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Leviticus Chapter 26


26:1 Ya’ll shall make you no idols nor graven image, neither rear you up a standing image, neither shall ya’ll set up [any] image of stone in your land, to bow down to it for I [am] the LORD your God.
26:2 ya’ll shall keep my sabbaths, and reverence my sanctuary I [am] the LORD.

Keeping the commandments

26:3 If ya’ll walk in my statutes, and keep my commandments, and do them;
26:1 Then I will give you rain in due season, and the land shall yield her increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit.
26:5 And your threshing shall reach to the vintage, and the vintage shall reach to the sowing time and ya’ll shall eat your bread to the full, and stay in your land safely.
26:6 And I will give peace in the land, and ya’ll shall lie down, and none shall make [you] afraid and I will rid evil beasts out of the land, neither shall the sword go through your land.
26:7 And ya’ll shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall before you by the sword.
26:8 And five of you shall chase an hundred, and an hundred of you shall put ten thousand to flight and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword.
26:9 For I will have respect to you, and make you fruitful, and multiply you, and establish my covenant with you.

26:10 And ya’ll shall eat old store, and bring forth the old because of the new.
26:11 And I will set my tabernacle among you and my soul shall not abhor you.
26:12 And I will walk among you, and will be your God, and ya’ll shall be my people.
26:13 I [am] the LORD your God, which brought you forth out of the land of Egypt, that ya’ll should not be their bondmen ; and I have broken the bands of your yoke, and made you go upright.

Penalties for disobedience

26:14 But if ya’ll will not listen to me, and will not do all these commandments ;

26:15 And if ya’ll shall despise my statutes, or if your soul abhor my judgments, so that ya’ll will not do all my commandments, [but] that ya’ll break my covenant
26:16 I also will do this to you; I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning ague, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart and ya’ll shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.
26:17 And I will set my face against you, and ya’ll shall be slain before your enemies they that hate you shall reign over you; and ya’ll shall flee when none pursues you.
26:18 And if ya’ll will not yet for all this listen to me, then I will punish you seven times more for your sins.
26:19 And I will break the pride of your power ; and I will make your heaven as iron, and your earth as brass
26:20 And your strength shall be spent in vain for your land shall not yield her increase, neither shall the trees of the land yield their fruits.
26:21 And if ya’ll walk contrary to me, and will not listen to me; I will bring seven times more plagues upon you according to your sins.
26:22 I will also send wild beasts among you, which shall rob you of your children, and destroy your cattle, and make you few in number; and your [high] ways shall be desolate.
26:23 And if ya’ll will not be reformed by me by these things, but will walk contrary to me;
26:24 Then will I also walk contrary to you, and will punish you yet seven times for your sins.
26:25 And I will bring a sword upon you, that shall avenge the quarrel of [my] covenant and when ya’ll are gathered together within your cities, I will send the pestilence among you; and ya’ll shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy.
26:26 [And] when I have broken the staff of your bread, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall deliver [you] your bread again by weight and ya’ll shall eat, and not be satisfied.
26:27 And if ya’ll will not for all this listen to me, but walk contrary to me;
26:28 Then I will walk contrary to you also in fury ; and I, even I, will chastise you seven times for your sins.
26:29 And ya’ll shall eat the flesh of your sons, and the flesh of your daughters shall ya’ll eat.
26:30 And I will destroy your high places, and cut down your images, and cast your carcases upon the carcases of your idols, and my soul shall abhor you.
26:31 And I will make your cities waste, and bring your sanctuaries to desolation, and I will not smell the savour of your sweet odours.
26:32 And I will bring the land into desolation and your enemies which stay therein shall be astonished at it.
26:33 And I will scatter you among the heathen, and will draw out a sword after you and your land shall be desolate, and your cities waste.
26:34 Then shall the land enjoy her sabbaths, as long as it lies desolate, and ya’ll [be] in your enemies’ land ; [even] then shall the land rest, and enjoy her sabbaths.
26:35 As long as it lies desolate it shall rest ; because it did not rest in your sabbaths, when ya’ll dwelt upon it.
26:36 And upon them that are left [alive] of you I will send a faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies ; and the sound of a shaken leaf shall chase them; and they shall flee, as fleeing from a sword ; and they shall fall when none pursues.
26:37 And they shall fall one upon another, as it were before a sword, when none pursues and ya’ll shall have no power to stand before your enemies.
26:38 And ya’ll shall perish among the heathen, and the land of your enemies shall eat you up.
26:39 And they that are left of you shall pine away in their iniquity in your enemies’ lands ; and also in the iniquities of their fathers shall they pine away with them.
26:40 If they shall confess their iniquity, and the iniquity of their fathers, with their trespass which they trespassed against me, and that also they have walked contrary to me;
26:41 And [that] I also have walked contrary to them, and have brought them into the land of their enemies ; if then their uncircumcised hearts be humbled, and they then accept of the punishment of their iniquity
26:42 Then will I remember my covenant with Jacob, and also my covenant with Isaac, and also my covenant with Abraham will I remember ; and I will remember the land.
26:43 The land also shall be left of them, and shall enjoy her sabbaths, while she lies desolate without them and they shall accept of the punishment of their iniquity because, even because they despised my judgments, and because their soul abhorred my statutes.
26:44 And yet for all that, when they be in the land of their enemies, I will not cast them away, neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly, and to break my covenant with them for I [am] the LORD their God.
26:45 But I will for their sakes remember the covenant of their ancestors, whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt in the sight of the heathen, that I might be their God I [am] the LORD.
26:46 These [are] the statutes and judgments and laws, which the LORD made between him and the children of Israel in mount Sinai by the hand of Moses.

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