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of justice, and of charity.
CHAP. XXV, XXVI.

Of unjust weights 13 In any case thou shalt deliver him the pledge, 10 And his name shall be called in Israel, The again when the sun goeth down, that he may house of him that hath his shoe loosed. sleep in his own raiment, and bless thee, and it 11 9 When men strive together one with ano. shall be righteousness unto thee before the LORD ther, and the wife of the one draweth near for to thy God.

deliver her husband out of the hand of him that 14 1 Thou shalt not oppress a hired servant smileth him, and patteth forth her hand, and that is poor and needy, whether he be of thy bre- taketh him by the secrets: thren, or of thy strangers that are in thy land 12 Then thou shalt cut off her hand, thine eye within thy gates :

shall not pity her. 15 At his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither 134 Thou shalt not have in thy bag divers shall the sun go down upon it, for he is poor, weights, a great and a small : and setteth his heart uron it: lest he cry against 14 Thou shalt not have in thy house divers mca. thee unto the LORD, and it be sin unto thee. sures, a great and a small :

16 The fathers shall not be put to death for the 15 But thou shalt have a perfect and just weight, children, neither shall the children be put to a perfect and just measure shalt thou havc; that death for the fathers : every man shall be p it to thy days may be lengthened in the land which death for his own sin.

the LORD thy God giveth thee. 17 1 Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of 16 For all that do such things, and all that do the stranger, nor of the fatherless, nor take the unrighteously, are an abomination unto the LORD widow's raiment to pledge :

thy God. 18 But thou shalt remember that thou wast a 17 11 Remember what Amalek did unto thee by bond-man in Egypt, and the LORD thy God re- the way, when ye were come forth out of Egypt'; deemed thee thence: therefore I command thee 18 How he met thee by the way, and smote the to do this thing.

hindmost of thee, even all that were feeble behind 19 | When thou cuttest down thy harvest in thee, when thou wast faint and weary: and he thy field, and hast forgot a sheaf in the field, thou feared not God. shalt not go again to fetch it: it shall be for the 19 Therefore it shall be, when the LORD thy stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow: God hath given thee rest from all thine enemies that ihe LORD thy God may bless thee in all the round about, in the land which the LORD thy work of thy hands.

God giveth thee for an inheritance to possess it, 20 When thou beatest thine olive-tree, thou shalt that thou shalt blot out the remembrance of Amanot go over the boughs again: it shall be for the lek from under heaven ; thou shalt not forget it. stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow.

CHAP. XXVI. 21 When thou gatherest the grapes of thy vine

of offering the first-fruits. yard, thou shalt not glean it afterward : it

ND it shall bewhen thou art come in unto the widow.

thee for an inheritance, and possessest it, and 22 And thou shalt rei.ember that thou wast a dwellest therein; hond-man in the land of Egypt: therefore I com- 2 That thou shalt take of the first of all the fruit mand thee to do this thing.

of the earth, which thou shalt bring of thy land CHAP. XXV.

that the LORD thy God giveth thee, and shalt put it Sundry laws and ordinances. in a basket, and shaltgo unto the place which the I (F there be a controversy between men, and LORD thy God shall choose to place his name there.

they come unto judgment, that the judges may 3 And thou shalt go unto the priest that shall be judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, in those days, and say unto hini, I profess this day and condemn the wicked.

unto the LORD thy God, that I am come unto the 2 And it shall be, if the wicked man be worthy country which the LORD sware unto our fathers to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to for to give us. lie down, and to be beaten before his face, ac-.4 And the priest shall take the basket out of thy cording to his fault, by a certain number. hand, and set it down before the altar of the

3 Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed: LORD thy God. lest if he should exceed, and beat him above these 5 And thou shalt speak and say before the LORD with many stripes, then thy brother should seem thy God, A Syrian ready to perish was my father; vile unto thee.

and he weni down into Égypt, and sojourned 4 1 Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he there with a few, and became there a nation, treadeth out the corn.

great, mighty, and populous · 5 If brethren dwell together, and one of them die 6 And the Égyptians evil-entreated us, and af and have no child, the wife of the dead shall not Alicted us, and laid upon us hard bondage : marry without unto a stranger: her husband's 7 And when we cried unto the LORD God of our brother shall go in unto her, and take her to him to fathers, the LORD heard our voice, and looked on wife, and perform the duty of a husband's brother our affliction, and our labour, and our oppressivn: unto her.

