The blessings for obedience.
Deuteronomy 28:1 If thou shalt herken dilygently vnto the voyce of the Lorde thy God, to obserue and to do al hys commaundementes which I commaunde the thys day. The Lord wyl set the vp on hye aboue all nacions of the erth. Deuteronomy 28:2 And al these blessinges shal come on the and ouertake the, yf thou shalt herken vnto the voyce of the Lorde thy God. Deuteronomy 28:3 Blessed shalt thou be in the towne and blessed in the feldes, Deuteronomy 28:4 blessed shalbe the frute of thy body, the frute of thy grounde and the frute of thy catell, the frute of thyne oxen, and thy flockes of shepe, Deuteronomy 28:5 blessed shall thyne aulmery be and thy store. Deuteronomy 28:6 Blessed shalt thou be, both when thou goest out, and blessed when thou comest in. Deuteronomy 28:7 The Lord shal smyte thyne enemyes that ryse agaynst the before thy face. They shall come out agaynst the one way, & flee before the .vij. wayes. Deuteronomy 28:8 The Lord shall commaunde the blessynge to be wyth the in thy store houses & in al that thou settest thyne hande to, and wyll blesse the in the lande whyche the Lorde thy God geueth the. Deuteronomy 28:9 The Lord shall make the an holy people vnto him self, as he hath sworne vnto the: yf thou shalt kepe the commandementes of the Lord thy God and walke in his wayes. Deuteronomy 28:10 And al nacions of the erth shall se þt thou arte called after the name of the Lorde, and they shalbe aferde of the. Deuteronomy 28:11 And the Lord shal make the plentuous in goodes, in the frute of thy body, in the frute of thy catell and in the frute of thy grounde, in the land whych the Lord sware vnto thy fathers to geue the. Deuteronomy 28:12 The Lord shall open vnto the hys good treasure, euen the heauen, to geue rayne vnto thy lande in due ceason and to blesse al the laboures of thyne hande. And thou shalt lende vnto many nacions, but shalt not nede to borowe thy selfe. Deuteronomy 28:13 And the Lord shall set the before and not behynde, & thou shalt be aboue only and not beneth: yf that thou herken vnto the commaundementes of the Lorde thy God which I commaunde the this day to kepe and to do them. Deuteronomy 28:14 And se that thou bowe not from any of these wordes which I commaunde the this daye ether to the ryght hande or to the lefte, that thou woldest goo after straunge goddes to serue them.
The curses for disobedience.
Deuteronomy 28:15 But and yf thou wilt not herken vnto the voice of the Lord thy God to kepe and to do al his commaundementes and ordinaunces which I commaunde the thys day: then all these curses shall come vpon the & ouertake the: Deuteronomy 28:16 Cursed shalt þu be in the towne, & cursed in the felde, Deuteronomy 28:17 cursed shall thyne aulmery be & thy store. Deuteronomy 28:18 Cursed shal the frute of thy body & the frute of thy lande be & the frute of thyne oxen & the flockes of thy shepe. Deuteronomy 28:19 And cursed shalt thou be when thou goest in, & when thou goest out. Deuteronomy 28:20 And the Lorde shall sende vpon the cursynge, goyinge to nought & complanynge in all that thou settest thyne hande to whatsoeuer thou doest: vntyl thou be destroyed & brought to nought quyckely, because of the wickednesse of thyne inuencions in that thou hast forsaken the Lorde. Deuteronomy 28:21 And the Lorde shall make the pestilence cleaue vnto the, vntyll he haue consumed the from the land whether thou goest to enioye it. Deuteronomy 28:22 And the Lord shall smyte the with swellynge, with feuers, heet, bunrynge, wetherynge, with smytynge and blastynge. And they shall folowe the vntyll thou peryshe. Deuteronomy 28:23 And the heauen that is ouer thy head shalbe brasse, & the erthe that is vnder the, yeron. Deuteronomy 28:24 And þe Lorde shall turne the rayne of þe land vnto powder & dust: euen from heauen they shall come doune vpon the, vntyll thou be brought to nought. Deuteronomy 28:25 And þe Lorde shall plage the before thyne enmyes: Thou shalt come out one waye agaynste