Parallel Bible results for Deuteronomy 4:1-9

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Deuteronomy 4:1-9

NLT 1 “And now, Israel, listen carefully to these decrees and regulations that I am about to teach you. Obey them so that you may live, so you may enter and occupy the land that the , the God of your ancestors, is giving you. NIV 1 Hear now, O Israel, the decrees and laws I am about to teach you. Follow them so that you may live and may go in and take possession of the land that the LORD, the God of your fathers, is giving you. NLT 2 Do not add to or subtract from these commands I am giving you. Just obey the commands of the your God that I am giving you. NIV 2 Do not add to what I command you and do not subtract from it, but keep the commands of the LORD your God that I give you. NLT 3 “You saw for yourself what the did to you at Baal-peor. There the your God destroyed everyone who had worshiped Baal, the god of Peor. NIV 3 You saw with your own eyes what the LORD did at Baal Peor. The LORD your God destroyed from among you everyone who followed the Baal of Peor, NLT 4 But all of you who were faithful to the your God are still alive today—every one of you. NIV 4 but all of you who held fast to the LORD your God are still alive today. NLT 5 “Look, I now teach you these decrees and regulations just as the my God commanded me, so that you may obey them in the land you are about to enter and occupy. NIV 5 See, I have taught you decrees and laws as the LORD my God commanded me, so that you may follow them in the land you are entering to take possession of it. NLT 6 Obey them completely, and you will display your wisdom and intelligence among the surrounding nations. When they hear all these decrees, they will exclaim, ‘How wise and prudent are the people of this great nation!’ NIV 6 Observe them carefully, for this will show your wisdom and understanding to the nations, who will hear about all these decrees and say, "Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people." NLT 7 For what great nation has a god as near to them as the our God is near to us whenever we call on him? NIV 7 What other nation is so great as to have their gods near them the way the LORD our God is near us whenever we pray to him? NLT 8 And what great nation has decrees and regulations as righteous and fair as this body of instructions that I am giving you today? NIV 8 And what other nation is so great as to have such righteous decrees and laws as this body of laws I am setting before you today? NLT 9 “But watch out! Be careful never to forget what you yourself have seen. Do not let these memories escape from your mind as long as you live! And be sure to pass them on to your children and grandchildren. NIV 9 Only be careful, and watch yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things your eyes have seen or let them slip from your heart as long as you live. Teach them to your children and to their children after them.