Deuteronomy 28:6
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English Standard Version
Blessed shall you be when you come in, and blessed shall you be when you go out.

King James Bible
Blessed shalt thou be when thou comest in, and blessed shalt thou be when thou goest out.

American Standard Version
Blessed shalt thou be when thou comest in, and blessed shalt thou be when thou goest out.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Blessed shalt thou be coming in and going out.

English Revised Version
Blessed shalt thou be when thou comest in, and blessed shalt thou be when thou goest out.

Webster's Bible Translation
Blessed shalt thou be when thou comest in, and blessed shalt thou be when thou goest out.

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

In Deuteronomy 27:15-26 there follow twelve curses, answering to the number of the tribes of Israel. The first is directed against those who make graven or molten images of Jehovah, and set them up in secret, that is to say, against secret breaches of the second commandment (Exodus 20:4); the second against contempt of, or want of reverence towards, parents (Exodus 21:17); the third against those who remove boundaries (Deuteronomy 19:14); the fourth against the man who leads the blind astray (Leviticus 19:14); the fifth against those who pervert the right of orphans and widows (Deuteronomy 24:17); the sixth against incest with a mother (Deuteronomy 23:1; Deuteronomy 18:8); the seventh against unnatural vices (Leviticus 18:23); the eighth and ninth against incest with a sister or a mother-in-law (Leviticus 18:9 and Leviticus 18:17); the tenth against secret murder (Exodus 20:13; Numbers 35:16.); the eleventh against judicial murder ("he that taketh reward to slay a soul, namely, innocent blood:" Exodus 23:7-8); the twelfth against the man who does not set up the words of this law to do them, who does not make the laws the model and standard of his life and conduct. From this last curse, which applied to every breach of the law, it evidently follows, that the different sins and transgressions already mentioned were only selected by way of example, and for the most part were such as could easily be concealed from the judicial authorities. At the same time, "the office of the law is shown in this last utterance, the summing up of all the rest, to have been pre-eminently to proclaim condemnation. Every conscious act of transgression subjects the sinner to the curse of God, from which none but He who has become a curse for us can possibly deliver us" (Galatians 3:10, Galatians 3:13. O. v. Gerlach). - On the reason why the blessings are not given, see the remarks on Deuteronomy 27:4. As the curses against particular transgressions of the law simply mention some peculiarly grievous sins by way of example, it would be easy to single out corresponding blessings from the general contents of the law: e.g., "Blessed be he who faithfully follows the Lord his God, or loves Him with the heart, who honours his father and his mother," etc.; and lastly, all the blessings of the law could be summed up in the words, "Blessed be he who setteth up the words of this law, to do them."

Deuteronomy 28:6 Parallel Commentaries

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Deuteronomy 31:2 And he said to them, I am an hundred and twenty years old this day; I can no more go out and come in: also the LORD has said to me...

Numbers 27:17 Which may go out before them, and which may go in before them, and which may lead them out, and which may bring them in...

2 Samuel 3:25 You know Abner the son of Ner, that he came to deceive you, and to know your going out and your coming in, and to know all that you do.

2 Chronicles 1:10 Give me now wisdom and knowledge, that I may go out and come in before this people: for who can judge this your people...

Psalm 121:8 The LORD shall preserve your going out and your coming in from this time forth, and even for ever more.

Cross References
Deuteronomy 28:5
Blessed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl.

Deuteronomy 28:7
"The LORD will cause your enemies who rise against you to be defeated before you. They shall come out against you one way and flee before you seven ways.

Deuteronomy 28:19
Cursed shall you be when you come in, and cursed shall you be when you go out.

2 Samuel 3:25
You know that Abner the son of Ner came to deceive you and to know your going out and your coming in, and to know all that you are doing."

Psalm 121:8
The LORD will keep your going out and your coming in from this time forth and forevermore.

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