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13 in order to establish you today[a] to himself[b] as a people and so that he may be for you as God, just as he promised[c] to you and just as[d] he swore to your ancestors,[e] to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.

14 “Now I am not making this covenant[f] and this oath with you alone.[g] 15 But with whoever is standing here[h] with us today[i] before[j] Yahweh our God, and with whoever is not standing here[k] with us today.[l]

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  1. Deuteronomy 29:13 Literally “the day”
  2. Deuteronomy 29:13 Literally “for him”
  3. Deuteronomy 29:13 Literally “spoke”
  4. Deuteronomy 29:13 Literally “according to that which”
  5. Deuteronomy 29:13 Or “your fathers”
  6. Deuteronomy 29:14 Literally “cutting this covenant”
  7. Deuteronomy 29:14 Literally “with you to alone you”
  8. Deuteronomy 29:15 Literally “with who he is here with us standing”
  9. Deuteronomy 29:15 Literally “the day”
  10. Deuteronomy 29:15 Literally “to the face of”
  11. Deuteronomy 29:15 Literally “with who he is not standing here with us”
  12. Deuteronomy 29:15 Literally “the day”

13 to confirm you this day as his people,(A) that he may be your God(B) as he promised you and as he swore to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. 14 I am making this covenant,(C) with its oath, not only with you 15 who are standing here with us today in the presence of the Lord our God but also with those who are not here today.(D)

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