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CHRIST, tery.

1451. 1 The end of the law is obedience. 3 An er. 19 . Neither shalt thou steal. 20 Neither shalt thou bear false wit

COW these are the commandments, ness against thy neighbor. 21 i Neither shalt thou desire thy

which the LORD your God commanded neighbor's wife, neither shalt thou covet

to teach you, that ye may do them in thy neighbor's house, his field, or his

the land whither ye i go to possess it: man-servant, or bis maid-servant, his ox, Luke 18. 2 That thou mayst fear the LORD thy or his ass, or any thing that is thy neigh- 20. God, to keep all his statutes and his combor's.

mandments which I command thee, thou, 22 These words the LORD spoke to all

and thy son, and thy son's son, all the your assembly on the mount from the a Rom. 13. 9. days of thy life: and that thy days may midst of the fire, of the cloud, and of the

be prolonged. thick darkness, with a great voice: and

3 1 Hear therefore, O Israel, and obhe added no more. And he wrote them i Rom.7.7. serve to do it; that it may be well with in two tables of stone, and delivered

thee, and that ye may increase mightily, them to me.

as the Lord God of thy fathers hath 23 And it came to pass, when ye heard x Ex. 19. 19. promised thee, in the land that floweth the voice from the midst of the dark

with milk and honey. ness, (for the mountain did burn with

4 Hear, O Israel: the LORD our God fire,) that ye came near to me, even all

is one LORD: the heads of your tribes, and your el

5 And a thou shalt love the LORD thy ders;

God with all thy heart, and with all thy 24 And ye said, Behold, the Lord our God hath shown us his glory and his

3 Heb. add soul, and with all thy might.

6 And 6 these words which I comgreatness, and á we have heard his voice

mand thee this day, shall be in thy heart: from the midst of the fire: we have seen

7 And thou shalt 2 teach them dilithis day that God doth talk with man, m Ex. 20. 19. gently to thy children, and shalt talk of and he i liveth.

them when thou sittest in thy house, and 25 Now therefore why should we die?

when thou walkest by the way, and for this great fire will consume us: if

when thou liest down, and when thou we 3 hear the voice of the LORD our God any more, then we shall die.

8 And thou shalt bind them for a sign 26 For who is there of all flesh that

upon thy hand, and they shall be as fronthath heard the voice of the living God

lets between thy eyes. speaking out of the midst of the fire, as

9 And thou shalt write them upon the

1 Heb. we hare, and lived ? 27 9 Go thou near, and hear all that pass over. posts of thy house, and on thy gates.

10 And it shall be, when the LORD thy the LORD Our God shall say; and m speak

God shall have brought thee into the land thou to us all that the Lord our God

which he swore to thy fathers, to Abra

e c. 10. 12. shall speak to thee; and we will hear it, Matt. 22. 37. ham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give thee and do it.

Mark 12. 30. great and goodly cities, which thou didst 2 And the LORD heard the voice of Luke 10. 27. not build, your words, when ye spoke to me; and

11 And houses full of all good things, the LORD said to me, I have heard the

which thou didst not fill, and wells digvoice of the words of this people, which 5 c. 11. 18. ged, which thou didst not dig, vineyards they have spoke to thee: they have well

and olive-trees, which thou didsi not said all that they have spoken.

plant; c when thou shalt have eaten and 29 O that there were such a heart in 2 Heb. whet, be full; them, that they would fear me, and keep or sharpen. 12 Then beware lest thou shouldst forall my cominandments alyays, that it

get the Lord, who brought thee forth might be well with them, and with their

from the land of Egypt, from the bouse children for ever!

cc. 8. 10. &c. of 3 bondage. 30 Go, say to them, Return to your

13 Thou shalt a fear the LORD thy God, tents again.

and serve him, and shalt swear by his 31 But as for thee, stand thou here by 3 Heb. bond. name. me, and I will speak to thee all the com

14 Ye shall not go after other gods, of mandments, and the statutes, and the servants, the gods of the people which are around judgments, which thou shalt teach them,

you; that they may do them in the land which

15 (For the LORD thy God is a jealous I give them to possess it.

