; that I have set before you life and death, blessing...and, cursing; therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live: 20 That thou o: love the LoRI, thy God, and that thou mayest obey his voice, and that thou mayest cleave unto him.(for he is thy life, and the length of thy days that thou mayest dwell in the lan which the Lord sware unto thy so Also, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them: Chap. XXXI. JMoses encourageth the People. ND Moses went and spake these words unto all Israel. 2 And he said unto them, I am a hundred and twenty years old this day; I can no more #. out and come in: also...the Rd hath said unto me, Thou shalt not go over this Jor

an. 3. The Lorn thy God, he will go over before thee, and he will £2 stroy these nations fo fore

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said. 4 And the LQRD shall do unto them as he did to Sihon, and to Og, kings, of the Amorites, and d the land of them, whom h Cstroyed. . 5 And the LoRD shall give them up before i. face, that ye may do unto them according, unto all the commandments which I have commanded you. 6 Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LoRD }. God, he it is that doth, go with thee, h will not fail thee, nor forsake

thee. 7 's And Moses called unto Joshua, and said unto him in the sight ofall Israel, Bestrong and of a good courage: for thou must go with this people, unto the land which the Lord hath sworn unto their fathers to give them; and thou shalt, cause them to inherit it. And the doth go before thee; he will be with thee, he will not fail thee, neither forsake thee: fear not, neier De (11smayed. 9, "I, And Moses wrote this law, and delivered it unto the priests the sons of . Levi, the ark of the covenant of the LoRD, and unto all the elders of

Srael. 10 And Moses commanded them, saying, At the end of §§ Seven years, in the solemnity of the year of release, in the feast of tabernacles ii. When all Israel is come to appear before the Lorn o God in the place which he shall choose thou shaft read this law before aii rael in their hearing. 12 Gather the people together, men, and women, and children, and thy stranger that is within thy ates, that they may hear, and that ey may learn, and fear the Lorp your God, and observe to do all the "ß of this law; . 13 And that their children which have not known any thing, may hear, and learn to fear the LoRD our God, as long as ye live in the and whither ye go over Jordan to possess it. 14 || And the LoRD said unto Moses, Behold, thy days approach that thou must die; call Joshua, and present yourselves in the tarnacle of the congregation, that may give him a charge. ...And

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sented themselves in the tabernacle of the congregation. 15 And the Lord appeared, in the tabernacle in a pillar of a cloud: and | of the cloud stood over the door of the taber

nacle. e | 16 And the Lord said unto

Moses; Behold, thou shalt sleep with thy fathers, and this people will rise up, and go a whoring after the gods of the strangers of the land, whither they go to be amon them, and will forsake me,, an break my covenant which I have made with them.

17. Then o shall be kindled against them in that day; and I will forsake them, and I wilihide my face from them, an §. be devoured, and many evils and troubles shall, befall them, so that they will, say in that day, Are not these evils come upon us, because our God is not among us? .

18 And, I will surely hide m face in that day for all the e which they shall have 'oh;

d ey are turned unto other

gods. 19 Now therefore write ye this song for you, and teach, it the children of Israel: put it in their mouths,...that this song, may be a witness for me against the children

Israel. 20 For when I shallhayebrought them into the land which I sware unto their fathers, that floweth with milk and o ;...and, they shii have ten and filled tho. selves, and waxen fat; then will they turn unto other gods, and serve them, and provoke me, and break my covenant.

21 And it shall come to pass, when many evils and troubles are befolen them, that this song shall testify against them as a witness. for it shall, not be forgotten out of the mouths of their seed: for know their imagination which they go about, eyen now, before I have, brought them into the land which I sware.

22 |M. too*ś song the same day, and taught it the children of Israel. g

And he, gave Joshua the son

of Nun a charge, and said, Be strong and of a good courage: for thou shalt, bring, the children of Israel into the land which I sware unto them: and I w wn

ee. 24 T And it came o when Moses had made an end of writing

Moscs and Joshua went and pre200

the words of this law, in a book. until they were finished,

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