1 You shall not make idols for yourselves; neither a carved image nor a sacred pillar shall
you rear up for yourselves; nor shall you set up an image of stone in your land, to bow
down to it; for I am Jehovah your God.
2 You shall keep My Sabbaths and reverence My sanctuary: I am Jehovah.
3 If you walk in My statutes and keep My commandments, and do them,
4 then I will give you rain in its season, the land shall yield its produce, and the trees of the
field shall yield their fruit.
5 Your threshing shall last till the time of vintage, and the vintage shall last till the time of
sowing; you shall eat your bread to the full, and dwell in your land safely.
6 I will give peace in the land, and you shall lie down, and no one shall make you afraid; I
will rid the land of evil beasts, and the sword shall not go through your land.
7 You shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall by the sword before you.
8 Five of you shall chase a hundred, and a hundred of you shall put ten thousand to flight;
your enemies shall fall by the sword before you.
9 For I will look on you favorably and make you fruitful, multiply you and establish My
covenant with you.
10 You shall eat the old harvest, and clear out the old because of the new.
11 I will set My tabernacle among you, and My soul shall not abhor you.
12 I will walk among you and be your God, and you shall be My people.
13 I am Jehovah your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, that you should not
be their slaves; I have broken the bands of your yoke and made you walk upright.
14 But if you do not obey Me, and do not do all these commandments,
15 and if you despise My statutes, or if your soul abhors My judgments, so that you do
not do all My commandments, but break My covenant,
16 I also will do this to you: I will even appoint terror over you, wasting disease and fever
which shall consume the eyes and cause pining away of soul. And you shall sow your seed
in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.
17 I will set My face against you, and you shall be smitten by your enemies. Those who
hate you shall reign over you, and you shall flee when no one pursues you.
18 And after all this, if you do not obey Me, then I will chastise you seven times more for
19 I will break the pride of your power; I will make your heavens like iron and your earth
20 And your strength shall be spent in vain; for your land shall not yield its produce, nor
shall the trees of the land yield their fruit.
21 And if you walk contrary to Me, and are not willing to obey Me, I will bring upon you
seven times more plagues, according to your sins.
22 I will also send wild beasts among you, which shall rob you of your children, destroy
your livestock, and make you few in number; and your highways shall be desolate.
23 And if by these things you do not let yourselves be corrected by Me, but walk contrary
24 then I also will walk contrary to you, and I will punish you yet seven times for your
25 And I will bring a sword against you that shall execute the vengeance of the covenant;
when you are gathered together within your cities I will send pestilence among you; and
you shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy.
26 And when I have cut off your supply of bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one
oven, and they shall bring back your bread by weight, and you shall eat and not be
27 And after all this, if you do not obey Me, but walk contrary to Me,
28 then I also will walk contrary to you in fury; and I, even I, will chastise you seven times
for your sins.
29 And you shall eat the flesh of your sons, and you shall eat the flesh of your daughters.
30 And I will destroy your high places, cut down your incense altars, and cast your
carcasses upon the carcasses of your idols; and My soul shall abhor you.
31 And I will lay your cities waste and bring your sanctuaries to desolation, and I will not
smell your soothing aromas.
32 I will bring the land to desolation, and your enemies who dwell in it shall be astonished
33 I will scatter you among the nations and draw out a sword after you; your land shall be
desolate and your cities waste.
34 Then the land shall enjoy its sabbaths as long as it lies desolate and you are in the land
of your enemies; then the land shall rest and enjoy its sabbaths.
35 As long as it lies desolate it shall rest; because it did not rest on your sabbaths when
you dwelt in it.
36 And as for those of you who are left, I will send faintness into their hearts in the lands
of their enemies; the sound of a driven leaf shall cause them to flee; they shall flee as
though fleeing from a sword, and they shall fall when no one is pursuing.
37 They shall stumble over one another, as it were before a sword, when no one is
pursuing; and you shall have no power to stand before your enemies.
38 You shall perish among the nations, and the land of your enemies shall consume you.
39 And those of you who are left shall rot away in their iniquity in the lands of their enemies; also in their fathers' iniquities, which are with them, they shall rot away.
40 But if they confess their iniquity and the iniquity of their fathers, with their
unfaithfulness in which they were unfaithful to Me, and that they also have walked
contrary to Me,
41 and that I also have walked contrary to them and have brought them into the land of
their enemies; if their uncircumcised hearts are humbled, and they accept their guilt;
42 then I will remember My covenant with Jacob, and My covenant with Isaac and My
covenant with Abraham I will remember; and I will remember the land.
43 The land also shall be forsaken by them, and shall be satisfied with its sabbaths while it
lies desolate without them; they shall accept their guilt, because they had despised My
judgments and because their soul had abhorred My statutes.
44 Yet for all that, when they are in the land of their enemies, I will not reject them, nor
shall I abhor them, to utterly destroy them and break My covenant with them; for I am
Jehovah their God.
45 But for their sake I will remember the covenant of their ancestors, whom I brought out
of the land of Egypt in the eyes of the nations, that I might be their God: I am Jehovah.
46 These are the statutes and judgments and laws which Jehovah has set between Himself
and the children of Israel on Mount Sinai by the hand of Moses.