God's First Truth: Tyndale/Rogers
The 1st Chapter
These be the words which Moses spake unto all Israel on side Jordan in the wilderness in the in the fortieth year, that Moses spake unto the children of Israel according unto all that the had given him in commandment unto themfter he had Shon the king of the Amorites which dwelt in Hesbon, and Og king of which dwelt at Astaroth in Edrei
On side Jordan in the land of Moab, began to declare this law sayinghe our God spake unto us in Horeb saying Ye have dwelt long enough in this mount: and take your journey and go the of the Amorites and unto all places nigh unto the great river Euphrates. Behold, I have set the land before you: go in and possess the land which the sware unto your fathers Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, to give unto them and their seed after them.
And I unto you I am not able to bear you myself alonehe your God hath multiplied you ye are this day as the stars of heaven God of your fathers make you a thousand times so many more as ye are, and bless you as he hath promised you) ow can I myself alone bear cumbrance, known among your tribes, I make them rulers over you. And ye answered me and said which thou hast spoken is good to do. I took the of your tribes, wism and , and made them over you captains over thousands and over hundreds, over and over ten, and officers among your tribes.
And I charged your udges time sayingear your brethren and judge righteously between every man and his brother and the stranger that is with him. no in but hear the small as well as the great be afraid of man for the is nd the cause that is too hard for you, bring unto me and I will hear it. And I commanded you all the things which ye should do. And we departed from Horeb through all that great and terrible wilderness ye by the way the of the Amorites, as the our God commanded us and came to . And I said unto you Ye are come unto the of the Amorites, which the our God doth give unto us. Behold the thy God hath set the land before thee go up and it, as the God of thy fathers sai unto thee fear not, neither be discouraged. And ye came unto me every one and said send men before us, search us out the land and bring us word again what way we go up, and what cities we shall come. And the saying pleased me well and I took twelve men of you, of tribe And they and went up into the and came unto the Escol, and searched it outnd took of the fruit of the land in their hands and brought it down unto us and brought us word again and saidt is a good land which the our God doth give us.
Notwithstanding ye would not go up, but the of the your Godnd murmured in your tents and saidecause the hate us, he hath brought us out of the land of Egypt, to deliver us into the hand of the Amorites to destroy us. shall we go up? ur brethren have discouraged our heart sayinghe people is greater and taller than we the cities are great and walled up to heaven and moreover we have seen the sons of the there.
I said unto youread not be afraid of them The your God which goeth before you, he shall fight for you, according to all that he did you in Egypt before your eyesnd in the wilderness thou hast seen how that the thy God bare thee as a man bear his son, all the way ye , until ye came this place. et this ye did not believe the your God the way before you, to search you out a place to pitch your tents in, in fire by night, what way go and in a cloud by day.
And the heard the voice of your words and was wroth and saying, there shall not one of these men of this generation see that good land which I sware to give unto your fathers, ave Caleb the son of he shall see it, and to him will give the land he hath and to his children, because he hath followed the . the was angry with me for your sakes sayinghou also shalt not go in thither. But Josua the son of Nun which standeth before thee, he shall go in thither which ye said should be a prey, and your which good , they shall go in thither and unto them will give it, and they shall it. But as for you, turn and take your journey into the wilderness the way the sea. Then ye answered and said unto me We have sinned against the we will go up and fight, according to all that the our God commanded us. And when ye had girded on every man his weapons of war were ready to go up into the the said unto meay unto them, o not up fight for I am not among you lest ye be before your enemies. I you ye would not hear but the of the , and went presumptuously up into the hill.
the Amorites which dwelt in , came out against you and chased you as bees do, and you in Seir, even unto Horma. And ye and wept before the but the would not your voice nor give
The 2nd Chapter
Then we turned and took our journey into the wilderness the way the sea as the mend we compassed Seir . the spake unto me saying Ye have compassed mountain long enough turn you northward. And the people saying Ye through the coast of your brethren the children of Esau which dwell in Seir and they shall be afraid of you: take good heed unto yourselves them for I will not give you of their land, no not so much as a foot breadth because I have given mount Seir unto Esau . Ye shall buy meat of them for money eat and ye shall buy water of them for money drink. For the thy God hath blessed thee in all the works of hand through this great wilderness forty years thou hast lacked nothing.
And when we from our brethren the children of Esau which dwelt in Seir the way from Elath and, we turned and the way the wilderness of Moab. the said unto me not the Moabites, neither them battle for I will not give thee of their land because I have given Ar unto the children of ot. The Emims dwelt there in times past, a people great, many and tall, as the hich also were giants as the the Moabites call them Emims. he Horims dwelt in Seir the children of Esau , destroyed them before them and dwelt in their stead as Israel did the land of his possession which the gave them. Now rise upsaid I and get you over the nd we went over the Zred. he space in which we came from until we were come over the was thirty eight years until all the generation of the men of war were wasted out the host as the sware unto them. For indeed the hand of the was against them, to destroy them the host, they were consumed.
all the men of war were consumed and dead from among the people, the spake unto me saying Thou through Ar the coast of Moab this daynd come nigh the children of Ammon them not, nor themor I will not give thee of the land of the children of Ammon because I have given it unto the children of Lot. That also was a land of giants giants dwelt therein in old time and the Ammonites call them A people great, many and tall, as the ut the destroyed them before and they dwelt in their stead: s he did the children of Esau which dwel in Seir he destroyed the Horims before them and they them and dwel in their stead unto this day And the Avims which dwelt in even unto , the which came out of destroyed them and dwelt in their .
Rise up, take your journey and over the river Arnonehold, I have given into hand Shon the Amorite king of Hesbon, and his land
I sent messengers out of the wilderness of Kedemoth unto Sihon king of with words of peace saying Let me through thy land I will go along by the high way will neither turn unto the right hand nor to the left. ell me meat for money the children of Esau which dwell in Seir and the Moabites which dwell in Ar) until I over Jordan into the land which the our God giveth us.
But Sihon king of Hesbon would not let us pass by him for the thy God hardened his spirit and made his heart he deliver him into thy hand as this day.
And the said unto meehold, I have begun to Sihon and his land before thee: to came out against us and we smote him and his sons and all his people.
And we took all his cities , and destroyed the men, women, and and the spoil of the cities which we tookrom Aroer the brink of the river of Arnon, and the city the river, unto there was not one city too strong for ushe our God delivered all unto us: nly unto the land of the children of Ammon came not, nor unto a of the river nor unto the cities in the mountains, nor unto whatsoever the our God forbad us.
The 3rd Chapter
Then we turned and went up the way to nd Og the king of Basan came out against us he and all his people to battle at Edrei. And the said unto meear him not for I deliver him and all his people and his land into thy hand and thou shalt him as thou Sihon king of the Amorites which dwelt at Hesbon. o the our God delivered into our hands Og also the king of and all his nd we smote him until was left him.
And we took all his cities there was not a city which we took not from them cities, all the region of Argob, the kingdom of Og in Basan. All these cities were with high walls, gates and bars beside unwalled towns a great many. And we utterly destroyed them, as we Sihon king of the men, women and children. But all the cattle and the spoil of the cities, we for ourselves.
And we took out of the hand of two kings of the Amorites on side Jordan, from the river of Arnon unto mount Hermon (hich Hermon the call Sirion the Amorites call it ) ll the cities the plain and all and all unto Salcha and Edrei, cities of the kingdom of Og in Basan. For only Og king of Basan remained of the remnant of giants behold, his is Rabath the children of Ammon nine cubits Arnon, and half mount and the cities thereof unto the and Gadites. And the rest of and all the kingdom of Og, gave unto the half tribe of Manasse all the region of Argob with all was called the land of giants. Jair the son of Manasse took all the of Argob unto the coasts of Gesuri and and called them after his own name unto this day. And I gave unto Machir. And unto and I gave from unto the river Arnon half the valley and the even unto the river which is the border of the children of Ammonhe and Jordan the coast, from even unto the sea the the salt sea under eastward.
And I commanded you time sayinghe your God hath given you this land to it: ye before your brethren the children of Israel, all that are me war. our wives, your and your cattle (for I know that ye have much cattle) shall abide in your cities which I have given yountil the have given rest unto your brethren as well as unto you, and until they also the land which the your God hath given them beyond Jordan: and then return every man unto his possession which I have given you.
And I Josua time sayinghine eyes have seen all that the your God hath done unto these two kings so the do unto all kingdoms whither thou . ear them for the your God he for you.
And I besought the time saying O Lord G, thou hast begun to shw thy servant thy greatness and thy mighty hand for there in heaven in earth that can do thy works and thy let me go over and see the good land that is beyond Jordan, that goodly and Lbanon. But the was with me for your sakes and would not hear me said unto me, speak no more unto me of this matter Get thee up into the top of and lift up thine eyes ,, and , and behold it with thine eyes for thou shalt not go over this Jordan. charge and him and himor he shall go over before people, and he shall the land which thou shalt see. o we abode in the valley Bethpeor.
The 4th Chapter
ow hearken Israel unto the and which I teach you, for to do them, that ye may live and go and the land which the God of your fathers giveth you. Ye shall unto the word which I command you neither ought , that ye may keep the commandments of the your God which I command you. Your eyes have seen what the did : for all the men that followed , the God hath destroyed from among you. But ye that cleave unto the your Godare alive every one of you this day. Behold, I have taught you and , as the my God commanded me, that ye should do so in the land whither ye go to possess it.
Keep therefore and do them for your wisdom and understanding in the sight of the nations which hear all these , saya wise and understanding people. For what nation is so great as all this law which I set before you this day
heed to thyself and keep thy soul diligently, thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and they depart heart all the days of thy life: but teach them thy sons, and thy sons sonshe day that before the God in Horeb, when said unto me, ather me the people together, I make them hear my words that they may learn to fear me they live upon the earth and that they may teach their children ye came and stood under the and the burn with fire unto the midst of heaven, darkness, clouds and . And the spake unto you out of the fire ye heard the voice of the wordsut saw no heard a voice.