God among you) lest the anger of the 32 Ye shall observe to do therefore as 20. & 13. 4. Lord thy God should be kindled against the LORD your God hath commanded

thee, and destroy thee from off the face you: ye shall not turn aside to the right

of the earth. hand or to the left.

e Matt. 4. 7.

16 • Ye shall not tempt the LORD your 33 Ye shall walk in all the ways which

God, as ye tempted him in Massah. the LORD your God hath commanded

17 Ye shall diligently keep the comyou, that ye may live, and that it may be

mandments of the LORD your God, and well with you, and that ye may prolongs Ex. 17. 2. his testimonies, and his statutes, which your days in the land which ye shali

he hath commanded thee. possess.

18 And thou shalt do that which is right and good in the sight of the LORD:

men, or,

4 C. 10, 12.

Before that it may be well with thee, and that


he had sworn to your fathers, hath the thou mayest go in and possess the good 1451. LORD brought you out with a mighty land which the LORD swore to thy fa

hand, and redeemed you from the honse thers,

of bondmen, from the hand of Pharaoh 19 To cast out all thy enemies from

king of Egypt. before thee, as the LORD hath spoken.

9 1 Know therefore that the LORD thy 20 And when thy son shall ask thee 4 Heb. God, he is God, the faithful God, who 4 in time to come, saying, What mean to-morrow. keepeth covenant and mercy with them the testimonies, and the statutes, and the

that love him and keep his commandjudgments, which the Lord our God hath

ments to a thousand generations: commanded you?

5 Heb. evil.

10 And repayeth them that hate him 21 Then thou shalt say to thy son, We

to their face, to destroy them: he will were Pharoah's bondmen in Egypti and

not be slack to him that hateth him, he the Lord brought us out of Egypt with a c. 31. 3. will repay him to his face. a mighty hand:

11 Thou shalt therefore keep the com22 And the LORD showed signs and

mandments, and the statutes, and the wonders, great and 5 distressing, upon 6 Ex. 23. 32. judgments, which I command thee this Egypt, upon Pharaoh, and upon all his & 34. 12.

day, to do them. household, before our eyes :

12 Wherefore it shall come to pass, 23 And he brought us out from thence,

2 if ye hearken to these judgments, and that he might bring us in, to give us thé 1 Heb. keep, and do them, that the LORD thy land which he swore to our fathers. 24 And the Lord commanded

us to do or, pillars. God will keep to thee the covenant and

the mercy which he swore to thy fathers: all these statutes, to fear the LORD our

13 And he will love thee, and bless God, for our good always, that he might

thee, and multiply thee: he will also

cc. 14, 2. & preserve us alive, as it is at this day.

26. 19.

bless thy children, and the fruit of thy 25 And it shall be our righteousness,

land, thy corn, and thy wine, and thy oil, if we observe to do all these command

the increase of thy kíne, and the flocks ments before the Lord our God, as he

d Ex. 19. 5.

of thy sheep, in the land which he swore hath commanded us.

1 Pet. 2. 9.

to thy fathers to give thee. CHAP. VII.

14 Thou shalt be blessed above all I AU communion with the nations is forbid.

people: e there shall not be male or fe4 for fear of idolatry, 6 for the holiness of

male barren among you, or among your the people, 9. for the nature of God in his mercy and justice, 23 for the assuredness

cattle. of victory which God will give over them.

15 And the LORD will take away from HEN «

thee all sickness, and will put none of the

s evil diseases of Egypi (which thou thou goest to possess it, and hath cast out

knowest) upon thee; but will lay them many nations before thee, the Hittites,

upon all them that hate thee. and the Girgashites, and the Amorites,

16 And thou shalt consume all the and the Canaanites, and the Perrizites,

people which the LORD thy God shall deand the Hivites, and the Jebusites, seven • Ex. 23. 26, liver to thee; thy eye shall have no pity nations greater and mightier than thou;

upon them: neither shalt thou serve 2 And when the Lord thy God shall

their gods; for that will be 5 a snare to deliver them before thee, thou shalt smite

thee. them and utterly destroy them, 6 thou

17 If thou shalt say in thy heart, These shalt make no covenant with them, nor Ex: 2:14. nations are more than I, how can I dis

& 15. . show mercy to them: 3 Neither shalt thou make marriages

18 Thou shalt not be afraid of them: with them; thy daughter thou shalt not

but shalt well remember what the LORD give to his son, nor his daughter shall

thy God did to Pharaoh, and to all thou take to thy son.

