"Impress these words of Mine on your hearts and souls, bind them as a sign on your hands, and let them be a symbol on your foreheads.
Deuteronomy 11:18 Meaning and Commentary
Ver. 18-20. Therefore shall ye lay up these my words in your heart, and in your soul Treasure up the laws of God delivered to them in their minds, retain them in their memories, and cherish a cordial affection for them; which would be an antidote against apostasy, idolatry, and other sins, ( Psalms 119:11 )
and bind them for a sign upon your hand, that they may be as frontlets between your eyes; of this and the two following verses, (See Gill on Deuteronomy 6:7), (See Gill on Deuteronomy 6:8), (See Gill on Deuteronomy 6:9).
Be careful, or you will be enticed to turn away and worship other gods and bow down to them.
Then the LORD’s anger will burn against you, and he will shut up the heavens so that it will not rain and the ground will yield no produce, and you will soon perish from the good land the LORD is giving you.
Fix these words of mine in your hearts and minds; tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads.
Teach them to your children, talking about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.
Write them on the doorframes of your houses and on your gates,