And he declared unto you his covenant, which he commanded you to , even ten and wrote them two tables of stone. And the commanded me to teach you and , do them in the land whither ye go to possess it.
Take heed unto yourselves for ye saw no manner of the day the spake unto you in Horeb out of the fireest ye the likeness of in the air, of any that creepeth on the of any fish that is in the water beneath the earth: nd lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the and the moon and the stars heaven, shouldest be thy God hath unto all nations under heaven.
the you and brought you out of the iron furnace of Egypt, to be unto him a people of inheritance, as this day. Furthermore the was angry with me for your sakes and sware that I should not go over Jordan and that I should not go unto that good land, which the thy God giveth thee inheritance I must die in this land, not go over Jordan: ut ye shall go over and that good land.
Take heed unto yourselves, ye forget the of the your God which he made with you, and make you graven image of the thy God hath forbidden thee. For the thy God is a consuming fire, a jealous God.
long in the land, shall yourselves and make graven imagethe likeness of , and shall in the sight of the thy God, to provoke him I call heaven and earth to you this day, that ye shall perish from off the land ye go over Jordan to possess ite shall not prolong your days , but shall be destroyed. And the shall scatter you among nations, and ye shall be left few in number among the whither the shall yound there ye shall serve gods the work of hand, wood and stone which neither see nor hear nor eat nor smell. if thou seek him with all heart and with all thy soul. tribulation and all these things are come upon thee, even in the latter days, thou turn the thy God, and shalt unto his voiceFor the thy God is a God he will not forsake thee neither destroy thee, nor forget the thy fathers which he sware unto them.
For ask of the days that are past which were before thee, since the day that God created man upon the earth and from the one side of heaven unto the other, whether hath been this great thing or hath been heard it hear the voice of God speaking out of fire as thou hast heard, and live? God assayed to go and take him a a stretched out arm and , according all that the your God did you in Egypt before your eyes
Unto thee it was shewed, that thou mightest know that the he is Godthere is none h. Out of heaven he made thee hear his voice thee and upon earth he shewed thee his great fire and thou heardest his words out of the fire. And because he loved thy fathers, therefore he chose their seed after them and brought thee out his with his mighty power of Egypto out nations greater and mightier than thou , to bring thee in to give thee their land inheritance as it is this day.
therefore this day and it thine heart, that the he is God in heaven above and upon the earth beneath there is keep therefore his , 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 thy God giveth thee.
Then Moses severed three cities on side Jordan toward the hat flee thither which kill his neighbor and hated him not in time past and unto one of cities live: Bezer in the wilderness in the plain country the and Ramoth in the Gadites and in the Manassites.
the law which Moses set before the children of Israel the children of Israel after they came out of Egypt, n side Jordan in the valley in the land of Shon king of the Amorites dwelt at Hesbon, whom Moses and the children of Israel smote after they were come out of Egyptnd his land and the land of Og king of two kings of the Amorites on side Jordan toward the rom Aroer the bank of the river Arnon, unto ount Sion which is Hermonnd all the on side Jordan eastward even unto the sea the under the springs of
The 5th Chapter
And Moses called all Israel and said unto them Hear Israel the and which I speak in ears this day, learn them and do them. The our God made a with us in Horeb. The made not this with our fathers, but with us, are all here alive this day. The talked with you face to face in the mount out of the fireI stood between the and you time, to shw you the of the or ye were afraid of the fire and went not up into the mount I am the thy God which brought thee out of the land of Egypt the house of bondage.
Thou shalt have none other gods
in heaven above, or in the earth beneath, or in the water beneath the earth Thou shalt bow thyself unto them nor serve them for I the thy Godam a jealous God, visiting the of the fathers upon the children the third and fourth generation them that hate mend mercy thousands them that love me and keep my commandments.
Thou shalt not take the name of the thy God in vain: for the will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.
Keep the abbath day sanctify it, as the thy God hath commanded thee. Six days thou shalt labour and do all thut the seventh day is the abbath of the thy God: thou shalt do work, thou nor thy son nor thy daughter nor thy nor thy nor thine ox nor thine ass nor any of thy cattle, nor th stranger that is within thy that thy and thy may rest as well as thou. And remember that thou wast a servant in the land of Egypt and that the God brought thee out thence a mighty hand and a stretched out arm the thy God commande thee to keep the abbath day.
Honour thy father and thy mother, as the thy God hath commanded thee that may, and that it may go well with thee the land which the thy God giveth thee.
Thou shalt not
bear false witness against thy neighbour.
shalt thy wife shalt covet thy neighbours house, field, , , ox, that is thy neighbours.
These words the spake unto all your in the mount out of the fire, cloud and darkness, with a voice and added no morend wrote them in two tables of stone and delivered them unto me.
ye heard the voice out of the darkness the burn with fire, ye came unto me all the heads of your tribes and your eldersnd ye saidehold, the our God hath shwed us his glory and his greatness, and we have heard his voice out of the fire we have seen this day that God talk with man and he live. ow should we die this great fire consume us: f we hear the voice of the our God any more, we die. For whis a flesh that hear the voice of the living God speaking out of the fire as we have and Go thou and hear all that the our God and thou unto us all that the our God unto thee and we will hear it and do it.
And the heard the voice of your words when ye spake unto me and 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 . O that the such an heart them fear me and keep all my commandments always, that it might well with them and with their children for ever Go say themet you into your tents againut stand thou here me and I will thee all the commandments, and which thou shalt teach them, that they may do them in the land which I give them to possess.
therefore as the your God hath commanded you turn aside to the right hand or to the left walk in all the ways which the your God hath commanded you, that ye may live and that it may well with you and that ye may prolong your days in the land which ye shall possess.
The 6th Chapter
hese are the commandments, and which the your God commanded to teach you, that ye might do them in the land whither ye go to possess it: hat thou mightest fear the thy God, to keep all his and his commandments which I command thee, thou and thy son and thy sons son all days of thy life that thy days may be prolonged. Hear therefore Israel and do that it may well with thee and that ye may increase mightily as the God of thy fathers hath promised thee, land that floweth with milk and honey.
Hear Israelhe God is onnd thou shalt love the thy God with all thine heart, with all thy soul and with all thy might. And these words which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heartnd thou shalt them thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou in thine house and thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down and when thou risest upnd thou shalt bind them for a sign upon thine handnd they shall be between thine eyesnd shalt write them upon the posts of thy house and thy gates.
brought thee into the land which he sware unto thy fathers Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, to give thee great and goodly cities which thou buildest not, nd houses full of all which thou filledst not, and wells digged which thou diggedst not, and olive trees which thou planted not when thou eaten and fullThen beware lest thou forget the which brought thee out of the land of Egypt the house of bondage. fear the thy God and serve him, and swear by his namea jealous God among you lest the of the thy God thee and destroy thee from the earth.
Ye shall not tempt the your God as ye . keep the commandments of the your God, his and his which he hath commanded theend thou do that which is right and good in the sight of the : that may and that thou mayst go and th good land which the sware unto thy fathers, cast out all thine enemies before thee as hath .
thy son asketh thee in time to come saying What the , and which the our God hath commanded you? Then thou shalt say unto thy son We were bondmen in Egypt the brought us out of Egypt with a mighty hand And the shewed signs and wonders great and upon Egypt, Pharao and upon all his household, before our eyesnd brought us from thence bring us in to give us the land which he sware unto our fathers. And commanded us to do all these to fear the our God, for our always that he might us, as it is this day. it shall be righteousness, if we to all these commandments as he hath commanded us.
The 7th Chapter
When the thy God thee into the land whither thou goest to possess it, and hath cast out many nations before thee the , the , the Amorites, the Cananites, the , the and the Jebusiteseven nations and mightier than thound when the thy God them before thee thou smite them, utterly destroy them make no covenant with them nor them shalt make marriages with them thy daughter unto his son nor his daughter unto thy son. For they will
break down their , cut down their groves and burn their images with fire. For thou art an holy unto the thy God: the thy God hath chosen thee to be a people unto himself all that are upon fewest of all : But because the loved you and because he would keep the oath which he had sworn unto your fathers, brought you out with a mighty hand and you out of the house of from the hand of Pharao king of Egypt.
therefore that the thy God he is God God, which keepeth and mercy them that love him and keep his commandments a thousand generationsnd them that hate him him that hateth him will him his face. therefore the commandments, and which I command this day, do them.
and do them, the thy God keep thee and the mercy which he sware unto thy fathersnd will love thee, bless thee and multiply thee: he will bless the fruit of thy womb and the fruit of thy , thy corn, thy wine and oil, the of and the flocks of thy sheep in the land which he sware unto thy fathers to give thee. Thou shalt be blessed above all there shall be ma among you, among your cattle. the will from thee all , and will put none of the evil diseases of Egyptwhich thou knowest upon thee but will them upon them that hate thee.
shalt all which the thy God thee thine eye shall have no pity upon them neither shalt thou serve their ods for that be . If thou shalt say in thine hearthese nations are more than I how can I them? thembut remember what the thy God did unto Pharao and unto all Egypthe great temptations which thine eyes saw, and the signs and wonders and mighty hand and stretched out arm the thy God brought thee out: so shall the thy God do unto all the of thou art afraid.
the thy God will send hornet among them until they that are left, and hide themselves from thee, be destroyed. hou them for the thy God is among you a mighty God and terrible. he thy God will put out thse nations before thee little and little: thou mayst not consume them at once lest the beasts of the field increase upon thee. the thy God shall deliver them unto thee and a mighty , until they be . And he shall deliver their kings into thine hand, and thou shalt destroy their name from under heavenhere shall no man stand before thee, until thou have destroyed them. The images of their gods burn with fire thou not the silver or gold that is on them nor take it unto thee, lest thou be snared an abomination thine house, lest thou be a thing it: but utterly it and abhor it for it is a thing.
