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the words which Moses spke unto all Israel on side Jordan in the
wilderness in the
journey from Horeb
the first day of the month,
that Moses spke unto the children of Israel according unto all that the had given him in
commandment unto them,
after he had Shon the king of the Amorites dwelt in Hesbon, and Og king of
dwelt at Astaroth in Edrei.
On side Jordan in the land of Moab, Moses to declare this law saying
he our God spke unto us in Horeb saying: have dwelt long enough in this
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 swre unto
your fathers Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, to give unto them and their seed after them.
And I unto you am not able to bear you myself alone.
he your God hath multiplied you ye are this day as the stars of heaven
(he God of your fathers make you a thousand times so many more as ye are, and bless
you as e hath promised you)
ow can I myself alone bear
of understanding and 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, men 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 is with him.
ye hear the small as well as the great be afraid of man, for the is Gods. And the cause that is too hard for
you, bring unto me and I will hear it.
And I commanded you th 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 come unto the of the Amorites, which the our
God doth give unto us.
Behold the thy God hath set the land before theeo 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, tribe.
And they and went up into the and came unto the and
searched it out
nd 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
and murmured in your tents and saidecause the hate us, e 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? Our brethren have discouraged our heart sayinghe people
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 goeth before you, e shall fight for you according to all that e did
you in Egypt before your eyes
and in the wilderness thou hast seen how the thy God bre 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 fire by night y what way go and in a cloud by day.
And the heard the voice of your words and was wroth and swore saying,
there shall not one of these men of this generation see that good land which I
swre to give unto your fathers,
save 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 standeth before thee, he shall go in thither.
ye said should be a prey, and your 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 ea.
Then ye answered and said unto me have sinned against the e 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 the
the said unto meay unto themo 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 the hill.
the Amorites 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
Then we turned and took our journey into the wilderness the way the as the
mend we compassed Seir
the spke unto me saying
have compassed mountain long enough turn you northward.
And the people sayingYe through the of your brethren the
children of Esau dwell in Seir and they shall be afraid of youake good heed unto
them for I will not give you of their land, no not so much as a foot breadth
because I have given ount Seir unto Esau .
Ye shall buy meat them money
thy God hath blessed thee in all the works of hand
through this great wilderness. the thy God hath been with thee thou hast
And when we from our brethren the children of Esau dwelt in Seir the
way from Elath and Ezionaber, we turned and the way the
ilderness 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
The Emim dwelt there in times past, a people great many and tall as the
also were giants as the the Moabites call them Emim.
he 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.
rise upsaid I get you over the nd we went over the Zred.
he space in which we came from until we come over the Zred
was thirty eight years until all the generation of the men of war were wasted the
host as the swre 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,
th the spke unto me saying
through Ar the of Moab this day
nd 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 giantsiants dwelt therein in old time and the
Ammonites call them
people great many and tall, as the . But the destroyed them before
and they them and dwelt in their stead
as e did the children of Esau dwel in Seire destroyed the
before them and they them and dwel in their stead unto this day.
And the Avim dwelt in even unto za, the came out of
destroyed them and dwelt in their .
up, take your journey and over the iver Arnon. Behold, I have given into
hand Shon the Amorite king of Hesbon, and his land. to and
shall tremble and of thee.
I sent messengers out of the ilderness of Kedemoth unto Sihon king of with
words of peace saying
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 eat, and give me for money
drink I will through only
as the children of Esau dwell in Seir and the Moabites 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 deliver him into thy hand as this day.
And the said unto meehold, I have begun to Sihon and his land
came out against us
and we smote him and his sons and all his
And we took all his cities
and the spoil of the cities which we took
rom Aroer the brink of the iver of Arnon, and the city the river,
unto there was not one city too strong for ushe our God delivered all unto
nly unto the land of the children of Ammon came not, nor unto of the iver
nor unto the cities in the mountains, nor unto whatsoever the our God forbade us.
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
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 th 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
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 iver of Arnon unto ount Hermon
(which Hermon the call Sirion, the Amorites call it Senir)
all 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 iron Rabath the children of Ammonine cubits
half ount and the cities thereof unto the and Gadites.
And the rest of and all the kingdom of Og, gave unto the 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 of Gesuri and
Maachati, and called them after his own name unto this day.
And I gave unto Machir.
