Blessings for obedience
28:1 And it shall come to pass, if you will listen
diligently unto the voice of the LORD your God, to observe [and]
to do all his commandments which I command ya'll this day, that
the LORD your God will set ya'll on high above all nations of the
28:2 And all these blessings shall come on ya'll, and
overtake ya'll, if you will listen unto the voice of the LORD
28:3 Blessed [will] you [be] in the city, and blessed
[will] you [be] in the field.
28:4 Blessed [shall be] the fruit of your body, and the fruit
of your ground, and the fruit of your cattle, the increase of your
kine, and the flocks of your sheep.
28:5 Blessed [shall be] your basket and your store.
28:6 Blessed [will] you [be] when you come in, and
blessed [will] you [be] when you go out.
28:7 The LORD shall cause your enemies that rise up against
ya'll to be struck down before your face they shall come out against
ya'll one way, and flee before ya'll seven ways.
28:8 The LORD shall command the blessing upon ya'll in your
storehouses, and in all that you set your hand unto; and he
shall bless ya'll in the land which the LORD your God gives ya'll.
28:9 The LORD shall establish ya'll an holy people unto
himself, as he has sworn unto ya'll, if you will keep the
commandments of the LORD your God, and walk in his ways.
28:10 And all people of the earth shall see that you are
called by the name of the LORD ; and they shall be afraid of
28:11 And the LORD shall make ya'll plenteous in goods, in the
fruit of your body, and in the fruit of your cattle, and in the
fruit of your ground, in the land which the LORD sware unto your
fathers to give ya'll.
28:12 The LORD shall open unto ya'll his good treasure, the
heaven to give the rain unto your land in his season, and to bless
all the work of your hand and you will lend unto many nations,
and you will not borrow.
28:13 And the LORD shall make ya'll the head, and not the tail
; and you will be above only, and you will not be beneath ;
if that you listen unto the commandments of the LORD your God,
which I command ya'll this day, to observe and to do [them]
28:14 And you will not go aside from any of the words which
I command ya'll this day, [to] the right hand, or [to] the left,
to go after other gods to serve them.
Cursings for disoedience
28:15 But it shall come to pass, if you will not listen
unto the voice of the LORD your God, to observe to do all his
commandments and his statutes which I command ya'll this day ;
that all these curses shall come upon ya'll, and overtake ya'll
28:16 Cursed [will] you [be] in the city, and cursed
[will] you [be] in the field.
28:17 Cursed [shall be] your basket and your store.
28:18 Cursed [shall be] the fruit of your body, and the fruit of
your land, the increase of your kine, and the flocks of your sheep.
28:19 Cursed [will] you [be] when you come in, and cursed
[will] you [be] when you go out.
28:20 The LORD shall send upon ya'll cursing, frustration, and
rebuke, in all that you set your hand unto for to do, until
you be destroyed, and until you perish quickly ; because of the
wickedness of your doings, whereby you have forsaken me.
28:21 The LORD shall make the pestilence cleave unto ya'll, until
he have consumed ya'll from off the land, whither you go to
28:22 The LORD shall strike ya'll with a consumption, and with a
fever, and with an inflammation, and with an extreme burning, and
with the sword, and with blasting, and with mildew ; and they
shall pursue ya'll until you perish.
28:23 And your heaven that [is] over your head shall be brass, and
the earth that is under ya'll [shall be] iron.
28:24 The LORD shall make the rain of your land powder and dust
from heaven shall it come down upon ya'll, until you be
28:26 The LORD shall cause ya'll to be struck down before your
enemies you will go out one way against them, and flee seven
ways before them and will be removed into all the kingdoms of
28:25 And your carcase shall be meat unto all fowls of the air,
and unto the beasts of the earth, and no man shall fray [them]
28:27 The LORD will strike ya'll with the botch of Egypt, and with
the emerods, and with the scab, and with the itch, whereof you
canst not be healed.
28:28 The LORD shall strike ya'll with madness, and blindness, and
astonishment of heart
28:29 And you will grope at noonday, as
the blind gropeth in darkness, and you will not prosper in your
ways and you will be only oppressed and spoiled evermore, and
no man shall save [ya'll].
28:30 You will betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with
her you will build an house, and you will not stay therein
you will plant a vineyard, and will not gather the grapes
28:31 Your ox [shall be] slain before your eyes, and you will
not eat thereof your ass [shall be] violently taken away from
before your face, and shall not be restored to ya'll your sheep
[shall be] given unto your enemies, and you will have none to
28:32 Your sons and your daughters [shall be] given unto another
people, and your eyes shall look, and fail [with longing] for
them all the day long and [there shall be] no might in your
28:33 The fruit of your land, and all your labours, shall a nation
which you know not eat up; and you will be only oppressed
and crushed alway
28:34 So that you will be mad for the sight of your eyes which
you will see.
28:35 The LORD shall strike ya'll in the knees, and in the legs,
with a sore botch that cannot be healed, from the sole of your
foot unto the top of your head.
28:36 The LORD shall bring ya'll, and your king which you will
set over ya'll, unto a nation which neither you nor your fathers
have known ; and there will you serve other gods, wood and
28:37 And you will become an astonishment, a proverb, and a
byword, among all nations whither the LORD shall lead ya'll.
28:38 You will carry much seed out into the field, and will
gather [but] little in; for the locust shall consume it.
