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Deuteronomy Chapter 8

1 ALL (כָּל / kol) the~DIRECTIVE (הַמִּצְוָה / ha'mits'wah) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) I (אָנֹכִי / a'no'khi) much~DIRECT(Verb)~ing(ms)~you(ms) (מְצַוְּךָ / mê'tsa'we'kha) the~DAY (הַיּוֹם / hai'yom) you(mp)~will~SAFEGUARD(Verb)~must (תִּשְׁמְרוּן / tish'me'run) to~>~DO(Verb) (לַעֲשׂוֹת / la'a'sot) to~THAT (לְמַעַן / lê'ma'an) you(mp)~will~LIVE(Verb)~must (תִּחְיוּן / tihh'yun) and~you(mp)~did~make~INCREASE(Verb) (וּרְבִיתֶם / ur'vi'tem) and~you(mp)~did~COME(Verb) (וּבָאתֶם / u'va'tem) and~you(mp)~did~POSSESS(Verb) (וִירִשְׁתֶּם / wi'rish'tem) AT (אֶת / et) the~LAND (הָאָרֶץ / ha'a'rets) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) he~did~be~SWEAR(Verb) (נִשְׁבַּע / nish'ba) YHWH (יְהוָה / YHWH) to~FATHER~s~you(mp) (לַאֲבֹתֵיכֶם / la'a'vo'tey'khem)

All the directives, which I am directing you today you must safeguard to do, so that you must live, and you will increase, and you will come, and you will possess the land which YHWH swore to your fathers,

2 and~you(ms)~did~REMEMBER(Verb) (וְזָכַרְתָּ / wê'za'khar'ta) AT (אֶת / et) ALL (כָּל / kol) the~ROAD (הַדֶּרֶךְ / ha'de'rekh) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) he~did~make~WALK(Verb)~you(ms) (הֹלִיכֲךָ / ho'li'kha'kha) YHWH (יְהוָה / YHWH) Elohiym~you(ms) (אֱלֹהֶיךָ / e'lo'hey'kha) THIS (זֶה / zeh) FOUR~s (אַרְבָּעִים / ar'ba'im) YEAR (שָׁנָה / sha'nah) in~the~WILDERNESS (בַּמִּדְבָּר / ba'mid'bar) to~THAT (לְמַעַן / lê'ma'an) >~much~AFFLICT(Verb)~you(ms) (עַנֹּתְךָ / a'not'kha) to~>~much~TEST(Verb)~you(ms) (לְנַסֹּתְךָ / lê'na'sot'kha) to~>~KNOW(Verb) (לָדַעַת / la'da'at) AT (אֶת / et) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) in~HEART~you(ms) (בִּלְבָבְךָ / bil'vav'kha) ?~you(ms)~will~SAFEGUARD(Verb) (הֲתִשְׁמֹר / ha'tish'mor) DIRECTIVE~s~him (מִצְוֹתוֹ / mits'o'to) [967] IF (אִם / im) NOT (לֹא / lo)

and you will remember every road which YHWH your Elohiym made you walk these forty years in the wilderness, in order to afflict you, to test you to know what is in your heart, will you safeguard his directives or not,

3 and~he~will~much~AFFLICT(Verb)~you(ms) (וַיְעַנְּךָ / wa'ye'an'kha) and~he~will~make~BE.HUNGRY(Verb)~you(ms) (וַיַּרְעִבֶךָ / wai'yar'i've'kha) and~he~will~make~EAT(Verb)~you(ms) (וַיַּאֲכִלְךָ / wai'ya'a'khil'kha) AT (אֶת / et) the~Mahn (הַמָּן / ha'man) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) NOT (לֹא / lo) you(ms)~did~KNOW(Verb) (יָדַעְתָּ / ya'da'ta) and~NOT (וְלֹא / wê'lo) they~did~KNOW(Verb)~must (יָדְעוּן / yad'un) FATHER~s~you(ms) (אֲבֹתֶיךָ / a'vo'tey'kha) to~THAT (לְמַעַן / lê'ma'an) >~make~KNOW(Verb)~you(ms) (הוֹדִעֲךָ / ho'di'a'kha) GIVEN.THAT (כִּי / ki) NOT (לֹא / lo) UPON (עַל / al) the~BREAD (הַלֶּחֶם / ha'le'hhem) to~STRAND~him (לְבַדּוֹ / lê'va'do) he~will~LIVE(Verb) (יִחְיֶה / yihh'yeh) the~HUMAN (הָאָדָם / ha'a'dam) GIVEN.THAT (כִּי / ki) UPON (עַל / al) [968] ALL (כָּל / kol) GOING.OUT (מוֹצָא / mo'tsa) MOUTH (פִי / phi) YHWH (יְהוָה / YHWH) he~will~LIVE(Verb) (יִחְיֶה / yihh'yeh) the~HUMAN (הָאָדָם / ha'a'dam)

and he afflicted you, and he made you be hungry, and he made you eat the Mahn, which you did not know, and your fathers certainly could not know, in order for you to know that not by bread alone the human will live, given that by all the goings out of the mouth of YHWH will the human live.

