And it shall come to pass, when all these things are come upon thee, the blessing
and the curse, which I have set before thee, and thou shalt call them to mind among all
the nations, whither the LORD thy God hath driven thee,
And shalt return unto the LORD thy God, and shalt obey his voice according to all
that I command thee this day, thou and thy children, with all thine heart, and with all
That then the LORD thy God will turn thy captivity, and have compassion upon thee,
and will return and gather thee from all the nations, whither the LORD thy God hath
If any of thine be driven out unto the outmost parts of heaven, from thence will
the LORD thy God gather thee, and from thence will he fetch thee:
And the LORD thy God will bring thee into the land which thy fathers possessed, and
thou shalt possess it; and he will do thee good, and multiply thee above thy
And the LORD thy God will circumcise thine heart, and the heart of thy seed, to
love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, that thou mayest
And the LORD thy God will put all these curses upon thine enemies, and on them that
hate thee, which persecuted thee.
And thou shalt return and obey the voice of the LORD, and do all his commandments
which I command thee this day.
And the LORD thy God will make thee plenteous in every work of thine hand, in the
fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy land, for
good: for the LORD will again rejoice over thee for good, as he rejoiced over thy
If thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep his commandments
and his statutes which are written in this book of the law, and if thou turn unto the
LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul.
For this commandment which I command thee this day, it is not hidden from thee,
neither is it far off.
It is not in heaven, that thou shouldest say, Who shall go up for us to heaven, and
bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it?
Neither is it beyond the sea, that thou shouldest say, Who shall go over the sea
for us, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it?
But the word is very nigh unto thee, in thy mouth, and in thy heart, that thou
mayest do it.
See, I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil;
In that I command thee this day to love the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, and
to keep his commandments and his statutes and his judgements, that thou mayest live and
multiply: and the LORD thy God shall bless thee in the land whither thou goest to
But if thine heart turn away, so that thou wilt not hear, but shalt be drawn away,
and worship other gods, and serve them;
I denounce unto you this day, that ye shall surely perish, and that ye shall not
prolong your days upon the land, whither thou passest over Jordan to go to possess
I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you
life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy
seed may live:
That thou mayest love the LORD thy God, and that thou mayest obey his voice, and
that thou mayest cleave unto him: for he is thy life, and the length of thy days: that
thou mayest dwell in the land which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to
Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.