Deuteronomy 10:20
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New Living Translation
You must fear the LORD your God and worship him and cling to him. Your oaths must be in his name alone.

King James Bible
Thou shalt fear the LORD thy God; him shalt thou serve, and to him shalt thou cleave, and swear by his name.

Darby Bible Translation
Thou shalt fear Jehovah thy God; him thou shalt serve, and unto him shalt thou cleave, and swear by his name.

World English Bible
You shall fear Yahweh your God; you shall serve him; and you shall cling to him, and you shall swear by his name.

Young's Literal Translation
'Jehovah thy God thou dost fear, Him thou dost serve, and to Him thou dost cleave, and by His name thou dost swear.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

10:20 To him shalt thou cleave - With firm confidence, true affection, and constant obedience.

Deuteronomy 10:20 Parallel Commentaries

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Covenanting a Duty.
The exercise of Covenanting with God is enjoined by Him as the Supreme Moral Governor of all. That his Covenant should be acceded to, by men in every age and condition, is ordained as a law, sanctioned by his high authority,--recorded in his law of perpetual moral obligation on men, as a statute decreed by him, and in virtue of his underived sovereignty, promulgated by his command. "He hath commanded his covenant for ever."[171] The exercise is inculcated according to the will of God, as King and
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Thirtieth Lesson. An Holy Priesthood;'
An holy priesthood;' Or, The Ministry of Intercession. An holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.'--I Peter ii. 5. Ye shall be named the Priests of the Lord.'--Isaiah lxi. 6. THE Spirit of the Lord God is upon me: because the Lord hath anointed me.' These are the words of Jesus in Isaiah. As the fruit of His work all redeemed ones are priests, fellow-partakers with Him of His anointing with the Spirit as High Priest. Like the precious ointment upon
Andrew Murray—With Christ in the School of Prayer

Covenanting Confers Obligation.
As it has been shown that all duty, and that alone, ought to be vowed to God in covenant, it is manifest that what is lawfully engaged to in swearing by the name of God is enjoined in the moral law, and, because of the authority of that law, ought to be performed as a duty. But it is now to be proved that what is promised to God by vow or oath, ought to be performed also because of the act of Covenanting. The performance of that exercise is commanded, and the same law which enjoins that the duties
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Kadesh. Rekam, and that Double. Inquiry is Made, Whether the Doubling it in the Maps is Well Done.
The readers of the eastern interpreters will observe, that Kadesh is rendered by all Rekam, or in a sound very near it. In the Chaldee, it is 'Rekam': in the Syriac, 'Rekem': in the Arabic, 'Rakim'... There are two places noted by the name Rekam in the very bounds of the land,--to wit, the southern and eastern: that is, a double Kadesh. I. Of Kadesh, or Rekam, in the south part, there is no doubt. II. Of it, in the eastern part, there is this mention: "From Rekam to the east, and Rekam is as the
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Cross References
Matthew 4:10
"Get out of here, Satan," Jesus told him. "For the Scriptures say, 'You must worship the LORD your God and serve only him.'"

Luke 4:8
Jesus replied, "The Scriptures say, 'You must worship the LORD your God and serve only him.'"

Exodus 20:7
"You must not misuse the name of the LORD your God. The LORD will not let you go unpunished if you misuse his name.

Deuteronomy 5:11
"You must not misuse the name of the LORD your God. The LORD will not let you go unpunished if you misuse his name.

Deuteronomy 6:13
You must fear the LORD your God and serve him. When you take an oath, you must use only his name.

Deuteronomy 11:22
"Be careful to obey all these commands I am giving you. Show love to the LORD your God by walking in his ways and holding tightly to him.

Deuteronomy 13:4
Serve only the LORD your God and fear him alone. Obey his commands, listen to his voice, and cling to him.

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