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Threat and Blessing following Covenant Disobedience

25 After you have produced children and grandchildren and have been in the land a long time,[a] if you become corrupt and make an image of any kind[b] and do other evil things before the Lord your God that enrage him,[c]

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  1. Deuteronomy 4:25 tn Heb “have grown old in the land,” i.e., been there for a long time.
  2. Deuteronomy 4:25 tn Heb “a form of anything.” Cf. NAB, NASB, NRSV, TEV “an idol.”
  3. Deuteronomy 4:25 tn The infinitive construct is understood here as indicating the result, not the intention, of their actions.