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15"Therefore take good heed to yourselves. Since you saw no form on the day that Yahweh spoke to you at Horeb out of the midst of the fire, Warning against idolatry. Dt.4.15-40וְנִשְׁמַרְתֶּם מְאֹד לְנַפְשֹׁתֵיכֶם כִּי לֹא רְאִיתֶם כָּל־תְּמוּנָה בְּיֹום דִּבֶּר יְהוָה אֲלֵיכֶם בְּחֹרֵב מִתֹּוךְ הָאֵשׁ׃
16beware lest you act corruptly by making a graven image for yourselves, in the form of any figure, the likeness of male or female,  פֶּן־תַּשְׁחִתוּן וַעֲשִׂיתֶם לָכֶם פֶּסֶל תְּמוּנַת כָּל־סָמֶל תַּבְנִית זָכָר אֹו נְקֵבָה׃
17the likeness of any beast that is on the earth, the likeness of any winged bird that flies in the air,  תַּבְנִית כָּל־בְּהֵמָה אֲשֶׁר בָּאָרֶץ תַּבְנִית כָּל־צִפֹּור כָּנָף אֲשֶׁר תָּעוּף בַּשָּׁמָיִם׃
18the likeness of anything that creeps on the ground, the likeness of any fish that is in the water under the earth.  תַּבְנִית כָּל־רֹמֵשׂ בָּאֲדָמָה תַּבְנִית כָּל־דָּגָה אֲשֶׁר־בַּמַּיִם מִתַּחַת לָאָרֶץ׃
19And beware lest you lift up your eyes to heaven, and when you see the sun and the moon and the stars, all the host of heaven, you be drawn away and worship them and serve them, things which Yahweh your God has allotted to all the peoples under the whole heaven.  וּפֶן־תִּשָּׂא עֵינֶיךָ הַשָּׁמַיְמָה וְרָאִיתָ אֶת־הַשֶּׁמֶשׁ וְאֶת־הַיָּרֵחַ וְאֶת־הַכֹּוכָבִים כֹּל צְבָא הַשָּׁמַיִם וְנִדַּחְתָּ וְהִשְׁתַּחֲוִיתָ לָהֶם וַעֲבַדְתָּם אֲשֶׁר חָלַק יְהוָה אֱלֹהֶיךָ אֹתָם לְכֹל הָעַמִּים תַּחַת כָּל־הַשָּׁמָיִם׃
20But Yahweh has taken you, and brought you forth out of the iron furnace, out of Egypt, to be a people of his own possession, as at this day.  וְאֶתְכֶם לָקַח יְהוָה וַיֹּוצִא אֶתְכֶם מִכּוּר הַבַּרְזֶל מִמִּצְרָיִם לִהְיֹות לֹו לְעַם נַחֲלָה כַּיֹּום הַזֶּה׃
21Furthermore Yahweh was angry with me on your account, and he swore that I should not cross the Jordan, and that I should not enter the good land which Yahweh your God gives you for an inheritance.  וַיהוָה הִתְאַנֶּף־בִּי עַל־דִּבְרֵיכֶם וַיִּשָּׁבַע לְבִלְתִּי עָבְרִי אֶת־הַיַּרְדֵּן וּלְבִלְתִּי־בֹא אֶל־הָאָרֶץ הַטֹּובָה אֲשֶׁר יְהוָה אֱלֹהֶיךָ נֹתֵן לְךָ נַחֲלָה׃
22For I must die in this land, I must not go over the Jordan; but you shall go over and take possession of that good land.  כִּי אָנֹכִי מֵת בָּאָרֶץ הַזֹּאת אֵינֶנִּי עֹבֵר אֶת־הַיַּרְדֵּן וְאַתֶּם עֹבְרִים וִירִשְׁתֶּם אֶת־הָאָרֶץ הַטֹּובָה הַזֹּאת׃
23Take heed to yourselves, lest you forget the covenant of Yahweh your God, which he made with you, and make a graven image in the form of anything which Yahweh your God has forbidden you.  הִשָּׁמְרוּ לָכֶם פֶּן־תִּשְׁכְּחוּ אֶת־בְּרִית יְהוָה אֱלֹהֵיכֶם אֲשֶׁר כָּרַת עִםָּכֶם וַעֲשִׂיתֶם לָכֶם פֶּסֶל תְּמוּנַת כֹּל אֲשֶׁר צִוְּךָ יְהוָה אֱלֹהֶיךָ׃
