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vihen the Lord said anto me, Gather not go over Jordan: but ye fliall go o « me the people together, and I will make ver and posless that good land, ithem hear my words, that they may 25 Take heed unto yourselves, lest ye! learn to tear me all the days that they forget the covenant of the Lord youtj shall live upon the earth, and that they, God, which he made witli you, and] may teach their children. ;make you agraven image, er the likc-t

11 And ye came near and stood un-; ness of any thing which the Loud thy der the mountain, and the mountain 1 God hath forbidden thee, burnt with fire unto the midst of hea-! 24 For the Lord thy God is a con-ven, with datknesi, clouds and thick| fuming site, even a jealous God. darkness. ,5 ^ when thou (halt beget cWH

12 And the Lo»D spake unto you dren, and childrens children, and flialt? out of the midst of the fire : ye heard have remained lone in the land, and the yoieepf the words, but (awnofimi- (hall corrupt -jour fives, and make* lttude, only ye heard a voice. graven image ,«■ the likeness of anv

1? And he declared unto you his co- thing, and (hall do evil in the fighter" venant, which he commanded you to the Lord thy God, to provoke him to perform, even ten commandments, and anger:

he wrote them upon two tables of 26 I call heaven and earth ro witness stone- . , against you this day, that ye fliall foort

■ 14 1 And the Lord commanded! utterlypcrifhtromcffthelandwheretinme at that time, to teach you statutes to you go ovet Jordan to possess it: ye! and judgments, that ye mi^ht do them shall not prolong your days upon it, bue In the land whither ye go over to pof- (hall utters be destroyed, icssif. •, .j 2y And die Lord (hall scatter yorf

1J Take ye therefore good heed unto among the nations, and ye (hall be left; selves (for ye saw no manner of si- few In number among the heathen whl-ude on the day that the L o R D thcr the Lord fliall lead you. rr e unto you in Horeb, out of the 18 And there ye fliall serve gods, the midst of the fire ) work of mens hands, wood and stone*

if Lest ye corrupt your selves, and; which neidier fee, nor hear, not cat, make you a graven image, the smiili- not smell, de of any figure, die likeness of male ,9 But If from thence thou shalt seek female, . the Lord thy God, thou shalt find him,

on theearth, die likencr,-r...„,„lnccdi -A h s ,

fowl that fiiedi in the air, . 30 ,»-.J„ . .

. 18 The likeness of any tiling that. all these things are come upon thee, creepeth on the ground, the likeness of even in the latter days, ifthou turn to any fish that is in the waters beneath die the Lord thy God, and (halt be obedicarth: • ent unto his voice t

ij) And lest thou lift up thine eyes 51 (For the Lord thy God isx mernnto heaven, and when thou sceft the ciful God) he will not forsake thee, sun, and the moon, and the stats, even neither destroy thee, nor forget the i all the host of heaven, fliouldst be dri- covenant of thy fathers which he fware ven to woifliip them, and serve them,- unto them.

which the Lord thy God hath di- 33 For ask Now of the days that are Tided unto all nations under the whole past, which were before thee, since the heaven. day that God created man upon the

10 But the Lord hath taken you, earth, andui^sromtheonesidcofhea-' and brought you forth out of the iron Ten unto the other, whether there hath furnace, even out of Egypt, to be unto been any such thing as this great tbing is, him a people of inbetitance, as j« are or hath been heard like it 7 ihij day. 3 3 Did ever people hear the voice ot

at Furthermore, the Lord was an-; God speaking out of the midst of the gry with me for your fakes, and fware site, as thou hast heard, and live? that I should not go over Jordan, and: 34 Or hath God assayed to go and.. chat I should not go in unto that good take him a nation from the midst os <w land which the Lord thy God giveth ether nation, by temptations, by signs* thee for an inheritance. and by wonders, and by war, aiwfby *

11 But I must diein this land, I must rnishty band, and by a stretched out j £U a,<:

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48 From Aroer, which is by the bar? If the river Arnon, even unto mount"' hon, which it Hermon,

49 And all the plain on this sidejordan eastward, even unto the sea of the plain, under thesprings of Piseah. 1

CHAP. V. The covenant in Horeb. 6 The tele commandments, 13 At the peoples request Moses receiveth the law front; GU.