The 8th Chapter
All the commandments which I command thee this day shall to do, that ye may live and multiply and go and possess the land which the sware unto your fathers. And all the way which the thy God led thee forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee and to prove thee, to what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments or no. e humbled thee and thee hunger and fed thee with manna which neither thy father make thee know that man not live by bread only but by that proceedeth out of the mouth of the man live. Thy raiment waxed not old upon thee, neither did thy ft swell forty years. in thine heart, that as a man his son, so the thy God thee. herefore the commandments of the thy God walk in his ways and fear him. For the thy God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of of water, of fountains and that spring out valleys and hills land of wheat and barley, vines, fig trees and pomegranates a land of olive and honey land wherein thou shalt eat bread scarceness, thou shalt lack a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills thou dig brass. When thou hast eaten and , then bless the for the good land which he hath given thee.
eware that thou forget not the thy God, not his commandments, and which I command thee this day: when thou hast eaten and and hast built goodly houses and dwelt thereinnd when thy and thy and thy silver and thy gold is multiplied and all that thou hast hen thine heart and thou forget the thy God which brought thee out of the land of Egypt the house of bondage led thee great and terrible fiery serpents and scorpions and drought where was no water brought water out of the rock of flint fed thee in the wilderness with thy fathers knew not, humble thee and prove thee, do thee good at thy latter end
in thine heart, y power and the might of mine hand hath me But remember the thy Godit is he thee power to which he sware unto thy fathers, as
and worship them, I testify you this day that ye shall surely perish. As the nations which the destroyeth before , so shall perish because ye would not unto the voice of the your God.
The 9th Chapter
Hear Israelhou over Jordan this day, to go nations greater and mightier than thyself cities great and up to heaven, people great and tall, the children of the , thou knowest and of whom thou hast heard sayho stand before the children of nderstand this day that the thy God which goeth over before thee a consuming fire he shall destroy them and he shall them before hath said unto thee.
Speak not in thine heart, after that the thy God hath cast them out before thee sayingor my righteousness the hath brought me possess this land but for the wickedness of these nations the doth them out before thee. ot for thy righteousness heart thou to possess their land: ut for the wickedness of these nations the thy God doth them out before thee, and perform which the sware unto thy fathers, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
Understand therefore, that the thy God give thee this good land to possess it for thou art a stiffnecked people. Remember and forget not how thou provokedst the thy God in the wilderness: the day that thou out of the land of Egypt until ye came unto this place, ye have against the . Also in Horeb ye the so that the was with you to have destroyed you I was gone up into the mount to the tables of stone, the tables of which the made with you I abode in the forty days and forty nights neither bread nor drnk water And the delivered me two tables of stone written with the finger of God and them was according to all the words which the you in the mount out of the fire in the day the .
And the forty days and forty nights, the gave me the two tables of stone, the tables of the said unto me, get thee down quickly from hence for thy people which thou hast brought out of Egypt have themselveshey are turned out of the way which I commanded them have made them a . Furthermore the spake unto me saying I see this people it is a stiffnecked peopleet me alone that I may destroy them and out the name from under heaven and I will make of thee a nation greater than they.
I turned and came down from the and the burn with fire and the two tables of the in my hands. And I looked and ye had sinned against the your God and had made you a calf had turned out of the way which the had commanded you. I took the two tables and cast them out of my two hands, and brake them before your eyes. And I fell before the as at the first forty days and nights neither bread nor drnk water, all your sins which ye sinned in doing wickedly in the sight of the him. For I was afraid of the and wherewith the at that time also.
was very angry with Aaron to have destroyed him: I for Aaron also the same time. And I took your sin, the calf which ye had made and burnt with fire and stamped and ground , even small dustnd I cast the dust thereof into the brook that descended out of the mount. at and at and at the land which I have given you ye the of the your God, and believed him nor hearkened his voice. e have been the the day that I knew you.
I fell before the forty days and forty nights, destroy not thy people and thine inheritance which thou hast through thy greatness which thou hast brought out of Egypt with a mighty hand. Remember thy servants Abraham, Isaac and Jacob look not unto the stubbornness of this people nor their wickedness sin: est the land whence thou broughtest say Because the was not able to bring them into the land which he promised them and because he hated them, he them out to them in the wilderness. they are thy people and thine inheritance, which thou broughtest out thy mighty power and thy stretched out arm.
The 10th Chapter
the said unto meew thee two tables of stone like unto the first and come up unto me into the mount and make thee an rk of woodnd I will write the tables the words that were in the first tables which thou brakest, and thou shalt put them in the ark. And I made an ark of wood and hewed two tables of stone like unto the first, and went up into the the two tables in mine hand.
And he wrote the tables, according to the first writingthe ten which the spake unto you in the mount out of the fire in the day the and gave them unto me. And I and came down from the and put the tables in the ark which I had made and there they , as the commanded me.
And the children of Israel took their journey from Beroth of the children of Jakan to Mosera Aaron died and he was buried and Eleazr his son in his stead. rom thence they unto and from to , a land of rivers of water. A the separated the tribe of Levi to bear the ark of the of the to stand before the to minister unto him and to bless in his name unto this day. Wherefore ha no part nor inheritance with brethren
in the mount, the first time forty days and forty nights and the hearkened unto me at that time also, the would not destroy thee. And the said unto me te journey before the people go in and the land which I sware unto their fathers to give unto them.
And now Israel what the thy God require of thee, but to fear the thy God to walk in all his ways and to love him and to serve the thy God with all heart and with all thy soul, keep the commandments of the and his which I command thee this day for thy Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens is the thy God, the earth with all that therein isnly the had a thy fathers to love them, and chose their seed after them all , as it is this day.
Circumcise therefore the foreskin of your heart, and be no stiffnecked. For the your Godis God of gods and Lord of lords, a great God, a mighty and a terrible which regardeth person nor taketh : doth the fatherless and widow and loveth the stranger, him food and raiment. Love therefore the stranger for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt. Thou shalt fear the thy God serve him cleave and swear by his namee is thy praise and he is thy God that hath done these great and terrible things, which thine eyes have seen. Thy fathers went down into Egypt with and now the thy God hath made thee as the stars of heaven multitude.
The 11th Chapter
ove the thy God and keep his his , his and his commandments alway. And this day your children have known no seen the of the your God, his greatness, his mighty hand and his stretched out arm his miracles and his acts which he did the unto Pharao the king of Egypt and unto all his landnd what he did unto the of, unto their horses and chariots how he the water of the ed sea them as they you, and how the hath them unto this daynd what he did unto you in the wilderness, until ye came this placend what he did unto Dathan and Abiram the sons of Eliab the son of how the earth opened her mouth and swallowed them their households and their tents, and all the substance that was in their possession, in the midst of Israel
your eyes have seen all the great of the which he did. herefore all the commandments which I command this day that ye may be strong and go and the land whither ye go to possess itnd that ye may prolong your days in the land which the sware unto your fathers to give unto them and to their seed, a land that floweth with milk and honey. For the land whither thou goest to possess it, is not as the land of Egypt whence came out, where thou sowed thy seed and watered it with thy as a garden of herbs: ut the land whither ye go to possess it, is a land of hills and valleys and drinketh water of the rain of heaven land which the thy God careth forhe eyes of the thy God are always upon it, from the beginning of the year unto the end of the year.
hearken unto my commandments which I command you this day, love the your God and serve him with all your heart and with all your soul will give rain your land in due season, the first rain and the latter, thou gather in thy corn, thy wine and thine oil. And will send grass in thy fields for thy cattle thou eat and t that your deceive ye turn aside and serve gods and worship themnd then the wrath you and shut up the heaven that there be no rain and that land yield not her fruit and ye perish quickly from off the good land which the giveth you.
herefore these my words in your heart and in your soul, and bind them for a sign your hand, be as between your eyesnd teach them your children of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, when thou liest down and when thou risest upnd write them upon the of thine house and upon thy gateshat your days may be multiplied and the days of your children the which the sware unto your fathers to give them, as the days of heaven upon the earth. For if ye shall keep all these commandments which I command you, do them love the your God walk in all his ways and cleave unto him Then will the out all these nations and ye shall greater and mightier than yourselves. place whereon the soles of your feet shall tread shall be yours: from the wilderness and from the river Euphrates, even unto the uttermost sea shall your coast be. There shall no man be able to stand before you: the your God shall the fear and dread of you upon all land ye shall , as he hath said unto you.
Behold, I set before you this day a blessing and a curse blessing if ye the commandments of the your God which I command you this day: And a curse if ye will not the commandments of the your God but turn out of the way which I command you this day to go after gods which ye have not known.
the thy God hath brought thee the land whither thou goest to possess it, put the blessing upon mount and the curse upon mount Ebalre on the other side Jordan the way the down in the land of the which dwell in the over against beside the of Moreh For ye shall over to go possess the land which the your God giveth you, and shall it and dwell therein. ye do all the and which I set before you this day.
The 12th Chapter
These are the and which ye shall observe to do in the land which the God of thy fathers giveth thee to possess it, ye live upon the earth. destroy all places where the nations which ye serve their gods, upon high mountains and hills and under every green treeverthrow their altars and break their pillars and burn their groves with fire and hew down the images of their gods, and the names of them out of that place. not so unto the your Godut the place which the your God shall out of all your tribes to put his name therend thither thou shalt comend thither ye shall bring your burnt offerings, your tithes and heave offerings of your hand, your vows and offerings and th of your and of your And there ye shall eat before the your God, and ye shall rejoice in all that ye your hand ye and your households, the thy God hath blessed thee.
