1 Then Moses said to the people, “Obey all the laws that I am teaching you, and you will live and occupy the land which the Lord, the God of your ancestors, is giving you.
2 Do not add anything to what I command you, and do not take anything away. Obey the commands of the Lord your God that I have given you.
3 You yourselves saw what the Lord did at Mount Peor. He destroyed everyone who worshiped Baal there,
5 “I have taught you all the laws, as the Lord my God told me to do. Obey them in the land that you are about to invade and occupy.
6 Obey them faithfully, and this will show the people of other nations how wise you are. When they hear of all these laws, they will say, ‘What wisdom and understanding this great nation has!’
7 “No other nation, no matter how great, has a god who is so near when they need him as the Lord our God is to us. He answers us whenever we call for help.
Scripture quotations marked (GNT) are from the Good News Translation in Today’s English Version- Second Edition Copyright © 1992 by American Bible Society. Used by Permission.