A Nd Moles called all Israel, and jJX said unto them, hear O Israel, the statutes and judgments which I speak in your ears this day, that ye may learn them, and keep and do them.

2 The Lord our God made t covenant with us in Horeb.

3 The Lo R D made not this covenant with our fathers, but with us, even us, who are all of us here alive this day.

4 The Lord talked with you face to face in the mount out of the midst of the fire,

5 C I stood between the Lord and you at that time, to (shew you the word of the Lord: for ye were afraid by reason of the fire, and went not up into the mount) saying,

6 1 I am the Lo » D thy God which brought thee out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage. r

7 Thou shalt have none other Gods before me. .

8 Thou thus make thee any gra -nar"

arm, and by great terrors, according to all that the Lord your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes f

35 Unto cheeir was shewed, thatthou Imightst know that the Lord he " God; there is none else besides him.

j4 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 ofthe midst of the fire.

37 And because he loved tny fathers, therefore he chose their seed after them, and brought thee out in his sight, with his mighty power out of Egypt:

38 To drive out nations from before thee, greaterand mightierthanthouart, to bring thee in to give thee their land \for an inheritance, as it is this day.

39 Know therefore this day, and consider it in thine 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, and with thy children after thee, and that thou mayst prolong thy days upon the earth, which the Lord thy God giveth thee, for ever.

41 q Then Moses severed three cities on this side Jordan, toward the sitntising:

42 That the shyer might flee thither,

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9 Thou shalt not bow down thy self unto them, nor serve them : for I the

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44 f And this is the law which MoI ses let 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;

46 On this side Jordan in the valley over against Beth-peor, in the land of Sihon kingof the Amorites, who dwelt at Hcfhbon, whom Moses and the children of Israel smote, after they were •come forth out of Egypt:

47 And they possessed his land, and the land of Og king of Balhan, two kings of the Amorites, which were on this side Jordan, toward toe fungifrogs

dren, unto rhe third and fourthgeneration of them that hate me,

10 And (shewing mercy unto thousands j of them that love me, and keep my commandments.

11 Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain; for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.

1 a 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 die sabbath of the Lord thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work,thou, nor thy son,nor thy Idaughtcr, nor shy man-servant, nor thy


maid-servant, tmr thine ox, nor thine its, nor any of thy cattle, nor thy stranger that it within thy gates ; that thy man-servant and thy maid-servant may rest as well as thou, s is And remember that thou wast a servant in the land of Egypt) and that the Lord thy God brought thee out thence, through a mighty hand, and by a stretched out arm: therefore the Lord thy God commanded thee to keep the sabbath-day.

j 16 ^ Honour thy father and thy mother, as the Lord thy God hath commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged, and that it may go well with thee, in the land which the LoRD thy God givetb thee.

17 Thou (shalt not kill.

18 Neither (shalt thou commit adultery.

lo Neither shalt thou steal.

10 Neither (shalt thou bear false witness against thy neighbour.

21 Neicherfhalccboudesirechyneighbours wife, neither (halt thou covet thy neighbours house, his field, or his manservant, or his maid-servant, his ox, or his als, or any filing that is thy neighbours.

21 ^" 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 cables ei stone, and delivered them unto me.

23 And it came to pass when ye heard the voice out of the midst of the darkness (for the mountain did burn with fire) that yecame near unto me, even all the heads of your tribes,and your elders.

14 And ye said, Behold, the Lo R D our God hath shewed us his glory, and his greatness, and we have heard his voice out . of the midst of the fire : we have seen this day that God doth talk with 'man, and he liveth. i 25 Now therefore why should we die? for this great site will consume us. If we hear the voice of che Lord our God any more, then we {hall die.

16 For who is there of all flesh that hath heard the voice of the living God, speaking out of che midst of the fire (aswemw) and lived?

17 Go thou near, and hear all that the Lord our God shall lay j and speak thou unto us all that the Lord our God (hail speak unto Ace, and we will beat it, we do »,

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28 And the Lord heard the voice of your words, when ye spake unto me j 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 an heart in them, that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and wich these children for ever 1

jo. Go fay to them, Get you into your tents again.

