New International Version
See, I have taught you decrees and laws as the LORD my God commanded me, so that you may follow them in the land you are entering to take possession of it.
King James Bible
Behold, I have taught you statutes and judgments, even as the LORD my God commanded me, that ye should do so in the land whither ye go to possess it.
Darby Bible Translation
See, I have taught you statutes and ordinances, even as Jehovah my God commanded me, that ye may do so in the land into which ye enter to possess it.
World English Bible
Behold, I have taught you statutes and ordinances, even as Yahweh my God commanded me, that you should do so in the midst of the land where you go in to possess it.
Young's Literal Translation
'See, I have taught you statutes and judgments, as Jehovah my God hath commanded me -- to do so, in the midst of the land whither ye are going in to possess it;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Ye shall not add - Any book, chapter, verse or word, which I have not spoken; nor give any comment that has any tendency to corrupt, weaken, or destroy any part of this revelation.
Neither shall ye diminish - Ye shall not only not take away any larger portion of this word, but ye shall not take one jot or tittle from the Law; it is that word of God that abideth for ever.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The people had been often ready to conclude that Moses taught them by his authority; but at the close of his life he solemnly assure them that he had instructed them exactly as the Lord had commanded him, neither more, nor less, nor otherwise. This is a most express declaration that he was divinely inspired, and utterly incompatible with his integrity of character, if he was not. Scott.
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"Lest thou forget." --DEUTERONOMY iv. 5-13. That is surely the worst affront we can put upon anybody. We may oppose a man and hinder him in his work, or we may directly injure him, or we may ignore him, and treat him as nothing. Or we may forget him! Opposition, injury, contempt, neglect, forgetfulness! Surely this is a descending scale, and the last is the worst. And yet we can forget the Lord God. We can forget all His benefits. We can easily put Him out of mind. We can live as though He were …
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Of the Cities of Refuge.
"Destroyed for Lack of Knowledge"
The Second Commandment
Teach them his decrees and instructions, and show them the way they are to live and how they are to behave.
which the LORD gave Moses at Mount Sinai in the Desert of Sinai on the day he commanded the Israelites to bring their offerings to the LORD.
These are the decrees, the laws and the regulations that the LORD established at Mount Sinai between himself and the Israelites through Moses.
These are the commands the LORD gave Moses at Mount Sinai for the Israelites.
Do not add to what I command you and do not subtract from it, but keep the commands of the LORD your God that I give you.
but all of you who held fast to the LORD your God are still alive today.
Since my youth, God, you have taught me, and to this day I declare your marvelous deeds.
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