Book 5: Deuteronomy
Verse 1: Moshe went
and he addressed these statements
to all of Yisroel.
Verse 2: He said to them,
"I am 120 years old today,
I cannot any longer
go forth and return;
for Ad-noy has said to me,
'You will not cross this Yardein.'
Verse 3: Ad-noy, your
He is crossing before you,
He will destroy these nations before you
and you will inherit them.
he is crossing before you
as Ad-noy has stated.
Sheini (Second Aliyah)
Verse 4: And Ad-noy will do to them
as He did
to Sichon and to Og, kings of the Emorites,
and to their land;
whom He destroyed.
Verse 5: Ad-noy will defeat them before you,
and you will do to them
in accord with the mitzvah
that I commanded you.
Verse 6: Be courageous and bold,
do not fear and do not quake before them;
for Ad-noy, your G-d,
it is He Who is going with you,
He will not enfeeble you
nor will He abandon
Verse 7: Moshe called Yehoshua
and said to him
as all of Yisroel watched,
"Be courageous and bold,
for you shall enter with this people
into the land
that Ad-noy swore to their forefathers
to give them,
and you will apportion it to them.
Verse 8: And Ad-noy is the One
Who is going ahead of you,
He will be with you,
will not enfeeble you
and will not abandon you;
do not fear and do
Verse 9: Moshe wrote this Torah and he gave it
to the kohanim, descendants of Levi,
who carry the ark of Ad-noy's covenant;
and to all the elders of Yisroel.
Revi'i (Fourth Aliyah)
Verse 10: Moshe commanded them, saying:
After seven years have ended,
on the holy day of the Sh'mittah year,
during the Sukkos festival;
Verse 11: When all of
to be seen in the presence
of Ad-noy, your G-d,
in the place that He chooses,
you shall read this Torah
facing all of Yisroel for them to hear.
Verse 12: Assemble the people---
the men and the women and the infants,
and your convert who is in your towns;
in order for them to hear
and in order for them to learn
to fear Ad-noy, your G-d,
and they will make sure to fulfill
all the statements of this Torah.
Verse 13: And their children who did not understand
will hear and will learn
to fear Ad-noy, your G-d,
all the years
that you are living on the land
that you are crossing the Yardein
there to inherit.
Verse 14: Ad-noy said to Moshe,
"Look! Your time is approaching to die.
and present yourselves in Ohel Moed
and I shall exhort him."
Moshe went with Yehoshua
and they presented themselves
in Ohel Moed.
Verse 15: Ad-noy revealed Himself in the Ohel
in a pillar of cloud;
the pillar of cloud remained at the entrance
of the Ohel.
Verse 16: Ad-noy said to Moshe,
"You are about to die,
and this people will arise and stray
after the gods of the stranger [people]
of the land
that they are going there among them,
and they will forsake Me
and break My
that I made with them.
Verse 17: And I will wax angry at them
on that day
and I will forsake them
and I shall conceal My face from them
and they will be for consuming
and many evils and troubles will happen to them;
and they will say on that day,
Because my G-d is not within me
did these evils happen to me."
Verse 18: And I
will surely conceal My face on that day
because of all the wickedness
that they did,
because they turned to other gods.
Verse 19: And now
write for yourselves this song
and teach it to Bnei Yisroel
to place it in their mouths;
in order that this song will be for Me
a witness against Bnei Yisroel.
Verse 20: For I will
bring them to the land
that I swore to their forefathers,
flowing milk and honey,
and they will eat, and be full,
and wax fat;
and they will turn to other gods
and serve them and they will infuriate Me
and break My covenant.
Verse 21: Should many evils and troubles
happen to them,
this song shall serve as testimony
before them as witness---
for it shall never be forgotten
from the lips of their progeny---
for I know their impulse
that they are gratifying today
prior to My bringing them
to the land that I swore.
Verse 22: Moshe wrote
on that day,
and he taught it to Bnei Yisroel.
Verse 23: He commanded Yehoshua, the son of Nun
and said, "Be courageous and bold,
for you will bring Bnei Yisroel
to the land that I swore to them,
and I will be with you."
Verse 24: When Moshe finished writing the statements
of this Torah in a book,
till they were complete,
Shevi'i (Seventh Aliyah)
Verse 25: Moshe commanded the Levites,
bearers of the ark of Ad-noy's covenant,
Verse 26: "Take this book of the Torah
and place it on the side of the ark
of Ad-noy, your G-d's covenant;
and it will be
there as witness against you.
Verse 27: For I know your rebelliousness
Look! even while I live with you today
you have been defiers with Ad-noy,
surely after my death.
Verse 28: Assemble to me all the judges of your tribes
and your enforcers,
and I will declare in their hearing
and invoke as
witnesses against them
heaven and earth,
Verse 29: For I know
after my death,
that you will become depraved
and you will veer from the way
that I commanded you;
and harm will happen to you
at the end of time,
when you do what
is wicked in Ad-noy's eyes
to spite Him with your actions.
Verse 30: Moshe spoke
in the hearing of all
the assemblage of Yisroel
the statements of this song,
till they were complete.
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