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An Exhortation to Obedience and Remembrance1 All the commandments which I command thee this day shall ye observe to do, that ye may live, and multiply, and go in and possess the land which the LORD sware unto your fathers.2 And thou shalt remember all the way which the LORD...

Moses Speaks to the People1 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 Paran, and Tophel, and Laban, and Hazeroth, and Dizahab.2 (There are eleven days’ journey from Horeb by the way...

Laws about Personal Property1 Thou shalt not see thy brother’s ox or his sheep go astray, and hide thyself from them: thou shalt in any case bring them again unto thy brother.2 And if thy brother be not nigh unto thee, or if thou know him not, then thou shalt...

The Three Major Festivals1 Observe the month of Abib, and keep the passover unto the LORD thy God: for in the month of Abib the LORD thy God brought thee forth out of Egypt by night.2 Thou shalt therefore sacrifice the passover unto the LORD thy God, of the flock...

Canceling Debts Every Seven Years1 At the end of every seven years thou shalt make a release.2 And this is the manner of the release: Every creditor that lendeth ought unto his neighbour shall release it; he shall not exact it of his neighbour, or of his brother; because it...

God’s Children Are Not to Disfigure Themselves in Mourning1 Ye are the children of the LORD your God: ye shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness between your eyes for the dead.2 For thou art an holy people unto the LORD thy God, and the LORD hath chosen thee...

Moses Views the Land from Mount Nebo1 And Moses went up from the plains of Moab unto the mountain of Nebo, to the top of Pisgah, that is over against Jericho. And the LORD shewed him all the land of Gilead, unto Dan,2 And all Naphtali, and the land of...

The Blessings of the Twelve Tribes1 And this is the blessing, wherewith Moses the man of God blessed the children of Israel before his death.2 And he said, The LORD came from Sinai, and rose up from Seir unto them; he shined forth from mount Paran, and he came with...

Moses’ Song Which Sets Forth God’s Mercy and Vengeance1 Give ear, O ye heavens, and I will speak; and hear, O earth, the words of my mouth.2 My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb, and...

Joshua Will Lead the People1 And Moses went and spake these words unto all Israel.2 And he said unto them, I am an hundred and twenty years old this day; I can no more go out and come in: also the LORD hath said unto me, Thou shalt not go...

Great Mercies Promised to the Repentant1 And it shall come to pass, when all these things are come upon thee, the blessing and the curse, which I have set before thee, and thou shalt call them to mind among all the nations, whither the LORD thy God hath driven thee,2...

Israel’s Past, Present, and Future1 These are the words of the covenant, which the LORD commanded Moses to make with the children of Israel in the land of Moab, beside the covenant which he made with them in Horeb.2 And Moses called unto all Israel, and said unto them, Ye...

Reciting the Blessings for Obedience1 And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the LORD thy God will set thee on high above all...

The People Are Commanded to Write the Law upon Stones1 And Moses with the elders of Israel commanded the people, saying, Keep all the commandments which I command you this day.2 And it shall be on the day when ye shall pass over Jordan unto the land which the LORD...

Bringing the Firstfruits of the Land before the Lord in Thankfulness1 And it shall be, when thou art come in unto the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee for an inheritance, and possessest it, and dwellest therein;2 That thou shalt take of the first of all the fruit...

A Condemned Man Must Not Be Beaten with More Than Forty Stripes1 If there be a controversy between men, and they come unto judgment, that the judges may judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked.2 And it shall be, if the wicked man be worthy...

A Condemned Man Must Not Be Beaten with More Than Forty Stripes1 If there be a controversy between men, and they come unto judgment, that the judges may judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked.2 And it shall be, if the wicked man be worthy...

Laws about Divorce1 When a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and...

Who May or May Not Enter into the Congregation1 He that is wounded in the stones, or hath his privy member cut off, shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD.2 A bastard shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD; even to his tenth generation shall he...

The Expiation of an Uncertain Murder1 If one be found slain in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee to possess it, lying in the field, and it be not known who hath slain him:2 Then thy elders and thy judges shall come forth, and they shall measure...

Laws about Warfare and the Soldiers Sent into Battle1 When thou goest out to battle against thine enemies, and seest horses, and chariots, and a people more than thou, be not afraid of them: for the LORD thy God is with thee, which brought thee up out of the land...

Laws about the Cities of Refuge 1 When the LORD thy God hath cut off the nations, whose land the LORD thy God giveth thee, and thou succeedest them, and dwellest in their cities, and in their houses;2 Thou shalt separate three cities for thee in the midst of thy...

Laws about the Rightful Dues for the Priests and the Levites1 The priests the Levites, and all the tribe of Levi, shall have no part nor inheritance with Israel: they shall eat the offerings of the LORD made by fire, and his inheritance.2 Therefore shall they have no inheritance among...

Laws about the Sacrifices1 Thou shalt not sacrifice unto the LORD thy God any bullock, or sheep, wherein is blemish, or any evilfavouredness: for that is an abomination unto the LORD thy God.2 If there be found among you, within any of thy gates which the LORD thy God giveth...

Laws about the Sacrifices1 Thou shalt not sacrifice unto the LORD thy God any bullock, or sheep, wherein is blemish, or any evilfavouredness: for that is an abomination unto the LORD thy God.2 If there be found among you, within any of thy gates which the LORD thy God giveth...

Dealing with Idolatrous Cities Dealing with False Prophets1 If there arise among you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and giveth thee a sign or a wonder,2 And the sign or the wonder come to pass, whereof he spake unto thee, saying, Let us go after other gods, which...

Monuments of Idolatry Are to Be Destroyed1 These are the statutes and judgments, which ye shall observe to do in the land, which the LORD God of thy fathers giveth thee to possess it, all the days that ye live upon the earth.2 Ye shall utterly destroy all the places,...

An Exhortation to Obey the Commandments1 Therefore thou shalt love the LORD thy God, and keep his charge, and his ­statutes, and his judgments, and his commandments, alway.2 And know ye this day: for I speak not with your children which have not known, and which have not seen the...

God’s Mercy in Restoring the Two Tablets of the Ten Commandments1 At that time the LORD said unto me, Hew thee two tables of stone like unto the first, and come up unto me into the mount, and make thee an ark of wood.2 And I will write on the...

Moses Reminds the People of Their Many Rebellions1 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 tall, the children of the Anakims, whom thou knowest,...

God Commands Israel to Destroy the Canaanites and Their Idols1 When the LORD thy God shall bring thee into the land whither thou goest to possess it, and hath cast out many nations before thee, the Hittites, and the Girgashites, and the Amorites, and the Canaanites, and the Perizzites, and...

The Purpose of the Law and an Exhortation to Obey It1 Now these are the commandments, the statutes, and the judgments, which the LORD your God commanded to teach you, that ye might do them in the land whither ye go to possess it:2 That thou mightest fear the LORD...

The Covenant Made at Mount Horeb1 And Moses called all Israel, and said unto them, Hear, O Israel, the statutes and judgments which I speak in your ears this day, that ye may learn them, and keep, and do them.2 The LORD our God made a covenant with us in...

An Exhortation to Obedience1 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 not add unto the...

The Story of the Conquest of Og, King of Bashan1 Then we turned, and went up the way to Bashan: and Og the king of Bashan came out against us, he and all his people, to battle at Edrei.2 And the LORD said unto me, Fear him not: for I...

The Story of the Wilderness Wanderings1 Then we turned, and took our journey into the wilderness by the way of the Red sea, as the LORD spake unto me: and we compassed mount Seir many days.2 And the LORD spake unto me, saying,3 Ye have compassed this mountain long enough:...