Remember today that your children(A) were not the ones who saw and experienced the discipline of the Lord your God:(B) his majesty,(C) his mighty hand, his outstretched arm;(D) the signs he performed and the things he did in the heart of Egypt, both to Pharaoh king of Egypt and to his whole country;(E) what he did to the Egyptian army, to its horses and chariots,(F) how he overwhelmed them with the waters of the Red Sea[a](G) as they were pursuing you, and how the Lord brought lasting ruin on them. It was not your children who saw what he did for you in the wilderness until you arrived at this place, and what he did(H) to Dathan and Abiram, sons of Eliab the Reubenite, when the earth opened(I) its mouth right in the middle of all Israel and swallowed them up with their households, their tents and every living thing that belonged to them. But it was your own eyes that saw all these great things the Lord has done.(J)

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 11:4 Or the Sea of Reeds