8 And the LORD brought us forth out of Egypt 6 And it shall be, that the first-born which she with a mighty hand, and with an out-stretched beareth, shall succeed in the name of his brother arm, and with great terribleness, and with signs which is dead, that his name be not putoutof Israel. and with wonders; 7 And if the man like not to take his brother's 9 And he hath brought us into this place and wife, then let his brother's wife go up to the gate hath given us this land, even a land that flowith unto the elders, and say, My husband's brother with milk and honey. refuseth to raise up unto his brother a name in 10 And now, behold, I have brought the firstIsrael, he will not perform the duty of my hus- fruits of the land, which thou, O LORD, hast given band's brother.

me: and thou shalt set it before the LORD thy 8 Then the c.ders of his city shall call him, and God, and worship before the LORD thy God : speak unto him: and if he sland to it, and say, 11. And thou shalt rejoice in every good thing I like not to take her,

which the LORD thy God hath given unto thee, 9 Then shall his brother's wife come unto him and unto thy house, thou and the Levite, and the in the presence of the elders, and loose his shoe stranger that is among you. from off his foot, and spit in his face, and shall 12 1! When thou hast made an end of tithing all answer and say, So shall it be done unto that the tithes of thine increase the third year, which man that will not build up his brother's house. lis the year of tithing, and hast given it unto the

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The covenant with God.

DEUTERONOMY. The curs09 from mount Edal. Levite, the stranger, the fatherless,and the widow, cursc; Reuben, Gad, and Asher, and Zelruluis, that they may eat within thy gates, and be filled: Dan, and Naphtali.

13 Then thou shalt say before the LORD thy 14 | And the Levites shall speak, and say imto God, I have brought away the hallowed things all the men of Israel with a loud voice, out of my house, and also have given them unto 15 Cursed be the man that maketh any graven the Levite, and unto the stranger, to the father- or molien image, an abomination unto the LORD, less, and to the widow, according to all thy com- the work of the hands of the craftsman, ami mandments which thou hast commanded me: I putteth it in a secret place : and all the people have not transgressed thy commandments, nei- shall answer and say, Amen. ther have I forgotten them :

16 Cursed be he that setteth liglit by his father 14 I have not eaten thereof in my mourning, or his mother: and all the people shall say, Amen neither have I taken away aught thereof for any 17 Cursed be he that removeth his neighbour's tinclean use, nor given aught thereof for the land-mark, and all the people shall say, Amen. dead: but I have hearkened to the voice of the 18 Cursed be he that maketh the blind to wander LORD my God, and have done according to all out of the way: and all the people shall say, Amen. that thou hast commanded me.

19. Cursed be he that pervertcth the judgment 15 Look down from thy holy habitation, from of the stranger, fatherless, and evidow: and al} heaven, and bless thy people Ísrael, and the land the people shall say, Amen. which thou hast givenús, as thou swarest unto our 20 Cursed be he that lieth with his father's fathers, a land that floweth with milk and honey. wife; because he uncovereth his father's skirt:

16 11 This day the LORD thy God hath com- and all the people shall say, Amen. manded thee to do these statutes and judgments: 21 Cursed be be that lieth with any manner of thou shalt therefore keep and do them with all beast: and all the people shall say, Amen. thy heart, and with all thy soul.

22 Cursedibe he that lieth with his sister, the 17 Thou hast avouched the LORD this day to daughter of his father, or the daughter of his be thy God, and to walk in his ways, and to keep mother: and all the people shall say, Amen. his statutes, and his commandments, and his 23 Cursed be lie that lieth with his mother-injudgments, and to hearken unto his voice : law: and all the people shall say, Amen.

18 And the Lord hath avouched thee this day 24 Cursed be he that smiteth his neighbour seto be his peculiar people, as he hath promised cretly: and all the people shall say, Amen. thee, and that thou shouldest keep ak his com- 25 Cursed be he that taketh reward to slay an in mandments;

nocent person: and all the people shall say, Amen. 19 And to make thee high above all nations 26 Cursed be he that confirmneth not all the which he hath made, in praise, and in name, words of this law to do them: and all the poco and in honour; and that thou mayest be a holy ple shall say, Amen. people unto the LORD thy God, as he hath spoken.

