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Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9 21st Century King James Version (KJ21)

“Now therefore hearken, O Israel, unto the statutes and unto the judgments which I teach you to do them, that ye may live, and go in and possess the land which the Lord God of your fathers giveth you.

Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish aught from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the Lord your God which I command you.

Keep therefore and do them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the nations who shall hear all these statutes, and say, ‘Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.’

For what nation is there so great, who hath God so nigh unto them as the Lord our God is in all things that we call upon Him for?

And what nation is there so great, that hath statutes and judgments so righteous as all this law which I set before you this day?

“Only take heed to thyself and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life; but teach them to thy sons and thy sons’ sons,