Ye shall do after that we do here this day, every man in his own eyes. For ye are not yet come to rest the inheritance which the your God giveth you. But ye go over Jordan and dwell in the land which the your God giveth you to inherit, and give you rest from all your enemies round about ye dwell in safety
bring all that I command you your vows which ye vow unto the And ye shall rejoice before the your God, ye, your sons and your daughters, your and your and the Levite that is within your gates he hath part nor inheritance with you.
Take heed that thou offer not thy in place thou seest: ut in the place which the shall one of thy tribes, there thou shalt offer thy burnt offerings and there thou shalt do all that I command thee. Notwithstanding thou mayst kill and eat flesh in all thy , whatsoever thy soul lusteth after according to the blessing of the thy God which he hath given thee the unclean and the clean eat pour it upon the earth as water. Thou mayst not eat within thy gates the tithe of thy corn, of thy wine of thy oil, the of or of thy , any of thy vows which thou vowest, nor thy or heave offering of thine hand: ut thou must eat them before the thy God in the place which the thy God thou thy son and thy daughter, thy and thy and the Levite that is within thy gates: and thou shalt rejoice before the thy God in all that thou puttest thine hand. that thou forsake not the Levite as long as thou livest upon the earth. hen the thy God enlarge thy as he hath promised thee thou say I will eat flesh, because thy soul longeth to eat flesh thou eat flesh, whatsoever thy soul lusteth. If the place which the thy God hath chosen to put his name there be too far from thee, then thou kill of thy and of thy which the hath given thee as I have commanded thee, and thou eat in whatsoever thy soul lusteth as the and the hart is eaten, so thou shalt eat : the unclean and the clean shal eat. be that thou eat not the bloodor the bloodis the life and thou mayst not eat the life with the fleshhou not eat it pour it upon the earth as water. hou eat it that it may go well with thee and with thy children after thee, when thou shalt dothat which is right in the sight of the .
thy holy things which thou hast and thy vows, thou shalt take and go unto the place which the nd thou shalt offer thy burnt offerings, flesh and blood upon the altar of the thy God and the blood of pour out upon the altar of the thy God, and shalt eat the flesh. and hear all these words which I command thee that it may go well with thee and with thy children after thee for ever, when thou doest that which is good and right in the sight of the thy God.
When the thy God the nations before thee, whither thou goest to that thou be not snare them, after that they be destroyed before thee and that thou not after their gods sayingow did these nations serve their gods I do likewisehou shalt not do so unto the thy God: for which hate they unto their godsor their sons and their daughters fire their gods. I command you
The 13th Chapter
If there arise among you a prophet or a dreamer of dreams and give thee a sign or a wonder, nd th sign or wonder which thou hast not known, and let us serve them hearken unto the words of that prophet or dreamer of dreamsor the God you to know whether ye love the your God with all your heart and with all your soul. e walk after the your God and fear him and keep his commandments and his voice and serve him and cleave unto him. And that prophet or dreamer of dreams shall because he hath spoken to turn you away from the your God which brought you out of the land of Egypt and you out of the house of bondage, to thrust thee out of the way which the thy God commanded thee to walk ino shalt put evil away from thee.
If thy brother the son of thy mother or son or thy daughter or the wife thy bosom or thy friend which is as thine own soul, entice thee secretly sayinget us go and serve ods which thou hast not known nor thy fathers, of the ods of the people which are round about nigh unto thee or far off from thee, from the one end of the unto the other consent unto him nor hearken unto him thine eye pity him hand shall be first upon him to him and the hand of all the people. And thou shalt stone him with stones that he die because he hath to thrust thee away from the thy God which brought thee out of Egypt the house of bondage. And all Israel shall hear and fear and shall do no more an such wickedness as this is among .
If thou shalt hear say one of thy cities which the thy God hath given thee to dwell ertain the children of Belial are gone out from among you and have the of their city sayinget us go and serve ods which ye have not known Then and make search and diligentlyf it be truand the thing that such abomination is wrought among youhou shalt smite the of that city with the edge of the sword, it and all that is therein, and the cattle thereof with the edge of the sword. And gather all the spoil of it into the midst of the street thereof, and burn with fire the city and all the spoil thereof every whit the thy Godnd it shall be an heap for ever shall not be built again. And there cleave nought of the thing thine hand that the may turn from and shew thee mercy and have compassion thee and multiply thee, as he hath sworn unto thy fathershen thou hearken the voice of the thy God, to keep all his commandments which I command thee this day do that which is right in the eyes of the thy God.
The 14th Chapter
Ye are the children of the your God not yourselves nor make any baldness between eyes for dea. For thou art an holy people unto the thy God, and the hath chosen thee to be a people unto himself, all the nations that are upon the earth. eat . These are the beasts which ye shall eat: ox, sheep and goat, , into two claws and the cud ye shall eat. Nevertheless these ye shall not eat of them that chew cud of them that divide the hoofthe camel, the hare and the coneyor they chew cud, but divide not the hoofunclean unto you: e shall not eat of the flesh nor touch the dead
These ye shall eat of all that are in the waters: ll that have fins and scales And whatsoever hath not fins and scales ye may not eatis unclean unto you.
Of all clean birds ye shall eatut these are they of which ye not eat: the eagle, the the great owl, unclean unto you not be eatenut of all clean fowls ye may eat.
Ye shall eat of that dieth thou give it unto the stranger that is in thy that he eat it or mayst sell it unto an lienor thou art an holy people unto the thy God. Thou shalt not seethe a kid in his mothers milk.
Thou shalt tithe all the increase of thy seed that the field year by year. And thou shalt eat before the thy God in the place which he to his name there the tithe of thy corn, of thy wine and of thine oil, and the of and of thy flock that thou mayst learn to fear the thy God always.
the way be too long for thee, so that thou art not able to carry it the place too far from the which the thy God to set his name there the thy God hath blessed theehen it in money and the money in thine hand, and go unto the place which the thy God nd bestow that money whatsoever thy soul lusteth after oxen, sheep, wine drink, whatsoever thy soul desireth and eat there before the thy God and thou and thine householdnd the Levite that is thy thou forsake for he hath part nor inheritance with thee.
At the end of three years thou shalt bring forth all the tithe of thine increase the same year and lay it up within the Levitebecause he hath part nor inheritance with thee, and the stranger and the fatherless and the widow which are within thy and shall eat and that the thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hand which thou doest.
The 15th Chapter
At the end of seven years thou shalt make a . And this is the manner of the lendeth ought unto his not of his or of his brother because it is called the with thy brother thine hand shall the land which the thy God giveth theean inheritance to possess it: thou hearken unto the voice of the thy God, to observe do all these commandments which I command this day the thy God thee as he promised thee and thou shalt lend unto many nations, shalt borrow and shalt reign over many nations, but shall reign over thee.
one of thy brethren any of thy thy land which the thy God giveth thee, thou harden thine heart nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother: But open thine hand unto him and lend him sufficient for his need which he . eware that there be not a in heart The seventh year, the year of is at hand and thy poor brother and givest him nought and he cry unto the against thee and it be sin unto thee that for th thing the thy God shall bless thee in all thy works and in all that thou puttest thine hand . For the shall never I command thee saying open thine hand unto thy brother
serve thee six years the seventh year thou shalt let him go free from thee. And when thou sendest him out free from thee, thou shalt not let him go away empty: shalt thy God hath blessed thee. And remember that thou wast a in the land of Egypt, and the thy God thee: I command thee this thing .
nd if he say unto thee, I will not go away from thee because he loveth thee and thine house be thy servant nd unto thy maidservant thou shalt do likewise. for he hath been worth a double hired servant to thee in six yearsnd the thy God shall bless thee in all that thou doest.
All the that come of shalt do no with the thy God year by year in the place which the , thou shalt not it unto the thy God shalt eat it the unclean and the clean the blood thereof pour it upon the ground as water.
The 16th Chapter
Observe the month of Abib, and passover unto the thy Godor in the month of Abib the thy God brought thee out of Egypt by night Thou shalt therefore passover unto the thy God, and in the place which the shall choose to his name there. Thou shalt eat no leavened bread out of the land of Egypt in haste that thou mayst remember the day when thou camest out of the land of Egypt all days of thy life. And there be no leavened bread seen in all thy coasteven days there of the flesh which thou the first day at until the morning.
Thou mayst not passover any of thy which the thy God giveth thee: But the place which the thy God shall choose to his name in, there thou shalt assover at the going down of the , the season that thou camest out of Egypt. And thou shalt and eat it in the place which the thy God and the and unto thy tent. Six days thou shalt eat bread and the seventh day
the seven weeks keep the feast of weeks unto the thy God a of thine hand unto the thy God according as the thy God hath blessed thee And rejoice before the thy God thou, thy son, thy daughter, thy and thy , and the Levite that is within thy gates, and the stranger, the fatherless and the widow that are among you, in the place which the thy God hath chosen to his name there. And remember that thou was a in Egypt thou observe and do these .
Thou shalt observe the feast of tabernacles seven days, after that thou has gathered in thy corn and thy wine And thou shalt rejoice in thy feast, thou and thy son, thy daughter, thy , thy , the Levite, the stranger, the fatherless and the widow that are thy . Seven days shalt keep unto the thy God in the place which the shall choose: the thy God shall bless thee in all and in all the works of thine hands, therefore shalt . Three times in year shall all males appear before the thy God in the place which he shall choosen the feast of bread, in the feast of weeks and in the feast of tabernaclesnd they shall not appear before the empty: very man gi, according to the blessing of the thy God which he hath given thee.
Judges and officers shalt make thee in all thy gates which the thy God giveth thee throughout thy tribes: nd judge the people and pervert the words of the righteous. the land which the thy God giveth thee.
Thou shalt plant grove of trees unto the altar of the thy God which thou shalt make thee. shalt set thee up which the thy God hateth.
The 17th Chapter
Thou shalt unto the thy God an abomination unto the thy God.
