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Deuteronomy 32:1-9 ESV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 "Give ear, O heavens, and I will speak, and let the earth hear the words of my mouth. 1 Listen, O heavens, and I will speak; hear, O earth, the words of my mouth.
2 May my teaching drop as the rain, my speech distill as the dew, like gentle rain upon the tender grass, and like showers upon the herb. 2 Let my teaching fall like rain and my words descend like dew, like showers on new grass, like abundant rain on tender plants.
3 For I will proclaim the name of the LORD; ascribe greatness to our God! 3 I will proclaim the name of the LORD. Oh, praise the greatness of our God!
4 "The Rock, his work is perfect, for all his ways are justice. A God of faithfulness and without iniquity, just and upright is he. 4 He is the Rock, his works are perfect, and all his ways are just. A faithful God who does no wrong, upright and just is he.
5 They have dealt corruptly with him; they are no longer his children because they are blemished; they are a crooked and twisted generation. 5 They have acted corruptly toward him; to their shame they are no longer his children, but a warped and crooked generation.
6 Do you thus repay the LORD, you foolish and senseless people? Is not he your father, who created you, who made you and established you? 6 Is this the way you repay the LORD, O foolish and unwise people? Is he not your Father, your Creator, who made you and formed you?
7 Remember the days of old; consider the years of many generations; ask your father, and he will show you, your elders, and they will tell you. 7 Remember the days of old; consider the generations long past. Ask your father and he will tell you, your elders, and they will explain to you.
8 When the Most High gave to the nations their inheritance, when he divided mankind, he fixed the borders of the peoples according to the number of the sons of God. 8 When the Most High gave the nations their inheritance, when he divided all mankind, he set up boundaries for the peoples according to the number of the sons of Israel.
9 But the LORD's portion is his people, Jacob his allotted heritage. 9 For the LORD's portion is his people, Jacob his allotted inheritance.