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Deuteronomy 29
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29cThese are the terms of the covenant the LORD commanded Moses to make with the Israelites while they were in the land of Moab, in addition to the covenant he had made with them at Mount Sinai.H1697H1285H3068H6680H4872H3772H1121H3478H776H4124H1285H3772H2722

Moses Reviews the Covenant

2①Moses summoned all the Israelites and said to them, "You have seen with your own eyes everything the LORD did in the land of Egypt to Pharaoh and to all his servants and to his whole country—/ ①{Verses 29.2-29 are numbered 29.1-28 in Hebrew text}H4872H7121H3478H559H7200H3068H6213H5869H776H4714H6547H5650H7763all the great tests of strength, the miraculous signs, and the amazing wonders.H1419H4531H5869H7200H226H1419H41594But to this day the LORD has not given you minds that understand, nor eyes that see, nor ears that hear!H3068H5414H3820H3045H5869H7200H241H8085H31175For forty years I led you through the wilderness, yet your clothes and sandals did not wear out.H3212H705H8141H4057H8008H1086H5275H1086H72726You ate no bread and drank no wine or other alcoholic drink, but he gave you food so you would know that he is the LORD your God.H398H3899H8354H3196H7941H3045H3068H4307"When we came here, King Sihon of Heshbon and King Og of Bashan came out to fight against us, but we defeated them.H935H4725H5511H4428H2809H5747H4428H1316H3318H7125H4421H52218We took their land and gave it to the tribes of Reuben and Gad and to the half-tribe of Manasseh as their grant of land.H3947H776H5414H5159H7206H1425H2677H7626H45209"Therefore, obey the terms of this covenant so that you will prosper in everything you do.H8104H1697H1285H6213H7919H621310All of you—tribal leaders, elders, officers, all the men of Israel—are standing today in the presence of the LORD your God.H5324H3117H6440H3068H430H7218H7626H2205H7860H376H347811Your little ones and your wives are with you, as well as the foreigners living among you who chop your wood and carry your water.H2945H802H1616H7130H4264H2404H6086H7579H432512You are standing here today to enter into the covenant of the LORD your God. The LORD is making this covenant, including the curses.H5674H1285H3068H430H423H3068H430H3772H311713By entering into the covenant today, he will establish you as his people and confirm that he is your God, just as he promised you and as he swore to your ancestors Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.H6965H3117H5971H430H1696H7650H1H85H3327H329014"But you are not the only ones with whom I am making this covenant with its curses.H3772H1285H42315I am making this covenant both with you who stand here today in the presence of the LORD our God, and also with the future generations who are not standing here today.H5975H3426H3117H6440H3068H430H311716"You remember how we lived in the land of Egypt and how we traveled through the lands of enemy nations as we left.H3045H3427H776H4714H5674H7130H1471H567417You have seen their detestable practices and their idolsc made of wood, stone, silver, and gold.H7200H8251H1544H6086H68H3701H209118I am making this covenant with you so that no one among you—no man, woman, clan, or tribe—will turn away from the LORD our God to worship these gods of other nations, and so that no root among you bears bitter and poisonous fruit.H3426H376H802H4940H7626H3824H6437H3117H3068H430H3212H5647H430H1471H3426H8328H6509H7219H393919"Those who hear the warnings of this curse should not congratulate themselves, thinking, 'I am safe, even though I am following the desires of my own stubborn heart.' This would lead to utter ruin!H8085H1697H423H1288H3824H559H7965H3588H3212H8307H3820H5595H7302H677120The LORD will never pardon such people. Instead his anger and jealousy will burn against them. All the curses written in this book will come down on them, and the LORD will erase their names from under heaven.H3068H14H5545H639H3068H7068H6225H376H423H3789H5612H7257H3068H4229H8034H806421The LORD will separate them from all the tribes of Israel, to pour out on them all the curses of the covenant recorded in this Book of Instruction.H3068H914H7451H7626H3478H423H1285H3789H5612H845122"Then the generations to come, both your own descendants and the foreigners who come from distant lands, will see the devastation of the land and the diseases the LORD inflicts on it.H1755H314H1121H6965H310H5237H935H7350H776H559H7200H4347H776H8463H3068H247023They will exclaim, 'The whole land is devastated by sulfur and salt. It is a wasteland with nothing planted and nothing growing, not even a blade of grass. It is like the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, which the LORD destroyed in his intense anger.'H776H1614H4417H8316H2232H6779H6212H5927H4114H5467H6017H126H6636H3068H2015H639H253424"And all the surrounding nations will ask, 'Why has the LORD done this to this land? Why was he so angry?'H1471H559H3068H6213H776H2750H1419H63925"And the answer will be, 'This happened because the people of the land abandoned the covenant that the LORD, the God of their ancestors, made with them when he brought them out of the land of Egypt.H559H5800H1285H3068H430H1H3772H3318H776H471426Instead, they turned away to serve and worship gods they had not known before, gods that were not from the LORD.H3212H5647H312H430H7812H430H3045H250527That is why the LORD's anger has burned against this land, bringing down on it every curse recorded in this book.H639H3068H2734H776H935H7045H3789H561228In great anger and fury the LORD uprooted his people from their land and banished them to another land, where they still live today!'H3068H5428H127H639H2534H1419H7110H7993H312H776H311729"The LORD our God has secrets known to no one. We are not accountable for them, but we and our children are accountable forever for all that he has revealed to us, so that we may obey all the terms of these instructions.H5641H3068H430H1540H1121H5704H5769H6213H1697H8451


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