4 APPAREL~you(ms) (שִׂמְלָתְךָ / sim'lat'kha) NOT (לֹא / lo) she~did~WEAR.OUT(Verb) (בָלְתָה / val'tah) from~UPON~you(ms) (מֵעָלֶיךָ / mey'a'ley'kha) and~FOOT~you(ms) (וְרַגְלְךָ / wê'rag'le'kha) NOT (לֹא / lo) she~did~SWELL.UP(Verb) (בָצֵקָה / va'tsey'qah) THIS (זֶה / zeh) FOUR~s (אַרְבָּעִים / ar'ba'im) YEAR (שָׁנָה / sha'nah)

Your apparel did not wear out from upon you, and your foot did not swell up these forty years,

5 and~you(ms)~did~KNOW(Verb) (וְיָדַעְתָּ / wê'ya'da'ta) WITH (עִם / im) HEART~you(ms) (לְבָבֶךָ / lê'va've'kha) GIVEN.THAT (כִּי / ki) like~WHICH (כַּאֲשֶׁר / ka'a'sheyr) he~will~much~CORRECT(Verb) (יְיַסֵּר / yê'ya'seyr) MAN (אִישׁ / ish) AT (אֶת / et) SON~him (בְּנוֹ / bê'no) YHWH (יְהוָה / YHWH) Elohiym~you(ms) (אֱלֹהֶיךָ / e'lo'hey'kha) much~CORRECT(Verb)~ing(ms)~you(ms) (מְיַסְּרֶךָּ / mê'yas're'ka)

and you will know with your heart, that just as a man will correct his son, YHWH your Elohiym is correcting you,

6 and~you(ms)~did~SAFEGUARD(Verb) (וְשָׁמַרְתָּ / wê'sha'mar'ta) AT (אֶת / et) DIRECTIVE~s (מִצְוֹת / mits'ot) YHWH (יְהוָה / YHWH) Elohiym~you(ms) (אֱלֹהֶיךָ / e'lo'hey'kha) to~>~WALK(Verb) (לָלֶכֶת / la'le'khet) in~ROAD~s~him (בִּדְרָכָיו / bid'ra'khaw) and~to~>~FEAR(Verb) (וּלְיִרְאָה / ul'yir'ah) AT~him (אֹתוֹ / o'to)

and you will safeguard the directives of YHWH your Elohiym, to walk in his road, and to fear him.

7 GIVEN.THAT (כִּי / ki) YHWH (יְהוָה / YHWH) Elohiym~you(ms) (אֱלֹהֶיךָ / e'lo'hey'kha) make~COME(Verb)~ing(ms)~you(ms) (מְבִיאֲךָ / mê'vi'a'kha) TO (אֶל / el) LAND (אֶרֶץ / e'rets) FUNCTIONAL (טוֹבָה / to'vah) LAND (אֶרֶץ / e'rets) WADI~s (נַחֲלֵי / na'hha'ley) WATER~s2 (מָיִם / ma'yim) EYE~s (עֲיָנֹת / a'ya'not) [969] and~DEEP.WATER~s (וּתְהֹמֹת / ut'ho'mot) GO.OUT(Verb)~ing(mp) (יֹצְאִים / yots'im) [970] in~the~LEVEL.VALLEY (בַּבִּקְעָה / ba'biq'ah) and~in~the~HILL (וּבָהָר / u'va'har)

Given that YHWH your Elohiym brought you to a functional land, a land of wadis of waters, eyes, and deep water going out in the level valley and in the hill.