CHAP. XXVIII.
CHAP. XXVII.

Blessings promised on obedience.
The law to be written on stones.

it , ; ND Moses with the elders of Israel command- ken diligently unto the voice of the LORD

ed the people, saying, Keep all the command-thy God, to observe and to do all his cominandments which I command you this day. ments which I command thee this day: that the

2 And it shall be on the day when ye shall pass LORD thy God will set thee on high above all over Jordan unto the land which the LORD thy nations of the earth : God giveth thee, that thou shalt set thee up 2 And all these blessings shall come on thee, great stones, and plaster them with plaster: and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto 3 And thou shalt write upon them all the words the voice of the LORD thy God. of this law, when thou art passed over, that 3 Blessed shalt thou be in the city, and blessed thou mayest go in unto the land which the shalt thou be in the field. LORD thy God giveth thee, a land that floweth 4 Blessed shall be the fruit of thy body, and the with milk and honey; as the LORD God of thy fruit of thy ground, and the fruit of thy cattle, the fathers hath promised thec.

increase of thy kine, and the flocks of thy sheep. 4 Therefore it shall be when ye be gone over 5 Blessed shall be thy basket and thy store. Jordan, that ye shall set up these stones, which 6 Blessed shalt thou be when thou comest in, I command you this day, in mount Ebal, and and blessed shalt thou be when thou goest out. thou shalt plaster them with plasier.

7 The Lord shall cause thine enemies that rise 5 And there shalt thou build an altar unto the up against thee to be smitten before thy face: LORD thy God, an altar of stones : thou shalt they shall come out against thee one way, and not lift up any iron tool upon them.

flee before thee seven ways. 6 Thou shalt build the altar of the LORD thy 8 The LORD shall command the blessing upon God of whole stones: and thou shalt offer burnt- thee in thy store-houses, and in all that thou offerings thereon unto the Lord thy God: settest thy hand unto: and he shall bless thee in

7 And thou shalt offer peace-offerings, and shalt the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee. eat there, and rejoice before the LORD thy God. 9 The LORD shall establish thee a holy people

8 And thou shalt write upon the stones all the unto himself, as he hath sworn unto thee, if thou words of this law, very plainly.

shalt keep the commandments of the LORD thy 9 T And Moses and the priests the Levites God, and walk in his ways. spake unto all Israel, saying, Take heed and 10 And all people of the earth shall see that hearken, O Israel, this day thou art become the thou art called by the name of the LORD; and people of the LORD thy God.

they shall be afraid of thee. 10 Thou shalt therefore obey the voice of the 11 And the LORD shall make thee plenteous in LORD thy God, and do his commandments and goods, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit his statutes which I command thee this day. of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy ground, in 11 11 And Moses charged the people the same the land which the LORD sware unto thy fathers day, saying,

to give thee. 12 These shall stand upon mount Gerizim to 12 The LORD shall open unto thee his good bless the people, when ye are come over Jordan; treasure, the heaven to give the rain unto thy Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, land in his season, and to bless all the work of and Joseph, and Benjamin:

thy hand : and thou shalt lend unto many na13 And there shall stand upon mount Ebal to'tions, and thou shalt not borrow.

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Curses threatened
CHAP. XXVIII.

for disabedience. 13 And the LORD shall make thee ilıc head, and 35 The LORD shall smite thec in the knees, and not the tail; and thou shalt be above only, and in the legs, with a sore botch that cannot be thou shalt not be beneath; if that thou hearken healed, from the sole ot' thy foot unto the top of unto the commandments of the LORD thy God, thy head. which I command thee this day, to observe and 36 The Lord shall bring thee, and thy king to do them:

svhich thou shalt set over thee, unto a nation 14 And thou shalt not go aside from any of the which neither thou nor thy fathers have kuown : words which I command thee this day, to the and there shalt thou serve other gods, wood and right hand or to the left, to go after other gods stone to serve them.