And unto and I gave from unto the iver Arnon
half the valley and the even unto the iver which is the border of the children of
, and the Jordan the , from even unto the sea the alt ea under eastward.
And I commanded you time sayinghe your God hath given you this land to
it before your brethren the children of Israel, all are me war
wives your and your cattle (for I know that ye have much cattle) shall
abide in your cities which I have given you,
until 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
And I besought the time saying
Lord G, hou hast begun to show hy servant hy greatness and hy mighty hand
let me go over and see the good land that is beyond Jordan, that goodly
But the was with me for your sakes and would not hear me
said unto me speak no more unto e of this matter
Get thee up 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
which I teach you
to do them, that ye may live and go and the land which the God of your fathers
Ye shall unto the word which I command you neither ,
that ye may keep the commandments of the your God which I command you.
Your eyes have seen what the did Baaleor for all the men followed
Baaleor, the God hath destroyed from among you.
But ye that cleave unto the your God are 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 th is your wisdom and understanding in the sight of the
nations hear all these , say a wise and
For what nation is so great
what nation is so great that hath and so righteous 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 sons
he day that before the God in Horeb, when
said unto me, ather e the people together, I make them hear y words that they
may learn to fear e they live upon the earth and that they may teach their
ye came and stood under the and the burn with fire unto the
midst of heaven, darkness, clouds and .
And the spke unto you out of the firee heard the voice of the wordsut saw no heard a voice.
And e declared unto you is covenant, which e commanded you to , even
, that ye might
do them in the land whither ye go to possess it
, and when thou
that good land which the
and mightier than thou
commandments which I command thee this day
that it may go well with thee and with thy children after thee, and that thou
out of the land of Egypt the house of
stranger that is
And remember that thou wast a servant in the land of Egypt, and thy God
brought thee out
thy God giveth
And thou shalt
And thou shalt
the land which cities
in the sight of the
then thou shalt
thy God hath chosen
shall have no
the land which the
in thine heart,
which I command thee this day,
the land of Egypt
thy God giveth thee
in the sight of the
thou shalt put
and when thou
the land whither
thou goest to
Take heed to thyself
Thou shalt not
I command thee
, thou shalt not
and the widow, that
the thy God may bless thee in all the work of thine hand
thou shalt not
, thou shalt not
remember that thou wast a in the land of Egypt: I command thee
to do this thing.
If there justify the righteous and condemn the
before his face according to his , a certain number.
Forty stripes he give him and no 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
in the name of his brother
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 brother refuseth to up unto his brother a name in
Israele will not .
Then the elders of his city call unto him and he stand and say
not take her,
then his unto him in the presence of the elders and loose his shoe off his foot and spit in his face and answer and say 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 to
her husband out of the hand of him that smiteth him and forth her hand and take him by
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 do such things and all do are abomination unto the
Remember what Amale did unto thee the way out of Egypt,
he met thee the way and smote the hindmost of , all 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 possess that
thou out the of Amale from under heaven forget .
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 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 is name there.
And thou shalt unto the priest shall be in those days and say unto him this
day unto the thy God, that I come unto the country which the swre unto our
fathers to give us.
And the priest shall take the out of thine hand, and set it down before the altar of the
And thou shalt and say before the thy God: my
father and he went down into Egypt and sojourned there with a few and there a nation
great, mighty and .
And the Egyptians us and us, and us bondage.
And we cried unto the God of our fathers, the heard our voice and looked
on our labor and oppression.
And the brought us out of Egypt with a mighty hand and aarm and with great and with signs and wonders
nd e 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 God
and rejoice good thing which the thy God hath given unto thee and
unto thine house, thou the Levite and the stranger 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 h commandments which hou commande me I have not
hy commandments, forgotten them.
I have not eaten thereof in my mourning taken away thereof any
, nor thereof dead but have hearkened the voice of the
my God and have done all that commanded me
ook down from hy holy habitation heaven and bless hy people Israel and the land
which hou hast given us as hou unto our fathers a land that floweth with milk and
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 is ways and to keep
is is commandments and is , and to hearken unto is voice.
And the hath thee this day to be peopleas e hath promised
thee and that thou keep is commandments,
and to make thee high above all nations which e hath made in praise in name and honor that thou mayst be a holy people unto the thy God, as e hath .
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 plaster
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 over Jordan, that ye set up these stones which
I command you this dayount Ebal, and plaster them with plaster.