31 But as for thee, stand thou here by me, and I will speak unto thee all the commandments, and the statutes,and the judgments which chou (halt teach them, that they may do them in the land which I give them to possess it:

3 a Ye (hall observe to do therefore as the Lord your God hath commanded \ you j you (hall not turn aside to the right hand, or to die left;

53 -You (ball 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 prolongyoar days in the land which ye (hall possess.

CHAP. VI. . I The end of the law it obedience. 3 /hi exhortation thereto.

Now these art the commandments,the statutes, and the judgments which the L o R D your God commanded to teach you, that ye might do them in the land whither ye go to possess ic:

2 That choa mightst fear the Lord thy God, to keep allhisnatute*, 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. t

3 ^ Hear therefore, Olsrael^andobserve to do it, that it maybe well with thee, and chat ye may increase mightily,, as the Lord God of dry fathers hath« promised chee, in the land that flowetli.with milk and honey;

4.Hear,- o Israel, cheloRDOur Gildnone Lord.

5 And thou (shalt love the Lord- thy God with all thine heart, and wich alt thy foul, and wish all thy might. .

6 And these words which I Command chee this day, {hall be in Jltine heart.

7 And chou (halt teach chem diligently unto thy children, and (halt talk of

them wbjn chou fittest in duneiouse.* H J aad An exhortation

and when diou walked by the way, and when thou liest down, and when ihou

risest up.

S And thou (halt bind them for a sign upon thine hand, and they shall be M frontiers between dime eyes.

9 A"d thou shalt write them upon'die 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 thee, great and goodly cities which thou buildsdst not,

11 And houses full of all good things which thou filledst not, and wells digged which thou diggedft not, vineyards and olive-trees which thou plantedst not, when thou shalt have eaten and be fulh

i i Then beware lest thou forget the Lord which brought thee forth out of] the land of Egypt, from the house of | bondage. .

i j Thou shalt sear the LoRD thy [Cod, and serve hjm, and shalt swear by his name.

14 Ye (hall not go after other gods, of the gods of the people which are round about you: j 15 ( For the Lord thy God u a j'ea; lous God among yon ) left the anger of] .tie Lord thy God be kindled against 'thee, and destroy thee from off the face of the «rth. 16'% Ye shall nottempt theLoRD

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upon Pharaoh, and upon all his house* hold, before our eyes:

2; And he brought usoutfrom thence*, that he mightbring 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 ac this day.

25 And it shall be our righteousness, if we observe to do all these commandments before the Lord oar God, as be hath commanded us.

CHAP. vir.

1 AU ammmion with the nations forbid

don^Afor fear of idolatry. \ A /Hen the Lord thy God shalt V V bring thee into die land whither thou goest to possess it, and hath cast out many nations before thee, the Hittites, and the Glrgashttes, and the Amorites, and theCanaanites, and the Perizzites, and the Hivitcs, and the ]ebusites, seven nations greater and mightier than thou;

2 And when the Lord thy God shall deliver them before thee : thou (halt smite them, and utterly destroy them, thou shalt make no covenant with them, norshew mercy unto them:

i" Neither shalt thou make marriages with them ;thy daughterthou shalt not give unto his son, nor his daughter shale thou take unto thy son. 4 For they will tum away thy son

your God, as ye tempted him in Massah.j from following me, that they may serve 17 You shall diligently keepthe com-| other gods : so will the anger of the rrumlmentsof the Lord yout God, and] Lord be kindled against you, and de

his testimonies, and his statutes, which he hath commanded thee.

S And thou (halt do that vhich is

sttoy thee suddenly.

J But thus (hail ye deal with them , ye (hall destroy their altars, and break

right and good in the sight of the Lord : [ down their images, and cut down thei r

that it may be well with thee, and that thou mayn go in and possess the good land which the Lord sware unto thy fathers;

1 j To cast out all thine enemies from before thee, as the Lord hath spoken.

ao And when thy son asketh thee in time to come, faying, What mean the testimonies, and the statutes, and the judgments which the Lord our God |harh commanded you?

n Then thou (halt (ay unto thy son, We were Pharaohs bond-men in Egypt, and the Lord btought us out of Egypt with a mighty hand.

iz Ants the Lord (hewed signs, and wonders, great ani sore, upon Egypt,

groves, and bum their graven images with fire.