37 And thou shalt become an astonishment, 15 ! But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not a proverb, and a by-word, anong all natives hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to whither the LORD shall lead thee. observe to do all his commandments and his 38 Thou shalt carry much seed out into the statutes which I coinmand thee this day: that field, and shalt gather but little in: for the locust all these curses shall come upon thee, and over- shall consume it. take thee:

39 Thou shalt plant vineyards and dress thena, IG Cursed shalt thou be in the city, and cursed but shalt neither drink of the wine, nor gather shalt thou be in the field.

the grapes : for the worms shall eat them. 17 Cursed shall be thy basket and thy store. 40 Thou shalt lave olive-trees throughout all 18 Cursed shall be the fruit of thy body, and thy coasts, but thou shalt not anoint thyself withi the truit of thy land, the increase of thy kiae, the oil: for thine olive shall cast his fruit. and the fucks of thy sheep.

41 Thou shalt beget sons and daughters, but 19 Cursed shalt thou be when thou comest in, thou shalt not enjoy them : for they shall go into and cursed shalt thou be when tlou goest out. captivity:

20 The Lord shall send upon thee cursing, vexa- 42 All thy trees and fruit of thy land shall the tion, and rebuke, in all that thou settest thy hand locust consume. unto for to do, antil thou be destroyed, and until 43 The stranger that is within thee shall get thou perish quickly: because of the wickedness up above thee very high; and thou shalt come of thy doings whereby thou hast forsaken me. down very low.

21 The LORD shall make the pestilence cleave 14 He shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to anto thee, until he have consumed thee from off him: lie shall be the head, and thou shalt be the tail. the land, whither thou goest to possess it. 45 Moreover, all these curses shall come upon

22 The LORD shall smite thee with a consump-thee, and shall pursue thee, and overtake thee, tion, and with a fever, and with an inflanina- till thou be destroyed : because thou hearkenedst lion, and with an extreme burning, and with the not unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep sword, and with blasting, and with inildew: and his commandments and his statutes which be they shall pursue thee until thou perish.

commanded thee. 23 And thy heaven that is over thy head shall be 46 And they shall be upon thee for a sign and brass, and the earth that is under thee shall be iron. for a wonder, and upon iliy seed for ever.

24 The LORD shall make the rain of thy land 47 Because thou servedst 110t the Lord thy God powder and dust: from heaven shall it coine with joyfulness and with gladness of heart, for down upon thee, until thou be destroyed.

the abundance of all things; 25 The LORD shall cause thee to be smitten he- 48 Therefore shalt thou serve thine enemies fore thine enemies: thou shalt go out one way which the LORD shall send against thee, in hun. against them, and fiee seven ways before them; cer, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want and shalt be removed into all the kingdoms of of all things : and he shall put a yoke of iron the earth.

upon thy neck, until he have destroyed thee. 26 And thy carcass shall be ment unto all fowls 49 The Lord'ehall bring a nation against thee of the air, and unto the beasts of the earth, and from far, from the end of the earth, as swijt as no man shall fray them away.

the eagle Rieth, a nation wlose tongue thou shalt 27 The Lord will smite thee with the borch of not understand; Eyypt, and with the emerods, and with the scab, 50 A nation of fierce countenance, which shall and with the itch, whereof thou canst not be not regard the person of the old, nor slew favour healed.

to the young : 28 The LORD shall smite thee with madness, 51 Aud lie shall eat the fruit of thy cattle, and and blindness, and astonishinent of heart: the fruit of thy land, until thou be destroyed :

29 And thou shalt grope at noon-day, as the blind which also shall not leave thee either corn, wine, gropeth in darkness, and thou shalt not prosper in or oil, or the increase of thy kine, or flocks of thy thy ways: and thou shalt be only oppressed and sheep, until he have destroyed thee. spoiled evermore, and no nian shall save thee. 52 And he shall besiege thee in all thy gates, until

30 Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man thy high and fenced walls come down, wherein shall lie with her: thou shalt build a house, and thou trustedst, throughout all thy land: and he thou shall not dwell therein: thou shalt plant a shall besiege thee in all thy gates throughout all vineyard, and shalt not gather the grapes thereof. thy land which the LORD thy God hath given thee

31 Thine ox shall be slain before thine eyes, 53 And thou shalt eat the fruit of thine own and thou shalt not eat thereof: thine ass shall body, the flesh of thy sons and of thy daughters be violently taken away from before thy face, which the LORD thy God hath given thee, in aad shall not be restored to thee: thy sheep the siege and in the straitness wherewith thine shall be given unto thine enemics, and thou enemies shall distress thee: shalt have none to rescue them.

