1 "All of the commandments that I [am] commanding you today you must diligently observe, so that you may live and multiply, and you may go and take possession of the land that Yahweh swore to your ancestors.
References for Deuteronomy 8:1
    • a 8:1 - Or "every commandment"
    • b 8:1 - Or "your fathers"
      2 And you shall remember all [of] the way that Yahweh your God led you [during] these forty years in the desert in order to humble you and to test you to know what [is] in your heart, whether you would [diligently] keep his commandments or not.
      3 And he humbled you and let you go hungry, and [then] he fed you with that which you did not know nor did your ancestors know, in order to make you know that not by bread alone but by all [that] goes out of the mouth of Yahweh humankind shall live.
      References for Deuteronomy 8:3
        • c 8:3 - Or "fathers"
        • d 8:3 - Or "by all [of] the going out of"
          4 Your clothing did not wear out {on you}, and your feet did not swell [during] these forty years.
          References for Deuteronomy 8:4
            • e 8:4 - Literally "from on you"
              5 And you should know with your heart that as a man disciplines his son, [so] Yahweh your God [is] disciplining you.
              References for Deuteronomy 8:5
                • f 8:5 - Or "has disciplined you"
                  6 So you must keep the commandments of Yahweh your God by walking in his ways and by fearing him.
                  7 For Yahweh your God [is] bringing you to a good land [with] streams of water, springs and underground water, welling up in the valleys and in the hills,
                  References for Deuteronomy 8:7
                    • g 8:7 - Hebrew "valley"
                    • h 8:7 - Hebrew "hill"
                      8 [to] a land of wheat and barley and vines and fig trees and pomegranate trees, a land of olive trees, olive oil and honey;
                      References for Deuteronomy 8:8
                        • i 8:8 - Hebrew "vine"
                        • j 8:8 - Hebrew "fig tree"
                        • k 8:8 - Hebrew "pomegranate tree"
                        • l 8:8 - Hebrew "olive tree"
                          9 [to] a land where you may eat food in it {without scarcity}; you will not find anything lacking in it, a land where its stones [are] iron and from its mountains you can mine copper.
                          References for Deuteronomy 8:9
                            • m 8:9 - Literally "not in scarcity"
                              10 And you will eat, and {you will be satisfied}, and you will bless Yahweh your God because [of] the good land that he has given to you.
                              References for Deuteronomy 8:10
                                • n 8:10 - Literally "you will eat your fill"
                                  11 "Take care for yourself so that you not forget Yahweh your God [by] not keeping his commandments and his regulations and his statutes that I [am] commanding you {today},
                                  References for Deuteronomy 8:11
                                    • o 8:11 - Literally "the day"
                                      12 lest [when] you have eaten and you are satisfied and you have built good houses and you live [in them],
                                      13 and your herds and your flocks have multiplied, and {you have accumulated silver and gold}, and all that {you have} has multiplied,
                                      References for Deuteronomy 8:13
                                        • p 8:13 - Literally "and silver and gold has multiplied for you"
                                        • q 8:13 - Literally "is for you"
                                          14 then your heart {becomes proud} and you forget Yahweh your God, {the one who brought you out} from the land of Egypt, from the house of slavery,
                                          References for Deuteronomy 8:14
                                            • r 8:14 - Literally "raises up"
                                            • s 8:14 - Literally "the one bringing you out"
                                              15 the one leading you in the great and terrible desert [infested] with {dangerous} snakes and scorpions and parched ground, where there is no water, [and] the one bringing out water for you from flint rock,
                                              References for Deuteronomy 8:15
                                                • t 8:15 - Literally "burning"
                                                • u 8:15 - Hebrew "snake"
                                                • v 8:15 - Hebrew "scorpion"
                                                • w 8:15 - Or "was"
                                                  16 the one {feeding you} manna in the desert, [food] that your ancestors did not know, in order to humble you and in order to test you [so that he could] do good to you {in the future}.
                                                  References for Deuteronomy 8:16
                                                    • x 8:16 - Literally "causing you to eat"
                                                    • y 8:16 - Or "fathers"
                                                    • z 8:16 - Literally "in the end/later"
                                                      17 And you may think in your heart, 'My strength and the might of my hand {acquired this wealth for} me.'
                                                      References for Deuteronomy 8:17
                                                        • { 8:17 - Or "say"
                                                        • | 8:17 - Literally "gave this wealth to"
                                                          18 But you must remember Yahweh your God, for he [is] the [one] giving you strength to acquire wealth in order to confirm his covenant that he swore to your ancestors {as it is today}.
                                                          References for Deuteronomy 8:18
                                                            • } 8:18 - Or "fathers"
                                                            • ~ 8:18 - Literally "as the day the this"
                                                              19 And it will happen [that] if you indeed forget Yahweh your God and you go after other gods and you serve them and you bow down before them, I warn you today that you will surely perish.
                                                              20 As [with] the nations that Yahweh [is] destroying {before you}, so you shall perish because you would not obey the voice of Yahweh your God.
                                                              References for Deuteronomy 8:20
                                                                •  8:20 - Literally "from your faces"