6 For thou art a holy people unto the Lord thy God: 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 Lo R D did not set his love ugoa you, nor choose you, because ye were mo in number than any pei Here the fewest of all j 8 But because the and because he would keep the oath which he had sworn unto your fathers, hath the Lord brought you out with a mighty hand, and redeemed you out of the house of bond-men, from the baud of Pharaoh king of Egypt.

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Messing!promised far eheTienet. Cbapivff> Viii. An exhortuienihertt:

9 Know therefore that the Lord thy moitg you, a mighty God and terrible. God, he « God, the faithful God, which n And the Lord thy God will put teepees, covenant and mercy with them out those nations before thee, by little hat love him, and keep his command- and little : thou mayst not consume news, to a thousand generations; them at once, lest the beasts osthe field

10 And repayeeb them that hate him, increase upon thee.

:o their face, to destroy them: he will »5 But the Lord thy God full deiot be slack to him that ha tech him, he liver them unto thee, and frail destroy

them with a mighty destruction, until keep the they be destroyed.

. . utes and 14 And he shall deliver their kings

he judgments, which I command thee into thine hand, and thou flialt destroy Iii day, to do them. their name from under heaven: there

1: % Wherefore it (shall come to pass, (shall no man be able to stand before if ye hearken to these judgments, and thee, until thou have destroyed them

.vill repay him to his face,

11 Thou (halt therefore _ . commandments, and the statutes, and

keep and do them ; that the Lord thy God (shall keep unto thee the covenant and the mercy which he sware unto thy lathers.

ij And he will love thee, and bless slice, aad multiply thee: he will also bless the fruitof thy womb, and the fruit

5 The graven images of their gods shall ye burn with fire : thou shalt not desire the silver or gold that is on them, nor take it unto thee, lest thou be (ha» red therein: for it 11 an abomination to the Lord thy God. 26 Neither shalt thou bring an abomi

of thy land, thy corn, and thy wine, and I nation into thy house, lest thou be a thine or), the increase of thyJtine, and cursed thing like it : but thou (halt utthe flocks of thy sheep, in the land which j terljr detest it, and thou (halt utterly ate he sware unto thy fathers to give thee.

14 Thou shalt be blessed above all people : there shall not be male or female barren among you, or among your cattle.

• 15 And the Lord will take away from thee all sickness, and will put none

j hor it, for it is a cursed thing.

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of the evil diseases of Egypt (which thou : multiply, and go in and possess the land

knowest) upon dice j but will lay them upon all them that hate thee.

16 And thou (halt consume all the people which the Lord thy God (hall deliver thee, thine eye (hall have no pity upon them -, neither (halt thou serve their g0ds, for that will be a (bare unto thee.

17 If thou (halt fay in thine heart, These nations are mo than I, how can I dispossess them?

»8 Thou (shalt not be afraid ofthem: bia (halt well remember what the Lor D thy God did unto Pharaoh, and unto all Egypt;

19 The great temptations which thine eyes saw, and the signs, and the won• ders, and the mighty hand, and the "retched out arm, whereby the Lord thy God brought thee out;, so (hall the Lord thy God do unto all the people of whom thou art afraid. To Moreover, the LORD thy God will

which the Lord sware unto your fathers z And thou (shalt remember all the way which the Lord thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove thee, t» know what war in thine heart, whether thou wouldst keep his commandments, or no.

3 And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna ( which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know ) that he might make thee know chat man doth not live bybread only, but by every ward that proceedetb out of the mouth of the Lord doth man live.

4 Thy raiment waxed not old upon thee, neither did thy foot swell these forty years.

5 Thou shalt also consider in thine heart, that as a man chastneth his son* so the Lord thy God chastneth thee.

6 Therefore thou (halt keep rhecom

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that are left and hide themselves from thee, bedeftroyed.

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