1 Now therefore hearken, O Israel, unto the statutes and unto the judgments, which I teach you, for to
2 Ye shall
4 But ye that did
5 Behold, I haue taught you ordinances, and lawes, as the Lord my God commanded me, that ye should doe euen so within the land whither ye goe to possesse it.
6 Keep therefore and do [them]; for this [is] your
7 For what nation [is there so] great, who [hath] God [so]
8 And what nation is so great, that hath ordinances and lawes so righteous, as all this Lawe, which I set before you this day?
9 Only take heed to thyself, and
10 Forget not the day that thou stoodest before the Lord thy God in Horeb, when the Lord said vnto me, Gather me the people together, and I wil cause them heare my wordes, that they may learne to feare me all the dayes that they shal liue vpon the earth, and that they may teache their children:
11 And ye came near and stood under the mountain; and the mountain
12 And the Lorde spake vnto you out of the middes of the fire, and ye heard the voyce of the wordes, but sawe no similitude, saue a voyce.
13 And he declared unto you his covenant, which he commanded you to
14 And the Lord commanded me that same time, that I should teach you ordinances & lawes, which ye should obserue in the lande, whither ye goe, to possesse it.
15 Take ye therefore good heed unto yourselves; for ye saw no
16 That ye corrupt not your selues, and make you a grauen image or representation of any figure: whither it be the likenes of male or female,
17 The likenes of any beast that is on earth, or the likenesse of any fethered foule that flieth in the aire:
18 Or the likenesse of any thing that creepeth on the earth, or the likenesse of any fish that is in the waters beneath the earth,
19 And lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun, and the moon, and the stars, [even] all the host of heaven, shouldest be driven to worship them, and serve them, which the LORD thy God hath
20 But the LORD hath taken you, and brought you forth out of the
21 And the Lord was angrie with me for your words, and sware that I should not goe ouer Iorden, and that I should not goe in vnto that good land, which the Lord thy God giueth thee for an inheritance.
22 But I must die in this land, I must not go over Jordan: but
23 Take heede vnto your selues, least ye forget the couenant of the Lorde your God which hee made with you, and least ye make you any grauen image, or likenes of any thing, as the Lorde thy God hath charged thee.
24 For the LORD thy God [is] a
25 When thou shalt beget children, and children's children, and ye shall have remained long in the land, and shall
27 And the LORD shall
28 And there ye shall serue gods, euen ye worke of mans hand, wood, and stone, which neither see, nor heare, nor eate, nor smell.
29 But if from thence thou shalt seek the LORD thy God, thou shalt find [him], if thou seek him with all thy
30 When thou art in tribulation, and all these things are come vpon thee, at the length if thou returne to the Lorde thy God, and bee obedient vnto his voyce,
31 (For the LORD thy God [is] a merciful God;) he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he
32 For ask now of the days that are past, which were before thee, since the day that God created man upon the earth, and
33 Did euer people heare the voyce of God speaking out of the middes of a fire, as thou hast heard, and liued?
34 Or hath God assayed to go [and] take him a nation from the midst of [another] nation, by
35 Unto thee it was shewed, that thou mightest
36 Out of heauen hee made thee heare his voyce to instruct thee, and vpon earth he shewed thee his great fire, and thou heardest his voyce out of the middes of the fire.
37 And because
38 To thrust out nations greater and mightier then thou, before thee, to bring thee in, and to giue thee their land for inheritance: as appeareth this day.
39 Vnderstande therefore this day, and consider in thine heart, that the Lord, he is God in heauen aboue, and vpon the earth beneath: there is none other.
40 Thou shalt keep therefore his statutes, and his commandments, which I command thee this day, that it may
41 Then Moses separated three cities on this side of Iorden toward the sunne rising:
42 That the slayer should flee thither, which had killed his neighbour at vnwares, and hated him not in time past, might flee, I say, vnto one of those cities, and liue:
43 That is, Bezer in the wildernesse, in the plaine countrey of the Reubenites: and Ramoth in Gilead among the Gadites: and Golan in Bashan among them of Manasseh.
44 So this is the law which Moses set before the children of Israel.
45 These [are] the
46 On this side Iorden, in the valley ouer against Beth-peor, in the land of Sihon King of the Amorites, which dwelt at Heshbon, whom Moses and the children of Israel smote, after they were come out of Egypt:
47 And they possessed his land, and the lande of Og King of Bashan, two Kings of the Amorites, which were on this side Iorden towarde the sunne rising:
48 From Aroer, which is by the banke of the riuer Arnon, euen vnto mount Sion, which is Hermon,
49 And all the plain on this side Jordan eastward, even unto