Deuteronomy 6:6

6 And 1these words that I command you today shall be on 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 You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.
6 And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart.
7 You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.
8 You shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between your eyes.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Deuteronomy 11:18; Deuteronomy 32:46; Psalms 37:31; Isaiah 51:7; Jeremiah 31:33
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