And there build unto the thy God an altar of stoneshou
lift up iron upon them
hou 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 spke unto all Israel sayingake heed and Israelhis day thou art become the people of the thy God.
therefore the voice of the thy God and do is commandments and is
which I command this day.
And Moses charged the people the same day saying
These shall stand upon ount Grizim to bless the people when ye come over
Jordan: Simeon, Levi, Juda, Isachar, Joseph and Benamin.
And these shall stand upon ount Ebal to curse: Ruben, Gad, Aser, , Dan
And the Levites shall and say unto all the men of Israel with a loud voice
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.
be he that his father or his mothernd all the people shall say.
be he that removeth his neighbors nd all the people shall say.
be he that maketh the blind out of waynd all the people shall say.
be he that the of the stranger, fatherless and widownd all the
people shall say.
be he that lieth with his fathers wife because he his fathers nd all
the people shall say.
be he that lieth with any manner beastnd all the people shall say.
be he that lieth with his sister the daughter of his father or of his
mothernd all the people shall say.
be he that lieth with his motherinlawnd all the people shall say.
be he that smiteth his neighbor secretlynd all the people shall say.
be he that taketh reward to slay innocent nd all the people shall say.
be he that not all the words of this law to do themnd all the people
thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the thy God
to observe and to do all is commandments which I command thee this dayhe will set thee on high above all nations of the earth
nd 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 field
lessed shall be the fruit of thy body, the fruit of thy ground and the fruit of thy
Blessed shalt thou be, when thou goest out
The shall thine enemies 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.
holy people unto imself, as e hath sworn unto thee if thou
shalt keep the commandments of the thy God and walk in is 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 swre unto thy fathers to
The shall open unto thee is 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 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 day to 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 is 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 field
ursed 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.
nd cursed shalt thou be when thou goest out.
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 e 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
shall thee before thine enemieshou shalt out one way
against them and flee seven ways before them, and shalt be all the kingdoms of the
And thy carcass shall be meat unto all fowls of the air and unto the beasts of the earth, and no
man shall them away.
he will smite thee with the of Egypt and the
shall smite thee with madness, blindness and of heart
nd thou shalt grope at noonday as the blind gropeth in darkness, and shalt not way. And thou shalt only and evermore, and no man shall
hou shalt a wife, and another shall lie with her. Thou shalt build a house and
dwell therein. Thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not .
Thine ox shall be slain before thine eyes, and thou shalt not eat thereof. Thine ass shall be
violently taken away before thy face, and shall not be restored thee. Thy sheep shall be
given unto thine enemies, and shal the.
Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given unto another , and thine eyes shall and
them all day long shal no might in thine hand.
The fruit of thy land and all thy labors shall a nation which thou knowest not eat and thou
shalt only oppressed always
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 thou set over thee unto a nation which
neither thou nor thy fathers have known, and there shalt serve wood and stone.
And thou shalt beme 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
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 , but shalt not with
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
high, and thou shalt come down
He shall lend thee and thou shalt not lend hime 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 is
commandments and which e commanded thee
nd they shall be upon thee and wonder and upon thy seed for ever.
thou served not the thy God with joyfulness and with heart for
the abundance of all things,
therefore shalt serve thine the shall send thee in hunger
and thirst in nakedness and in of all things and e shall put a yoke of iron upon
neck until e 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
a nation which shall not regard the person of the old nor
And he shall eat the fruit of thy and the fruit of thy
until he have destroyed thee.
And he shall thee in all thy until thy high and walls come down wherein
thou trusted, all thy landnd 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
so that the man that is tender and the remnant of his children 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 to set the sole of her foot
upon the ground for and tenderness, shall be
out from between her , and her children
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 e 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 known even
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
no 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
thee see it no more. And there ye shall be sold unto your enemies for bondmen
and bondwomen and no man shall buy you.
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 e made with them in Horeb.
