1 'But if you faithfully obey the voice of Yahweh your God, by keeping and observing all his commandments, which I am laying down for you today, Yahweh your God will raise you higher than every other nation in the world,
Exod 23:22 Isa 1:19 Lev 26:3-13 John 15:14 Exod 15:26 Luke 11:28 Ps 91:14
2 and all these blessings will befall and overtake you, for having obeyed the voice of Yahweh your God.
Zech 1:6 Deut 28:15 1Tim 4:8 Deut 28:45
3 'You will be blessed in the town and blessed in the countryside;
Gen 39:5 Ps 144:12-15 Amos 9:13-14 Gen 26:12 Hag 2:19 Isa 65:21-23 Ps 107:36-37
4 blessed, the offspring of your body, the yield of your soil, the yield of your livestock, the young of your cattle and the increase of your flocks;
Deut 7:13 Gen 49:25 Prov 10:22 Deut 28:11 Gen 22:17 Lev 26:9 Ps 107:38
5 blessed, your basket and your kneading trough.
6 You will be blessed in coming home, and blessed in going out.
Ps 121:8 2Chr 1:10 2Sam 3:25 Deut 31:2 Num 27:17
7 The enemies who attack you, Yahweh will defeat before your eyes; they will advance on you from one direction and flee from you in seven.
2Sam 22:38-41 Lev 26:7-8 2Chr 32:21-22 2Chr 19:4 2Chr 20:22-25 2Chr 31:20-21 Deut 28:25
8 Yahweh will command blessedness to be with you, on your barns and on all your undertakings, and he will bless you in the country given you by Yahweh your God.
Deut 15:10 Lev 26:10 Ps 133:3 Hag 2:19 Lev 25:21 Lev 26:4-5 Luke 12:18
9 'From you Yahweh will make a people consecrated to himself, as he has sworn to you, if you keep the commandments of Yahweh your God and follow his ways.
Exod 19:5-6 1Pet 5:10 Deut 7:6 Deut 13:17 Deut 26:18-19 1Pet 2:9-11 Deut 7:8
10 The peoples of the world, seeing that you bear Yahweh's name, will all be afraid of you.
2Chr 7:14 Deut 11:25 Num 6:27 Exod 12:33 1Chr 14:17 1Sam 18:12-15 1Sam 18:28-29
11 Yahweh will make you abound in possessions: in the offspring of your body, in the yield of your cattle and in the yield of your soil, in the country which he swore to your ancestors that he would give you.
Deut 30:9 Prov 10:22 Deut 28:4 Ps 132:11 Lev 26:9 Job 19:17
12 For you Yahweh will open his treasury of rain, the heavens, to give your country its rain at the right time, and to bless all your labours. You will make many nations your subjects, yet you will be subject to none.
Deut 15:6 Deut 14:29 Prov 22:7 Deut 15:10 Joel 2:23-24 Deut 11:14 Deut 28:44
13 Yahweh will put you at the head, not at the tail; you will always be on top and never underneath, if you listen to the commandments of Yahweh your God, which I am laying down for you today, and then keep them and put them into practice,
Deut 28:1 Deut 4:6-9 Phil 1:27 Isa 9:14-15 Num 24:18-19
14 not deviating to right or to left from any of the words which I am laying down for you today, by following other gods and serving them.
Deut 5:32 Deut 11:16 2Kgs 22:2 Deut 11:26-28 Isa 30:21 Josh 23:6 Prov 4:26-27
15 'But if you do not obey the voice of Yahweh your God, and do not keep and observe all his commandments and laws which I am laying down for you today then all these curses will befall and overtake you.
Mal 2:2 Deut 28:2 Gal 3:10 Dan 9:11-13 Deut 29:20 Josh 23:15 Lam 2:17
16 'You will be accursed in the town and accursed in the countryside;
1Kgs 17:1 1Kgs 17:5 1Kgs 17:12 Amos 4:6-9 Deut 28:3-14 Deut 28:55 Gen 3:17-18
17 accursed, your basket and your kneading trough;
Deut 28:5 Hag 1:6 Luke 16:25 Mal 2:2 Ps 69:22 Prov 1:32 Zech 5:3-4
18 accursed, the offspring of your body, the yield of your soil, the young of your cattle and the increase of your flock.
