Deuteronomy 27 1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)
27 2 They are commanded to write the law upon stones for a remembrance. 5 Also to build an altar. 13 The cursings are given on mount Ebal.
1 Then Moses with the Elders of Israel [a]commanded the people, saying, Keep all the commandments, which I command you this day.
2 And when ye shall pass over Jordan unto the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee, thou shalt set thee up great stones, and plaster them with plaster,
3 [b]And shalt write upon them all the words of this Law, when thou shalt come over, that thou mayest go into the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee: a land that floweth with milk and honey, as the Lord God of thy fathers hath promised thee.
4 Therefore when ye shall pass over Jordan, ye shall set up these stones, which I command you this day in mount Ebal, and thou shalt plaster them with plaster.
5 And there shalt thou build unto the Lord thy God an altar, even an altar of stones: thou shalt lift none [c]iron instrument upon them.
6 Thou shalt make the altar of the Lord thy God of whole stones, and offer burnt offerings thereon unto the Lord thy God.
7 And thou shalt offer peace offerings, and shalt eat there and rejoice before the Lord thy God:
8 And thou shalt write upon the stones all the words of this Law, [d]well and plainly.
9 ¶ And Moses and the Priests of the Levites, spake unto all Israel, saying, Take heed and hear, O Israel: this day thou art become the people of the Lord thy God.
10 Thou [e]shalt hearken therefore unto the voice of the Lord thy God, and do his commandments and his ordinances, which I command thee this day.
11 ¶ And Moses charged the people the same day, saying,
12 These shall stand upon mount Gerizim, to bless the people when ye shall pass over Jordan: Simeon, and Levi, and Judah, and Issachar, and [f]Joseph, and Benjamin.
13 And these shall stand upon mount Ebal, to [g]curse: Reuben, Gad, and Asher, and Zebulun, Dan, and Naphtali.
14 And the Levites shall answer and say unto all the men of Israel with a loud voice,
15 ¶ Cursed be the man that shall make any carved or molten [h]image, which is an abomination unto the Lord, the work of the hands of the craftsman, and putteth it in a secret place: And all the people shall answer and say: So be it.
16 Cursed be he that [i]curseth his father and his mother: And all the people shall say: So be it.
17 Cursed be he that removeth his neighbor’s [j]mark: And all the people shall say: So be it.
18 Cursed be he that maketh the [k]blind go out of the way: And all the people shall say: So be it.
19 Cursed be he that hindereth the right of the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow: And all the people shall say: So be it.
20 Cursed be he that lieth with his father’s wife: for he hath uncovered his father’s [l]skirt: And all the people shall say: So be it.
21 Cursed be he that lieth with any beast: And all the people shall say: So be it.
22 Cursed be he that lieth with his sister, the daughter of his father, or the daughter of his mother: And all the people shall say: So be it.
23 Cursed be he that lieth with his [m]mother-in-law: And all the people shall say: So be it.
24 Cursed be he that smiteth his neighbor [n]secretly: And all the people shall say: So be it.
25 Cursed be he that taketh a reward to put to death innocent blood: And all the people shall say: So be it.
26 Cursed be he that confirmeth not all the words of this Law, to do them: And all the people shall say: So be it.
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