And Moses called unto all Israel and said unto themYe 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 land,
the great temptations which thine eyes have seen and those great miracles
et the hath not given you a heart to perceive eyes to see ears to hear unto this
And I have led you forty years in the wildernessour clothes not waxed old upon you,
thy waxed 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 Hesbon and Og king of Basan came
out against unto battle, and we smote them
nd took their land and gave it an inheritance unto the Rubenites and Gadites
and to the 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 officers all the men of Israel
your , your wives and th stranger that in , from the hewer of thy wood
unto the drawer of thy
that thou shouldst thy God maketh with thee this day
thee a people unto imself, and that e may be unto thee a
God, as e hath said unto thee and as e hath sworn unto thy fathers Abraham, Isaac
with him that standeth here with us this day before the our God, and also with him
that is not here with us this day
or ye know how we have dwelt in the land of Egypt, and how we came through the nations
which passed by
nd ye have seen their abominations and their idols wood stone, silver gold, which
est 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,
when he heareth the words of this curse, he bless himself in his heart
saying shall have peace,
him, but then the of the and is jealousy smoke
against that man, and all the curses that are written in this book upon him, and the out his name from under heaven
nd separate him unto evil out of all the tribes of Israel according all the
curses of the that written in thook of thaw
that the generation to come of your children shall rise up after you and the stranger
shall come from a far land, say when they see the plagues of that land and the
the hath it
a land is brimstone and salt, that it is sown nor
beareth nor any grass groweth therein, the of Sodom, and
which the overthrew in
unto this land?
God of their
fathers which e made with them when e brought them out of the land of Egypt
they went and served gods and worshiped 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
nd the them out of their land in anger wrath and great ,
and cast them into a land, as it is this day.
The our children for ever, that we do all the words of this law.
all these come upon thee, the blessing the
curse which I have set before thee, thou among all the nations whither
the thy God hath thee,
and unto the thy God and is voice according to all that I
command thee this day thou and thy children with all thine heart and all thy soul
hen the thy God will captivity and have compassion upon thee and thee from all the nations the thy God scattered
unto the parts of heaven from thence will the thy
God gather thee and from thence fetch thee
nd bring thee into the land which thy fathers possessed, and thou shalt
itnd e 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 is 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 land. For the will again
rejoice over thee good, as e rejoiced over thy fathers
f thou hearken unto the voice of the thy God to keep is commandments and which are written in thook of thaw, if thou turn unto the thy God with
all thine heart and all thy soul.
For th commandment which I command thee this day, is not from thee neither far off.
It is not in heaven that thou sayho 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 evil
in that I command thee this day to love the thy God to walk in is ways and to keep
is commandmentsis and is 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,
that thou love the thy God, is thy life and the length of thy days, that thou mayst dwell the
which the swre unto thy fathers Abraham, Isaac and Jacob to give them.
And Moses went and spke these words unto all Israel
nd said unto themI am a hundred and twenty years this day can no more go out
and in. Also the hath said unto me, hou shalt not go over this Jordan.
The Gode will go over before thee and e will destroy these nations before
thee, and thou shalt themnd he shall go over before thee, as the hath
And the shall unto them as e did to Shon and Og kings of the Amorites and
do unto them according unto
all the commandments which I have commanded you.
nor forsake thee.
And Moses called unto Josua and said unto him in the sight of all IsraelBe 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 e go before theee be with thee, will not thee forsake theeear not be .
And Moses wrote this law and delivered it unto the priests the sons of Levi bre the ark
of the of the , and unto all the elders of Israel
nd commanded them sayingAt the end of seven years, in the of the
year, in the east of abernacles,
when all Israel come to appear before the thy God in the place which e thou read this law before all Israel in their .
Gather the people together men, women and children and th
thy that they may hear, learn and fear the your God, and
to all the words of this law,
and that their children know 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 MosesBehold thy days that thou must die. Call
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 e and break which I have made with them.
hen y against them, and I will forsake them and will
hide y face from them, and they shall be because our God is not
for all the evils which they shall have wrought, in
that they are turned unto .
Now therefore write ye this song the children of Israel.
For when I have brought them into the land which I swre unto their fathers that
with milk and honey, they eat and fill themselves and wax fat
turn unto and serve them and
this song shall
them a witnesst shall not be forgotten out of the mouths of their seedor I
know their imagination which they go about even now before I have brought them into
the land which I swre.
Moses wrote this song the same , and taught it the children of Israel.
And e gave the son of Nun a charge and saide strong for
thou shalt bring the children of Israel into the land which I swre unto them, and I will be with
Moses had made an end of writing the words of this law in a book
commanded the Levites bre the ark of the of the saying
ake thook of thaw and put it the side of the ark of the of the your
God, it be there for a witness thee
or I know thy and thy stiff neckehold, while I am yet alive with you this day, ye
have been the nd 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 yound will you in the latter days, ye in
the sight of the to provoke im the work of your hands.
