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38 to drive out nations greater and more numerous than you from before you,[a] to bring you and to give to you their land as an inheritance, as it is this day. 39 So you shall acknowledge today,[b] and you must call to mind[c] that Yahweh is God in heaven above and on the earth beneath. There is no other God. 40 And you shall keep his rules and his commandments that I am commanding you today,[d] so that it may go well[e] for you and for your children[f] after you, and so that you may remain a long time[g] on the land that Yahweh your God is giving to you during all of those days.”

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  1. Deuteronomy 4:38 Literally “from your face”
  2. Deuteronomy 4:39 Literally “the day”
  3. Deuteronomy 4:39 Literally “you shall bring back to your heart”
  4. Deuteronomy 4:40 Literally “the day”
  5. Deuteronomy 4:40 Literally “he/it is good”
  6. Deuteronomy 4:40 Or “descendants”
  7. Deuteronomy 4:40 Literally “you may make long/prolong days”