Deut 28:4 Deut 5:9 Deut 28:16 Hab 3:17 Hos 9:11-14 Job 18:16-19 Lam 2:11-12
19 You will be accursed in coming home, and accursed in going out.
Deut 28:6 2Chr 15:5 Judg 5:6-7
20 'Yahweh will send a curse on you, a spell, an imprecation on all your labours until you have been destroyed and quickly perish, because of your perverse behaviour, for having deserted me.
Isa 66:15 Mal 2:2 Isa 51:20 Deut 4:26 Isa 30:17 Josh 23:16 1Sam 14:20
21 Yahweh will fasten the plague on you, until it has exterminated you from the country which you are about to enter and make your own.
Lev 26:25 Jer 24:10 Num 14:12 2Sam 24:15 Exod 5:3 Jer 15:2 Jer 16:4
22 Yahweh will strike you down with consumption, fever, inflammation, burning fever, drought, wind-blast, mildew, and these will pursue you to your ruin.
Amos 4:9 Lev 26:16 1Kgs 8:37 Hag 2:17 2Chr 6:28 Jer 14:12
23 The heavens above you will be brass, the earth beneath you iron.
Lev 26:19 1Kgs 17:1 1Kgs 18:2 Amos 4:7 Jer 14:1-6
24 Your country's rain Yahweh will turn into dust and sand; it will fall on you from the heavens until you perish.
Deut 28:12 Amos 4:11 Gen 19:24 Isa 5:24 Job 18:15-21
25 Yahweh will have you defeated by your enemies; you will advance on them from one direction and flee from them in seven; and you will be a terrifying object-lesson to all the kingdoms of the world.
Ezek 23:46 Isa 30:17 Deut 28:7 Jer 24:9 Deut 32:30 Lev 26:17 Jer 15:2-9
26 Your carcase will be carrion for all wild birds and all wild animals, with no one to scare them away.
Jer 7:33 Jer 16:4 Jer 34:20 Jer 19:7 1Sam 17:44-46 Ezek 39:17-20 Isa 34:3
27 'Yahweh will strike you down with Egyptian ulcers, with swellings in the groin, with scurvy and the itch, for which you will find no cure.
1Sam 5:6 Deut 28:35 Exod 9:9 Exod 15:26 Lev 21:20 1Sam 5:9 1Sam 5:12
28 Yahweh will strike you down with madness, blindness, distraction of mind,
1Sam 16:14 2Thess 2:9-11 Acts 13:41 Ezek 4:17 Isa 6:9-10 Isa 19:11-17 Isa 43:19
29 until you grope your way at noon like a blind man groping in the dark, and your steps will lead you nowhere. 'You will never be anything but exploited and plundered, with no one to save you.
Isa 59:10 Job 5:14 Judg 3:14 Judg 4:2-3 Judg 6:1-6 Judg 10:8 Judg 13:1
30 Get engaged to a woman, another man will have her; build a house, you will not live in it; plant a vineyard, you will not gather its first-fruits.
Amos 5:11 Jer 8:10 Job 31:10 Deut 20:6-7 Jer 12:13 Lam 5:2 Mic 6:15
31 Your ox will be slaughtered before your eyes and you will eat none of it; your donkey will be carried off in front of you and not be returned to you; your sheep will be given to your enemies, and no one will come to your help.
Job 1:14-15 Judg 6:1
32 Your sons and daughters will be handed over to another people, and every day you will wear your eyes out watching for them, while your hands are powerless.
Deut 28:41 2Chr 29:9 Joel 3:6 Amos 5:27 Deut 28:18 Deut 28:65 Ezek 24:25
33 A nation hitherto unknown to you will eat the yield of your soil and of all your hard work. You will never be anything but exploited and crushed.
Jer 5:17 Deut 28:29-30 Deut 28:51 Isa 1:7 Jer 4:17 Jer 5:15 Jer 8:16
34 You will be driven mad by the sights you will see.
Deut 28:28 Deut 28:68 Isa 33:14 Jer 25:15-16 Rev 16:10-11
35 Yahweh will strike you down with foul ulcers on knee and leg, for which you will find no cure -- from the sole of your foot to the top of your head.