Egypt; 4 1 For they will turn away thy son

19 The great temptations which thy from following me, that they may serve & Ex. 23. 33. eyes saw, and the signs, and the wonother gods: so will the anger of the Lord

ders, and the mighty hand, and the outbe kindled against you, and destroy thee

stretched arm, by which the LORD thy suddenly.

God brought thee out: so shall the LORD 5 But thus shall ye deal with them;

thy God do to all the people of whom ye shall destroy their altars, and break

thou art afraid. down their i images, and cut down their

20 - Moreover, the LORD thy God will groves, and burn their graven images" Ex, 23:28. send the hornet among them, until they with fire.

that are left, and hide themselves from 6 1 ° For thou art a holy people to the

thee, shall be destroyed. LORD thy God: d the LORD thy God hath

21 Thou shalt not be affrighted at chosen thee to be a special people to him

them: for the Lord thy God is among self, above all people that are upon the 3 Heb. pluck


you, a mighty God and terrible. face of the earth.

22 And the Lord thy God will 3 drive 7 The Lord did not set his love upon

out those nations before thee by little and you, nor choose you, because ye were

little: thou mayest not consume them at more in number than any people; for ye 4 once, lest the beasts of the field increase were the fewest of all people :

fore thy 8 But because the LORD loved you, and face. 23 1 But the LORD thy God shall debecause he would keep the oath which

I liver them 4 to thee, and shall destroy


possess them?

Josh. 24.12.

upon thee.


a Mat. 4. 4.
Luke 4. 4.

of ol.


them with a mighty destruction, until CHRIST, full, and hast built goodly houses, and they are destroyed.


dwelt in them ; 24 And he shall deliver their kings

13 And when thy herds and thy flocks into thy hand, and thou shalt destroy

multiply, and thy silver and thy gold are their name from under heaven: there

increased, and all that thou hast is inshall no man be able to stand before

creased; thee, until thou shalt have destroyed

14 Then thy heart shall be lifted up, them.

and thou shalt forget the LORD thy God

ic. 13. 17. 25 The graven images of their gods

(who brought thee out of the land of shall ye burn with fire: thou shalt not

Egypt, from the house of bondage;) desire the silver or gold that is on them,

15 Who led thee through that great nor take it to thee, lest thou shouldst be

and terrible wilderness, in which were snared in it: for it is an abomination to

fiery serpents, and scorpions, and drouth, the LORD thy God.

where there was no water; d who brought 26 Neither shalt thon bring an abom

thee forth water out of the rock of flint; ination into thy house, lest thou shouldst

16 Who fed thee in the wilderness be a cursed thing like it: but thou shalt

with manna, which thy fathers knew utterly detest it, and thou shalt utterly Neh. 9. 21. not, that he might humble thee, and that abhor it; i for it is a cursed thing.

he might prove thee, to do thee good at CHAP. VIII.

thy latter end.

17 And thou shalt say in thy heart, An ezkortation to obedience in regard to God's dealing with them.

My, power and the might of my hand ive-tree of

hath gotten me this wealth. LL the commandments which I com- oil.

18 But thou shalt remember the LORD

thy God: for it is he that giveth thee to do, that ye may live, and multiply, and

power to get wealth, that he may estabgo in and possess the land which the

fish his covenant which he swore to thy LORD swore to your fathers.

< c. 6. 11. 12. fathers, as it is this day. 2 And thou shalt remember all the

19 And it shall be, if thou shalt at all way which the LORD thy God hath led

forget the LORD thy God, and walk after thee these forty years in the wilderness,

other gods, and serve them, and worship to humble thee, and to prove thee, to

them, I testify against you this day that know what was in thy heart, whether

ye shall surely perish. thou wouldst keep his commandments, or

20 As the nations which the LORD de. not.

stroyeth before your face, so shall ye 3 And he humbled thee, and suffered

perish; because ye would not be obedithee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, 4 Num. 20.11. ent to the voice of the LORD your God. which thou knewest not, neither did thy