them, and flee seuen wayes before them, & shalt be scatered amonge al þe kingdomes of the erth. Deuteronomy 28:26 And thy carkesse shalbe meate vnto all maner foules of the apre and vnto the beastes of the erth, and no man shall fraye them awaye. Deuteronomy 28:27 And the Lorde wyll smyte the wyth the botches of Egypt and the emoroydes, scalle & maungynesse, that thou shalt not be healed therof. Deuteronomy 28:28 And the Lorde shall smyte the wyth madnesse, blyndnesse & dasyng of herte. Deuteronomy 28:29 And thou shalt grope at none dayes as the blynd gropeth in darknesse, and shalt not come to þe ryght waye. And thou shalt suffer wronge only & be polled euermore, and no man shall sucker the, Deuteronomy 28:30 thou shalt be betrawthed vnto a wyfe, and another shal lye with her. Thou shalt buylde and house & another shal dwell therin. Thou shalt plante a vyneard, & shalt not make it comen. Deuteronomy 28:31 Thyne oxe shalbe slayne before thyne eyes, and thou shalt not eate therof. Thyne asse shalbe vyolentlye taken awaye euen bofore thy face, and shall not be restored the agayne. Thy shepe shalbe geuen vnto thyne enemyes, and no man shall helpe the. Deuteronomy 28:32 Thy sonnes and thy daughters shall be geuen vnto another nacion, and thyne eyes shall se and dase vpon them all daye longe, but shalt haue no myght in thyne hande. Deuteronomy 28:33 The frute of thy lande and all thy laboures shall a nacion which thou knowest not, eate, and thou shalt but suffre vyolence only & be oppressed alwaye: Deuteronomy 28:34 that thou shalt be cleane besyde thy selfe for the syghte of thyne eyes which thou shalt se. Deuteronomy 28:35 The Lord shal smyte the wyth a myscheuous botche in the knees and legges, so that thou canst not be healed: euen from the sole of the fote vnto the toppe of the head. Deuteronomy 28:36 The Lord shall brynge both the and thy kynge whych thou hast sett ouer the, vnto a nacyon whych nether thou nor thy fathers haue knowne, and there thou shalt serue straunge Goddes: euen wod & stone, Deuteronomy 28:37 And thou shalt go to waste & be made an ensample, & a iestynge stocke vnto all nacyons whether þe Lord shall carye the. Deuteronomy 28:38 Thou shalt carie moch seed out in the felde & shalt gather but lytle in: for þe greshopers shall destroye it. Deuteronomy 28:39 Thou shalt plante a veynearde & dresse it, but shalt nether drynke of the wyne neither gather of the grapes, for þe wormes shall eate it. Deuteronomy 28:40 Thou shalt haue olyuetrees in al thy coastes, but shalt not be anoynted with þe oyle, for thyne olyue trees shalbe roted out. Deuteronomy 28:41 Thou shalt get sonnes and daughters, but shalt not haue them: for they shalbe caryed awaye captiue. Deuteronomy 28:42 All thy trees and frute of thy lande shalbe marred with blastynge. Deuteronomy 28:43 The straungers þt are a monge you shall clyme aboue the vp on hye, and thou shalt come doune beneth alowe. Deuteronomy 28:44 He shal lende the & thou shalt not lende him, he shalbe before and thou behynde. Deuteronomy 28:45 Moreouer all these curses shall come vpon the & shall folowe the and ouertake the, tyll thou be destroyed: because thou herkenedest not vnto the voyce of the Lorde thy God, to kepe his commandementes and ordynaunces whych he commaunded the, Deuteronomy 28:46 and they shalbe vpon the as miracles and wonders & vpon thy seed for euer. Deuteronomy 28:47 And because thou seruedest not the Lord thy God wyth ioyfulnesse and with a good herte for the abundaunce of all thinges, Deuteronomy 28:48 therfore thou shalt serue thyne enemye which the Lord shall sende vpon the: in hunger and thrust, in nakednesse and in nede of all thynge: & he shall put a yocke of yeron vpon thyne necke, vntyll he haue broughte the to nought. Deuteronomy 28:49 And the Lord shal brynge a nacyon vpon the from a farre, euen from the ende of the world, as swyfte as an egle flyeth: a nacyon whose tonge thou shalt not vnderstande: Deuteronomy 28:50 a harde fauoured nacyon