Deuteronomy 12:32

32 You must diligently observe everything that I command you; do not add to it or take anything from it.

Deuteronomy 12:32 Meaning and Commentary

Deuteronomy 12:32

What thing soever I command you, observe to do it
In the manner it is commanded and directed to; the laws of God, both as to matter and manner, were to be obeyed just as they were delivered: thou shall not add thereto, nor diminish from it; neither add any customs and rites of the Heathens to them, nor neglect anything enjoined on them, see ( Proverbs 30:6 ) ( Revelation 22:18 Revelation 22:19 ) .

Deuteronomy 12:32 In-Context

30 take care that you are not snared into imitating them, after they have been destroyed before you: do not inquire concerning their gods, saying, "How did these nations worship their gods? I also want to do the same."
31 You must not do the same for the Lord your God, because every abhorrent thing that the Lord hates they have done for their gods. They would even burn their sons and their daughters in the fire to their gods.
32 You must diligently observe everything that I command you; do not add to it or take anything from it.

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