Covenant Renewal, Oaths, Restoration, Charges to the Nation

1 These [are] the words of the covenant that Yahweh commanded Moses to make with the {Israelites} in the land of Moab {besides} the covenant that he made with them at Horeb.

References for Deuteronomy 29:1

    • a 29:1 - Deuteronomy 29:1-29 in the English Bible is 28.69-29:28 in the Hebrew Bible
    • b 29:1 - Literally "sons/children of Israel"
    • c 29:1 - Literally "from to alone"
      2 And Moses summoned all of Israel and said to them, "You saw all that Yahweh did before your eyes in the land of Egypt and to Pharaoh and to all his servants and to all his land;
      3 [that is], the great trials that your eyes saw, [and] those great signs and wonders.
      4 But Yahweh has not given to you a heart to understand, or eyes to see, or ears to hear, [even] {to this day}.

      References for Deuteronomy 29:4

        • d 29:4 - Literally "until the day the this"
          5 And I have led you forty years in the desert; your clothes [have] not worn out {on you}, and your sandal has not worn out {on your foot}.

          References for Deuteronomy 29:5

            • e 29:5 - Hebrew "year"
            • f 29:5 - Literally "from on you"
            • g 29:5 - Literally "from on your foot"
              6 You have not eaten bread, and you have not drunk wine and strong drink, so that you may know that I [am] Yahweh your God.
              7 And [when] you came to this place [then] Sihon the king of Heshbon, and Og the king of Bashan, came out to meet you for battle, and we defeated them.
              8 And we took their land and gave it as [an] inheritance to the Reubenites and to the Gadites and to [the] half-tribe of Manasseh.

              References for Deuteronomy 29:8

                • h 29:8 - Hebrew "Reubenite"
                • i 29:8 - Hebrew "Gadite"
                  9 And {you must diligently observe the words of this covenant}, so that you may succeed in all that you do.

                  References for Deuteronomy 29:9

                    • j 29:9 - Literally "you must keep the words of the covenant the this and you must do them"
                      10 "You [are] standing {today}, all of you, {before} Yahweh your God, your leaders, your tribes, your elders, and your officials, all the men of Israel,

                      References for Deuteronomy 29:10

                        • k 29:10 - Literally "the day"
                        • l 29:10 - Literally "to the face of"
                          11 your little children, your women and your aliens who [are] in the midst of your camp, from the choppers of your wood to the drawers of your water,

                          References for Deuteronomy 29:11

                            • m 29:11 - Hebrew "alien"
                            • n 29:11 - Hebrew "chopper"
                            • o 29:11 - Hebrew "drawer"
                              12 {in order for you to enter into the covenant of Yahweh your God}, and into his oath that Yahweh your God [is] {making with you} {today},

                              References for Deuteronomy 29:12

                                • p 29:12 - Literally "for you to go over into the covenant of Yahweh your God"
                                • q 29:12 - Or "with"
                                • r 29:12 - Literally "cutting with you"
                                • s 29:12 - Literally "the day"
                                  13 in order to establish you {today} {to himself} as a people and [so that] he may be for you [as] God, [just] as he {promised} to you and {just as} he swore to your ancestors, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

                                  References for Deuteronomy 29:13

                                    • t 29:13 - Literally "the day"
                                    • u 29:13 - Literally "for him"
                                    • v 29:13 - Literally "spoke"
                                    • w 29:13 - Literally "according to that which"
                                    • x 29:13 - Or "your fathers"
                                      14 "Now I am not {making this covenant} and this oath {with you alone}.

                                      References for Deuteronomy 29:14

                                        • y 29:14 - Literally "cutting this covenant"
                                        • z 29:14 - Literally "with you to alone you"
                                          15 But with {whoever is standing here} with us {today} {before} Yahweh our God, and with {whoever is not standing here} with us {today}.

                                          References for Deuteronomy 29:15

                                            • { 29:15 - Literally "with who he is here with us standing"
                                            • | 29:15 - Literally "the day"
                                            • } 29:15 - Literally "to the face of"
                                            • ~ 29:15 - Literally "with who he is not standing here with us"
                                            •  29:15 - Literally "the day"
                                              16 For you know how we lived in the land of Egypt and how we traveled through the midst of the nations that you traveled through.

