1 children, and ye shall have remained long in the land, and shall corrupt yourselves, and
make a graven image, or the likeness of any thing, and shall do evil in the sight of the LORD
thy God, to provoke him to anger;
2 I call heaven and earth to witness
God's Punishment on Israel
1 ^ And the LORD heard the voice of your words, and was wroth, and sware, saying,
2 Surely there shall not one of these men of this evil generation see that good land, which I
sware to give unto your fathers,
3 save Caleb the so
1 Neither shalt thou bring an abomination into thine house, lest thou be a cursed thing like it:
but thou shalt utterly detest it, and thou shalt utterly abhor it; for it is a cursed thing.
A Good Land to Be Possessed
1 All the commandments which I comm
1 And we took all his cities at that time, and utterly destroyed the men, and the women, and
the little ones, of every city, we left none to remain:
2 only the cattle we took for a prey unto ourselves, and the spoil of the cities which we took.
3 From Aro
1 How can I myself alone bear your cumbrance, and your burden, and your strife?
2 Take you wise men, and understanding, and known among your tribes, and I will make them
rulers over you.
3 And ye answered me, and said, The thing which thou hast spoken is
2 and lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun, and the moon,
and the stars, even all the host of heaven, shouldest be driven to worship them, and serve
them, which the LORD thy God hath divided unto all nations under
1 unto these two kings: so shall the LORD do unto all the kingdoms whither thou passest.
2 Ye shall not fear them: for the LORD your God he shall fight for you.
Moses Not Permitted to Enter Canaan
3 ^ And I besought the LORD at that time, saying,
4 O Lord
2 For only Og king of Bashan remained of the remnant of giants; behold, his bedstead was a
bedstead of iron; is it not in Rabbath of the children of Ammon? nine cubits was the length
thereof, and four cubits the breadth of it, after the cubit of
Moses Exhorts Israel to Obedience
1 Now therefore hearken, O Israel, unto the statutes and unto the judgments, which I teach
you, for to do them, that ye may live, and go in and possess the land which the LORD God of
your fathers giveth you.
2 Ye shall
D E U T E R O NO MY
1 And I said unto you, Ye are come unto the mountain of the Amorites, which the LORD our
God doth give unto us.
2 Behold, the LORD thy God hath set the land before thee: go up and possess it, as the LORD
God of thy fathers hath s
1 thine heart, dost thou go to possess their land: but for the wickedness of these nations the
LORD thy God doth drive them out from before thee, and that he may perform the word
which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
D E U T E R O NO MY 2
1 And ye returned and wept before the LORD; but the LORD would not hearken to your
voice, nor give ear unto you.
2 So ye abode in Kadesh many days, according unto the days that ye abode there.
The Years in the Wilderness
1 great nation is a wise and understanding people.
2 For what nation is there so great, who hath God so nigh unto them, as the LORD our God is in
all things that we call upon him for?
3 And what nation is there so great, that hath statutes and judgments s
1 (for the LORD thy God is a merciful God;) he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee,
nor forget the covenant of thy fathers, which he sware unto them.
2 ^ For ask now of the days that are past, which were before thee, since the day that God
1 And I looked, and, behold, ye had sinned against the LORD your God, and had made you a
molten calf: ye had turned aside quickly out of the way which the LORD had commanded
2 And I took the two tables, and cast them out of my two hands, and brake th
1 with darkness, clouds, and thick darkness.
2 And the LORD spake unto you out of the midst of the fire: ye heard the voice of the words,
but saw no similitude; only ye heard a voice.
3 And he declared unto you his covenant, which he commanded you to perf
1 Go say to them, Get you into your tents again.
2 But as for thee, stand thou here by me, and I will speak unto thee all the commandments,
and the statutes, and the judgments, which thou shalt teach them, that they may do them in
the land which I give th
1 hand; and thou shalt do unto him as thou didst unto Sihon king of the Amorites, which
dwelt at Heshbon.
2 So the LORD our God delivered into our hands Og also, the king of Bashan, and all his
people: and we smote him until none was left to him remaining
1 (as the children of Esau which dwell in Seir, and the
Moabites which dwell in Ar, did unto me:) until I shall
pass over Jordan into the land which the LORD our
God giveth us.
2 But Sihon king of Heshbon would not let us pass by
him: for the LORD thy God
D E U T E R O NO MY 2
1 and the Avim which dwelt in Hazerim, even unto Azzah, the Caphtorim, which came forth
out of Caphtor, destroyed them, and dwelt in their stead.)
2 Rise ye up, take your journey, and pass over the river Arnon: behold, I have giv
1 LORD hated us, he hath brought us forth out of the land of Egypt, to deliver us into the
hand of the Amorites, to destroy us.
2 Whither shall we go up? our brethren have discouraged our heart, saying, The people is
greater and taller than we; the cities
The Fifth Book of Moses, Called
Moses Recounts the LORD'S Promise to Israel at Horeb
1 These be the words which Moses spake unto all Israel on this side Jordan in the wilderness, in
the plain over against the Red sea, between
1 land, no, not so muchDas
have given mount Seir unto Esau for a possession.
2 Ye shall buy meat of them for money, that ye may eat;
and ye shall also buy water of them for money, that ye
3 For the LORD
The Defeat of Israel at Hormah
1 ^ Then ye answered and said unto me, We have
sinned against the LORD, we will go up and fight,
according to all that the LORD our God commanded
us. And when ye had girded on every man his
weapons of war, ye were ready to g
1 dust thereof into the brook that descended out of the mount.
2 ^ And at Taberah, and at Massah, and at Kibroth-hattaavah, ye provoked the LORD to
3 Likewise when the LORD sent you from Kadesh-barnea, saying, Go up and possess the land
which I hav
D EUTERONOMY 4
1 And because he loved thy fathers, therefore he chose
their seed after them, and brought thee out in his sight
with his mighty power out of Egypt;
2 to drive out nations from before thee greater and
mightier than thou art, to bring thee
1 drink water:
2 and the LORD delivered unto me two tables of stone written with the finger of God; and on
them was written according to all the words which the LORD spake with you in the mount, out
of the midst of the fire, in the day of the assembly.
D E U T E R O NO M Y 9
The LORD Will Destroy the Nations of Canaan
1 Hear, O Israel: Thou art to pass over Jordan this day, to go in to possess nations greater and
mightier than thyself, cities great and fenced up to heaven,
2 a people great and tal
1 statutes, and the judgments, which I command thee this day, to do them.
The Blessings of Obedience
2 ^ Wherefore it shall come to pass, if ye hearken to these judgments, and keep and do them,
that the LORD thy God shall keep unto thee the covenant and t