8:1 All the commandment which I command thee this day shall ye observe to do, that ye may live, and multiply, and go in and possess the land which Jehovah sware unto your fathers.
8:1 "All the commandments that I am commanding you today you shall be careful to do, that you may live and multiply, and go in and possess the land which the LORD swore [to give] to your forefathers.

8:2 And thou shalt remember all the way which Jehovah thy God hath led thee these forty years in the wilderness, that he might humble thee, to prove thee, to know what was in thy heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments, or not.
8:2 "And you shall remember all the way which the LORD your God has led you in the wilderness these forty years, that He might humble you, testing you, to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep His commandments or not.

8:3 And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know; that he might make thee know that man doth not live by bread only, but by everything that proceedeth out of the mouth of Jehovah doth man live.
8:3 "And He humbled you and let you be hungry, and fed you with manna which you did not know, nor did your fathers know, that He might make you understand that man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by everything that proceeds out of the mouth of the LORD.

8:4 Thy raiment waxed not old upon thee, neither did thy foot swell, these forty years.
8:4 "Your clothing did not wear out on you, nor did your foot swell these forty years.

8:5 And thou shalt consider in thy heart, that, as a man chasteneth his son, so Jehovah thy God chasteneth thee.
8:5 "Thus you are to know in your heart that the LORD your God was disciplining you just as a man disciplines his son.

8:6 And thou shalt keep the commandments of Jehovah thy God, to walk in his ways, and to fear him.
8:6 "Therefore, you shall keep the commandments of the LORD your God, to walk in His ways and to fear Him.

8:7 For Jehovah thy God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and springs, flowing forth in valleys and hills;
8:7 "For the LORD your God is bringing you into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and springs, flowing forth in valleys and hills;

8:8 a land of wheat and barley, and vines and fig-trees and pomegranates; a land of olive-trees and honey;
8:8 a land of wheat and barley, of vines and fig trees and pomegranates, a land of olive oil and honey;

8:9 a land wherein thou shalt eat bread without scarceness, thou shalt not lack anything in it; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills thou mayest dig copper.
8:9 a land where you shall eat food without scarcity, in which you shall not lack anything; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills you can dig copper.

8:10 And thou shalt eat and be full, and thou shalt bless Jehovah thy God for the good land which he hath given thee.
8:10 "When you have eaten and are satisfied, you shall bless the LORD your God for the good land which He has given you.

8:11 Beware lest thou forget Jehovah thy God, in not keeping his commandments, and his ordinances, and his statutes, which I command thee this day:
8:11 "Beware lest you forget the LORD your God by not keeping His commandments and His ordinances and His statutes which I am commanding you today;

8:12 lest, when thou hast eaten and art full, and hast built goodly houses, and dwelt therein;
8:12 lest, when you have eaten and are satisfied, and have built good houses and lived [in them],

8:13 and when thy herds and thy flocks multiply, and thy silver and thy gold is multiplied, and all that thou hast is multiplied;
8:13 and when your herds and your flocks multiply, and your silver and gold multiply, and all that you have multiplies,

8:14 then thy heart be lifted up, and thou forget Jehovah thy God, who brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage;
8:14 then your heart becomes proud, and you forget the LORD your God who brought you out from the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.

8:15 who led thee through the great and terrible wilderness, (wherein were) fiery serpents and scorpions, and thirsty ground where was no water; who brought thee forth water out of the rock of flint;
8:15 "He led you through the great and terrible wilderness, [with its] fiery serpents and scorpions and thirsty ground where there was no water; He brought water for you out of the rock of flint.

8:16 who fed thee in the wilderness with manna, which thy fathers knew not; that he might humble thee, and that he might prove thee, to do thee good at thy latter end:
8:16 "In the wilderness He fed you manna which your fathers did not know, that He might humble you and that He might test you, to do good for you in the end.

8:17 and (lest) thou say in thy heart, My power and the might of my hand hath gotten me this wealth.
8:17 "Otherwise, you may say in your heart, 'My power and the strength of my hand made me this wealth.'

8:18 But thou shalt remember Jehovah thy God, for it is he that giveth thee power to get wealth; that he may establish his covenant which he sware unto thy fathers, as at this day.
8:18 "But you shall remember the LORD your God, for it is He who is giving you power to make wealth, that He may confirm His covenant which He swore to your fathers, as [it is] this day.

8:19 And it shall be, if thou shalt forget Jehovah thy God, and walk after other gods, and serve them, and worship them, I testify against you this day that ye shall surely perish.
8:19 "And it shall come about if you ever forget the LORD your God, and go after other gods and serve them and worship them, I testify against you today that you shall surely perish.

8:20 As the nations that Jehovah maketh to perish before you, so shall ye perish; because ye would not hearken unto the voice of Jehovah your God.
8:20 "Like the nations that the LORD makes to perish before you, so you shall perish; because you would not listen to the voice of the LORD your God.