An exhortation to obedience in regard of God's dealing with them.
Deuteronomy 8:1 All the commaundementes which I commaunde thee this day, shal ye kepe for to do the, that ye may liue, and multiplie, and go in and possesse the lande which the Lorde sware vnto your fathers. Deuteronomy 8:2 And thou shalt remember all the way which the Lorde thy God led thee this fourtie yeres in the wildernesse, for to humble thee, & to proue thee, and to knowe what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest kepe his comaundementes, or no. Deuteronomy 8:3 He humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, & fed thee with Manna, which neither thou nor thy fathers knewe of, to make thee knowe that a man doth not lyue by bread only: but by euery [worde] that proceedeth out of the mouth of the Lorde, doth a man lyue. Deuteronomy 8:4 Thy rayment waxed not olde vpon thee, neither dyd thy foote swell these fourtie yeres. Deuteronomy 8:5 This also shalt thou consider in thine heart: that as a man chastiseth his sonne, euen so the Lord thy God chasteneth thee. Deuteronomy 8:6 Therefore shalt thou kepe the commaundementes of the Lorde thy God, that thou walke in his wayes, and feare hym. Deuteronomy 8:7 For the Lorde thy God bryngeth thee into a good lande, a lande in the whiche are riuers of water, and fountaines and deapthes that spring out of valleys and hylles: Deuteronomy 8:8 A lande wherin is wheate and barlie, vineyardes, fightrees, & pomgranates, a lande wherein is oyle oliue and honie: Deuteronomy 8:9 A lande wherin thou shalt eate bread without scarcenes, neither shalt thou lacke any thyng: a land whose stones are iron, and out of whose hylles thou shalt digge brasse. Deuteronomy 8:10 When thou hast eaten therfore & filled thy selfe, thou shalt blesse the Lorde thy God for the good lande whiche he hath geuen thee. Deuteronomy 8:11 Beware that thou forget not the Lorde thy God, that thou wouldest not kepe his comaundementes, his lawes, and his ordinaunces, whiche I commaunde thee this day: Deuteronomy 8:12 Yea, and when thou hast eaten and filled thy selfe, and hast buylt goodly houses and dwelt therein: Deuteronomy 8:13 And when thy beastes and thy sheepe are waxen many, and thy siluer and golde is multiplied, and all that thou hast is encreased: Deuteronomy 8:14 Then beware lest thyne heart ryse, and thou forget the Lorde thy God, whiche brought thee out of the lande of Egypt, and from the house of bondage: Deuteronomy 8:15 And whiche was thy guyde in the great and terrible wyldernesse [wherein were] firie serpentes, scorpions, and drouth without any water: But he brought out water for thee, euen out of the rocke of flint. Deuteronomy 8:16 He fed thee in the wyldernesse with Manna, which thy fathers knewe not, euen for to humble thee, and to proue thee, and that he might so do thee good at thy latter ende, Deuteronomy 8:17 Lest thou shouldest say in thine heart, my power and the myght of myne owne hande hath prepared me this aboundaunce: Deuteronomy 8:18 But remember the Lorde thy God, for it is he whiche geueth thee power to get substaunce, for to make good the promise whiche he sware vnto thy fathers, as appeareth this day. Deuteronomy 8:19 And if thou forget the Lord thy God, and walke after straunge gods, and serue them, and worship them: I testifie vnto you this day, that ye shal surely perishe. Deuteronomy 8:20 As the nations whiche the Lorde destroyed before your face, euen so ye shall perishe, because ye woulde not be obedient vnto the voyce of ye Lord your God.