1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
An exhortation to obedience in regard of God's dealing with them.
8:2 So then, thou shalt remember all the way in which Yahweh thy God caused thee to journey these forty years in the desert,that he might humble thee, to put thee to the proof, to know what was in thy heart,whether thou wouldest keep his commandments, or not.
8:3 So he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna which thou hadst not known, neither had thy fathers, known,that he might lead thee to consider that, not on bread alone, shall the son of earth live, but, on whatsoever cometh from the bidding of Yahweh, shall the son of earth live.
8:4 Thy mantle, hath not fallen with age from off thee, and, thy foot, hath not become swollen,these forty years.
8:8 a land of wheat and barley, and vine and fig-tree, and pomegranate,a land of olive oil, and honey:
8:9 a land wherein, not in scarcity, shalt thou eat food, thou shalt lack nothing therein,a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hills thou mayest hew copper.
8:12 lest thou eat, and be satisfied,and, goodly houses, thou build, and inhabit;
8:13 and, thy herd and thy flock, increase, and, silver and gold, increase unto thee,and, all that thou hast, increase;
8:15 who caused thee to journey through the great and terrible desert, of fiery serpents and scorpions, and thirsty wastes, where was no water,who brought forth for thee water out of the flinty rock;
8:16 who fed thee with manna in the desert, which thy fathers had not known,that he might humble thee, and that he might put thee to the proof, to do thee good in thy hereafter,
8:17 and lest thou shouldest say in thy heart,Mine own strength and the might of mine own hand, have gotten me this wealth.
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