8 LAND (אֶרֶץ / e'rets) WHEAT (חִטָּה / hhi'tah) and~BARLEY (וּשְׂעֹרָה / us'o'rah) and~GRAPEVINE (וְגֶפֶן / wê'ge'phen) and~FIG (וּתְאֵנָה / ut'ey'nah) and~POMEGRANATE (וְרִמּוֹן / wê'ri'mon) LAND (אֶרֶץ / e'rets) OLIVE (זֵית / zeyt) OIL (שֶׁמֶן / she'men) and~HONEY (וּדְבָשׁ / ud'vash)

Land of wheat and barley and grapevine and fig and pomegranate, land of olive oil and honey.

9 LAND (אֶרֶץ / e'rets) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) NOT (לֹא / lo) in~POVERTY (בְמִסְכֵּנֻת / vê'mis'key'nut) and~you(ms)~will~EAT(Verb) (וַתֹּאכַל / wa'to'khal) in~~her (בָּהּ / bah) BREAD (לֶחֶם / le'hhem) NOT (לֹא / lo) you(ms)~will~DIMINISH(Verb) (תֶחְסַר / tehh'sar) ALL (כֹּל / kol) in~~her (בָּהּ / bah) LAND (אֶרֶץ / e'rets) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) STONE~s~her (אֲבָנֶיהָ / a'va'ney'ah) IRON (בַרְזֶל / var'zel) and~from~HILL~s~her (וּמֵהֲרָרֶיהָ / u'mey'ha'ra'rey'ah) you(ms)~will~HEW(Verb) (תַּחְצֹב / tahh'tsov) COPPER (נְחֹשֶׁת / nê'hho'shet)

A land which is not in poverty, you will eat her bread, you will not diminish anything in her, a land which her stones are iron, and from her hills you will hew copper,

10 and~you(ms)~did~EAT(Verb) (וְאָכַלְתָּ / wê'a'khal'ta) and~you(ms)~did~BE.SATISFIED(Verb) (וְשָׂבָעְתָּ / wê'sa'va'ta) and~you(ms)~did~much~KNEEL(Verb) (וּבֵרַכְתָּ / u'vey'rakh'ta) AT (אֶת / et) YHWH (יְהוָה / YHWH) Elohiym~you(ms) (אֱלֹהֶיךָ / e'lo'hey'kha) UPON (עַל / al) the~LAND (הָאָרֶץ / ha'a'rets) the~FUNCTIONAL (הַטֹּבָה / ha'to'vah) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) he~did~GIVE(Verb) (נָתַן / na'tan) to~~you(fs) (לָךְ / lakh)

and you will eat, and you will be satisfied, and you will exalt YHWH your Elohiym because of the functional land, which he gave to you.

11 !(ms)~be~SAFEGUARD(Verb) (הִשָּׁמֶר / hi'sha'mer) to~~you(ms) (לְךָ / lê'kha) OTHERWISE (פֶּן / pen) you(ms)~will~FORGET(Verb) (תִּשְׁכַּח / tish'kahh) AT (אֶת / et) YHWH (יְהוָה / YHWH) Elohiym~you(ms) (אֱלֹהֶיךָ / e'lo'hey'kha) to~EXCEPT (לְבִלְתִּי / lê'vil'ti) >~SAFEGUARD(Verb) (שְׁמֹר / shê'mor) DIRECTIVE~s~him (מִצְוֹתָיו / mits'o'taw) and~DECISION~s~him (וּמִשְׁפָּטָיו / u'mish'pa'taw) and~CUSTOM~s~him (וְחֻקֹּתָיו / wê'hhu'qo'taw) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) I (אָנֹכִי / a'no'khi) much~DIRECT(Verb)~ing(ms)~you(ms) (מְצַוְּךָ / mê'tsa'we'kha) the~DAY (הַיּוֹם / hai'yom)

Safeguard yourself, otherwise you will forget YHWH your Elohiym by not safeguarding his directives and his decisions and his customs, which I am directing you today.

12 OTHERWISE (פֶּן / pen) and~you(ms)~will~EAT(Verb) (וַתֹּאכַל / wa'to'khal) and~you(ms)~did~BE.SATISFIED(Verb) (וְשָׂבָעְתָּ / wê'sa'va'ta) and~HOUSE~s (וּבָתִּים / u'va'tim) FUNCTIONAL~s (טוֹבִים / to'vim) you(ms)~will~BUILD(Verb) (תִּבְנֶה / tiv'neh) and~you(ms)~did~SETTLE(Verb) (וְיָשָׁבְתָּ / wê'ya'shav'ta)

Otherwise, and you will eat and you will be satisfied, and you will build functional houses, and you will settle,

