11:2 And a know ye this day: for [I speak] not with your children which have not known, and which have not seen the chastisement of the LORD your God, his greatness, his mighty hand, and his stretched out arm,
(a) You who have seen God's graces with your
eyes should be moved, rather than your children who have only heard of them.
11:5 And b
what he did unto you in the wilderness, until ye came into this place;
(b) As well concerning his benefits, as his
Therefore shall ye keep c all the
commandments which I command you this day, that ye may be strong, and go in and
possess the land, whither ye go to possess it;
(c) Because you have felt both his chastisement
and his benefits.
11:10 For the land, whither
thou goest in to possess it, [is] not as the land of Egypt, from whence ye came
out, where thou sowedst thy seed, and wateredst [it] with thy d
foot, as a garden of herbs:
(d) By making gutters for the water to come out
of the Nile river to water the land.
That I will give [you] the rain of your land in his due season, e
the first rain and the latter rain, that thou mayest gather in thy corn, and thy
wine, and thine oil.
(e) In the seed time, and toward harvest.
11:16 Take heed to
yourselves, that your heart be not f
deceived, and ye turn aside, and serve other gods, and worship them;
(f) By devising foolish devotions according to
your own fantasies.
That your days may be multiplied, and the days of your children, in the land
which the LORD sware unto your fathers to give them, as g
the days of heaven upon the earth.
(g) As long as the heavens and earth endure, (2 Peter
Every place whereon the soles of h your
feet shall tread shall be yours: from the wilderness and Lebanon, from the
river, the river Euphrates, even unto the uttermost i
sea shall your coast be.
(h) This was accomplished in David and
(i) The Mediterranean.
And a curse, if ye will not obey the commandments of the LORD your God, but turn
aside out of the way which I command you this day, to go after other gods, which
ye have not k known.
(k) He reproves the malice of men who leave that
which is certain to follow that which is uncertain.
11:30 [Are] they not on the
other side Jordan, by the way l where
the sun goeth down, in the land of the Canaanites, which dwell in the champaign
over against Gilgal, beside the plains of Moreh?
(l) Meaning, in Samaria.