1“Guard to do every command which I command you today, that you might live, and shall increase, and go in, and shall possess the land of which יהוה swore to your fathers.
2“And you shall remember that יהוה your Elohim led you all the way these forty years in the wilderness, to humble you, prove you, to know what is in your heart, whether you guard His commands or not.
3“And He humbled you, and let you suffer hunger, and fed you with manna which you did not know nor did your fathers know, to make you know that man does not live by bread alone, but by every Word that comes from the mouth of יהוה#Messiah quotes this in Mt. 4:4 and in Lk. 4:4..
4“Your garments did not wear out on you, nor did your foot swell these forty years.
5“Thus you shall know in your heart that as a man disciplines his son, so יהוה your Elohim disciplines you,
6therefore you shall guard the commands of יהוה your Elohim, to walk in His ways and to fear Him.
7“For יהוה your Elohim is bringing you into a good land, a land of streams of water, of fountains and springs, that flow out of valleys and hills,
8a land of wheat and barley, of vines and fig trees and pomegranates, a land of olive oil and honey,
9a land in which you eat bread without scarcity, in which you do not lack at all, a land whose stones are iron and out of whose hills you dig copper.
10“And you shall eat and be satisfied, and shall bless יהוה your Elohim for the good land which He has given you.
11“Be on guard, lest you forget יהוה your Elohim by not guarding His commands, and His right-rulings, and His laws which I command you today,
12lest you eat and shall be satisfied, and build lovely houses and shall dwell in them,
13and your herds and your flocks increase, and your silver and your gold are increased, and all that you have is increased,
14that your heart then becomes lifted up, and you forget יהוה your Elohim who brought you out of the land of Mitsrayim, from the house of bondage,
15who led you through that great and awesome wilderness – fiery serpents and scorpions and thirst – where there was no water, who brought water for you out of the flinty rock,
16who fed you in the wilderness with manna, which your fathers did not know, in order to humble you and to try you, to do you good in the end,
17you then shall say in your heart, ‘My power and the strength of my hand have made for me this wealth!’
18“But you shall remember יהוה your Elohim, for it is He who gives you power to get wealth, in order to establish His covenant which He swore to your fathers, as it is today.
19“And it shall be, if you by any means forget יהוה your Elohim, and follow other mighty ones, and serve them and bow yourself to them, I have warned you this day that you shall certainly perish.
20“Like the nations which יהוה is destroying before you, so you are to perish, because you did not obey the voice of יהוה your Elohim.
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