1 “Now this is the commandment, the statutes and the judgments which the Lord your God has commanded me to teach you, that you might do them in the land where you are going over to possess it,
2 so that you and your son and your grandson might afear the Lord your God, to keep all His statutes and His commandments which I command you, ball the days of your life, and that your days may be prolonged.
3 “O Israel, you should listen and 1be careful to do it, that ait may be well with you and that you may multiply greatly, just as the Lord, the God of your fathers, has promised you, in ba land flowing with milk and honey.
6 “aThese words, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart.
7 “aYou shall teach them diligently to your sons and shall talk of them when you sit in your house and when you walk by the way and when you lie down and when you rise up.
9 “aYou shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.
10 “Then it shall come about when the Lord your God brings you into the land which He swore to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, to give you, agreat and splendid cities which you did not build,
11 and houses full of all good things which you did not fill, and hewn cisterns which you did not dig, vineyards and olive trees which you did not plant, and ayou eat and are satisfied,
14 “aYou shall not follow other gods, any of the gods of the peoples who surround you,
17 “aYou should diligently keep the commandments of the Lord your God, and His testimonies and His statutes which He has commanded you.
18 “You shall do what is right and good in the sight of the Lord, that ait may be well with you and that you may go in and possess the good land which the Lord swore to give your fathers,
20 “aWhen your son asks you in time to come, saying, ‘What do the testimonies and the statutes and the judgments mean which the Lord our God commanded you?’
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