The people are commanded to write the Law upon stones,
Deuteronomy 27:1 And Moses wyth the elders of Israel commaunded the people, sayinge: kepe all the commaundementes which I commaunde you thys daye. Deuteronomy 27:2 And when ye be come ouer Iordan vnto the lande whych the Lorde thy God geueth the, thou shalt set the vp greate stones, and plaster them wyth plaster, Deuteronomy 27:3 and wryte vpon them all the wordes of thys lawe, when thou arte come ouer: because thou art come into the lande whych the Lorde thy God geueth the: a lande that floweth with mylke and honye, as the Lord God of thy fathers had promised the. Deuteronomy 27:4 Therfore when ye be come ouer Iordan, ye shall set vp these stones, which I commaunde you thys daye in mount Ebal, and þu shalt plaster them wyth plaster.
and to build an altar of whole stones.
Deuteronomy 27:5 And there shalt thou bylde vnto the Lord thy God, an altare of stones, & lyfte vp no yron vpon them: Deuteronomy 27:6 Thou shalt make the altare of the Lorde thy God of whole stones, and offer burntofferynges theron vnto the Lorde thy God. Deuteronomy 27:7 And thou shalt offer peaceofferinges, & shall eate there, & reioyse before þe Lorde thy God. Deuteronomy 27:8 And thou shalt wryte vpon the stones all the wordes ofthys lawe, manifestly and well.
Deuteronomy 27:9 And Moses and the Preastes the Leuites spake vnto all Israel sayinge: take hede & heare (O Israel) thys daye thou art be come the people of the Lorde thy God. Deuteronomy 27:10 Thou shalt herken therfore vnto the voyce of the Lorde thy God, and do hys commaundementes, and his ordinaunces which I commaunde the thys daye.
The tribes divided on Gerizim and Ebal.
Deuteronomy 27:11 And Moses charged the people the same daye, sayinge: Deuteronomy 27:12 These shall stande vpon mount Garizim to blesse the people, when ye are come ouer Iordan: Symeon, Leui, Iuda, Isachar, Ioseph, and Ben Iamin. Deuteronomy 27:13 And these shall stande vpon mount Eball to curse: Ruben, Gad, Aser, Zabulon, Dan Nephthali.
The curses pronounced on mount Ebal.
Deuteronomy 27:14 And the Leuites shall answere and saye vnto all the men of Israel wyth a loude voyce. Deuteronomy 27:15 Cursed be the man that maketh any carued or molten ymage (an abhominacyon vnto the Lorde, the worke of the handes of the craftesman) and putteth it in a secret place: and all the people shall answere and saye Amen. Deuteronomy 27:16 Cursed be he þt curseth hys father, & hys mother, and all the people shall saye Amen. Deuteronomy 27:17 Cursed be he that remoueth his neyghbours marke, & all þe people shall saye Amen. Deuteronomy 27:18 Cursed he be þt maketh þe blynde go out of his waye, & all þe people shall saye Amen. Deuteronomy 27:19 Cursed be he that hyndreth the ryght of the straunger, fatherlesse and wedowe, and all the people shall saye Amen. Deuteronomy 27:20 Cursed be he þt lyeth wyth hys fathers wyfe and vnhealeth his fathers couerynge, and all the people shall saye, Amen. Deuteronomy 27:21 Cursed be he that lyeth with any maner of beast, & all þe people shall saye, Amen. Deuteronomy 27:22 Cursed be he that lyeth with hys syster the daughter of hys father, or þe daughter of his mother, & all the people shall saye, Amen. Deuteronomy 27:23 Cursed be he, þt lyeth with hys mother in lawe, and all the people shall saye, Amen. Deuteronomy 27:24 Cursed be he þt smyteth his neyghboure secretly, and all the people shall saye, Amen. Deuteronomy 27:25 Cursed be he that taketh a rewarde to slaye the soule of innocent bloude, and all the people shall saye, Amen. Deuteronomy 27:26 Cursed be he that contynueth not in all the wordes of thys lawe to do them, and all the people shall saye, Amen.