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¶ AND Moses and the elders of Israel commanded the people, saying, Keep all the commandments which I command you this day.
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And it shall be on the day that you cross the Jordan into the land which the LORD your God gives you, you shall set up large stones, and cover them with plaster;
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And you shall write upon them all the words of this law, when you have crossed the Jordan, that you may go into the land which the LORD your God gives you, a land flowing with milk and honey, as the LORD God of your fathers has promised you.
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Therefore when you have crossed the Jordan, you shall set up these stones, which I command you this day, on mount Gebel, and you shall cover them with plaster.
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And there you shall build an altar to the LORD your God, an altar of stones;
you shall not lift up any iron tool upon them.
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You shall build the altar of the LORD your God of undressed stones, and you shall offer burnt offerings on it to the LORD your God:
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And you shall offer peace offerings, and shall eat there and rejoice before the LORD your God.
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And you shall write upon the stones all the words of this law very plainly.
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And Moses and the priests and the Levites said to all Israel, Give ear and hearken, O Israel;
this day you have become the people of the LORD your God.
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You shall therefore obey the voice of the LORD your God, and do his commandments and his statutes which I command you this day.
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¶ And Moses charged the people that same day, saying,
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These tribes shall stand upon mount Gerizim to bless the people when you have crossed the Jordan: Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Joseph and Benjamin;
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And these tribes shall stand upon Gebel to curse: Reuben, Gad, Asher, Zebulun, Dan, and Naphtali.
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And the Levites shall speak and say to all the people of Israel with a loud voice,
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Cursed be the man who makes any graven or molten images, for they are an abomination before the LORD, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and puts them in a secret place.
And all the people shall answer and say, Amen.
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Cursed be he who reviles his father or his mother.
And all the people shall say, Amen.
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Cursed be he who removes his neighbor’s landmark.
And all the people shall say, Amen.
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Cursed be he who causes a blind man to wander out of the way.
And all the people shall say, Amen.
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Cursed be he who perverts the judgment of the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow.
And all the people shall say, Amen.
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Cursed be he who lies with his father’s wife;
and thus uncovers his father’s skirt.
And all the people shall say, Amen.
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Cursed be he who lies with any kind of beast.
And all the people shall say, Amen.
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Cursed be he who lies with his sister, the daughter of his father, or the daughter of his mother.
And all the people shall say, Amen.
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Cursed be he who lies with his mother-in-law.
And all the people shall say, Amen.
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Cursed be he who smites his neighbor secretly.
And all the people shall say, Amen.
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Cursed be he who takes a bribe to slay an innocent person.
And all the people shall say.
Amen.
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Cursed be he who does not confirm all the words of this law to do them.
And all the people shall say, Amen.