13 and~CATTLE~you(ms) (וּבְקָרְךָ / uv'qar'kha) and~FLOCKS~you(ms) (וְצֹאנְךָ / wê'tson'kha) they(m)~will~INCREASE(Verb)~must (יִרְבְּיֻן / yir'be'yun) and~SILVER (וְכֶסֶף / wê'khe'seph) and~GOLD (וְזָהָב / wê'za'hav) he~will~INCREASE(Verb) (יִרְבֶּה / yir'beh) to~~you(fs) (לָּךְ / lakh) and~ALL (וְכֹל / wê'khol) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) to~~you(ms) (לְךָ / lê'kha) he~will~INCREASE(Verb) (יִרְבֶּה / yir'beh)

and your cattle and your flocks, they shall increase, and silver and gold will increase for you, all that belongs to you will increase,

14 and~he~did~RAISE.UP(Verb) (וְרָם / wê'ram) HEART~you(ms) (לְבָבֶךָ / lê'va've'kha) and~you(ms)~did~FORGET(Verb) (וְשָׁכַחְתָּ / wê'sha'khahh'ta) AT (אֶת / et) YHWH (יְהוָה / YHWH) Elohiym~you(ms) (אֱלֹהֶיךָ / e'lo'hey'kha) the~make~GO.OUT(Verb)~ing(ms)~you(ms) (הַמּוֹצִיאֲךָ / ha'mo'tsi'a'kha) from~LAND (מֵאֶרֶץ / mey'e'rets) Mits'rayim (מִצְרַיִם / mits'ra'yim) from~HOUSE (מִבֵּית / mi'beyt) SERVANT~s (עֲבָדִים / a'va'dim)

and your heart will rise up, and you will forget YHWH your Elohiym, the one bringing you out from the land of Mits'rayim, from the house of servants.

15 ?~make~WALK(Verb)~ing(ms)~you(ms) (הַמּוֹלִיכֲךָ / ha'mo'li'kha'kha) in~the~WILDERNESS (בַּמִּדְבָּר / ba'mid'bar) the~GREAT (הַגָּדֹל / ha'ga'dol) ?~the~be~FEAR(Verb)~ing(ms) (וְהַנּוֹרָא / wê'ha'no'ra) [971] SERPENT (נָחָשׁ / na'hhash) VENOMOUS (שָׂרָף / sa'raph) and~SCORPION (וְעַקְרָב / wê'aq'rav) and~THIRSTY.LAND (וְצִמָּאוֹן / wê'tsi'ma'on) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) WITHOUT (אֵין / eyn) WATER~s2 (מָיִם / ma'yim) ?~make~GO.OUT(Verb)~ing(ms) (הַמּוֹצִיא / ha'mo'tsi) to~~you(ms) (לְךָ / lê'kha) WATER~s2 (מַיִם / ma'yim) from~BOULDER (מִצּוּר / mi'tsur) the~QUARTZ (הַחַלָּמִישׁ / ha'hha'la'mish)

Who is the one making you walk in the great wilderness, and who is the one being fearful of the venomous serpents and scorpions and a thirsty land that is without waters, who is the one bringing for you waters from the quartz boulder.

16 the~make~EAT(Verb)~ing(ms)~you(ms) (הַמַּאֲכִלְךָ / ha'ma'a'khil'kha) Mahn (מָן / man) in~the~WILDERNESS (בַּמִּדְבָּר / ba'mid'bar) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) NOT (לֹא / lo) they~did~KNOW(Verb)~must (יָדְעוּן / yad'un) FATHER~s~you(ms) (אֲבֹתֶיךָ / a'vo'tey'kha) to~THAT (לְמַעַן / lê'ma'an) >~much~AFFLICT(Verb)~you(ms) (עַנֹּתְךָ / a'not'kha) and~to~THAT (וּלְמַעַן / ul'ma'an) >~much~TEST(Verb)~you(ms) (נַסֹּתֶךָ / na'so'te'kha) to~>~DO.WELL(Verb)~you(ms) (לְהֵיטִבְךָ / lê'hey'tiv'kha) in~END~you(ms) (בְּאַחֲרִיתֶךָ / bê'a'hha'ri'te'kha)

Who is the one making you eat Mahn in the wilderness, which your fathers could not know, in order to afflict you, and in order to test you,