And Moses spke in the ears of all the congregation of Israel the words of this song unt
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
not made thee and thee?
Remember the days consider the years . Ask thy father and he will
shw thee, elders and they will tell thee.
When the ost the nations inheritance, the sons of
Adam, e the of the the of the children of Israel.
For the portion of is inheritance.
He found him in a desert land and wilderness He led him about him, kept him as the apple of is eye.
As an eagle stirreth up her nest fluttereth over her young,
, and there was no strange od with him.
He him high , he the increase of the fieldsnd e him to suck out of the rock, and oil out of the
butter of and milk of sheep, with fat of lambs and
waxed fat and kickedhou
with abominations provoked
newly up fathers feared not.
Of the ock that begt thee thou art unmindful and hast God that thee.
And when the saw it, because of the provoking of is sons and daughters.
And e said: will hide y face from them will see what their end shall beor they are a froward generation children in whom is no faith.
They have e with that which is no God provoked e
with their vanities. And I will them with 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.
will heap mischiefs upon the will spend ine 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
ere 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 their ock had
sold them, and the had them
For rock is not as ock, our enemies judge.
their of the vine 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 e, and sealed up among y treasures?
is at hand, and the that shall come upon them make haste.
For the that their
and drank the wine of their et them rise
up and help you and be your protection.
now that I, I am e, and there is no od . I kill and make alive, and I heal neither is there that can deliver out of y hand.
For I lift up y hand to heaven and say: I live ever.
If I whet enemies and will reward them that hate e.
I will make ine arrows drunk with blood, and y sword shall flesh the
blood of the slain and of the
will avenge the blood of is servants, and will
is adversaries, and will be merciful unto land is people.
And Moses and spke all the words of this song in the ears of the people, he and Josua
the son of Nun.
And Moses all these words to all Israel,
he said unto themSet 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 spke unto Moses th day saying
et thee up into this mountain Abarim unto ount Nebo, which is in the land of Moab Jerichond behold the land of Canaan which I give unto the children of Israel .
And die the mount thou goest up, and be gathered unto thy peoples Aaron thy
brother died ount Hor and was gathered unto his people
ye trespassed against e among the children of Israel at the waters of
in the ilderness of Zin because ye sanctified e 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.
is the blessing wherewith Moses man blessed the children of Israel before
: The came from Sinai and from Seir unto them
from ount Paran, and e came with thousands of saints
saints are in hand
the 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 said: ear the voice of Juda and bring him
unto his people let his hands for him be hou help his enemies.
And Levi he said: at the waters of
sai unto his father and mother for they have observed hy word and kept hy .
They shall teach Jacob hy judgments and Israel hy lawhey shall put before
and whole sacrifice upon hine 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 the , and shall dwell between is shoulders.
And Joseph he said: lessed of the his land
of the earth and fullness thereof come upon the head of Joseph and upon the top of the head of
him that was separated from his brethren
his and his horns the horns of unicorn. ith
them he shall push the together the ends of the are 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 said: lessed Gade dwelleth as a lion and
with the heads of the people executed the of the and is
judgments with Israel.
And Dan he said: Dan is a lions whelp he shall from Basan.
And he said: and with the blessing of the
be blessed with children be acceptable his
brethren and dip his foot in oil
There is none like unto the God of
shall dwell in safety alone the of Jacob shall upon a land of corn and
wine his heaven shall drop dew.
Happy art thou Israelho is like unto thee people saved by the th shield help and sword of thy And thine enemies shall thee,
and thou shalt upon their high
Jericho. And the showed him all the land of Dan,
and all and the land of Ephraim and Manasse, and all the land of unto the
and the outh and the plain of Jericho the city of palm trees Zoar.
And the said unto himThis is the land which I swre unto Abraham, Isaac and Jacob saying will give it unto thy seed. I have thee thine eyes but
thou shalt not go over thither.
So Moses the servant of the died there in the land of Moab the of the
And e buried him in a valley in the land of Moab
And Moses was a hundred and twenty years old when he died his eye not dim nor his
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. And 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
in all the and wonders which the sent him to do in the land of Egypt,
Pharao and all his servants and all his land
in the sight of all