Deuteronomy 27:15-26   New International Version   15 “Cursed is anyone who makes an idol—a thing detestable to the Lord, the work of skilled hands—and sets it up in secret.” Then all the people shall say, “Amen!” 16 “Cursed is anyone who dishonors their father or...

Member of God’s Family

Deuteronomy 27:9-10   New International Version   9 Then Moses and the Levitical priests said to all Israel, “Be silent, Israel, and listen! You have now become the people of the Lord your God. 10 Obey the Lord your God and follow his commands and decrees that I give...

Personal Relationship History

Deuteronomy 26:5-10   New International Version   5 Then you shall declare before the Lord your God: “My father was a wandering Aramean, and he went down into Egypt with a few people and lived there and became a great nation, powerful and numerous. 6 But the Egyptians...

Fair Payment

Deuteronomy 25:4   New International Version   4 Do not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain. What does this mean? Oxen were often used to tread out the grain on a threshing floor. As the animal walked around attached by poles to the millstone, the grain...

Discipline

Deuteronomy 25:1-3   New International Version   25 When people have a dispute, they are to take it to court and the judges will decide the case, acquitting the innocent and condemning the guilty. 2 If the guilty person deserves to be beaten, the judge shall make them...