17 and~you(ms)~did~SAY(Verb) (וְאָמַרְתָּ / wê'a'mar'ta) in~HEART~you(ms) (בִּלְבָבֶךָ / bil'va've'kha) STRENGTH~me (כֹּחִי / ko'hhi) and~BRAWN (וְעֹצֶם / wê'o'tsem) HAND~me (יָדִי / ya'di) he~did~DO(Verb) (עָשָׂה / a'sah) to~~me (לִי / li) AT (אֶת / et) the~FORCE (הַחַיִל / ha'hha'yil) the~THIS (הַזֶּה / ha'zeh)

and you will say in your heart, my strength and the brawn of my hand did for me this force,

18 and~you(ms)~did~REMEMBER(Verb) (וְזָכַרְתָּ / wê'za'khar'ta) AT (אֶת / et) YHWH (יְהוָה / YHWH) Elohiym~you(ms) (אֱלֹהֶיךָ / e'lo'hey'kha) GIVEN.THAT (כִּי / ki) HE (הוּא / hu) the~GIVE(Verb)~ing(ms) (הַנֹּתֵן / ha'no'teyn) to~~you(ms) (לְךָ / lê'kha) STRENGTH (כֹּחַ / ko'ahh) to~>~DO(Verb) (לַעֲשׂוֹת / la'a'sot) FORCE (חָיִל / hha'yil) to~THAT (לְמַעַן / lê'ma'an) >~make~RISE(Verb) (הָקִים / ha'qim) AT (אֶת / et) COVENANT~him (בְּרִיתוֹ / bê'ri'to) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) he~did~be~SWEAR(Verb) (נִשְׁבַּע / nish'ba) to~FATHER~s~you(ms) (לַאֲבֹתֶיךָ / la'a'vo'tey'kha) like~the~DAY (כַּיּוֹם / ka'yom) the~THIS (הַזֶּה / ha'zeh)

and you will remember YHWH your Elohiym, given that he is the one giving to you strength to do force, so that his covenant will rise, which he swore to your fathers like this day,

19 and~he~did~EXIST(Verb) (וְהָיָה / wê'hai'yah) IF (אִם / im) >~FORGET(Verb) (שָׁכֹחַ / sha'kho'ahh) you(ms)~will~FORGET(Verb) (תִּשְׁכַּח / tish'kahh) AT (אֶת / et) YHWH (יְהוָה / YHWH) Elohiym~you(ms) (אֱלֹהֶיךָ / e'lo'hey'kha) and~you(ms)~did~WALK(Verb) (וְהָלַכְתָּ / wê'ha'lakh'ta) AFTER (אַחֲרֵי / a'hha'rey) Elohiym (אֱלֹהִים / e'lo'him) OTHER~s (אֲחֵרִים / a'hhey'rim) and~you(ms)~did~SERVE(Verb)~them(m) (וַעֲבַדְתָּם / wa'a'vad'tam) and~you(ms)~did~self~BEND.DOWN(Verb) (וְהִשְׁתַּחֲוִיתָ / wê'hish'ta'hha'wi'ta) to~~them(m) (לָהֶם / la'hem) I~did~make~WRAP.AROUND(Verb) (הַעִדֹתִי / ha'i'do'ti) in~~you(mp) (בָכֶם / va'khem) the~DAY (הַיּוֹם / hai'yom) GIVEN.THAT (כִּי / ki) >~PERISH(Verb) (אָבֹד / a'vod) you(ms)~will~PERISH(Verb)~must (תֹּאבֵדוּן / to'vey'dun)

and it will come to pass, if you completely forget YHWH your Elohiym, and you walk after other Elohiym, and you serve them, and you bend yourself down to them, I warn you today that you will certainly perish.

20 like~the~NATION (כַּגּוֹיִם / ka'go'yim) WHICH (אֲשֶׁר / a'sher) YHWH (יְהוָה / YHWH) make~PERISH(Verb)~ing(ms) (מַאֲבִיד / ma'a'vid) from~FACE~s~you(mp) (מִפְּנֵיכֶם / mi'pe'ney'khem) SO (כֵּן / keyn) you(mp)~will~PERISH(Verb)~must (תֹאבֵדוּן / to'vey'dun) SINCE (עֵקֶב / ey'qev) NOT (לֹא / lo) you(mp)~will~HEAR(Verb)~must (תִשְׁמְעוּן / tish'me'un) in~VOICE (בְּקוֹל / bê'qol) YHWH (יְהוָה / YHWH) Elohiym~you(mp) (אֱלֹהֵיכֶם / e'lo'hey'khem)

Like the nation which YHWH is making perish from your faces, so you must perish since you will not hear the voice of YHWH your Elohiym.