51 So that the man that is tender among you, 32 Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given and very delicate, liis eye shall be evil toward unto another people, and thine eyes shall look, his brother, and toward the wife of his bosom, and fail with longing for them all the day long and toward the remnant of his children which and there shall be no might in thy hand. he shall leave: 33 The fruit of thy land, and all thy labours, shall 55 so that he will not give to any of them of a nation which thou knowest noteat up: and thou the flesh of his children whom he shall eat: be shalt be only oppressed and crushed always: cause he hath nothing left him in the siege and 31 So that thou shalt be mad for the sight or in the straitness wherewith thinc enemies shall thinc eyes which thou shalt see.

distress thee in all thy gates.

Plagucs threatened.

DEUTERONOMY.

God's covenant with Israel. 56 The tender and delicate woman among you,.? And when ye came unto this place, Sihon the which would not adventure to set the sole of her king of Heshbon, and Og the king of Bashan, came foot upon the ground for delicateness and ten- out against us unto battle, and we smote them: derness, her eye shall be evil toward the husband. 8 And we took their land, and gave it for an of her bosom, and toward her son, and toward inheritance unto the Reubeniles, and to the Gad her daughter,

ites, and to the half-tribe of Manasseh. 57 And toward her young one that cometh out 9 Keep therefore the words of this covenant, from between her feet, and toward her children and do them, that ye may prosper in all that yedo. which she shall bear: for she shall eat them for 10 1 Ye stand this day all of you before the LORD want of all things secretly in the siege and strait- your God; your captains of your tribes, your el. ness wherewith thine enemy shall distress thee ders, and your officers, with all the men of Israel, in thy gates.

11 Your little ones, your wives, and thy stranger 58 if thou wilt not observe to do all the words that is in thy camp, from the hewer of thy woud of this law that are written in this book, that unto the drawer of thy water: thou mayest fear this glorious and fearful name 12 That thou shouldest enter into covenant THE LORD THY GOD;

with the LORD thy God, and into his oath, which 59 Then the LORD will make thy plagues won the LORD thy God maketh with thee this day: derful, and the plagues of thy seed, even great 13 That he may establish thee to-day for a people plagues, and of long continuance, and sore sick-unte himself, and that he niay be unto thee a God, nesses, and of long continuance.

as he hath said unto thee, and as he hath sworn un. 60 Moreover, he will bring upon thee all the to thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob. diseases of Egypt, which thou wast afraid of; 14 Neither with you only do I make this coveand they shall cleave unto thee.

nant and this oath; 61 Also every sickness,and every plagne which is 13 But with him that standeth here with us this not written in the book of this law, them will the day before the LORD our God, and also with him LORD bring upon thee, until thou be destroyed. that is not here with us this day:

62 And ye shall be left few in number, whereas 16 (For ye know how we have dwelt in the land ye were as the stars of heaven for multitude; be- of Egypt; and how we came through the nations cause thou wouldest not obey the voice of the which ye passed by ;. LORD thy God.

17 And ye have seen their abominations, and 63 And it shall come to pass, that as the LORD their idols, wood and stone, silver and gold, rejoiced over you to do you good, and to multi- which were among them :) ply you; so the LORD will rejoice over you to 18 Lest there should be among you man, or wodestroy you and to bring you to nought; and ye man, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth shall be plucked from off the land whither thou away this day from the LORD our God, to go and goest to possess it.

serve the gods of these nations ; lest there should 64 And the LORD shall scatter thee among all be among you a root that beareth gall and wormpeople from the one end of the earth even unto wood ; the other; and there thou shalt serve other gods, 19 And it come to pass, when he heareth the which neither thou nor thy fathers have known, words of this curse, that he bless himself in his even wood and stone.

heart, saying, I shall have peace, though I walk 65 And anong these nations shalt thou find no in the imagination of my heart, to add drunken: ease, neither shall the sole of thy foot have rest: ness to thirst: but the LORD shall give thee there a trembling 20 The LORD will not spare him, but then the heart, and failing of eyes, and sorrow of mind. anger of the Lord and his jealousy shall smoke

