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Deuteronomy 31 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Moses' Last Counsel

(Num 27:12–23 )
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:1 - Moshe went and spoke these words to all Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:2 - He said to them, I am one hundred twenty years old this day; I can no more go out and come in: and the LORD has said to me, You shall not go over this Yarden.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:3 - The LORD your God, he will go over before you; he will destroy these nations from before you, and you shall dispossess them: and Yehoshua, he shall go over before you, as the LORD has spoken.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:4 - The LORD will do to them as he did to Sichon and to `Og, the kings of the Amori, and to their land; whom he destroyed.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:5 - The LORD will deliver them up before you, and you shall do to them according to all the mitzvah which I have commanded you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:6 - Be strong and of good courage, don't be afraid, nor be scared of them: for the LORD your God, he it is who does go with you; he will not fail you, nor forsake you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:7 - Moshe called to Yehoshua, and said to him in the sight of all Yisra'el, Be strong and of good courage: for you shall go with this people into the land which the LORD has sworn to their fathers to give them; and you shall cause them to inherit it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:8 - The LORD, he it is who does go before you; he will be with you, he will not fail you, neither forsake you: don't be afraid, neither be dismayed.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:9 - Moshe wrote this law, and delivered it to the Kohanim the sons of Levi, who bore the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and to all the Zakenim of Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:10 - Moshe commanded them, saying, At the end of every seven years, in the set time of the year of release, in the feast of booths,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:11 - when all Yisra'el is come to appear before the LORD your God in the place which he shall choose, you shall read this law before all Yisra'el in their hearing.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:12 - Assemble the people, the men and the women and the little ones, and your foreigner who is within your gates, that they may hear, and that they may learn, and fear the LORD your God, and observe to do all the words of this law;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:13 - and that their children, who have not known, may hear, and learn to fear the LORD your God, as long as you live in the land where you go over the Yarden to possess it.

Israel Will Fall Away

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:14 - The LORD said to Moshe, Behold, your days approach that you must die: call Yehoshua, and present yourselves in the tent of meeting, that I may give him a charge. Moshe and Yehoshua went, and presented themselves in the tent of meeting.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:15 - The LORD appeared in the Tent in a pillar of cloud: and the pillar of cloud stood over the door of the Tent.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:16 - The LORD said to Moshe, Behold, you shall sleep with your fathers; and this people will rise up, and play the prostitute after the strange gods of the land, where they go to be among them, and will forsake me, and break my covenant which I have made with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:17 - Then my anger shall be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them, and I will hide my face from them, and they shall be devoured, and many evils and troubles shall come on them; so that they will say in that day, Haven't these evils come on us because our God is not among us?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:18 - I will surely hide my face in that day for all the evil which they shall have worked, in that they are turned to other gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:19 - Now therefore write you this song for you, and teach you it the children of Yisra'el: put it in their mouths, that this song may be a witness for me against the children of Yisra'el.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:20 - For when I shall have brought them into the land which I swore to their fathers, flowing with milk and honey, and they shall have eaten and filled themselves, and grown fat; then will they turn to other gods, and serve them, and despise me, and break my covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:21 - It shall happen, when many evils and troubles are come on them, that this song shall testify before them as a witness; for it shall not be forgotten out of the mouths of their seed: for I know their imagination which they frame this day, before I have brought them into the land which I swore.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:22 - So Moshe wrote this song the same day, and taught it the children of Yisra'el.

Joshua Is Commissioned

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:23 - He gave Yehoshua the son of Nun a charge, and said, Be strong and of good courage; for you shall bring the children of Yisra'el into the land which I swore to them: and I will be with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:24 - It happened, when Moshe had made an end of writing the words of this law in a book, until they were finished,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:25 - that Moshe commanded the Levites, who bore the ark of the covenant of the LORD, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:26 - Take this book of the law, and put it by the side of the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, that it may be there for a witness against you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:27 - For I know your rebellion, and your stiff neck: behold, while I am yet alive with you this day, you have been rebellious against the LORD; and how much more after my death?
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:28 - Assemble to me all the Zakenim of your tribes, and your officers, that I may speak these words in their ears, and call heaven and eretz to witness against them.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:29 - For I know that after my death you will utterly corrupt yourselves, and turn aside from the way which I have commanded you; and evil will happen to you in the latter days; because you will do that which is evil in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger through the work of your hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 31:30 - Moshe spoke in the ears of all the assembly of Yisra'el the words of this song, until they were finished.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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