1901 American Standard Version (ASV)
An exhortation to obedience in regard of God's dealing with them.
8:2 And thou shalt remember all the way which Jehovah thy God hath led thee these forty years in the wilderness, that he might humble thee, to prove thee, to know what was in thy heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments, or not.
8:3 And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know; that he might make thee know that man doth not live by bread only, but by everything that proceedeth out of the mouth of Jehovah doth man live.
8:4 Thy raiment waxed not old upon thee, neither did thy foot swell, these forty years.
8:8 a land of wheat and barley, and vines and fig-trees and pomegranates; a land of olive-trees and honey;
8:9 a land wherein thou shalt eat bread without scarceness, thou shalt not lack anything in it; a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills thou mayest dig copper.
8:12 lest, when thou hast eaten and art full, and hast built goodly houses, and dwelt therein;
8:13 and when thy herds and thy flocks multiply, and thy silver and thy gold is multiplied, and all that thou hast is multiplied;
8:15 who led thee through the great and terrible wilderness, [wherein were] fiery serpents and scorpions, and thirsty ground where was no water; who brought thee forth water out of the rock of flint;
8:16 who fed thee in the wilderness with manna, which thy fathers knew not; that he might humble thee, and that he might prove thee, to do thee good at thy latter end:
8:17 and [lest] thou say in thy heart, My power and the might of my hand hath gotten me this wealth.
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