28:39 You will plant vineyards, and dress [them], but will
neither drink [of] the wine, nor gather [the grapes]; for the
worms shall eat them.
28:40 You will have olive trees throughout all your coasts, but
you will not anoint [yourself] with the oil ; for your olive
shall cast [his fruit].
28:41 You will beget sons and daughters, but you will not
enjoy them; for they shall go into captivity.
28:42 All your trees and fruit of your land shall the locust
28:43 The stranger that [is] within ya'll shall get up
above ya'll very high ; and you will come down very low.
28:44 He shall lend to ya'll, and you will not lend to him he
shall be the head, and you will be the tail.
28:45 Moreover all these curses shall come upon ya'll, and shall
pursue ya'll, and overtake ya'll, till you be destroyed ; because
you listened not unto the voice of the LORD your God, to keep
his commandments and his statutes which he commanded ya'll
28:46 And they shall be upon ya'll for a sign and for a wonder,
and upon your seed for ever.
28:47 Because you servedst not the LORD your God with joyfulness,
and with gladness of heart, for the abundance of all [things];
28:48 Therefore will you serve your enemies which the LORD
shall send against ya'll, in hunger, and in thirst, and in
nakedness, and in want of all [things] and he shall put a yoke of
iron upon your neck, until he have destroyed ya'll.
28:49 The LORD shall bring a nation against ya'll from far, from
the end of the earth, [as swift] as the eagle flies ; a nation
whose tongue you will not understand ;
28:50 A nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the
person of the old, nor show favour to the young
28:51 And he shall eat the fruit of your cattle, and the fruit of
your land, until you be destroyed which [also] shall not leave
ya'll [either] corn, wine, or oil, [or] the increase of your kine,
or flocks of your sheep, until he have destroyed ya'll.
28:52 And he shall besiege ya'll in all your gates, until your high
and fenced walls come down, wherein you trusted, throughout
all your land and he shall besiege ya'll in all your gates
throughout all your land, which the LORD your God has given ya'll.
28:53 And you will eat the fruit of your own body, the flesh
of your sons and of your daughters, which the LORD your God has
given ya'll, in the siege, and in the straitness, by which your
enemies shall distress ya'll
28:54 [So that] the man [that is] tender among you, and very
delicate, his eye shall be evil toward his brother, and toward
the wife of his bosom, and toward the remnant of his children
which he shall leave
28:55 So that he will not give to any of them of the flesh of his
children whom he shall eat because he has nothing left him in
the siege, and in the straitness, by which your enemies shall
distress ya'll in all your gates.
28:56 The tender and delicate woman among you, which would not
adventure to set the sole of her foot upon the ground for
delicateness and tenderness, her eye shall be evil toward the
husband of her bosom, and toward her son, and toward her
28:57 And toward her young one that comes out from between her
feet, and toward her children which she shall bear for she shall
eat them for want of all [things] secretly in the siege and
straitness, by which your enemy shall distress ya'll in your
28:58 If you will not observe to do all the words of this law that are written in this book, that you may fear this
glorious and fearful name, THE LORD THY GOD ;
28:59 Then the LORD will make your plagues wonderful, and the
plagues of your seed, [even] great plagues, and of long
continuance, and sore sicknesses, and of long continuance.
28:60 Moreover he will bring upon ya'll all the diseases of Egypt,
which you were afraid of; and they shall cleave unto ya'll.
28:61 Also every sickness, and every plague, which [is] not
written in the book of this law, them will the LORD bring upon
ya'll, until you be destroyed.
28:62 And ya'll shall be left few in number, whereas ya'll were as the
stars of heaven for multitude ; because you would not obey
the voice of the LORD your God.
28:63 And it shall come to pass, [that] as the LORD rejoiced over
you to do you good, and to multiply you; so the LORD will rejoice
over you to destroy you, and to bring you to nothing ; and ya'll
shall be plucked from off the land whither you go to possess
28:64 And the LORD shall scatter ya'll among all people, from the
one end of the earth even unto the other; and there you will
serve other gods, which neither you nor your fathers have known,
[even] wood and stone.
28:65 And among these nations will you find no ease, neither
shall the sole of your foot have rest but the LORD shall give ya'll
there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and sorrow of mind
28:66 And your life shall hang in doubt before ya'll; and you
will fear day and night, and will have none assurance of your
28:67 In the morning you will say, Would God it were even! and
at even you will say, Would God it were morning! for the fear
of your heart by which you will fear, and for the sight of
your eyes which you will see.
28:68 And the LORD shall bring ya'll into Egypt again with ships,
by the way whereof I spake unto ya'll, You will see it no more
again and there ya'll shall be sold unto your enemies for bondmen
and bondwomen, and no man shall buy [you].
Deuteronomy Index || Main Index
1 || Chapter 2 || Chapter 3
4 || Chapter 5 || Chapter
6 || Chapter 7 || Chapter 8
9 || Chapter 10
11 || |Chapter 12 || Chapter 13
14 || Chapter 15 || Chapter
16 || Chapter 17 || Chapter 18
19 || Chapter 20
21 || Chapter 22 || Chapter 23
24 || Chapter 25 || Chapter
26 || Chapter 27 || Chapter 28
29 || Chapter 30
31 || Chapter 32 || Chapter 33