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were as the Stars of Heaven for Multitude: because thou wouldst not Obey the Voice of the Lord thy God.

63 And it shall come to pass, that as the Lord rejoyced over you to do you good, and to multiply you: so the Lord will rejoyce over you to Destroy you, and to bring you to nought: and ye shall be plucked from off the Land whither thou goest to possess it.

64 And the Lord shall scatter thee among all People from the one End of the Earth even unto the other; and there thou shalt serve other Gods, which neither thou nor thy Fathers have known, even Wood and Stone.

65 And among these- Nations shalt thou find no Ease, neither shall the Sole of thy Foot have Rest: but the Lord shall give thee there a trembling Heart, and Failing of Eyes, and Sorrow of Mind.

66 And thy Life shall hang in doubt before thee, and thou shalt Fear Day and Night, and shalt have none Assurance of thy Life.

67 In the MornInc thou shalt say, Would God it were Even: and at Even thou shalt say, Would God it were Morning, for the Fear of thine Heart, wherewith thou shalt fear, and for the Sight of thine Eyes which thou shalt see.

68 And the Lord shall bring thee into Egypt again, with Ships, by the way whereof i spake unto thee, Thou shalt see it no more again: and there ye shall be sold unto your Enemies for Bond-men and Bond-women, and no Man shall buy you.


2 An Exhortation to Obedience. 29 Secret Things belong unto God.

Ver. I'tt'hese are the Words of the Covenant which X 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 have seen all that the Lord did before your Eyes in the Land of Egypt, unto Pharaoh, and unto all his Servants, and unto all his Land;

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3 The great Temptations which thine Eyes havtf seen, the Signs and those great Miracles:

4 Yet the Lord hath not given you an Heart to perceive, and Eyes to fee, and Ears to hear, unto this Day.

5 And I have led you Forty Years in the Wilderness: your Cloaths are not waxen old upon you, and thy Shoe is not waxen old upon thy Foot.

6 Ye have not eaten Bread, neither have ye drunk Wine, nor Strong drink: that ye might know that I am the Lord7 your God.

7 And when ye came unto this Place, Sihon the King of Heshbon, and Og the King of Baflian, came out against us unto Battle, and we smote them.

8 And we took their Land, and gave it for an Inheritance unto the Rheubenites, and to the Gadites, and to the Half-tribe of Manafleh.

9 Keep therefore the Words of this Covenant and do them, that ye may Prosper in all that ye Do.

Io Ye stand this Day all of you before the Lord your God; your Captains of your Tribes, your Elders, and your Officers, with all the Men of Israel,

11 Your Little ones, your Wives, and thy Stranger that is in thy Camp, from the Hewer of thy Wood, unto the Drawer of thy Water.

12 That thou fhouldst enter into Covenant with the Lord thy God, and into his Oath, which the Lord thy God maketh with thee this Day:

13 That he may establish thee To-day for a People unto himself, and that he may be unto thee a God, as he hath said unto thee, and as he hath sworn unto thy Fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

14 Neither with you only do I make this Covenant and this Oath;

15 But with him that standeth here with us this Day before the Lord our God, and also with him that is not here With us this Day :■

16 (For ye know how we have dwelt in the Land of Egypt, and how we came through the Nations which ye pasted by.

17 And ye have seen their Abominations and their JTxils, Wood and Stone, Silver and Gold, which were among them)

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18 r Lest: there should be among you Man or WoMan, or Family, or Tribe, whose Heart Turneth away this Day from the Lord our God, to go and serve the Gods of these Nations; lest; there mould be among you a Root that beareth Gall and Wormwood.

» HA. xii. is Looking diligently, Iest any Man Fail of the Grace of God; lest any Root of Bitterness springing up, Troudleyou, and thereby many be Defiled.

Hit.iii. 8 Harden not your Hearts. as in the Provocation, in the D^y of Temptation in the Wilderness.

9 When your Fathers Tempted me, Proved me, and Saw My Works forty Years.

to Wherefore I was Grieved with, that Generation, and said, They do

alway Err in their Heart 5 and they have not known my Ways. 11 So I Sware in my Wrath. They (hall not Enter Into my Rest. 11 Take Heed, Brethren, lest there be in any of you an Evit Heart of Unbelief, in Departing from the Living God.

rs But exhort one another daily, while it is called, Todays Lest any of you be Hardned thiough the Deceitfulness of Sin.

19 * And it come to pass when he heareth the Words of this Curse, that he Bless himself in his Heart, saying, I shall have Peace, though I Walk in the ImaginaTion of mine Heart, to add Drunkenness to Thirst.

20 The Lord will not Spare him, but then the Anger of the Lord, and his Jealousy shall smoke against that Man, and all the Curses that are written in this Book shall lie upon him, and the Lord shall Blot out his Name from under Heayen.

