18 Or the likeness of anything that creepeth on the earth, or the likeness of any fish that is in the waters beneath the earth,

19 And lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun and the moon and the stars with all the host of heaven, shouldest be driven to worship them and serve them, which the Lord thy God hath [a]distributed to all people under the whole heaven.

20 But the Lord hath taken you and brought you out of the [b]iron furnace, out of Egypt to be unto him a people and inheritance, as appeareth this day.

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 4:19 He hath appointed them for to serve man.
  2. Deuteronomy 4:20 He hath delivered you out of most miserable slavery and freely chosen you for his.