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Deuteronomy 27 :: Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

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The Law Written on Stones
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Moses and the elders of Israel commanded the people, “Keep every command I am giving you today.

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“When you cross the Jordan into the land the LORD your God is giving you, set up large stones and cover them with plaster.

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“Write all the words of this law on the stones after you cross to enter the land the LORD your God is giving you, a land flowing with milk and honey, as the LORD, the God of your fathers, has promised you.

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“When you have crossed the Jordan, you are to set up these stones on Mount Ebal, as I am commanding you today, and you are to cover them with plaster.

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“Build an altar of stones there to the LORD your God ​— ​do not use any iron tool on them.

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“Use uncut stones to build the altar of the LORD your God and offer burnt offerings to the LORD your God on it.

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“There you are to sacrifice fellowship offerings, eat, and rejoice in the presence of the LORD your God.

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“Write clearly all the words of this law on the plastered stones.”

The Covenant Curses
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Moses and the Levitical priests spoke to all Israel, “Be silent, Israel, and listen! This day you have become the people of the LORD your God.

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“Obey the LORD your God and follow his commands and statutes I am giving you today.”

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On that day Moses commanded the people,

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“When you have crossed the Jordan, these tribes will stand on Mount Gerizim to bless the people: Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Joseph, and Benjamin.

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“And these tribes will stand on Mount Ebal to deliver the curse: Reuben, Gad, Asher, Zebulun, Dan, and Naphtali.

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“The Levites will proclaim in a loud voice to every Israelite:

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“‘The person who makes a carved idol or cast image, which is detestable to the LORD, the work of a craftsman, and sets it up in secret is cursed.’

And all the people will reply, ‘Amen! ’

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“‘The one who dishonors his father or mother is cursed.’

And all the people will say, ‘Amen! ’

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“‘The one who moves his neighbor’s boundary marker is cursed.’

And all the people will say, ‘Amen! ’

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“‘The one who leads a blind person astray on the road is cursed.’

And all the people will say, ‘Amen! ’

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“‘The one who denies justice to a resident alien, a fatherless child, or a widow is cursed.’

And all the people will say, ‘Amen! ’

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“‘The one who sleeps with his father’s wife is cursed, for he has violated his father’s marriage bed.’[fn]

And all the people will say, ‘Amen! ’

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“‘The one who has sexual intercourse with any animal is cursed.’

And all the people will say, ‘Amen! ’

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“‘The one who sleeps with his sister, whether his father’s daughter or his mother’s daughter is cursed.’

And all the people will say, ‘Amen! ’

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“‘The one who sleeps with his mother-in-law is cursed.’

And all the people will say, ‘Amen! ’

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“‘The one who secretly kills his neighbor is cursed.’

And all the people will say, ‘Amen! ’

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“‘The one who accepts a bribe to kill an innocent person is cursed.’

And all the people will say, ‘Amen! ’

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“‘Anyone who does not put the words of this law into practice is cursed.’

And all the people will say, ‘Amen! ’

CSB Footnotes
Lit has uncovered the edge of his father’s garment ; Ru 3:9; Ezk 16:8
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