2i And the Lord mall Separate him unto Evil, out of all the Tribes of Israel , according to all the Curses of the Covenant, that are written in this Book of the Law:

22 So that the Generation to come of your Children that.

» Mttitb. xxiv. 48 If rhat Evil Servant fay in his Heart, My Lord delayeth his coming,

49 And (hall begin to smiie hi* Fellow Servants, and to Eat and Crlnk wiih the Drunken. '50 The Lord of that Servant fliaH come in a Day when he looketh not for him, and in an Hour that he ii not ware of;

Si And (hall Cut him asunder, and Appoint him his Portion with the Hypocrites : there (hall be wEEnna and Gnashing of Teeth.

Euki xiv. 7 For every one of the House of Israel, or of the Stranger that sojournerh in Israel, which separatetli himself from me, and letteth up his Idols in his Heart, and putteth the Stumbling-block of his Iniquity before his Face, and Cometh to a Prophet to enquire of him concerning me) 1 the Lpp.p will answer him by myself.

8 And I will set my Face against that Man, and will make him a Sign and a Proverb, and 1 will Cut him Off from the midst of my People, and ye (hall know that \ aru the Lord.

Jtr. xvii. $ Thus faith the Lord, Cursed be rhe Man that trusteth in Man, and maketh Flelh his Arm, and whose Heart depatteth from the Lord. 6 For he (hall be like the Heath.

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from a far Land, shall say, a fall Land, and not inhabited. When they see the Plagues of 7 Blefled is the Man that rtusteth that Land, and the Sicknesses L^0*0' ,ad "hole Hope the which the Lord hath laid upon it i

23 And that the whole Land thereof is Brimstone, and Salt, and Burning, that it is not sown, nor beareth, nor any Grafs groweth therein, like the Overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboim, which the Lord overthrew in his Anger, and in his Wrath:

24 Even all Nations shall say, Wherefore hath the Lord done thus unto this Land? what meaneth the Heat of this great Anger?

25 Then Men shall say, Because they have forsaken the Covenant of the Lord God of their Fathers, which he made with them when he brought them forth out of the Land of Egypt.

26 For they went and served other Gods, nnd worshipped them, Gods whom they knew not, and whom he had pot given unto them.

2; And the Anger of the Lord was kindled against this Land, to bring upon it all the Curses that are written in {his Book.

28 And the Lord rooted them out of their Land in Anger, and in Wrath, and in great Indignation, and cast them into another Land, as it is this Day.

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untO US, and tO our Children self in Secret Places that I (hall not

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Ps*l. xiz. tz Who can understand his Etrors? cleanse thou me from Secret Faults

Math. vi. 6 Thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy Closet, and when thou hast Unit thy Door, pray to thy Father which is in Skcret, and thy father which scith in Secret (hall Reward thee Openly.

Hii. iv. 1 j Neither is there any Cicatuie that is not manifest in his Sight : but all Things are Naked and Opened unto the Eyes of him with whom we have to do.

Kfm. xi. n O the Depth of the Riches, both of the Wisdom, and Knowledse of God ! how Unsearchable are his Judgments, and his Wat? fUT rlNDINQ our! '-■

34 Fot who hath Knows the Mind of the Lord, O: who hath been hit


i C»r. ii. 5 That your Faith should not stand in the Wisdom of Men, but in the Power of God.

6 Howbeit we speak Wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the Wisdom of this World, nor of the Princes of this World, that come to nought.

7 But we speak the Wisdom of God in a Mystery, even the Hidden Wisdom which God Ordained before the World unto out Glory.

I Ctr. i 20 Where is the Wise? where is the Scribe? where is the Dispute! of this World ? hath not God Made Foolish the Wisdom of this World?

tel. ii. j In Christ are Hid all the Treasures of Wisdom and KnowLedge.

I Beware lest any Man spoil you through Philosophy and Vain Deceit, after the Tradition of Men, alter the Rudiments of the World, and not after Christ:

9 For In Him Dwelleth all the Fulness of the Godhead bodily.


i Great Mercies promised to the Penitent. 11 The Commandment is maniseji. 15 Life and Death are set before them.

Ver. 1 AND it shall come to pass when all these Things l\ 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 And shalt return unto the Lord thy God, and shalt obey his Voice, according to all that I command thee this Day, thou and thy Children, with all thine Heart, and with all thy Soul:

3 That then the Lord thy God will turn thy Captivity, and have Compassion upon thee, and will return and gather thee from all the Nations whither the Lord thy God hath scattered thee.

4 u If any of thine be Driven out unto the outmost Parts of Heaven, from thence will the Lord thy God Gather thee, and from thence will he fetch thee.

5 And the Lord thy God will bring thee into the Land which thy Fathers possessed, and thou shalt possess it: and he will do thee Good, and

Jtr. xxxii. 37 Behold, I will GaTher them out of all Countries whither I have Driven them in mine Anger, and in my Fury, and in great Wrath; aud I will bring them again unto this Place, and I will caule them


£«.'<. x\. 16 Therefore fay, Thua faith the Lord God, Although I have cast them far off among the Heathen, and although 1 have lcattered them among the Countries, yet will 1 be to them as a little Sanctuary in the Countries where they (hall come.

17 Therefore fay, Thus faith th«


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