Deuteronomy 6
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1“And this [is] the command, the statutes and the judgments which your God YHWH has commanded to teach you to do in the land which you are passing over there to possess it, 2so that you fear your God YHWH, to keep all His statutes and His commands which I am commanding you, you, and your son, and your son’s son, all [the] days of your life, and so that your days are prolonged. 3And you have heard, O Israel, and observed to do [them], that it may be well with you, and that you may multiply exceedingly, as YHWH, God of your fathers, has spoken to you, [in] the land flowing with milk and honey.

4Hear, O Israel: Our God YHWH—YHWH [is] one! 5And you have loved your God YHWH with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might. 6And these words which I am commanding you today have been on your heart, 7and you have repeated them to your sons, and spoken of them in your sitting in your house, and in your walking in the way, and in your lying down, and in your rising up, 8and have bound them for a sign on your hand, and they have been for frontlets between your eyes, 9and you have written them on doorposts of your house and on your gates.

10And it has been, when your God YHWH brings you into the land which He has sworn to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give to you great and good cities which you have not built, 11and houses full of all good things which you have not filled, and wells dug which you have not dug, vineyards and olive-yards which you have not planted, that you have eaten and been satisfied. 12Take heed to yourself lest you forget YHWH who has brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of a house of servants. 13You fear your God YHWH, and you serve Him, and you swear by His Name. 14You do not go after other gods, of the gods of the peoples who [are] around you, 15for your God YHWH [is] a zealous God in your midst—lest the anger of your God YHWH burns against you, and He has destroyed you from off the face of the ground.

16You do not try your God YHWH as you tried [Him] in Massah. 17You diligently keep the commands of your God YHWH, and His testimonies and His statutes which He has commanded you, 18and you have done that which is right and good in the eyes of YHWH, so that it is well with you, and you have gone in and possessed the good land which YHWH has sworn to your fathers, 19to drive away all your enemies from your presence, as YHWH has spoken.

20When your son asks you hereafter, saying, What [are] the testimonies, and the statutes, and the judgments which our God YHWH has commanded you? 21Then you have said to your son, We have been servants of Pharaoh in Egypt, and YHWH brings us out of Egypt by a high hand; 22and YHWH gives signs and wonders, great and severe, on Egypt, on Pharaoh, and on all his house, before our eyes; 23and He has brought us out from there, in order to bring us in, to give to us the land which He had sworn to our fathers. 24And YHWH commands us to do all these statutes, to fear our God YHWH, for good to ourselves [for] all the days, to keep us alive, as [at] this day; 25and it is righteousness for us when we observe to do all this command before our God YHWH, as He has commanded us.”


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