Deuteronomy 1:6; Deuteronomy 1:46; Deuteronomy 2:1; Deuteronomy 2:3; Deuteronomy 2:10; Deuteronomy 2:21; Deuteronomy 3:19; Deuteronomy 3:26; Deuteronomy 7:1; Deuteronomy 7:17; Deuteronomy 9:14; Deuteronomy 15:6; Deuteronomy 20:1; Deuteronomy 20:19; Deuteronomy 25:3; Deuteronomy 26:5; Deuteronomy 28:12; Deuteronomy 28:38; Deuteronomy 31:17; Deuteronomy 31:21
"The LORD our God spoke to us at Horeb, saying, 'You have stayed long enough at this mountain.
"So you remained in Kadesh many days, the days that you spent there.
"Then we turned and set out for the wilderness by the way to the Red Sea, as the LORD spoke to me, and circled Mount Seir for many days.
'You have circled this mountain long enough. Now turn north,
(The Emim lived there formerly, a people as great, numerous, and tall as the Anakim.
a people as great, numerous, and tall as the Anakim, but the LORD destroyed them before them. And they dispossessed them and settled in their place,
'But your wives and your little ones and your livestock (I know that you have much livestock ) shall remain in your cities which I have given you,
"But the LORD was angry with me on your account, and would not listen to me; and the LORD said to me, 'Enough! Speak to Me no more of this matter.
"When the LORD your God brings you into the land where you are entering to possess it, and clears away many nations before you, the Hittites and the Girgashites and the Amorites and the Canaanites and the Perizzites and the Hivites and the Jebusites, seven nations greater and stronger than you,
"If you should say in your heart, 'These nations are greater than I; how can I dispossess them?'
'Let Me alone , that I may destroy them and blot out their name from under heaven; and I will make of you a nation mightier and greater than they.'
"For the LORD your God will bless you as He has promised you, and you will lend to many nations, but you will not borrow; and you will rule over many nations, but they will not rule over you.
"When you go out to battle against your enemies and see horses and chariots and people more numerous than you, do not be afraid of them; for the LORD your God, who brought you up from the land of Egypt, is with you.
"When you besiege a city a long time, to make war against it in order to capture it, you shall not destroy its trees by swinging an axe against them; for you may eat from them, and you shall not cut them down. For is the tree of the field a man, that it should be besieged by you?
"He may beat him forty times but no more, so that he does not beat him with many more stripes than these and your brother is not degraded in your eyes.
"You shall answer and say before the LORD your God, 'My father was a wandering Aramean, and he went down to Egypt and sojourned there, few in number; but there he became a great, mighty and populous nation.
"The LORD will open for you His good storehouse, the heavens, to give rain to your land in its season and to bless all the work of your hand; and you shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow.
"You shall bring out much seed to the field but you will gather in little, for the locust will consume it.
"Then My anger will be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them and hide My face from them, and they will be consumed, and many evils and troubles will come upon them; so that they will say in that day, 'Is it not because our God is not among us that these evils have come upon us?'
"Then it shall come about, when many evils and troubles have come upon them, that this song will testify before them as a witness (for it shall not be forgotten from the lips of their descendants ); for I know their intent which they are developing today, before I have brought them into the land which I swore."