66 And thy life shall hang in doubt before thee : against that man, and all the curses that are and thou shalt fear day and night, and shalt have written in this book shall lie upon him, and the none assurance of thy life:

LORD shall blot out his name froin under heaven. 67 In the morning thou shalt say, Would God 21 And the LORD shall separate him unto evil it were even ! and at even thou shalt say, Would out of all the tribes of Israel according to all the God it were morning! for the fear of thy heart curses of the covenant that are written in this wherewith thou shalt fear, and for the sight of book of the law : thine eyes which thou shalt see.

22 So that the generation to come of your chil 68 And the LORD shall bring thee into Egypt dren that shall rise up after you, and the stranger again with ships, by the way whereof ( spake that shall come from a far land, shall say, when unto thee, Thou shalt see it no more again: and they see the plagues of that land, and the sick there ye shall be sold unto your enemies for bond- nesses which the LORD hath laid upon it; men and bond-women, and no man shall buy you. 23 And that the whole land thereof is brimstone, CHAP. XXIX.

and salt, and burning, that it is not sown, nor An exhortation to obedience.

beareth, nor any grass groweth therein, like the of A : the LORD commanded Moses to make with and Zebeim, which the Lord overthrew in his the children of Israel in the land of Moab, besides anger and in his wrath : the covenant which he made with them in Horeb. 24 Even all nations shall say, Wherefore hatla

2 11 And Moses called unto all Israel, and said the Lord done thus unto this land ? what mean. unto them, Ye have seen all that the Lord did be- eth the heat of this great anger ? fore your eyes in the land of Egypt unto Pharaoh, 25 Then men shall say, Because they have for and unto all his servants, and unto all his land : saken the covenant of the LORD God of their

3 The great temptations which thine eyes have fathers, which be made with them when he seen, the signs, and those great miracles : brought them forth out of the land of Egypt:

4 Yet the Lord hath not given you a heart to 26 For they went and served other gods, and perceive, and eyes to see, and ears to hear, unto worshipped them, gods whom they knew not, this day.

and whom he had not given unto them: 5 And I have led you forty years in the wilder- 27 And the anger of the LORD was kindled ness: your clothes are not waxen old upon you, against this land, to bring upon it all the curses and thy shoe is not waxen old upon thy foot. that are written in this book : 6 Ye have not eaten bread, neither have ye 28 And the Lord rooted them out of their land drunk wine or strong drink: that ye might know in anger and in wrath, and in great indignation that I am the LORD your God.

land cast them into another land, as it is this dat.

Life and death set before them. CHAP. XXX, XXXI. Noses encourageti Joshua.

29 The secret things belong unto the LORD ours and that thou mayest obey his voice, and that God: but those things which are revealed belong thou mayest cleave unto him (for heisthy life,and unto us, and to our children for cver, that we the length of thy days) that thou mayest dwell in 102y do all the words of this law.

the land which the LORD sware unto thy fa:hers, CHAP. XXX.

to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them Mercies to the penitent.

CIAP. XXXI. Abtshall come topioss, when

all these Moses encourageth the people. things are come upon there, the blessing and AD Moses went and spake these words unto sbalt call them to mind among all the nations 2 And he said unto them, I am a hundred and whither the LORD thy God hath driven thee, twenty years old this day; I can no more go out

2 And shalt return unto the LORD thy God, and and come in: also the Lord hath said unto me, shalt obey his voice according to all that I com- Thou shalt not go over this Jordan. mand thee this day, thou and thy children, with 3 The LORD thy God, he will go over beforo all thy heart, and with all thy soul;

three, and he will destroy these nations from before 3 That then the LORD thy God will turn thy cap-thee, and thou shalt possess them: ana Joshua he: tivity, and have compassion upon thee, and will shall go over before thee, as the Lord hath said. return and gather thee from all the nations 4 And the LORD shall do into them as he did whither the LORD thy God hath scattered thee. to Sibon, and to Og, kings of the Amorites, and