CHAP. IX. fathers know; that he might make thee

Moses dissuadeth them from the opinion of their know that man doth e not live by bread

own righteousness, by rehearsing their sedeonly, but by every word that proceedeth

Tal rebellions. out of the mouth of the LORD doth man

TEAR, O Israel: Thou art to pass live. 4 Thy raiment hath not become old

possess nations greater and mightier than upon thee, neither hath thy foot swelled

thyself, cities great and fortified up to these forty years.

heaven, 5 Thou shalt also consider in thy

2 A people great and tall, e the chilheart, that as a man chasteneth his son,

dren of the Anakims, whom thou knowso the LORD thy God chasteneth thee. • Ex. 16. 15. Jest, and of whom thou hast heard it said, 6 Therefore thou shalt keep the com

Who can stand before the children of mandments of the LORD thy God, to walk

Anak! in his ways, and to fear him.

3 Understand therefore this day, that 7 For the LORD thy God bringeth thee

the LORD thy God is he who goeth over into a good land, a land of brooks of wa

before thee; as a b consuming fire he ter, of fountains, and depths that spring

shall destroy them, and he shall bring out of valleys and hills;

them down before thy face: so shalt thou 8 A land of wheat, and barley, and

drive them out, and destroy them quickvines, and fig-trees, and pomegranates,

ly, as the Lord hath said to thee. a land i of olive oil, and honey;

4 Speak not thou in thy heart, after 9 A land in which thou shalt eat bread

that the LORD thy God hath cast them out without scarceness, thou shalt not lack

from before thee, saying, For my rightany thing in it, a land whose stones are Num.13.28. eousness the Lord hath brought me in to iron, and out of whose hills thou mayest

possess this land: but for the wickedness dig brass.

of these nations the LORD doth drive them 10 - When thou hast eaten and art

out from before thee. full, then thou shalt bless the Lord thy

5 Not for thy righteousness, or for the God for the good land which he hath

uprightness of thy heart dost thou go to given thee.

possess their land: but for the wicked11 Beware that thou forget not the

ness of these nations, the Lord thy God LORD thy God, in not keeping his com

doth drive them out from before thee, mandments, and his judgments, and his sc. 4. 24. and that he may perform the word which statutes, which I command thee this day: Hebr. 12.29. the Lord swore to thy fathers, Abraham, 12 Lest when thou hast eaten, and art!

Isaac, and Jacob.


Before 6 Understand therefore, that the LORD


even until it was as small as dust: and I thy God giveth thee not this good land to 1451.

cast the dust of it into the brook that possess it for thy righteousness; for thou

descended from the mount. art a stiff-necked people.

22 And at , Taberah, and at & Mas7 Remember, and forget not, how

sah, and Kibroth-hattaavah, ye prothou provokedst the LORD thy God to

voked the Lord to wrath. wrath in the wilderness: from the day

23 Likewise when the LORD sent you that thou didst depart from the land of

from Kadesh-barnea, saying, Go up and Egypt, until ye came to this place, ye

possess the land which I have given you; have been rehellious against the LORD. * Ex. 24. 18. then ye rebelled against the command

8 Also in Horeb ye provoked the LORD & 34. 28. ment of the LORD your God, and ye beto wrath, so that the LORD was angry

lieved him not, nor hearkened to his with you to have destroyed you.

voice. 9 When I ascended the mount, to re

24 Ye have been rebellious against the ceive the tables of stone, even the tables

Lord from the day that I knew you. of the covenant which the LORD made

25 Thus I fell down before the LORD with you, then • I abode in the mount

forty days and forty nights, as I fell down forty days and forty nights, I neither ate

at the first; because the LORD had said he bread, nor drank water:

d Ex. 31. 18. would destroy you. 10 & And the Lord delivered to me

26 I prayed iherefore to the LORD, and two tables of stone written with the fin

said, O Lord God, destroy not thy peoger of God; and on them was written ac

ple and thy inheritance, which thou hast cording to all the words which the Lord

redeemed through thy greatness, which spoke with you in the mount, from the

thou hast brought forth out of Egypt with midst of the fire, in the day of the assem

a mighty hand. bly.

