Deuteronomy 6:6

6 These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts.

Deuteronomy 6:6 in Other Translations

6 And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart:
6 And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart.
6 And you must commit yourselves wholeheartedly to these commands that I am giving you today.
6 Write these commandments that I've given you today on your hearts. Get them inside of you
6 These words that I am giving you today are to be in your heart.

Deuteronomy 6:6 Meaning and Commentary

Deuteronomy 6:6

And these words, which I command thee this day
To hearken to, observe, and take notice of, that God is one, and is to be loved in the strongest manner that possibly can be:

shall be in thine heart;
on the table of the heart, as the Targum of Jonathan; see ( 2 Corinthians 3:3 ) , be cordially received, have a place in the affections of the heart, and be retained in mind and memory.

Deuteronomy 6:6 In-Context

4 Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one.
5 Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.
6 These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts.
7 Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.
8 Tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads.

Cross References 1

  • 1. ver 8; Deuteronomy 11:18; Deuteronomy 30:14; Deuteronomy 32:46; Psalms 26:2; Psalms 37:31; Psalms 40:8; Psalms 119:11; Proverbs 3:3; Isaiah 51:7; Jeremiah 17:1; Jeremiah 31:33; Ezekiel 40:4
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