24For Yahweh your God is a devouring fire, a jealous God.  כִּי יְהוָה אֱלֹהֶיךָ אֵשׁ אֹכְלָה הוּא אֵל קַנָּא׃ ף
25"When you beget children and children's children, and have grown old in the land, if you act corruptly by making a graven image in the form of anything, and by doing what is evil in the sight of Yahweh your God, so as to provoke him to anger,  כִּי־תֹולִיד בָּנִים וּבְנֵי בָנִים וְנֹושַׁנְתֶּם בָּאָרֶץ וְהִשְׁחַתֶּם וַעֲשִׂיתֶם פֶּסֶל תְּמוּנַת כֹּל וַעֲשִׂיתֶם הָרַע בְּעֵינֵי יְהוָה־אֱלֹהֶיךָ לְהַכְעִיסֹו׃
26I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day, that you will soon utterly perish from the land which you are going over the Jordan to possess; you will not live long upon it, but will be utterly destroyed.  הַעִידֹתִי בָכֶם הַיֹּום אֶת־הַשָּׁמַיִם וְאֶת־הָאָרֶץ כִּי־אָבֹד תֹּאבֵדוּן מַהֵר מֵעַל הָאָרֶץ אֲשֶׁר אַתֶּם עֹבְרִים אֶת־הַיַּרְדֵּן שָׁמָּה לְרִשְׁתָּהּ לֹא־תַאֲרִיכֻן יָמִים עָלֶיהָ כִּי הִשָּׁמֵד תִּשָּׁמֵדוּן׃
27And Yahweh will scatter you among the peoples, and you will be left few in number among the nations where Yahweh will drive you.  וְהֵפִיץ יְהוָה אֶתְכֶם בָּעַמִּים וְנִשְׁאַרְתֶּם מְתֵי מִסְפָּר בַּגֹּויִם אֲשֶׁר יְנַהֵג יְהוָה אֶתְכֶם שָׁמָּה׃
28And there you will serve gods of wood and stone, the work of men's hands, that neither see, nor hear, nor eat, nor smell.  וַעֲבַדְתֶּם־שָׁם אֱלֹהִים מַעֲשֵׂה יְדֵי אָדָם עֵץ וָאֶבֶן אֲשֶׁר לֹא־יִרְאוּן וְלֹא יִשְׁמְעוּן וְלֹא יֹאכְלוּן וְלֹא יְרִיחֻן׃
29But from there you will seek Yahweh your God, and you will find him, if you search after him with all your heart and with all your soul.  וּבִקַּשְׁתֶּם מִשָּׁם אֶת־יְהוָה אֱלֹהֶיךָ וּמָצָאתָ כִּי תִדְרְשֶׁנּוּ בְּכָל־לְבָבְךָ וּבְכָל־נַפְשֶׁךָ׃
30When you are in tribulation, and all these things come upon you in the latter days, you will return to Yahweh your God and obey his voice,  בַּצַּר לְךָ וּמְצָאוּךָ כֹּל הַדְּבָרִים הָאֵלֶּה בְּאַחֲרִית הַיָּמִים וְשַׁבְתָּ עַד־יְהוָה אֱלֹהֶיךָ וְשָׁמַעְתָּ בְּקֹלֹו׃
31for Yahweh your God is a merciful God; he will not fail you or destroy you or forget the covenant with your fathers which he swore to them.  כִּי אֵל רַחוּם יְהוָה אֱלֹהֶיךָ לֹא יַרְפְּךָ וְלֹא יַשְׁחִיתֶךָ וְלֹא יִשְׁכַּח אֶת־בְּרִית אֲבֹתֶיךָ אֲשֶׁר נִשְׁבַּע לָהֶם׃
32"For ask now of the days that are past, which were before you, since the day that God created man upon the earth, and ask from one end of heaven to the other, whether such a great thing as this has ever happened or was ever heard of.  כִּי שְׁאַל־נָא לְיָמִים רִאשֹׁנִים אֲשֶׁר־הָיוּ לְפָנֶיךָ לְמִן־הַיֹּום אֲשֶׁר בָּרָא אֱלֹהִים אָדָם עַל־הָאָרֶץ וּלְמִקְצֵה הַשָּׁמַיִם וְעַד־קְצֵה הַשָּׁמָיִם הֲנִהְיָה כַּדָּבָר הַגָּדֹול הַזֶּה אֹו הֲנִשְׁמַע כָּמֹהוּ׃
