For (A)the Lord your God is bringing you into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and springs, flowing forth in valleys and hills; a land of wheat and barley, of vines and fig trees and pomegranates, a land of olive oil and honey; a land where you will eat food without scarcity, in which you will not lack anything; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills you can dig copper.

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For the Lord your God is bringing you into a good land(A)—a land with brooks, streams, and deep springs gushing out into the valleys and hills;(B) a land with wheat and barley,(C) vines(D) and fig trees,(E) pomegranates, olive oil and honey;(F) a land where bread(G) will not be scarce and you will lack nothing;(H) a land where the rocks are iron and you can dig copper out of the hills.(I)

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10 For the land, into which you are entering to possess it, is not like the land of Egypt from which you came, where you used to sow your seed and water it with your [a]foot like a vegetable garden. 11 But (A)the land into which you are about to cross to possess it, a land of hills and valleys, drinks water from the rain of heaven, 12 a land for which the Lord your God cares; (B)the eyes of the Lord your God are always on it, from the [b]beginning even to the end of the year.

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 11:10 I.e. probably a treadmill
  2. Deuteronomy 11:12 Lit beginning of the year

10 The land you are entering to take over is not like the land of Egypt,(A) from which you have come, where you planted your seed and irrigated it by foot as in a vegetable garden. 11 But the land you are crossing the Jordan to take possession of is a land of mountains and valleys(B) that drinks rain from heaven.(C) 12 It is a land the Lord your God cares for; the eyes(D) of the Lord your God are continually on it from the beginning of the year to its end.

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