If there be found among you any of thy which the thy God giveth thee man or woman that hath wrought wickedness in the sight of the thy God, his , ha gone and served gods and worshipped them, the or moon or heaven which I nd it told thee and thou hast heard such abomination is wrought in Israelhen shalt bring forth that man or that woman which have committed that wicked thing, unto thy gates and shalt stone them with stones they die. At the mouth of two or three witnesses shall he that is worthy of deathbut at the mouth of one witness he shall not hands of the witnesses shall be first upon him to him, and afterward the hands of all the peopleo shalt put away from
a matter too hard for thee in between blood and blood, plea and plea, and get thee up the place which the thy God nd unto the priests the Levites, and unto the judge that shall be in those days, and and they shall shew thee And thou do according to which they of that placewhich the shew thee and thou observe to do according to all that they inform thee According to the law which they teach thee and judgment which they tell thee,
man that will do presumptuously, will not hearken unto the priest that standeth to minister the thy God or unto the judge, shall die: and thou shalt put away evil from Israel. And all the people shall hear and fear, and do no more presumptuously.
When thou art come unto the land which the thy God giveth thee and it and therein shalt say, I will set a king over me like all the nations that are about me shalt him king over thee, whom the thy God shall choosene thy brethren thou king over thee mayst not set a stranger over thee which is not thy forasmuch as the hath said unto youe shall henceforth no more that way. shall he wives, his heart turn away neither shall he silver and gold.
And when he sitte upon the of his kingdom, he shall write him this law in a book of the priests the Levites And it shall be with him and he shall read all days of his life that he may learn to fear the his God to keep all the words of this law and these to do them: hat his heart not above his brethren and that he turn not from the commandmentdays in his kingdom in Israel.
The 18th Chapter
The priests the Levites, all the tribe of Levi shall have no part nor inheritance with Israelhe offerings of the and his inheritance shall have no inheritance among their brethren: the is their inheritance, as he hath said unto them. And this the priests the people them that offer, whether it be ox or sheephey give unto the priest the shoulder and the two cheeks and the he of thy corn, wine and oil, and the first of thy sheep thou give him. For the thy God hath chosen him out of all thy tribes to stand to minister in the name of the him and his sons for ever. f a Levite come any of thy of Israel, where he sojourne, and come with all the of his unto the place which the he shall minister in the name of the his God as all his brethren the Levites do which stand there before the . hey shall have like portions to eat, beside that which cometh of the
When thou art come into the land which the thy God giveth thee, thou learn to do after the abominations of thse nations. here not be found among you that maketh his son or his daughter through fire, or that useth a charmer, or with spirits, or a or . For all that do things are abomination unto the : and because of these abominations the thy God doth them out before thee be with the thy God. For these nations which thou shalt
of thy brethren like unto me unto him ye shall hearkenccording to all that thou desiredst of the thy God in Horeb in the day see this great fire any more, that I die not. And the said unto mehey have well spoken I will raise them up a rophet from among their brethren like unto thee and will put my words in his mouth and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him. And whosoever will not hearken unto words which he shall speak in my name, I will require it of him.
But the prophet which shall presume to speak in my name which I commanded him to speak, that in the name of ods, prophet shall die. And if thou say in thine heart, ow shall know which the hath not spoken? When a prophet speaketh in the name of the , if the thing follow not nor come to pass, that is the thing which the hath not spokenut the prophet hath spoken it presumptuously: not of him.
The 19th Chapter
When the thy God hath the nations whose land the thy God giveth thee, and thou them and dwellest in their cities and in their houseshou shalt three cities in the land which the thy God giveth thee to possess ithou shalt prepare the way and divide the coasts of thy land which the thy God giveth thee to inherit, into three parts that may flee . And this is the case of the slayer not in time past As when a man goeth the wood with his neighbor to hew wood, and his hand fetcheth a stroke with the axe, the head slippeth from the helve and his that he die shall flee unto one of cities and Lest the of blood the slayer while his heart is hot and overtake him, because the way is long, and slay him worthy of death, inasmuch as he hated not in time past. Wherefore I command thee saying
thy God enlarge thy coast as he hath sworn unto thy fathers and give thee all the land which he give unto thy fathers thou keep all these commandments to do them, which I command thee this day, love the thy God and walk in his ways then shalt add three cities more threehat innocent blood be not shed in thy land which the thy God giveth thee , and so blood upon thee. But if any man hate his and for him and rise against him and smite him that he die, and fleeth of these cities Then the elders of his city send and fetch him thence and deliver him into the hand of the of blood, he die. hine eye no pity him, thou shalt put away innocent blood from Israel, th. Thou shalt not remove thy which they of old time have set in thine inheritance thou in the land the thy God giveth thee to it.
One witness shall not rise against a man any or sin, sin sinneth: at the mouth of two witnesses or of three witnesses shall matter be .
If a witness rise up against stand before the , before the priests and the judges which shall be in those days against his brotherhen shall ye do unto him as he had thought to do unto his brother so shalt put evil away from . And shall hear and fear and shall henceforth commit no more any such among you. And thine eye nobut life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
The 20th Chapter
When thou goest out to battle against thine enemies, and seest horses and chariots and people more than thou, be not of them for the thy God is with thee which brought thee out of the land of Egypt. And when ye are come nigh unto battle, the priest and speak unto the peoplend say unto them Hear Israel, ye unto battle against your enemies let not your hearts faint, to fight for you against your enemies to save you.
And the officers speak unto the people saying man built a new house and ha not dedicate it let him go and return to his house lest he die in the battle, and another dedicate it. And man planted a vineyard and ha not it let him go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle and another let him go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle and another take her.
And the officers speak further unto the people and say man and fainthearted let him go and return unto his house, lest his heart faint as well as his. And when the officers have made an end of speaking unto the people, make captains of .
When thou comest nigh unto a city to fight against it, , and open unto thee, then all the people that is found therein be tributaries unto thee and serve thee. nd if will make no peace with thee, make war against the besiege it And when the thy God hath delivered it into thine hands, smite male thereof with the edge of the sword the women and the and the cattle and all that is in the cityall the spoil thereof take unto thyself and eat the spoil of thine enemies which the thy God give thee. Thus shalt do unto all the cities which are off from theenot of the cities of these nations.
But the cities of these which the thy God give thee , thou shalt save alive nothing that breatheth But shalt destroy them, the , the Amorites, the Cananites, the , the and the Jebusites as the thy God hath commanded theehat they teach you not to do after all their abominations which they do unto their gods so should sin against the your God.
When thou besiege a city long time in making war against it to take it, destroy the trees thereof an axe themor thou mayst eat of them, and trees which thou knowest that not , thou destroy and cut them down and bulwarks against the city that maketh war with thee, until it be .
The 21st Chapter
If one be found slain in the land which the thy God giveth thee to possess it, in the field, and not known who hath slain him: Then elders and thy judges come forth and unto the cities next unto the slain man, drawn in the yoke there in the valley
the priests the sons of Levi come for the thy God hath chosen to minister and to bless in the name of the and their shall and be tried And all the elders of th city that next the slain man shall wash their hands over the heifer that is beheaded in the nd shall answer and sayur hands have not shed this blood neither have our eyes seen it. Be merciful unto thy people Israel thou hast and not innocent blood unto thy people Israel the blood shall be forgiven them. o shalt thou put innocent blood from , when thou shalt dothat which is right in the sight of the .
When thou goest to war against thine enemies and the thy God hath delivered them into thine hands and thou hast take them captive, nd seest among the captives a beautiful woman and hast a unto her that thou wouldest have her to thy wife Then bring her home to thine house and shave her head and pare her nailsnd put raiment from her, and remain in thine house and her father and her mother a month and after that go in unto her and her and be thy wife. And if thou have no her, then let her go whither she of her, because thou hast humbled her.
a man have two wives, one and another hated, and they have born him children, both the and the hatedhe may not make the son of the beloved firstborn before the son of the hated which is indeed the firstborn: But he shall the son of the hated for firstborn, him double of all that he hathor he is the of his strength the right of the
the voice of his father voice of his mother, and they have him, not hearken unto them: Then his father and his mother him and bring him out unto the elders of city and unto the gate of placend say unto the elders of city This our son is stubborn and will not our voicehe is a and a drunkard. all the men of city stone him with stones shalt put evil away from and all Israel shall hear and fear. f a man have committed a worthy of death and put to death and on tree: is body remain all night upon the tree, but bury him day thy God giveth thee .
The 22nd Chapter
hou see thy brothers ox or sheep go astray, thyself from them: shalt bring them again unto thy brother. f thy brother be not nigh unto thee or if thou know him not, then bring unto thine own house and be with thee until thy brother after , and th him again. In like manner shalt thou do with his ass with his raiment and with all lost thing of thy brother which he hath lost and thou hast found,
down by the way, thyself from them: shalt help him to them up again.
The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto man, neither shall a man put on womans or all that do soare abomination unto the thy God.
If chance the way in tree or on the ground, whether they be young or eggs, and the dam sitting upon the young or upon the eggs thou shalt not take the with the youngBut shalt in any wise let the dam go and take the young
When thou buildest a new house, thou shalt make a battlement th roof, that thou not blood upon thine house, if any man fall .
Thou shalt not sow thy vineyard with divers seed: lest th th seed which thou hast sown the fruit of thy vineyard.
Thou shalt not with an ox and an ass together. Thou shalt not wear a garment
upon the four quarters of thy vesture wherewith thou coverest thyself.
