1"And when all these things come upon you, the blessing and the curse, which I have set before you, and you call them to mind among all the nations where Yahweh your God has driven you, 2and return to Yahweh your God, you and your children, and obey his voice in all that I command you this day, with all your heart and with all your soul; 3then Yahweh your God will restore your fortunes, and have compassion upon you, and he will gather you again from all the peoples where Yahweh your God has scattered you. 4If your outcasts are in the uttermost parts of heaven, from there Yahweh your God will gather you, and from there he will fetch you; 5and Yahweh your God will bring you into the land which your fathers possessed, that you may possess it; and he will make you more prosperous and numerous than your fathers. 6And Yahweh your God will circumcise your heart and the heart of your offspring, so that you will love Yahweh your God with all your heart and with all your soul, that you may live. 7And Yahweh your God will put all these curses upon your foes and enemies who persecuted you. 8And you shall again obey the voice of Yahweh, and keep all his commandments which I command you this day. 9Yahweh your God will make you abundantly prosperous in all the work of your hand, in the fruit of your body, and in the fruit of your cattle, and in the fruit of your ground; for Yahweh will again take delight in prospering you, as he took delight in your fathers, 10if you obey the voice of Yahweh your God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which are written in this book of the law, if you turn to Yahweh your God with all your heart and with all your soul.
11"For this commandment which I command you this day is not too hard for you, neither is it far off. 12It is not in heaven, that you should say, 'Who will go up for us to heaven, and bring it to us, that we may hear it and do it? 13Neither is it beyond the sea, that you should say, 'Who will go over the sea for us, and bring it to us, that we may hear it and do it? 14But the word is very near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart, so that you can do it.
15"See, I have set before you this day life and good, death and evil. 16If you obey the commandments of Yahweh your God which I command you this day, by loving Yahweh your God, by walking in his ways, and by keeping his commandments and his statutes and his ordinances, then you shall live and multiply, and Yahweh your God will bless you in the land which you are entering to take possession of it. 17But if your heart turns away, and you will not hear, but are drawn away to worship other gods and serve them, 18I declare to you this day, that you shall perish; you shall not live long in the land which you are going over the Jordan to enter and possess. 19I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse; therefore choose life, that you and your descendants may live, 20loving Yahweh your God, obeying his voice, and cleaving to him; for that means life to you and length of days, that you may dwell in the land which Yahweh swore to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them."
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