Deut 28:27 Isa 1:6 Isa 3:17 Isa 3:24 Job 2:6-7
36 'Yahweh will send away both you and the king whom you have appointed to rule you to a nation unknown either to you or to your ancestors, and there you will serve other gods, made of wood and stone.
2Kgs 25:11 Deut 4:28 Jer 16:13 2Chr 36:6 2Chr 36:20 2Chr 33:11 2Chr 36:17
37 And you will be the astonishment, the byword, the laughing-stock of all the peoples where Yahweh is taking you.
1Kgs 9:7-8 Jer 24:9 Jer 25:9 2Chr 7:20 Deut 28:28 Deut 29:22-28 Joel 2:17
38 'You will cast seed in plenty on the fields but harvest little, since the locust will devour it.
Hag 1:6 Joel 1:4 Mic 6:15 Amos 4:9 Joel 2:25 Amos 7:1-2 Exod 10:14-15
39 You will plant and till your vineyards but not drink the wine or gather the grapes, since the grub will eat them up.
Isa 5:10 Isa 17:10-11 Joel 1:4-7 Joel 2:2-4 Jonah 4:7
40 You will grow olive trees throughout your territory but not anoint yourself with the oil, since your olive trees will be cut down.
Mic 6:15 Ps 23:5 Ps 104:15
41 You will father sons and daughters but they will not belong to you, since they will go into captivity.
Deut 28:32 Lam 1:5 2Kgs 24:14
42 All your trees and the whole yield of your soil will be the prey of insects.
Amos 7:1-2 Deut 28:38-39
43 'The foreigners living with you will rise higher and higher at your expense, while you yourself sink lower and lower.
Deut 28:13 1Sam 13:3-7 1Sam 13:19-23 2Kgs 17:20 2Kgs 17:23 2Kgs 24:14-16 John 18:31
44 You will be subject to them, not they to you; they will be the ones at the head, and you the one at the tail.
Deut 28:12-13 Lam 1:5
45 'All these curses will befall you, pursue you and overtake you until you have been destroyed, for not having obeyed the voice of Yahweh your God by keeping his commandments and laws which he has laid down for you.
Deut 28:15 2Kgs 17:20 Deut 11:27-28 Deut 28:5 Deut 29:20-21 Ezek 7:15 Ezek 14:21
46 They will be a sign and a wonder over you and your descendants for ever.
Isa 8:18 Ezek 14:8 1Cor 10:11 Deut 28:37 Deut 28:59 Deut 29:20 Deut 29:28
47 'For not having joyfully and with happy heart served Yahweh your God, despite the abundance of everything,
1Tim 6:17-19 Deut 12:7-12 Deut 16:11 Deut 32:13-15 Neh 9:35-37
48 you will have to serve the enemy whom Yahweh will send against you, in hunger, thirst, lack of clothing and total privation. He will put an iron yoke on your neck, until he has destroyed you.
Jer 28:13-14 2Chr 12:8 Ezek 4:16-17 Ezek 17:3 Ezek 17:7 Ezek 17:12 Isa 47:6
49 'Against you Yahweh will raise a distant nation from the ends of the earth like an eagle taking wing: a nation whose language you do not understand,
Hos 8:1 Lam 4:19 Isa 5:26-30 Jer 48:40 Jer 49:22 Ezek 17:3 Ezek 17:12
50 a nation grim of face, with neither respect for the old, nor pity for the young.
Isa 47:6 2Chr 36:17 Dan 7:7 Dan 8:23 Eccl 8:1 Hos 13:16 Luke 19:44
51 He will eat the yield of your cattle and the yield of your soil until you have been destroyed; he will leave you neither wheat, nor wine, nor oil, nor the young of your cattle, nor increase of your flock, until he has made an end of you.
Deut 28:33 Isa 62:8 Ezek 12:19 Hab 3:16-17 Isa 1:7 Jer 15:13 Jer 17:3
52 He will besiege you inside all your towns until your loftiest and most strongly fortified walls collapse, on which, throughout your country, you have relied. He will besiege you inside all the towns throughout your country, given you by Yahweh your God.
2Kgs 17:1-6 2Kgs 18:13 2Kgs 24:10-11 2Kgs 25:1-4 Dan 9:26 Ezek 4:1-8 Isa 1:7
53 During the siege and in the distress to which your enemy will reduce you, you will eat the offspring of your own body, the flesh of the sons and daughters given you by Yahweh your God.
