Deuteronomy 31:19-22 NIV

19 "Now write1 down for yourselves this song and teach it to the Israelites and have them sing it, so that it may be a witness2 for me against them.

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      20 When I have brought them into the land flowing with milk and honey, the land I promised on oath to their forefathers,3 and when they eat their fill and thrive, they will turn to other gods4 and worship them,5 rejecting me and breaking my covenant.6

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      21 And when many disasters and difficulties come upon them,7 this song will testify against them, because it will not be forgotten by their descendants. I know what they are disposed to do,8 even before I bring them into the land I promised them on oath."

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      22 So Moses wrote9 down this song that day and taught it to the Israelites.

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