1 Then Moses went and spake these wordes vnto all Israel,
2 And he said unto them, I [am] an hundred and twenty years old this day; I
3 The Lord thy God he will go ouer before thee: he will destroy these nations before thee, and thou shalt possesse them. Ioshua, he shall goe before thee, as the Lorde hath said.
4 And the Lord shall doe vnto them, as he did to Sihon and to Og Kings of the Amorites: and vnto their lande whome he destroyed.
5 And the LORD shall give them up
6 Plucke vp your hearts therefore, and be strong: dread not, nor be afraid of them: for the Lorde thy God him selfe doeth goe with thee: he will not faile thee, nor forsake thee.
7 And Moses called unto Joshua, and said unto him in the sight of all Israel, Be strong and
8 And the LORD, he [it is] that doth
9 And Moses wrote this Lawe, and deliuered it vnto the Priestes the sonnes of Leui (which bare the Arke of the couenant of the Lorde) and vnto all the Elders of Israel,
10 And Moses commanded them, saying, Euery seuenth yeere when the yeere of freedome shalbe in the feast of the Tabernacles:
11 When all Israel is come to appear
12 Gather the people together: men, and women, and children, and thy stranger that is within thy gates, that they may heare, and that they may learne, and feare the Lorde your God, and keepe and obserue all the wordes of this Lawe,
13 And [that] their children, which
14 Then the Lorde saide vnto Moses, Beholde, thy dayes are come, that thou must die: Call Ioshua, and stande ye in the Tabernacle of the Congregation that I may giue him a charge. So Moses and Ioshua went, and stoode in the Tabernacle of the Congregation.
15 And the LORD appeared in the tabernacle in a pillar of a
16 And the Lorde said vnto Moses, Behold, thou shalt sleepe with thy fathers, and this people will rise vp, and goe a whoring after the gods of a strange land (whither they goe to dwell therein) and will forsake me, and breake my couenant which I haue made with them.
17 Then my anger shall be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them, and I will
18 But I will surely hide my face in that day, because of all the euill, which they shall commit, in that they are turned vnto other gods.
19 Now therefore write ye this
20 For when I shall have brought them into the land which I sware unto their fathers, that floweth with milk and honey; and they shall have eaten and filled themselves, and waxen fat;
21 And it shall come to pass, when many evils and troubles are befallen them, that this song shall
22 Moses therefore wrote this song the same day and taught it the children of Israel.
23 And God gaue Ioshua the sonne of Nun a charge, and said, Be strong, and of a good courage: for thou shalt bring the children of Israel into the lande, which I sware vnto them, and I will be with thee.
24 And when Moses had made an ende of writing the wordes of this Lawe in a booke vntill he had finished them,
25 Then Moses commaunded the Leuites, which bare the Arke of the couenant of the Lorde, saying,
26 Take this book of the law, and put it in the side of the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, that it may be there for a
27 For I knowe thy rebellion and thy stiffe necke: beholde, I being yet aliue with you this day, ye are rebellious against the Lorde: howe much more then after my death?
28 Gather unto me all the elders of your tribes, and your
29 For I know that after my death ye will utterly corrupt [yourselves], and turn aside from the way which I have commanded you; and evil will befall you in the latter days; because ye will do evil in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger through the
30 Thus Moses spake in the audience of all the congregation of Israel the wordes of this song, vntill he had ended them.