Lam 2:20 2Kgs 6:28-29 Jer 19:9 Lam 4:10 Lev 26:29 Deut 28:57 Ezek 5:10
54 The gentlest and tenderest of your men will scowl at his brother, and at the wife whom he embraces, and at his remaining children,
Deut 13:6 Deut 15:9 2Sam 12:3 Isa 49:15 Luke 11:11-13 Matt 7:9-11 Matt 20:15
55 not willing to give any of them any of his own children's flesh, which he is eating; because of the siege and the distress to which your enemy will reduce you in all your towns, he will have nothing left.
Jer 5:10 Jer 34:2 Jer 52:6
56 The most refined and fastidious of your women, so refined, so fastidious that she has never ventured to set the sole of her foot to the ground, will scowl at the husband whom she embraces, and at her son and daughter, and at the after-birth when it leaves her womb, and at the child to which she has given birth-
Deut 28:54 Isa 3:16 Lam 4:3-6
57 she will hide away and eat them, so complete will be the starvation resulting from the siege and the distress to which your enemy will reduce you in all your towns.
Gen 49:10 Isa 49:15
58 'If you do not keep and observe all the words of this Law, which are written in this book, in the fear of this glorious and awe-inspiring name: Yahweh your God,
Isa 42:8 Deut 6:13 Deut 28:15 Exod 3:14-15 Exod 6:2-3 Exod 20:2 Exod 34:5-7
59 Yahweh will strike you down with monstrous plagues, you and your descendants: with plagues grievous and lasting, diseases pernicious and enduring.
1Kgs 9:7-9 1Kgs 16:3-4 Dan 9:12 Deut 28:46 Deut 29:20-28 Deut 31:17-18 Deut 32:22
60 He will afflict you with all the maladies of Egypt which you used to dread, and they will fasten on you.
Deut 7:15 Deut 28:27 Exod 15:26
61 What is more, Yahweh will afflict you with all the plagues and all the diseases not mentioned in the book of this Law, until you have been destroyed.
62 There will only be a small group of you left, you who were once as numerous as the stars of heaven. 'For not having obeyed the voice of Yahweh your God,
Deut 4:27 Deut 10:22 Neh 9:23 2Kgs 24:14 Jer 42:2 Neh 7:4 2Kgs 13:7
63 just as Yahweh used to delight in making you happy and in making your numbers grow, so will he take delight in ruining you and destroying you. You will be torn from the country which you are about to enter and make your own.
Prov 1:26 Jer 32:41 Deut 30:9 Ezek 5:13 Isa 1:24 Zeph 3:17 Dan 7:8
64 Yahweh will scatter you throughout every people, from one end of the earth to the other; there you will serve other gods made of wood and stone, hitherto unknown either to you or to your ancestors.
Lev 26:33 Deut 4:27-28 Jer 16:13 Neh 1:8 Deut 28:36 Luke 21:24 Ezek 11:16-17
65 Among these nations there will be no repose for you, no rest for the sole of your foot; there Yahweh will give you a quaking heart, weary eyes, halting breath.
Lev 26:36 Lev 26:16 Amos 9:4 Amos 9:9-10 Ezek 5:12-17 Ezek 12:18-19 Ezek 20:32-35
66 Your life ahead of you will hang in doubt; you will be afraid day and night, uncertain of your life.
Deut 28:67 Heb 10:27 Lam 1:13 Rev 6:15-17
67 In the morning you will say, "How I wish it were evening!", and in the evening you will say, "How I wish it were morning!", such terror will grip your heart and such sights you will see!
Deut 28:34 Job 7:3-4 Rev 9:6
68 Yahweh will send you back to Egypt, either by ship or by a road which I promised you would never see again. And there you will want to offer yourselves for sale to your enemies as serving men and women, but no one will buy you.'
Jer 44:12 Hos 9:3 Jer 43:7 Deut 17:16 Hos 8:13 Esth 7:4 Exod 20:2
69 These are the words of the covenant which Yahweh ordered Moses to make with the Israelites in Moab, in addition to the covenant which he had made with them at Horeb.