27 Remember thy servants, Abraham, 11 And it came to pass at the end of Ex. 32. 7. Isaac, and Jacob; look not to the stub forty days and forty nights, that the LORD

bornness of this people, nor to their wickgave me the two tables of stone, even the

edness, nor to their sin: tables of the covenant.

28 Lest the land from which thou hast 12 And the Lord said to me, · Arise,

brought us should say, i Because the go down quickly from hence; for thy

Lord was not able to bring them into people which thou hast brought forth out

the land which he promised them, and of Egypt have corrupted themselves; they

because he hated them, he hath brought are quickly turned aside from the way

them out to slay them in the wilderness. which I commanded them; they have

29 Yet they are thy people and thy inmade them a molten image.

heritance which thou hast brought out 13 Furthermore, the LORD spoke to

by thy mighty power and by thy outme, saying, I have seen this people, and

stretched arm. behold, it is a stiff-necked people:

CHAP. X. 14 Let me alone, that I may destroys Num. 11.

1 God's mercy in restoring the troo tables, 6 in them, and blot out their name from under|'1.3.

continuing the priesthood, 8 in separating heaven: and I will make of thee a nation

the tribe of Levi, 10 in hearkening to Moses's

petition for the people. 12 An eshortation to mightier and greater than they.

obedience. 15 So I turned and came down from

T that time the Lord said to me, the mount, and the mount burned with


a Hew thee two tables of stone like fire: and the two tables of the covenant

the first, and come up to me upon the were in my two bands.

mount, and make thee an ark of wood. 16 And I looked, and behold, ye had Ex. 17. 7. 2 And I will write on the tables the sirned against the LORD your God, and

words that were in the first tables which had made you a molten calf: ye had turn

thou didst break, and thou shalt pat them ed aside quickly from the way which the

in the ark. Lord had commanded you.

Num. 11.34.

3 And I made an ark of shittim wood, 17 And I took the two tables, and cast

and hewed two tables of stone like the them out of my two hands, and broke

first, and ascended the mount, having the them before your eyes.

two tables in my hand. 18 And I fell down hefore the Lord,

4 And he wrote on the tables accordas at the first, forty days and forty nights: Num.14.16. ing to the first writing, the ten i comI neither ate bread," nor drank water,

mandments, which the Lord spoke to because of all your sins which ye sin

you in the mount, from the midst of the ned, in doing wickedly in the sight of "Ex. 34. 1. fire, in the day of the assembly: and the the LORD, to provoke him to anger.

LORD gave them to me. 19 (For I was afraid of the anger and

5 And I turned myself and came down hot displeasure with which the LORD was

from the mount, and put the tables in the wroth against you to destroy you.) But 1 Heb.words. ark which I had made; and there they the LORD hearkened to me at that time

are, as the LORD commanded me. also.

6 4 And the children of Israel took 20 And the LORD was very angry with

their journey from Beeroth of the chilAaron to have destroyed him: and 1 Num.33.30. dren of Jakán to Mosira: there Aaron prayed for Aaron also at the same time.

died, and there he was buried; and Ele21 And I took your sin, the calf which

azar his son ministered in the priest's ofye had made, and burnt it with fire, and Num.20.28. fice in his stead. stamped it, and ground it very small,

7 From thence they journeyed to Gud


Col. 3. 25.

Ex. 1. 5.

Before godah; and from Gudgodah to Jotbath,


2 1 And know ye this day: for I speak a land of rivers of waters.

1451. not with your children who have not 81 At that time the Lord separated

known, and who have not seen the chasthe tribe of Levi, to bear the ark of the

Lisement of the LORD your God, his greatcovenant of the LORD, to stand before the

ness, bis mighty hand, and his outLORD to minister to him, and to bless in a Num. 18. stretched arm, his name, to this day.

3 And his miracles, and his acts, 9. Wherefore Levi hath no part nor

which he did in the midst of Egypt, to inheritance with his brethren; the LORD 2or, former Pharaoh the king of Egypt, and to all is his inheritance, according as the LORD days.

his land; thy God promised him.