whiche shall not regarde the person of the olde nor haue compassion on the yonge. Deuteronomy 28:51 And he shall eate the frute of thy lande and the frute of thy catell vntill he haue destroyed the: so that he shall leaue the nether corne, wyne, nor oyle, nether the encrease of thyne oxen nor the flockes of thy shepe: vntyll he haue brought the to nought. Deuteronomy 28:52 And he shall kepe the in, in all thy cities, vntyll the hye & stronge walles be come doune wherin thou trustedest, thorow al the lande. And he shal besyege the in al thy cytyes thorow out all thy land which the Lord thy god hath geuen the. Deuteronomy 28:53 And thou shalt eate the frute of thyne owne body: the flesh of thi sonnes and of thy daughters whych the Lorde thy God hath geuen the, in that straytenesse & seyge wherwith thine enemye shal besyege the, Deuteronomy 28:54 so that it shal greue the man that is tender and exceadynge delycate amonge you, to loke on hys brother and vpon his wyfe that lyeth in hys bosome, & on the remnaunte of his chyldren which he hath yet lefte, Deuteronomy 28:55 for feare of geuynge vnto any of them of the flesh of his children, which he eateth, because he hath noughte lefte him in that straytenes and seyge wherwyth thyne enemyes shall besyege the in all thy cyties. Deuteronomy 28:56 Yea, and the woman that is so tender & delycate among you þt she dare not aduenture to sett the sole of her foote vpon the grounde for softnesse and tendernesse, shalbe greued to loke on the husbande that lyeth in her bosome and on her sonne & on her daughter: Deuteronomy 28:57 euen because of the after byrthe, that is come out from betwene her legges, & because of her chyldren which she hath borne, because she wolde eate them for nede of all thynges secretly, in the straytenes & seyge wherwyth thyne enemye shal besyege the in thy cyties. Deuteronomy 28:58 If thou wilt not be dyligent to do all the wordes of this law that are wrytten in thys boke, for to feare this glorious and fearfull name of the Lorde thy God: Deuteronomy 28:59 the Lorde wyll smyte both the and thy sead with wonderful plages and with greate plages and of longe continuaunce, Deuteronomy 28:60 and with euell sekenesses and of longe duraunce. Moreouer he wyll brynge vpon the al the diseases of Egypt which thou wast afrayed of, and they shall cleaue vnto the. Deuteronomy 28:61 Therto al maner sickenesses and all maner plages which are not wrytten in the boke of this lawe, wyll the Lord brynge vpon the vntyll thou be come to noughte. Deuteronomy 28:62 And ye shalbe lefte fewe in nombre, where before ye were as the starres of heauen in multitude: because thou woldest not herken vnto the voyce of the Lord thy God. Deuteronomy 28:63 And as the Lord reioysed ouer you to do you good & to multyplye you: euen so he wil reioyse ouer you, to destroy you and to bring you to nought. And ye shalbe wasted from of the lande whether thou goest to enioye it. Deuteronomy 28:64 And the Lord shall scater the amonge all nacions from the one ende of the world vnto þe other and there thou shalt serue straunge goddes, whyche nether thou nor thy fathers haue knowne: euen wood and stone. Deuteronomy 28:65 And amonge these nacyons thou shalt be no small ceason, and yet shalt haue no reste to the sole of thy foote. For the Lorde shall geue the there a tremblynge herte & dasynge eyes & sorowe of mynde. Deuteronomy 28:66 And thy lyfe shall hange before the, & thou shalt feare both day and nyght & shalt haue no trust in thy lyfe. Deuteronomy 28:67 In the mornyng thou shalt saye, wold God it were nyght. And at nyght thou shalt saye, wolde God it were mornynge: for feare of thyne herte which thou shalt feare, and for þe syght of thyne eyes which thou shalt se. Deuteronomy 28:68 And the Lord shal brynge the into Egypt agayne with shyppes, by the way whych I bade the that thou shouldest se it no moare. And there ye shalbe solde vnto youre enemies, for bondmen and bondwemen: and yet no man shal bye you.