If a man take a wife and bring up an evil name upon her and say I took this , and when I came to her, I found her not a maid: Then the father of the damsel and mother bring forth the tokens of the damsels virginity unto the elders of the city the gate And the damsels father say unto the elders, I gave my daughter unto this man to wife and he hateth hernd lo, he her saying, I found not thy daughter a maidnd yet these are the tokens of my daughters virginity. And spread the before the elders of the city. the elders of that city take that man and chastise himnd him in an hundred of silver and give them unto the father of the damsel, because he hath brought up an evil name upon a Israelnd she shall be his wife he may not put her away all his days. But if th thing be the door of her fathers house, and the men of city stone her with stones because she hath wrought folly in Israel, to play the whore in her fathers house so shalt put evil away from .
If a man be found lying with a woman: so shalt thou put away evil from Israel.
If a be unto an husband, and a man find her in the and l with herhen ye shall bring them both out unto the gate of that city and shall stone them with stones he damsel because she cried not being in the citynd the man, because he hath humbled his wife thou shalt put away evil from .
But if a man find a betrothed damsel in the field and force her and lie with her: hen the man that lay with her shall die unto the damsel thou shalt do there is in the damsel no of deathor as when a man riseth against his and slayeth him, even so is this matter For he found her in the fieldand the betrothed damsel criedthere was to her. If a man find a that is not betrothed and her and lie with her and be found Then the man that lay with her shall give unto the damsels father fifty of silvernd she shall be his wife because he hath humbled her, he may not put her away all his days.
man shall take his fathers wife, nor his fathers .
The 23rd Chapter
that is or hath his privy member cut off, shall into the congregation of the . shall not in the congregation of the tenth generation shall not enter into the congregation of the shall not into the congregation of the they met you not with bread and water in the way when ye came out of Egypt and because they hired against thee Balaam the son of Beor of Mesopotamia, to curse thee. Nevertheless the thy God would not hearken unto but turned the curse a blessing unto thee, because the thy God loved thee. Thou shalt seek all thy days for ever. Thou shalt not abhor an Edomite for he is thy brother: shalt abhor an Egyptian because thou wast a stranger in his land. The children that are begotten of them shall into the congregation of the in the third generation.
When the host against thine enemies, keep thee from reason of uncleanness that chanceth him by night, Thou shalt have a place without the whither thou shalt thou shalt have a thy weapon and when thou wilt ease thyself, dig therewith and turn and cover that which from thee For the thy God walketh in the , to thee and to thine enemies before thee be that he see no unclean thing and turn from
Thou shalt not deliver unto his master the servant which is escaped from his master unto thee dwell with thee, even among you in place There shall be no whore of the daughters of Israel, nor of the sons of Israel. Thou shalt bring the hire of a whore the price of a dog into the house of the thy God vow: for even both theare abomination unto the thy God.
Thou shalt thing that is lent upon usury Unto a stranger thou mayst lend upon usury but unto thy brother that the thy God may bless thee in all that thou settest thine hand to in the land whither thou goest to it.
When thou vow a vow unto the thy God, thou not slack to pay itor will surely require it of thee and it be sin thee. f thou shalt , it shall be no sin theehat which is gone out of thy lips thou keep and , according as thou hast vowed unto the thy God which thou hast with thy mouth.
When thou comest into thy vineyard, thou mayst eat grapes thy at thine own pleasure but thou shalt put in thy .
When thou into thy , thou mayst pluck the ears with thine hand but thou not move a sickle unto thy corn.
The 24th Chapter
When a man hath taken a wife and married her, she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath some uncleanness in her: hen let him write her a bill of divorcement and it in her hand and send her out of his house.
when she is departed out of his house, she go and be another mans wifend the husband hate her and write her a of divorcement and it in her hand and her out of his house or if the die which took her to wifeer which sent her away may not take her again to be his wife, sin, which the thy God giveth thee .
When a man take a new wife, he shall not go neither shall be charged with any business: but shall be free at home one year and his wife which he hath taken. No man shall take the nether or the upper millstone to pledge for he taketh a mans life to pledge. If a man be found stealing any of his brethren the children of Israel, and maketh of him or selleth him thief shall diend thou shalt put evil away from . Take heed the plague of leprosy, that thou observe diligently do according to all that the priests the Levites shall teach as I commanded them so ye shall observe to do. Remember what the thy God did unto Miriam by the way, after that ye were come out of Egypt.
thou lend thy brother any , thou shalt not go into his house to fetch pledge shalt stand and the man to whom thou shall bring the pledge the be poor, not sleep with his pledge: deliver him the pledge again the down, hm sleep in his own raiment and bless thee:
nd it shall be righteousness unto thee before the thy God. Thou shalt not an hired servant that is in thy land within thy lest he cry against thee unto the and it be sin unto thee. The fathers shall not for the children the children for the fathers: every man shall for his own sin.
not the of the stranger nor of the fatherless nor take widows raiment to pledge But remember that thou wast a in Egypt, and the thy God thee thence I command thee to do this thing.
When thou cuttest down thine harvest in th field and hast a sheaf in the field, thou shalt not go again fetch it: it shall be for the stranger, the fatherless and the widow that the thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hand. When thou beatest thine olive tree thou shalt not the it shall be for the stranger, the fatherless and the widow.hen thou gatherest thy vineyard, thou shalt not : it shall be for the stranger, the fatherless and the widow. And remember that thou wast a in the land of Egypt: I command thee to do this thing.
The 25th Chapter
If there justify the righteous and condemn the before his face according to his , a certain number. Forty stripes he give him and not : lest if he should exceed and beat him above with many stripes, thy brother should .
Thou shalt not muzzle the ox treadeth out the corn.
brethren dwell together and one of them die and have no child, the wife of the dead shall not unto a stranger: her brother shall go in unto her and take her to wife and which she beareth shall in the name of his brother which is dead, that his name be not put out Israel.
nd if the man not take his , then let go to the gate unto the elders and say My brother refuseth to up unto his brother a name in Israel, he will not . Then the elders of his city call unto him unto him in the presence of the elders and loose his shoe off his foot and spit in his face and answer and say So shall it be done unto that man that will not build his brothers house. And his name shall be called in Israel, he house
hen men strive together one with another, the wife of the one for to her husband out of the hand of him that smiteth him and forth her hand and take him by the secrets: cut off her hand, thine eye pity her.
Thou shalt not have in thy bag weights, a great and a small shalt have in thine house divers measures, a great and a small. But thou shalt have a perfect and a just measure: that thy days may be lengthened in the land which the thy God giveth thee. For all that do such things and all that do , are abomination unto the thy God. Remember what Amale did unto thee by the way out of Egypt he met thee by the way and smote the hindmost of , all that were behind, when thou wast faint and weary and he feared not God. Therefore when the thy God hath given thee rest from all thine enemies round about, in the land which the thy God giveth thee possessthat thou out the of Amale from under heaven forget .
The 26th Chapter
hen thou art come the land which the thy God giveth thee and it and dwellest therein take of the first of all the fruit of the earth, which thou of th land that the thy God giveth thee and put it in a and go unto the place which the thy God shall choose to his name there. And thou shalt unto the priest that shall be in those days and say unto him I this day unto the thy God, that I am come unto the country which the sware unto our fathers for to give us.
And the priest shall take the out of thine hand, and set it down before the altar of the thy God. And thou shalt and say before the thy Godmy father, and he went down into Egypt and sojourned there with a few and there a nation great, mighty and And the Egyptians we cried unto the God of our fathers, the heard our voice and looked on our out of Egypt with a mighty hand and arm and with great terribleness and with signs and wonders And he hath brought us into this place and hath given us this land that floweth with milk and honey. And now, I have brought the of the land which given me. And set it before the thy God and worship before the thy Godnd rejoice good thing which the thy God hath given unto thee and unto thine house, thou the Levite and the stranger that is among you.
When thou hast made an end of tithing all the tithes of thine increase the third year, the year of tithing and hast given unto the Levite, the stranger, the fatherless according to all th commandments which thou commande me: I have not thy commandments, forgotten them I have not eaten thereof in my mourning taken away thereof any unclean, nor thereof dead: but have hearkened the voice of the my God, and have done all that commanded meook down from thy holy habitation heaven and bless thy people Israel and the land which thou hast given usas thou swarest unto our fathers a land that floweth with milk and honey.
This day the thy God hath commanded thee to do these and therefore and do them with all thine heart and all thy soul. Thou hast the this day to be thy God and to walk in his ways and to keep his , his commandments and his , and to hearken unto his voice And the hath thee this day to be peopleas he hath promised thee and that thou keep his commandmentsnd to make thee high above all nations which he hath made, in praise, in name and that thou mayst be an holy people unto the thy God, as he hath .
The 27th Chapter
And Moses with the elders of Israel commanded the people sayingeep all the commandments which I command you this day. And when ye over Jordan unto the land which the thy God giveth thee, set up great stones and plaster them with nd write upon them all the words of this law, when thou art over that thou mayst the land which the thy God giveth thee a land that floweth with milk and honey as the God of thy fathers hath promised thee. hen ye be over Jordan, that ye set up these stones which I command you this day in mount Ebal, and plaster them with plaster. And there build unto the thy God an altar of stones: thou shalt the altar of the thy God of stones and offer theron unto the thy God And thou shalt offer and shalt eat there and rejoice before the thy God. And thou shalt write upon the stones all the words of this law.
And Moses the priests the Levites spake unto all Israel sayingake heed and Israel this day thou art become the people of the thy God. therefore the voice of the thy God and do his commandments and his which I command this day.
And Moses charged the people the same day saying These shall stand upon mount Grizim to bless the people, when ye are come over Jordan Simeon, Levi, Juda, Isachar, Joseph and And these shall stand upon mount Ebal to curse Ruben, Gad, Aser, , Dan and . And the Levites shall and say unto all the men of Israel with a loud voice
Cursed be that maketh any imagean abomination unto the , the work of the hands of the craftsman and putteth it in a secret placeAnd all the people shall answer and say Amen.
Cursed be he that his father or his mothernd all the people shall say Amen.
Cursed be he that removeth his nd all the people shall say Amen.