4 If any of thine be driven out unto the utinost unto the land of them, whom he destroyed. parts of heaven, from thence will the Lord thy 5 And the Lord shall give them up before your God gather thee, and from thence will he fetch face, that ye may do unto them according unio all thee:

thecominândments which I havecommauded you. 5 And the LORD thy God will bring thee into o Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor the land which thy fathers possessed, and thou be afraid of them: for the Lord thy God, he it is shalt possess it: and he will do thee good, aud that doth go with thee, he will not fail thee, nor inultiply thee above thy fathers.

forsake thee. 6 And the LORD thy God will circumcise thy 7.1 And Moses called unto Joshua, and said heart, and the heart of thy sced, to love the LORD unto him in the sight of all Israel, Be strong and thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, of a good courage: for thou must go with this that thou mayest liv

people unto the land which the Lord hath sworn 7 And the LORD thy God will put all these curses into their fathers to give them; and thou shalt upon thine enemies, and on them that hate thee, cause them to inherit it. which persecuted thee.

8 And the Lord, heit is that doth go before thee; 8 And thou shalt return and obey the voice of he will be with thee, he will not fail thee, nei the LORD, and do all his commandments which ther forsake thee: fear not, neither be dismayed. I command thee this day.

911 And Nioses wrote this law, and delivered it 9 And the LORD thy God will make thee plen- unto the priests the sons of Levi, which bare the teous in every work of thy hand, in the fruit of ark of the covenant of the Lord, and unto all thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the the elders of Israel. fruit of thy land, for good: for the Lord will 10 And Moses commanded them, saying, At the again rejoice over thee for good, as he rejoiced end of evcry seven years, in the solemnity of the over thy fathers:

year of release, in the feast of tabernacles, 10 If thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the 11 When all Israel is come to appear before the LORD thy God, to keep his commandments and LORD thy God in the place which he shall choose, his statutes which are written in this book of the thou shalt read this law before all Israel in their law, and if thou turn unto the LORD thy God hearing. with all thy heart and with all thy soul.

12 Gather the people together, men, and wo. 11 | For this commandment which I command men, and children, and thy stranger that is with thee this day, it is not hidden from thee, neither in thy gates, that they may lear, and that they is it far off.

may learn, and fear the LORD your God, and ob12 It is not in heaven, that thou shouldest say, serve to do all the words of this law: Who shall go up for us to heaven, and bring it 13 And that their children which have not unto us, that we may hear it, and do it? known any thing, may hear, and learn to fear

13 Neither is it beyond the sea, that thou should- the Lord your God, as long as ye live in the est say, Who shall go over the sea for its, and land whither ye go over Jordan to possess it. bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it? 14 And the LORD said unto Moses, Behold,

14 But the word is very nigh unto thee, in thy thy days approach that thou must die: call mouth, and in thy heart, that thou mayest do it. Joshua, and present yourselves in the tabernacle

15 See, I have set before thee this day life of the congregation, that I may give himacharge. and good, and death and evil;

And Moses and Joshua went and presented 16 In that I command thee this day to Jove theinselves in the tabernacle of the congregation. the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, and to. 15 And the Lord appeared in the tabernacle keep his commandments, and his statutes, and in a pillar of a cloud: and the pillar of the cloud his judgments, that thou mayest live and multi-stood over the door of the tabernacle. ply: and the LORD thy God shall bless thee in 16 And the Lord said unto Ioses, Behold, thon ine land whither thou goest to possess it. shalt sleep with thy fathers, and this people will

17 But it thy heart turn away, so that thou rise up, and go a whoring after the gods of the wilt not bear, but shalt be drawn away, and strangers of the land, whither they go to bo worship other gods, and serve them;

among them, and will forsake me, and break 18 1 denounce unto you this day, that ye shall my covenant which I have made with them. surely perish, and that ye shall not prolong your 17 Then my anger shall be kindled against them days upon the land, whither thou passest over in that day, and I will forsake them, and I will Jordan to go to possess it.

hide my face from them, and they shall be de19 I call heaven and earth to record this day voured, and many evils and troubles shall befall against you, that I have set before you life and ther, so that they will say in that day, Are not death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose these evils come upon us, because our God is life, that both thou and thy seed may live: not among us? w 'That ihou mayesi love the LORD thy God, 18 And I will surely hide my face in that day

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