At that time the LORDsaid unto me, Hew thee twotables of stone like unto the first, and come up unto me into the mount, and make thee an ark of wood.2
And I will write on the tables the words that were in the firsttables which thou brakest , and thou shalt put them in the ark.3
And I made an ark of shittimwood, and hewedtwotables of stone like unto the first, and went up into the mount, having the twotables in mine hand.4
And he wrote on the tables, according to the firstwriting, the tencommandments,a which the LORDspake unto you in the mount out of the midst of the fire in the day of the assembly: and the LORDgave them unto me.
And I turned myself and came down from the mount, and put the tables in the ark which I had made ; and there they be, as the LORDcommanded me.
And the children of Israel took their journey from Beeroth of the children of Jaakan to Mosera: there Aarondied , and there he was buried ; and Eleazar his son ministered in the priest's office in his stead.
From thence they journeyed unto Gudgodah; and from Gudgodah to Jotbath, a land of rivers of waters.8
At that time the LORDseparated the tribe of Levi, to bear the ark of the covenant of the LORD, to standbefore the LORD to minister unto him, and to bless in his name, unto this day.9
Wherefore Levi hath no part nor inheritance with his brethren; the LORD is his inheritance, according as the LORD thy Godpromised him.
And I stayed in the mount, according to the firstbtime,fortydays and fortynights; and the LORDhearkened unto me at that time also, and the LORDwould not destroy thee.
And the LORDsaid unto me, Arise , takec thy journeybefore the people, that they may go in and possess the land, which I sware unto their fathers to give unto them.
And now, Israel, what doth the LORD thy Godrequire of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul,13
To keep the commandments of the LORD, and his statutes, which I command thee this day for thy good?14
Behold, the heaven and the heaven of heavens is the LORD'S thy God, the earth also, with all that therein is.
Only the LORD had a delight in thy fathers to love them, and he chose their seedafter them, even you above all people, as it is this day.16Circumcise therefore the foreskin of your heart, and be no more stiffnecked .
For the LORD your God is God of gods, and Lord of lords, a greatGod, a mighty, and a terrible , which regardeth not persons, nor takethreward:18
He doth execute the judgment of the fatherless and widow, and loveth the stranger, in giving him food and raiment.19Love ye therefore the stranger: for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.20
Thou shalt fear the LORD thy God; him shalt thou serve , and to him shalt thou cleave , and swear by his name.21
He is thy praise, and he is thy God, that hath done for thee these great and terrible things , which thine eyes have seen .
Thy fathers went down into Egypt with threescore and tenpersons; and now the LORD thy God hath made thee as the stars of heaven for multitude.