                                              References for Deuteronomy 29:16

                                                • € 29:16 - Or "journeyed"
                                                  17 And you have seen their detestable things and their idols of wood and stone, silver, and gold that [were] among them,
                                                  18 so that {there is not} among you a man or a woman or a clan or a tribe {whose heart} turns {today} from [being] with Yahweh our God to go to serve the gods of these nations, so that there is not among you a root sprouting poison and wormwood.

                                                  References for Deuteronomy 29:18

                                                    •  29:18 - Literally "lest there be/develop"
                                                    • ‚ 29:18 - Literally "his heart"
                                                    • ƒ 29:18 - Literally "the day"
                                                      19 And then when he hears the words of this oath, then {he will assure himself} in his heart, {saying}, '{Safety shall be mine even though I go in the stubbornness of my heart},' thereby destroying the well-watered [land] [along] with the parched.

                                                      References for Deuteronomy 29:19

                                                        • „ 29:19 - Or "and"
                                                        • … 29:19 - Literally "he will bless himself"; HALOT 160 suggests "to consider oneself fortunate"
                                                        • † 29:19 - Literally "to say"
                                                        • ‡ 29:19 - Literally "Peace shall happen/be for me, although/even if in the stubbornness of my heart I go"
                                                        • ˆ 29:19 - Some translators prefer to include the last clause as a part of the words of the wicked man (NASV vs. NEB)
                                                          20 Yahweh will not be willing to forgive him, for [by then] the anger of Yahweh will smoke, and his passion against that man and all the curses written in this scroll will descend on him, and Yahweh will blot out his name from under heaven.
                                                          21 And Yahweh will single him out for calamity out of all the tribes of Israel, according to all the curses of the covenant written in the scroll of this law.
                                                          22 "And the next generation, [that is], your children who will rise [up] after you, and the foreigner who will come from a distant land, when they will see the plagues of that land and its diseases that Yahweh has inflicted upon it, will say,

                                                          References for Deuteronomy 29:22

                                                            • ‰ 29:22 - Hebrew "and"
                                                              23 'All its land is brimstone and salt left by fire, {none of its land will be sown}, and it will not make plants sprout out and it will not grow any vegetation; [it is] as the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, Adman and Zeboiim, which Yahweh overturned in his anger and in his wrath.'

                                                              References for Deuteronomy 29:23

                                                                • Š 29:23 - Literally "all of its land will not be sown"
                                                                  24 And all the nations will say, '{Why} has Yahweh done {such a thing} to this land? What [caused] the fierceness of this great anger?'

                                                                  References for Deuteronomy 29:24

                                                                    • ‹ 29:24 - Literally "On what [basis]"
                                                                    • Œ 29:24 - Literally "so"
                                                                      25 And they will say, '[It is] because they abandoned the covenant of Yahweh, the God of their ancestors, which he {made} with them {when he brought them out} from the land of Egypt.

                                                                      References for Deuteronomy 29:25

                                                                        •  29:25 - Or "answer/respond"
                                                                        • Ž 29:25 - Or "fathers"
                                                                        •  29:25 - Literally "cut"
                                                                        •  29:25 - Literally "at/in his to bring them out from the land of Egypt"
                                                                          26 And they went and served other gods and bowed down to them, gods whom they did not know them and he had not allotted to them.

                                                                          References for Deuteronomy 29:26

                                                                            • ‘ 29:26 - That is, Yahweh
                                                                              27 So {the anger of Yahweh was kindled} against that land to bring upon it all the curses written in this scroll,

                                                                              References for Deuteronomy 29:27

                                                                                • ’ 29:27 - Literally "became hot the nose of Yahweh"
                                                                                  28 and Yahweh uprooted them from their land in anger and in wrath and in great fury, and he cast them into another land, {just as it is today}.'

                                                                                  References for Deuteronomy 29:28

                                                                                    • “ 29:28 - Literally "as the day the this"
                                                                                      29 "The hidden [things] {belong to Yahweh} our God, but the revealed [things] {belong to us} [to know] and to our children {forever}, [in order] to do all the words of this law."

                                                                                      References for Deuteronomy 29:29

                                                                                        • ” 29:29 - Literally "[are] for Yahweh"
                                                                                        • • 29:29 - Literally "[are] for us"
                                                                                        • – 29:29 - Literally "until eternity"