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Keep this Book of the Law(A) always on your lips;(B) meditate(C) on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful.(D)

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6-8 Long ago I promised the ancestors of Israel that I would give this land to their descendants. So be strong and brave! Be careful to do everything my servant Moses taught you. Never stop reading The Book of the Law[a] he gave you. Day and night you must think about what it says. If you obey it completely, you and Israel will be able to take this land.

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  1. 1.6-8 the Law: Or “Teachings.”

This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.

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This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth, but thou shalt meditate thereon day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt [a]have good success.

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  1. Joshua 1:8 Or, deal wisely

(A)This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may [a]be careful to do according to all that is written in it; (B)for then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will [b]achieve success.

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  1. Joshua 1:8 Lit observe
  2. Joshua 1:8 Or have insight