"Now this is the commandment, the statutes and the judgmentswhich the LORD your God has commanded me to teach you, that you might do them in the landwhere you are goingover to possess it,
2so that you and your son and your grandson might 1fear the LORD your God, to keepall His statutes and His commandmentswhich I command you, 2all the days of your life, and that your days may be prolonged.
"O Israel, you should listen and abe careful to do it, that 3it may be well with you and that you may multiplygreatly, just as the LORD, the God of your fathers, has promised you, in 4a landflowing with milk and honey.
"5Hear, O Israel! The LORD is our God, the 6LORD is one!
"7You shall love the LORD your God8with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.
"9Thesewords, which I am commanding you today, shall be on your heart.
"10 You shall teach them diligently to your sons and shall talk of them when you sit in your house and when you walk by the way and when you liedown and when you rise up.
"11You shall bind them as a sign on your hand and they shall be as bfrontalscon your forehead .
"12You shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates.
"Then it shall come about when the LORD your Godbrings you into the landwhich He swore to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, to give you, 13great and splendidcitieswhich you did not build,