Cursed be he that maketh the blind out of waynd all the people shall say Amen.
Cursed be he that the of the stranger, fatherless and widownd all the people shall say Amen.
Cursed be he that lieth with his fathers wife because he his fathers nd all the people shall say Amen.
Cursed be he that lieth with any manner beastnd all the people shall say Amen.
Cursed be he that lieth with his sister the daughter of his father or of his mothernd all the people shall say Amen.
Cursed be he that lieth with his mother in lawnd all the people shall say Amen.
Cursed be he that smiteth his neighbor secretlynd all the people shall say Amen.
Cursed be he that taketh reward to slay innocent nd all the people shall say Amen.
Cursed be he that not all the words of this law to do themnd all the people shall say Amen.
The 28th Chapter
f thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the thy God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command thee this dayhe will set thee on high above all nations of the earth And all these blessings shall come on thee and thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the thy God. Blessed shalt thou be in the and blessed in the fieldlessed shall be the fruit of thy body, the fruit of thy ground and the fruit of thy cattle, the of , and th flocks of sheeplessed shall and thy store. Blessed shalt thou bewhen thou comest in. The shall thine enemies that rise against thee before thy facehey shall come out against thee one way, and flee before thee seven ways. The shall command the blessing thee in thy and in all that thou settest thine hand and bless the in the land which the thy God giveth thee.
thee an holy people unto himself, as he hath sworn unto thee if thou shalt keep the commandments of the thy God and walk in his ways.
And all of the earth shall see that thou art called the name of the and they shall be of thee. And the shall make thee plenteous in goods, in the fruit of thy body, in the fruit of thy cattle and in the fruit of thy ground, in the land which the sware unto thy fathers to give thee.
The shall open unto thee his good treasure, the heaven to give rain unto thy land in season and to bless all the of thine handnd thou shalt lend unto many nations, shalt not borrow. And the shall thee and not and thou shalt be above only and not beneath if that thou hearken unto the commandments of the thy God which I command thee this day to and to do them And thou not from any of the words which I command thee this dayto the right hand or to the left, go after gods to serve them.
But if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the thy God to to do all his commandments and which I command thee this day th all these curses shall come upon thee and overtake thee: Cursed shalt thou be in the , and cursed in the fieldursed shall and thy store. Cursed shall be the fruit of thy body and the fruit of thy land the of and the flocks of thy sheep. ursed shalt thou be when thou in, and when thou goest out. he shall send upon thee cursing, and in all that thou settest thine hand until thou be destroyed and quickly because of the wickedness of thou hast forsaken he shall make the pestilence cleave unto thee, until he have consumed thee from the land whither thou goest to it. he shall smite thee with until thou perish.
And th heaven that is over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee iron. he shall the rain of th land powder and dust: from heaven shall come down upon thee, until thou be . he shall thee before thine enemies: hou shalt out one way against them, and flee seven ways before them and shalt be all the kingdoms of the earth. And thy carcas shall be meat unto all fowls of the air and unto the beasts of the earth, and no man shall fray them away.
he will smite thee with the botch of Egypt and the emerods shall smite thee with madness, blindness and of heart And thou shalt grope at noonday as the blind gropeth in darkness, and shalt not waynd thou shalt only and evermore, and no man shall theehou shalt a wife, and another shall lie with herhou shalt build an house and dwell thereinhou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not . Thine ox shall be slain before thine eyes, and thou shalt not eat thereofhine ass shall be violently taken away before thy face, and shall not be restored theehy sheep shall be given unto thine enemies, and shalthe. Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given unto another , and thine eyes shall and them all day long shalno might in thine hand. The fruit of thy land and all thy shall a nation which thou knowest not eat and thou shalt only oppressed alway: that thou shalt be for the sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see.
shall smite thee in the knees and legs, that be healed from the sole of th foot unto the top of th head.
The shall bring thee and thy king which thou set over thee, unto a nation which neither thou nor thy fathers have known and there shalt serve ods wood and stone. And thou shalt an and a all nations whither the shall thee. Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather but little in for the shall it. Thou shalt plant vineyard and dress , but shalt neither drink of the wine gather the grapes for the worms shall eat . Thou shalt have olive trees all thy coasts, but shalt not anointwith the oil for thine olive shall . Thou shalt sons and daughters, but shalt not them for they shall . All thy trees and fruit of thy land shall
and thou shalt come down . He shall lend thee and thou shalt not lend him he shall be and thou .
Moreover all these curses shall come upon thee and shall thee and overtake thee, till thou be destroyed because thou hearkened not unto the voice of the thy God, to keep his commandments and which he commanded theend they shall be upon thee and wonder and upon thy seed for ever. ecause thou served not the thy God with joyfulness and with heart for the abundance of all thingsherefore shalt serve thine which the shall send thee in hunger and thirst, in nakedness and in of all things: and he shall put a yoke of iron upon neck, until he have thee.
he shall bring a nation thee from , from the end of the , as swift as eagle flieth a nation whose tongue thou shalt not understand nation which shall not regard the person of the old nor the young And he shall eat the fruit of thy and the fruit of thy until he have destroyed thee And he shall besiege thee in all thy throughout all thy land which the thy God hath given thee.
And thou shalt eat the fruit of thine own body the flesh of thy sons and of thy daughters which the thy God hath given thee, in siege wherewith thine shall thee: o that the man that is the remnant of his children which he any of them of the flesh of his children he because he hath left him in siege wherewith thine shall thee in all thy .
he tender and delicate among you not adventure to set the sole of her foot upon the ground for and tenderness, shall be out from between her , and her children which she wherewith thine enemy shall thee in thy .
If thou wilt not to do all the words of this law that are written in this book, fear this glorious and fearful name and of long continuance, and sicknesses and of long . Moreover he will bring upon thee all the diseases of Egypt which thou wast afraid of and they shall cleave unto thee. sickness and plague which not written in the book of this law, will the bring upon thee until thou be . And ye shall be left few in number, ye were as the stars of heaven multitude because thou wouldest not the voice of the thy God.
And as the rejoiced over you to do you good and to multiply you so will rejoice over you to destroy you and to bring you to noughtnd ye shall be from off the land whither thou goest to it. And the shall scatter thee among all from the one end of the unto the other and there thou shalt serve gods, which neither thou nor thy fathers have knowneven wood and stone.
And among these nations shalt no , the sole of thy foot the shall give thee there a trembling heart and eyes and sorrow of mind And thy life shall hang before thee and thou shalt fear day and night and shalt have thy life In the morning thou shalt say, ould God it were nd at thou shalt say, ould God it were morningor fear of thine heart thou shalt fear, and for the sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see.
And the shall bring thee into Egypt again with ships, by the way I theehou see it no morend there ye shall be sold unto your enemies for bondmen and bondwomen and no man shall buy you.
The 29th Chapter
These are the words of the which the commanded Moses to make with the children of Israel in the land of Moab, beside the which he made with them in Horeb. And Moses called unto all Israel and said unto them Ye have seen all that the did before your eyes in the land of Egypt unto Pharao and unto all his servants, and unto all his landhe great temptations which thine eyes have seen and those great miracles: et the hath not given you an heart to perceive, eyes to see, ears to hear unto this day.
And I have led you forty years in the wilderness: your clothes are not waxe old upon you, a thy waxe old upon thy ft. Ye have eaten bread drunk wine or strong drink: that ye might know that the your God.
And ye came unto this place, Sihon the king of and Og king of came out against unto battle, and we smote themnd took their land and gave it an inheritance unto the and Gadites and to the half tribe of Manasse. Keep therefore the word of this and do them, that ye may all that ye do. Ye stand this day of you before the your God of your tribes, your elders, your officersall the men of Israelour , your wives and th stranger that in , from the hewer of thy wood unto the drawer of thy water: hat thou thy God maketh with thee this day ma thee a people unto himself, and that he may be unto thee a God, as he hath said unto thee and as he hath sworn unto thy fathers Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
that standeth here with us this day before the our God, and also with him that is not here with us this dayFor ye know how we have dwelt in the land of Egypt and how we came through the nations which passed by And ye have seen their abominations and their idols wood stone, silver gold, which the
Lest there be among you man or woman or tribe turneth away this day from the our God, to go and serve the gods of these nations lest there be among you root that beareth gall and wormwood t when he heareth the words of this curse, he bless himself in his heart saying I shall have peace, him, but then the of the and his jealousy smoke against that man, and all the curses that are written in this book upon him, and the out his name from under heavennd separate him unto evil out of all the tribes of Israel according all the curses of the that written in th book of th law
So that the generation to come of your children that shall rise up after you and the stranger that shall come from a far land, say when they see the plagues of that land, and the the hath nor beareth, nor any grass groweth therein, the of Sodom, , and Zeboim which the overthrew in his anger
all nations sayherefore hath the done unto this land? God of their fathers which he made with them when he brought them out of the land of Egypt they went and served gods and worshipped them gods they knew not and had given them And of the th land to bring upon it all the curses that are written in this book And the them out of their land in anger, wrath and great , and cast them into land, as it is this day. The our children for ever, that we do all the words of this law.
The 30th Chapter
hen all these are come upon thee, the blessing the curse which I have set before thee, thou among all the nations whither the thy God hath thee, nd unto the thy God and his voice according to all that I command thee this day thou and thy children with all thine heart and all thy soul
the thy God will turn thy captivity and have compassion upon thee and thee from all the nations, the thy God scattered thee. unto the parts of heaven from thence will the thy God gather thee and from thence fetch theend bring thee into the land which thy fathers possessed, and thou shalt itnd he will thee and multiply thee above thy fathers. And the thy God will circumcise thine heart and the heart of thy seed to love the thy God with all thine heart and all thy soul, that thou mayst live.
