These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts.1
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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.2
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Tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads.3
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Write them on the doorframes of your houses and on your gates.4
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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,5
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houses filled with all kinds of good things you did not provide, wells you did not dig,6 and vineyards and olive groves you did not plant--then when you eat and are satisfied,7
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be careful that you do not forget8 the LORD, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery.
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Fear the LORD 9 your God, serve him only10 and take your oaths11 in his name.12
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Do not follow other gods, the gods of the peoples around you;
for the LORD your God13, who is among you, is a jealous God and his anger will burn against you, and he will destroy you from the face of the land.
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Do not test the LORD your God14 as you did at Massah.
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