And you shall answer and say before the Lord your God: ‘My father was (A)a [a]Syrian, (B)about to perish, and (C)he went down to Egypt and [b]dwelt there, (D)few in number; and there he became a nation, (E)great, mighty, and populous. But the (F)Egyptians mistreated us, afflicted us, and laid hard bondage on us. (G)Then we cried out to the Lord God of our fathers, and the Lord heard our voice and looked on our affliction and our labor and our oppression. So (H)the Lord brought us out of Egypt with a mighty hand and with an outstretched arm, (I)with great terror and with signs and wonders. He has brought us to this place and has given us this land, (J)“a land flowing with milk and honey”;

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  1. Deuteronomy 26:5 Or Aramean
  2. Deuteronomy 26:5 As a resident alien

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