And the thy God will put all these curses upon thine enemies and on them that hate thee persecute thee.
thou shalt and the voice of the and do all his commandments which I command thee this day. And the thy God will make thee plenteous in work of thine hand in the fruit of thy body, in the fruit of thy cattle and fruit of thy landor the will again rejoice over thee good, as he rejoiced over thy fathers: If thou hearken unto the voice of the thy God, to keep his commandments and which are written in th book of th law, if thou turn unto the thy God with all thine heart and all thy soul.
For th commandment which I command thee this day, shall go up for us heaven, and it us, that we may hear it and do it Neither is it beyond the sea, that thou shouldest sayho shall go over sea for us and it us that we may hear it and do it But the word is very nigh unto thee in thy mouth and in heart, that thou do it.
I have set before this day life and good, death and eviln that I command thee this day to love the thy God to walk in his ways and to keep his commandments his and his that thou mayst live and multiply and the thy God bless thee in the land whither thou goest to possess it.
But if thine heart turn away, so that thou wilt not hear but shalt and worship gods and serve them I unto you this day, that ye shall surely perish and that ye shall not prolong your days upon the land whither thou passe over Jordan to go possess it.
I call to record this day you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: choose life, that thou and thy seed may live cleave unto himor he is thy life and the length of thy days that thou mayst dwell the which the sware unto thy fathers Abraham, Isaac and Jacob to give them.
The 31st Chapter
And Moses went and spake these words unto all Israelnd said unto them I am an hundred and twenty years this day can no more go out and inlso the hath said unto me, hou shalt not go over this Jordan. The God he will go over before thee and he will destroy these nations before thee, and thou shalt themnd he shall go over before thee, as the hath said. And the shall unto them as he did to Shon and Og kings of the Amorites and unto the he destroyed. And the them , that ye do unto them according unto all the commandments which I have commanded you. e strong, not nor be of them: for the thy God go with thee will thee nor forsake thee.
And Moses called unto and said unto him in the sight of all Israel Be strong and for thou must go with this people unto the land which the hath sworn unto their fathers to give them and thou shalt them to inherit. And the he go before thee he be with thee, will not thee forsake thee fear not be .
And Moses wrote this law and delivered it unto the priests the sons of Levi which bare the ark of the of the , and unto all the elders of Israelnd commanded them saying At the end of seven years, in the of the year, in the feast of tabernacles, hen all Israel is come to appear before the thy God in the place which he thou read this law before all Israel in their . Gather the people together men, women and children and th stranger that thy that they may hear, learn and fear the your God, and to all the words of this lawnd that their children which may hear and learn to fear the your God, as long as ye live in the land whither ye go over Jordan to possess it.
And the said unto Moses Behold thy days that thou must dieall and in the tabernacle of , that I may give him a charge. And Moses and Josua went and in the tabernacle of . And the appeared in the tabernacle in pillar of cloudnd the pillar of the cloud stood over the door of the tabernacle.
And the said unto Mosesehold, thou sleep with thy fathers and this people will go a whoring after of the land whither they go and will forsake me and break which I have made with them. hen my against them, and I will forsake them and will hide my face from them, and they shall be because our God is not among us for all the evils which they shall have wrought, in that they are turned unto ods.
Now therefore write ye this song, and teach it the children of Israel put it in their mouths that this song may be witness the children of Israel. For when I have brought them into the land which I sware unto their fathers that with milk and honey this song shall them a witnesst shall not be forgotten out of the mouths of their seed: for I know their imagination which they go about even now before I have brought them into the land which I sware. Moses wrote this song the same , and taught it the children of Israel. And gave Josua the son of Nun a charge and saide strong for thou shalt bring the children of Israel into the land which I sware unto them and I will be with thee.
Moses had made an end of writing the words of this law in a book unt the, commanded the Levites which bare the ark of the of the sayingake th book of th law and put it the side of the ark of the of the your God, it be there for a witness thee. For I know thy and thy stiff neck: behold, while I am yet alive with you this day, ye have been the and how much more after my death
Gather unto me all the elders of your tribes, and your officers, that I may speak these words in their ears and call heaven and earth to record against them. For I that after my death will utterly and turn from the way which I commanded you and will you in the latter days ye in the sight of the to provoke him the work of your hands. And Moses spake in the ears of all the congregation of Israel the words of this song, unt.
The 32nd Chapter
O heaven, I speak and hear O earth the words of my mouth. My doctrine drop as the rain, my speech as the dew, as the upon the herb, and as the upon the grass I will the name of the
for all his ways
not he thy father ? hath he not made thee and thee? Remember the days consider the years sk thy father and he will shew thee elders and they will tell thee. When the most the nations inheritance, the sons of Adam, he the of the the of the children of Israel.
For the portion of his inheritance.
He found him in a desert land, kept him as the apple of his eye.
As an eagle stirreth up her nest fluttereth over her young,
the increase of the fieldsnd he him to suck out of the rock, and oil out of the utter of kine and milk of sheep, with fat of lambs
with abominations provoked him fathers feared not. Of the ock that begat thee thou art unmindful and hast God that thee. And when the saw it, he because of the provoking of his sons and daughters.
And he said I will hide my face from them will see what their end shall beor they are a froward generation children in whom is no faith. They have me with that which is no God provoked me with their vanitiesnd I will them with which are no people will provoke them with a foolish nation. For fire is kindled in , and shall burn unto the hellnd shall consume the earth with her increase, and set the of the mountains. I will heap mischiefs upon the will spend mine arrows them.
with hunger and with heat and with bitter I will also send the teeth of beasts upon them poison serpents
the remembrance of them from among men Were it not that I feared the of the, lest their adversaries
understanding in them they were wise understood this would consider their latter end
How one chase a thousand, and two put ten thousand to flight except their ock had sold them, and the had
of Sodom, and of the fields of Gomorraheir grapes are grapes of gall, their clusters bitter
Their wine is the poison of dragons, and the cruel of asps. not this laid in store with me, and sealed up among my treasures? at hand, and the that shall come upon them make haste.
For the his people, and
drank the wine of their let them rise up and help you and be your protection.
See now that I, am he, and there is no that can deliver out of my hand.
For I lift up my hand to heaven, and say I live ever.
If I whet sword, and mine hand take hd I will vengeance mine enemies and will reward them that hate me.
I will make mine arrows drunk with blood, and my sword shall flesh the blood of the slain and of the captive
for he will avenge the blood of his servants, and will his adversaries, and will be merciful unto land his people.
And Moses and spake all the words of this song in the ears of the people, he and the son of Nun. And Moses all these words to all Israel he said unto them Set your hearts unto all the words which I testify you this day ye command your children to observe do all the words of this law. For it is not a vain you it is your life and through this ye shall prolong your days in the land whither ye go over Jordan to it.
And the spake unto Moses th day sayinget thee up into this mountain Abarim unto mount Nebo, which is in the land of Moab over against Jerichond behold the land of Canaan which I give unto the children of Israel And die in the mount thou goest up, and be gathered unto thy peoples Aaron thy brother died in mount Hor and was gathered unto his people ye trespassed against me among the children of Israel at the waters of in the wilderness of Zin because ye sanctified me not the children of Israel. hou shalt see the land before thee but shal not go thither unto the land which I give the children of Israel.
The 33rd Chapter
his is the blessing wherewith Moses man blessed the children of Israel before his death The came from Sinai and from Seir unto them from mount Paran, and he came with thousands of saints his right hand a law for them. loved the peoplell his saints are in handthe inheritance of the congregation of Jacob. And he was king when the heads of the people and the tribes of Israel together.
is the blessing of Judand he saidear the voice of Juda and bring him unto his people: let his hands for him be thou help his enemies.
And Levi he said at the waters of sai unto his father and mother: for they have observed thy word and kept thy .
They shall teach Jacob thy and Israel thy lawhey shall put before and whole sacrifice upon thine altar. Bless and accept the work of hands: smite the of them that rise against and of them that hate that they rise not again.
Benamin he said The shall dwell in safety by him and the him , and shall dwell between his shoulders.
And Joseph he saidlessed of the of the earth and fulness thereof
the of him that in the bushcome upon the head of Joseph and upon the top of the head of him that was separated from his brethren with them he shall push the together the ends of the thousands of Ephraim and the thousands of Manasse.
And he said Rejoice in thy going out and in thy tents. They shall call the people unto the there they shall offer of righteousnessor they shall suck of the abundance of the sea and of treasure hid in the sand.
And Gad he saidlessed Gade dwelleth as a lion and with the heads of the people, executed the of the and his judgments with Israel.
And Dan he said Dan is a lions whelp he shall from Basan.
And with the blessing of the
blessed with children be acceptable his brethren and dip his foot in oil
none like unto the God of shall dwell in safety alone the of Jacob shall upon a land of corn and wine thine enemies shall thee and thou shalt upon their high .
The 34th Chapter
And Moses went from the of Moab Nebo the top of Psgah, that is over against Jericho. And the shwed him all the land of unto Dan, nd all and the land of Ephraim and Manasse, and all the land of unto the utmost sea, nd the south and the plain of Jericho the city of palm trees unto Zoar. And the said unto him This is the land which I sware unto Abraham, Isaac and Jacob saying I will give it unto thy seed I have thee thine eyes but thou shalt not go over thither.
Moses the servant of the died there in the land of Moab the of the . And he buried him in a valley in the land of Moab: but no man of his sepulchre unto this day. And Moses was an hundred and twenty years old when he died his eye not dim nor his abated. And the children of Israel wept for Moses in the of Moab thirty days the days of weeping and mourning for Moses were ended.
And Josua the son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom for Moses had his hand upon him a the children of Israel hearkened unto him and did as the commanded Moses. there arose not a prophet since in Israel like unto Moses, whom the knew face to face, n all the and wonders which the sent him to do in the land of Egypt Pharao and all his servants and all his land and in all the great which Moses in the sight of all Israel.
The end of the book of