1 Moses called all Israel together and said to them: 'You have seen everything that Yahweh did before your eyes in Egypt, to Pharaoh, to his servants and to his whole country-
Deut 5:2-3 2Kgs 23:3 Acts 3:25 Deut 4:10 Deut 4:13 Deut 4:23 Deut 29:12
2 the great ordeals which you yourselves witnessed, those signs and the great wonders.
Exod 19:4 Exod 8:12 Josh 24:5-6 Ps 78:43-51 Ps 105:27-36
3 But until today Yahweh has not given you a heart to understand, eyes to see, or ears to hear.
Deut 4:32-35 Deut 7:18-19 Neh 9:9-11
4 'I have been leading you for forty years in the desert, yet the clothes which you have been wearing have not worn out, nor have the sandals on your feet.
Eph 4:18 Isa 6:9-10 Isa 63:17 John 8:43 Prov 20:12 2Thess 2:10-12 Acts 28:26-27
5 You have had no bread to eat, you have had no wine or fermented liquor to drink, so that you would learn that I, Yahweh, am your God.
Deut 8:4 Deut 8:2 Neh 9:21 Deut 1:3 Matt 6:31-32 Matt 10:10 Josh 9:5
6 'When you reached this place, Sihon king of Heshbon and Og king of Bashan came out to do battle against us; we defeated them.
Deut 8:3 Eph 5:18 1Cor 9:25 1Cor 10:4 Exod 16:12 Exod 16:35 Neh 9:15
7 We conquered their country and gave it as heritage to Reuben, Gad and the half-tribe of Manasseh.
Deut 2:24-17 Num 21:21-35 Num 32:33-42 Ps 135:10-12 Ps 136:17-22
8 'Keep the words of this covenant, put them into practice, and you will thrive in everything you do.
Deut 3:12-13 Num 32:33
9 'All of you are standing here today in the presence of Yahweh your God: your tribal leaders, your elders, your scribes, all the men of Israel,
Deut 4:6 1Kgs 2:3 Josh 1:7 Luke 11:28 Heb 13:20-21 Deut 29:1 Isa 56:1-2
10 with your children and your wives (and the foreigner too who is in your camp, be he your wood-cutter or your water-carrier),
2Chr 23:16 2Chr 34:29-32 Deut 4:10 Deut 31:12-13 Joel 2:16-17 Neh 8:2 Neh 9:1-2
11 and you are about to pass into the covenant of Yahweh your God, sworn with imprecation, which he has made with you today,
Exod 12:38 Col 3:11 Deut 5:14 Exod 12:48-49 Gal 3:28 Josh 9:21-27 Num 11:4
12 and by which, today, he makes you a nation for himself and he himself becomes a God to you, as he has promised you, and as he swore to your ancestors Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
2Chr 15:12-15 2Kgs 11:17 Deut 5:2-3 Deut 29:14 Exod 19:5-6 Josh 24:25 Neh 10:28-29
13 Not only on your behalf am I today making this covenant and pronouncing this solemn curse,
Exod 6:7 Gen 17:7 Deut 28:9 Deut 7:6 Deut 26:18-19 Gen 26:3-4 Gen 28:13-15
14 not only on behalf of those standing here with us in the presence of Yahweh our God today, but also on behalf of those not here with us today.
Heb 8:7-12 Jer 31:31-34
15 'Yes, you know the people with whom we used to live in Egypt, and those through whose countries we have travelled -- the nations through whom we have passed.
Acts 2:39 1Cor 7:14 Deut 5:3 Jer 32:39 Jer 50:5
16 You have seen their abominations and their idols made of wood and stone, silver and gold, which were there.
Deut 2:4 Deut 2:9 Deut 2:19 Deut 2:24 Deut 3:1-2
17 'Let there be no man or woman of you, no clan or tribe, whose heart turns away from Yahweh your God today, to go and serve the gods of these nations. Among you let there be no root which bears poison or wormwood.
18 If, after hearing this imprecation, anyone, blessing himself, should say in his heart, "I shall do well enough if I follow the dictates of my heart; much water drives away thirst,"
Heb 12:15 Deut 11:16-17 Deut 13:1-15 Acts 8:23 Amos 6:12 Deut 17:2-7 Heb 3:12
19 Yahweh will not pardon him. The wrath and jealousy of Yahweh will blaze against such a person; every curse written in this book will fall on him, and Yahweh will blot his name out under heaven.
Num 15:30 Eph 4:17 2Cor 10:5 Deut 17:2 Deut 29:12 Eccl 11:9 Eph 5:6
20 Yahweh will single him out of all the tribes of Israel for misfortune, in accordance with all the curses of the covenant written in the book of this Law.
Ps 74:1 Deut 9:14 Ps 79:5 Ezek 23:25 Ezek 14:7-8 Exod 20:5 Exod 34:14
21 'The future generation, that of your children coming after you, and the foreigner arriving from some far-away land, on seeing the plagues and diseases inflicted on this country by Yahweh, will exclaim,
Ezek 13:9 Josh 7:1-26 Mal 3:18 Matt 24:51 Matt 25:32 Matt 25:41 Matt 25:46
22 "Sulphur! Salt!-The whole country is burning! No one will sow, nothing grow, no vegetation spring ever again! Devastation like that of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah and Zeboiim, devastated by Yahweh in his furious wrath!"
23 And all the nations will exclaim, "Why has Yahweh treated this country like this? Why this great blaze of anger?"
Jer 17:6 Zeph 2:9 Gen 19:24-25 Isa 34:9 Ezek 47:11 Gen 14:2 Jer 20:16
24 'And people will say, "Because they deserted the covenant of Yahweh, God of their ancestors, the covenant which he made with them when he brought them out of Egypt;
Jer 22:8-9 1Kgs 9:8-9 2Chr 7:21-22 Ezek 14:23 Lam 2:15-17 Lam 4:12 Rom 2:5
25 because they went and served other gods and worshipped them, gods hitherto unknown to them, gods that were no part of their heritage from him:
1Kgs 19:10-14 Heb 8:9 Isa 24:1-6 Isa 47:6 Jer 22:9 Jer 31:32 Jer 40:2-3
26 this is why Yahweh's anger has blazed against this country, afflicting it with all the curses written in this book.
2Chr 36:12-17 2Kgs 17:7-18 Deut 28:64 Jer 19:3-13 Jer 44:2-6 Judg 2:12-13 Judg 5:8
27 In anger, in fury, in fierce wrath, Yahweh has torn them from their own country and flung them into another country, where they are today."
Dan 9:11-14 Deut 28:15-68 Deut 27:15-26 Deut 29:20-21 Lev 26:14-46
28 Things hidden belong to Yahweh our God, but things revealed are ours and our children's for ever, so that we can put all the words of this Law into practice.'
2Chr 7:20 1Kgs 14:15 Ps 52:5 Prov 2:22 2Kgs 17:18 2Kgs 17:23 Dan 9:7