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38 in order to drive out nations that are stronger and more powerful than you, to bring you into this land,[a] and to give you their land as an inheritance, as it is today.

39 “May you acknowledge and take to heart this day that the Lord is God in the heavens above and over the earth below—there is no other God.[b] 40 May you observe his statutes and keep his commands that I’m giving you today, so that life may go well for you and for your descendants after you. That way, you’ll live a long life in the land that the Lord your God is about to give you permanently.”[c]

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  1. Deuteronomy 4:38 The Heb. lacks this land
  2. Deuteronomy 4:39 The Heb. lacks God
  3. Deuteronomy 4:40 Lit. all the days