Deuteronomy 6:3-13 NIV

3 Hear, O Israel, and be careful to obey1 so that it may go well with you and that you may increase greatly2 in a land flowing with milk and honey,3 just as the LORD, the God of your fathers, promised4 you.

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4 Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one.a5

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    • a 6:4 - Or "The LORD our God is one LORD"; or "The LORD is our God, the LORD is one"; or "The LORD is our God, the LORD alone"
      5 Love6 the LORD your God with all your heart7 and with all your soul and with all your strength.8

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      6 These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts.9

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      7 Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.10

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      8 Tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads.11

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          9 Write them on the doorframes of your houses and on your gates.12

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          10 When the LORD your God brings you into the land he swore to your fathers, to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, to give you--a land with large, flourishing cities you did not build,13

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          11 houses filled with all kinds of good things you did not provide, wells you did not dig,14 and vineyards and olive groves you did not plant--then when you eat and are satisfied,15

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          12 be careful that you do not forget16 the LORD, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery.

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          13 Fear the LORD 17 your God, serve him only18 and take your oaths19 in his name.20

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