Leviticus 26:1-13 NIV

Reward for Obedience

1 " 'Do not make idols1 or set up an image2 or a sacred stone3 for yourselves, and do not place a carved stone4 in your land to bow down before it. I am the LORD your God.

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2 " 'Observe my Sabbaths5 and have reverence for my sanctuary.6 I am the LORD.

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3 " 'If you follow my decrees and are careful to obey7 my commands,

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4 I will send you rain8 in its season,9 and the ground will yield its crops and the trees of the field their fruit.10

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5 Your threshing will continue until grape harvest and the grape harvest will continue until planting, and you will eat all the food you want11 and live in safety in your land.12

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6 " 'I will grant peace in the land,13 and you will lie down14 and no one will make you afraid.15 I will remove savage beasts16 from the land, and the sword will not pass through your country.

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7 You will pursue your enemies,17 and they will fall by the sword before you.

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8 Five18 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.19

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9 " 'I will look on you with favor and make you fruitful and increase your numbers,20 and I will keep my covenant21 with you.

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10 You will still be eating last year's harvest when you will have to move it out to make room for the new.22

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11 I will put my dwelling placea23 among you, and I will not abhor you.24

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    • a 26:11 - Or "my tabernacle"
      12 I will walk25 among you and be your God,26 and you will be my people.27

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      13 I am the LORD your God,28 who brought you out of Egypt29 so that you would no longer be slaves to the Egyptians; I broke the bars of your yoke30 and enabled you to walk with heads held high.

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