Deuteronomy 6:17

17 Be sure to keep the commands of the LORD your God and the stipulations and decrees he has given you.

Deuteronomy 6:17 in Other Translations

KJV
17 Ye shall diligently keep the commandments of the LORD your God, and his testimonies, and his statutes, which he hath commanded thee.
ESV
17 You shall diligently keep the commandments of the LORD your God, and his testimonies and his statutes, which he has commanded you.
NLT
17 You must diligently obey the commands of the LORD your God—all the laws and decrees he has given you.
MSG
17 Carefully keep the commands of God, your God, all the requirements and regulations he gave you.
CSB
17 Carefully observe the commands of the Lord your God, the decrees and statutes He has commanded you.

Deuteronomy 6:17 Meaning and Commentary

Deuteronomy 6:17

You shall diligently keep the commandments of the Lord your
God
Not only the ten commands, but all others:

and his testimonies, and his statutes, which he hath commanded thee;
those of a judicial and ceremonial kind.

Deuteronomy 6:17 In-Context

15 for the LORD your God, who is among you, is a jealous God and his anger will burn against you, and he will destroy you from the face of the land.
16 Do not put the LORD your God to the test as you did at Massah.
17 Be sure to keep the commands of the LORD your God and the stipulations and decrees he has given you.
18 Do what is right and good in the LORD’s sight, so that it may go well with you and you may go in and take over the good land the LORD promised on oath to your ancestors,
19 thrusting out all your enemies before you, as the LORD said.

Cross References 2

  • 1. S Leviticus 26:3
  • 2. Deuteronomy 11:22; Psalms 119:4,56,100,134,168">Psalms 119:4,56,100,134,168; Psalms 119:4