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do hereby join with our leaders in an oath, under penalty of a curse if we break it, that we will live according to God's Law, which God gave through his servant Moses; that we will obey all that the LORD, our Lord, commands us; and that we will keep all his laws and requirements.
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All that could understand, promising for their brethren, with their chief men, and they came to promise, and swear that they would walk in the law of God, which he gave in the hand of Moses the servant of God, that they would do and keep all the commandments of the Lord our God, and his judgments and his ceremonies.
Isaiah 14:1 Her time is near at hand, and her days shall not be prolonged. For the Lord will have mercy on Jacob, and will yet choose out of Israel, and will make them rest upon their own ground: and the stranger shall be joined with them, and shall adhere to the house of Jacob.
Acts 11:23 Who, when he was come and had seen the grace of God, rejoiced. And he exhorted them all with purpose of heart to continue in the Lord.
Acts 17:34 But certain men, adhering to him, did believe: among whom was also Dionysius the Areopagite and a woman named Damaris and others with them.
Romans 12:9 Let love be without dissimulation. Hating that which is evil, cleaving to that which is good,
Nehemiah 5:12,13 And they said: We will restore, and we will require nothing of them: and we will do as thou sayest. And I called the priests and took an oath of them, to do according to what I had said. . . .
Nehemiah 13:25 And I chid them, and laid my curse upon them. And I beat some of them, and shaved off their hair, and made them swear by God that they would not give their daughters to their sons, nor take their daughters for their sons, nor for themselves, saying:
Deuteronomy 27:15-26 Cursed be the man that maketh a graven and molten thing, the abomination of the Lord, the work of the hands of artificers, and shall put it in a secret place: and all the people shall answer and say: Amen. . . .
Deuteronomy 29:12-14 That thou mayst pass in the covenant of the Lord thy God, and in the oath which this day the Lord thy God maketh with thee. . . .
2 Chronicles 15:13,14 And if any one, said he, seek not the Lord the God of Israel, let him die, whether little or great, man or woman. . . .
Psalm 119:106 I have sworn and am determined to keep the judgments of thy justice.
Acts 23:12-15,21 And when day was come, some of the Jews gathered together and bound themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they killed Paul. . . .
2 Kings 10:31 But Jehu took no heed to walk in the law of the Lord, the God of Israel, with all his heart: for he departed not from the sins of Jeroboam, who had made Israel to sin.
2 Kings 23:3 And the king stood upon the step: and he made a covenant with the Lord, to walk after the Lord, and to keep his commandments, and his testimonies, and his ceremonies, with all their heart, and with all their soul, and to perform the words of this covenant, which were written in that book: and the people agreed to the covenant.
2 Chronicles 6:16 Now then, O Lord God of Israel, fulfil to thy servant David my father, whatsoever thou hast promised him, saying: There shall not fail thee a man in my sight, to sit upon the throne of Israel: yet so that thy children take heed to their ways, and walk in my law, as thou hast walked before me.
2 Chronicles 34:31 And standing up in his tribunal, he made a covenant before the Lord to walk after him, and keep his commandments, and testimonies, and justifications with all his heart, and with all his soul, and to do the things that were written in that book which he had read.
Jeremiah 26:4 And thou shalt say to them: Thus saith the Lord: If you will not hearken to me to walk in my law, which I have given you:
Deuteronomy 33:4 Moses commanded us a law, the inheritance of the multitude of Jacob.
Malachi 4:4 Remember the law of Moses my servant, which I commanded him in Horeb for all Israel, the precepts, and judgments.
John 1:17 For the law was given by Moses: grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.
John 7:19 Did not Moses give you the law, and yet none of you keepeth the law?
Deuteronomy 5:1,32 And Moses called all Israel, and said to them: Hear, O Israel, the ceremonies and judgments, which I speak in your ears this day: learn them, and fulfil them in work. . . .
Psalm 105:45 That they might observe his justifications, and seek after his law.
Ezekiel 36:27 And I will put my spirit in the midst of you: and I will cause you to walk in my commandments, and to keep my judgments, and do them.
John 15:14 You are my friends, if you do the things that I command you.
Titus 2:11-14 For the grace of God our Saviour hath appeared to all men: . . .
Psalm 8:1,9 Unto the end, for the presses: a psalm for David.  O Lord, our Lord, how admirable is thy name in the whole earth! For thy magnificence is elevated above the heavens. . . .
ContextThe Vows of the Covenant
28And the rest of the people, priests, Levites, porters, and singing men, Nathinites, and all that had separated themselves from the people of the lands to the law of God, their wives, their sons, and their daughters. 29All that could understand, promising for their brethren, with their chief men, and they came to promise, and swear that they would walk in the law of God, which he gave in the hand of Moses the servant of God, that they would do and keep all the commandments of the Lord our God, and his judgments and his ceremonies.30And that we would not give our daughters to the people of the land, nor take their daughters for our sons.…
These curses shall light upon thee: The Lord make thee a curse, and an example for all among his people: may he make thy thigh to rot, and may thy belly swell and burst asunder.
And they said: We will restore, and we will require nothing of them: and we will do as thou sayest. And I called the priests and took an oath of them, to do according to what I had said.
And because of all this we ourselves make a covenant, and write it, and our princes, our Levites, and our priests sign it.
And I chid them, and laid my curse upon them. And I beat some of them, and shaved off their hair, and made them swear by God that they would not give their daughters to their sons, nor take their daughters for their sons, nor for themselves, saying:
I have sworn and am determined to keep the judgments of thy justice.
And you turned to day, and did that which was right in my eyes, in proclaiming liberty every one to his brother: and you made a covenant in my sight, in the house upon which my name is invocated.
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