4 And what he did to the army of 10 And I stayed in the mount, accord-Web, go in Egypt, to their horses, and to their char

journey. ing to the 2 first-time, forty days and for

iots; how he made the water of the Red ty nights; and the LORD hearkened to. Ps. 24. 1. sea to overflow them as they pursued afme at that time also, and the LORD would

ler you, and how thc Lord hath destroyed not destroy thee.

r 2 Chr. 19.7.

them to this day; 11 And the LORD said to me, Arise, Job 34. 19. 5 And what he did to you in the wil3 take thy journey before the people, that Acts 10. 34. derness, until ye came to ihis place; they may go in and possess the land, Gal. 2. 6.

6 And e what he did to Dathan and which I swore to their fathers to give to Eph. 6. 9. Abiram, the sons of Eliab, the son of them.

Reuben: how the earth opened her 12 1 And now, Israel, what doth. the 1 Pet. 1. 17. mouth, and swallowed them up, and LORD thy God require of thee, but to fear

their households, and their tents, and all

& C 6. 13. the LORD thy God, to walk' in all his

the i substance that 2 was in their posses

Matt. 4. 10. ways, and to love him, and to serve the Luke 4.8. sion, in the midst of all Israel : LORD thy God with all thy heart and with

7 But your eyes have seen all the all thy soul,

A c. 13. 4.

great acts of the LORD which he did. 13 To keep the commandments of the

81 Therefore shall ye keep all the LORD, and his statutes, which I com- i Gen. 46. 27. commandments which I command you mand thee this day for thy good ?

this day, that ye may be strong, and go in 14 Behold, the heaven and the heaven

and possess the land, whither ye go to of heavens belongeth to the LORD thy & Gen. 15. 5. possess it; God, the earth also, with all that it con

9 And that ye may prolong your days tains.

in the land which ihe LORD swore to 15 Only the Lord had a delight in thy

your fathers to give to them, and to their fathers to love them, and he chose their

seed, a land that floweth with milk and seed after them, even you above all peo

honey. ple, as it is this day.

10 For the land, whither thou goest in 16 Circumcise therefore the foreskin

a Num. 16.

to possess it, is not as the land of Egypt, of your heart, and be no more stiff-| 31. & 27.3. from whence ye came out, where thou necked.

Ps. 106. 17. didst sow thy seed, and water it with thy 17 For the LORD your God is God of

foot, as a garden of herbs: gods, and Lord of lords, a great God, a

11 But the land, whither ye go to posmighty, and a terrible, who s regardeth

sess it, is a land of hills and valleys, and Dot persons, nor taketh reward:

drinketh water of the rain of heaven: 18 He executeth the judgment of the

12 A land which the LORD thy God fatherless and widow, and loveth the

3 careth for: the eyes of the LORD thy stranger, in giving him food and rai

God are always upon it, from the beginment.

1 or, living ning of the year even to the end of the 19 Love ye therefore the stranger: substance year.

which for: for ye were strangers in the land of

13 And it shall come to pass, if ye

lored them. Egypt.

shall hearken diligently to my command20 Thou shalt fear the LORD thy

ments which I command you this day, to God; him shalt thou serve, and to him

love the LORD your God, and to serve shalt thou h cleave, and swear by his

him with all your heart and with all

your soul, 21 He is thy praise, and he is thy God,

14 That I will give you the rain of that hath done for thee these great and

your land in its due season, the former terrible things which thy eyes have seen.

rain and the latter rain, that thou mayest 22 Thy fathers went down into Egypt 2 Heb. was

gather in thy corn, and thy wine and thy i with seventy persons; and now the


at their LORD thy God hath made thee k as the feet.

15 And I will give grass in thy fields stars of heaven for multitude.

for thy cattle, that thou mayesi eat and CHAP. XI.

be full. 1 An exhortation to obedience, 2 by their own

16 Take heed to yourselves, that your Iperience of God's great works, & by prom

heart be not deceived, and ye turn aside, ise of God's great blessings, 17 and by threateninge. 18 A careful sludy is required in

and serve other gods, and worship them; God's words. 26 The blessing and curse

17 1 And then the Lord's wrath shall ere set before them.

be kindled against you, and he shall shut THEREFORE thou love the

up the heaven, that there shall be no and his statutes, and his judgments, and eth. fruit; and lest ye perish quickly from off his commandments, always.

the good land which the Lordgiveth you.


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