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Leviticus 26:8-18 (New International Version)

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8 Five1 of you will chase a hundred, and a hundred of you will chase ten thousand, and your enemies will fall by the sword before you.2 9 " 'I will look on you with favor and make you fruitful and increase your numbers,3 and I will keep my covenant4 with you. 10 You will still be eating last year's harvest when you will have to move it out to make room for the new.5 11 I will put my dwelling placea6 among you, and I will not abhor you.7 12 I will walk8 among you and be your God,9 and you will be my people.10 13 I am the LORD your God,11 who brought you out of Egypt12 so that you would no longer be slaves to the Egyptians; I broke the bars of your yoke13 and enabled you to walk with heads held high.

Punishment for Disobedience

14 " 'But if you will not listen to me and carry out all these commands,14 15 and if you reject my decrees and abhor my laws15 and fail to carry out all my commands and so violate my covenant,16 16 then I will do this to you: I will bring upon you sudden terror, wasting diseases and fever17 that will destroy your sight and drain away your life.18 You will plant seed in vain, because your enemies will eat it.19 17 I will set my face20 against you so that you will be defeated21 by your enemies;22 those who hate you will rule over you,23 and you will flee even when no one is pursuing you.24 18 " 'If after all this you will not listen to me,25 I will punish26 you for your sins seven times over.27
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