33Did any people ever hear the voice of a god speaking out of the midst of the fire, as you have heard, and still live?  הֲשָׁמַע עָם קֹול אֱלֹהִים מְדַבֵּר מִתֹּוךְ־הָאֵשׁ כַּאֲשֶׁר־שָׁמַעְתָּ אַתָּה וַיֶּחִי׃
34Or has any god ever attempted to go and take a nation for himself from the midst of another nation, by trials, by signs, by wonders, and by war, by a mighty hand and an outstretched arm, and by great terrors, according to all that Yahweh your God did for you in Egypt before your eyes?  אֹו הֲנִסָּה אֱלֹהִים לָבֹוא לָקַחַת לֹו גֹוי מִקֶּרֶב גֹּוי בְּמַסֹּת בְּאֹתֹת וּבְמֹופְתִים וּבְמִלְחָמָה וּבְיָד חֲזָקָה וּבִזְרֹועַ נְטוּיָה וּבְמֹורָאִים גְּדֹלִים כְּכֹל אֲשֶׁר־עָשָׂה לָכֶם יְהוָה אֱלֹהֵיכֶם בְּמִצְרַיִם לְעֵינֶיךָ׃
35To you it was shown, that you might know that Yahweh is God; there is no other besides him.  אַתָּה הָרְאֵתָ לָדַעַת כִּי יְהוָה הוּא הָאֱלֹהִים אֵין עֹוד מִלְבַדֹּו׃
36Out of heaven he let you hear his voice, that he might discipline you; and on earth he let you see his great fire, and you heard his words out of the midst of the fire.  מִן־הַשָּׁמַיִם הִשְׁמִיעֲךָ אֶת־קֹלֹו לְיַסְּרֶךָּ וְעַל־הָאָרֶץ הֶרְאֲךָ אֶת־אִשֹּׁו הַגְּדֹולָה וּדְבָרָיו שָׁמַעְתָּ מִתֹּוךְ הָאֵשׁ׃
37And because he loved your fathers and chose their descendants after them, and brought you out of Egypt with his own presence, by his great power,  וְתַחַת כִּי אָהַב אֶת־אֲבֹתֶיךָ וַיִּבְחַר בְּזַרְעֹו אַחֲרָיו וַיֹּוצִאֲךָ בְּפָנָיו בְּכֹחֹו הַגָּדֹל מִמִּצְרָיִם׃
38driving out before you nations greater and mightier than yourselves, to bring you in, to give you their land for an inheritance, as at this day;  לְהֹורִישׁ גֹּויִם גְּדֹלִים וַעֲצֻמִים מִמְּךָ מִפָּנֶיךָ לַהֲבִיאֲךָ לָתֶת־לְךָ אֶת־אַרְצָם נַחֲלָה כַּיֹּום הַזֶּה׃
39know therefore this day, and lay it to your heart, that Yahweh is God in heaven above and on the earth beneath; there is no other.  וְיָדַעְתָּ הַיֹּום וַהֲשֵׁבֹתָ אֶל־לְבָבֶךָ כִּי יְהוָה הוּא הָאֱלֹהִים בַּשָּׁמַיִם מִמַּעַל וְעַל־הָאָרֶץ מִתָּחַת אֵין עֹוד׃
40Therefore you shall keep his statutes and his commandments, which I command you this day, that it may go well with you, and with your children after you, and that you may prolong your days in the land which Yahweh your God gives you for ever."  וְשָׁמַרְתָּ אֶת־חֻקָּיו וְאֶת־מִצְוֹתָיו אֲשֶׁר אָנֹכִי מְצַוְּךָ הַיֹּום אֲשֶׁר יִיטַב לְךָ וּלְבָנֶיךָ אַחֲרֶיךָ וּלְמַעַן תַּאֲרִיךְ יָמִים עַל־הָאֲדָמָה אֲשֶׁר יְהוָה אֱלֹהֶיךָ נֹתֵן לְךָ כָּל־הַיָּמִים׃ ף

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