Leviticus 26
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1YOU shall make for yourselves no idols nor graven images, neither shall you erect obelisks for yourselves, nor shall you set up any image of stones in your land to bow down to them or worship them; for I am the LORD your God. 2You shall keep my commandments and reverence my sanctuary; I am the LORD. 3If you walk in my statutes and keep my commandments and do them, 4Then I will give you rain in due season, and the land shall yield its increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit. 5And your threshing shall last to the time of vintage, and the vintage shall last to the sowing time; and you shall eat your bread to the full and dwell in your land safely. 6And I will give peace in your land, and you shall lie down and none shall make you afraid; and I will rid vicious beasts out of the land, neither shall the sword go through your land. 7And you shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall before you by the sword. 8And five of you shall chase a hundred, and a hundred of you shall pursue ten thousand; and your enemies shall fall before you by the sword. 9For I will return to you and make you great and multiply you and establish my covenant with you. 10And you shall eat grain which has been stored, and bring forth the old grain before the new. 11And I will set my tabernacle among you; and my soul shall not abhor you. 12And I will walk among you and will be your God, and you shall be my people. 13I am the LORD your God, who brought you forth out of the land of Egypt that you should not be their bondmen; and I have broken the bands of your yoke and made you walk upright.

14But if you will not hearken to me and will not do all these commandments, 15And if you despise my laws, or if your soul abhor my judgments so that you will not do all my commandments, and make my covenant of no effect; 16I also will do this to you: I will visit you with terror, leprosy, scab, and the burning ague, that shall consume the eyes and cause life to waste away; and you shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it. 17And I will pour out my anger against you, and you shall be defeated before your enemies; they that hate you shall reign over you; and you shall flee when none pursue you. 18And if you will not yet for all these things hearken to me, then I will punish you seven times more for your sins. 19And I will break the pride of your power; and I will make your heaven like iron and your earth like brass; 20And your strength shall be spent in vain; for your land shall not yield its increase, neither shall the trees of the land yield their fruits.

21And if you walk contrary to me and will not hearken to me, I will bring seven times more plagues upon you according to your sins. 22I will also send wild beasts against you, which shall bereave you of your children and destroy your cattle and make you few in number; and your highways shall be desolate.

23And if by these things you shall not be disciplined, but continue to walk contrary to me; 24Then I also will walk contrary to you and will punish you yet seven times for your sins. 25And I will bring a sword upon you, which shall avenge the breaking of the covenant; and you shall flee to your cities; I will send pestilence among you; and you shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy. 26And when I have broken the staff of your grain, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven, and they shall deliver your bread by weight; and you shall eat and not be satisfied.

27And if you will not for all these things hearken to me, but walk contrary to me; 28Then I will also walk contrary to you in fury; and I, even I, will chastise you seven times for your sins. 29And you shall eat the flesh of your sons, and the flesh of your daughters shall you eat. 30And I will destroy your high places and break your idols and cast your carcasses upon the carcasses of your idols, and my soul shall abhor you. 31And I will make your cities waste and reduce your sanctuaries to desolation, and I will not smell the savour of your sweet odors. 32And I will bring the land into desolation; and your enemies who dwell therein shall be astonished at it. 33I will scatter you among the Gentiles, and will draw out a sword against you: and your land shall be desolate, and your cities waste.

34Then shall the land enjoy its sabbaths as long as it lies desolate, while you are in your enemies' land; even then shall the land rest and enjoy its sabbaths. 35As long as it lies desolate it shall rest; because it did not rest in your sabbaths when you dwelt upon it. 36And as for those who are left among you, I will send a faintness into their hearts in the lands of their enemies; and the sound of a shaken leaf shall chase them; and they shall flee as fleeing from the sword; and they shall fall when none pursues them. 37And they shall stumble one after another, as it were from the sword, when none pursues them; and they shall have no power to stand before their enemies. 38And you shall perish among the Gentiles, and the land of your enemies shall devour you. 39And those of you who are left shall pine away in their iniquity in their enemies' lands; and also in the iniquity of their fathers shall they pine away with them.

40If they shall confess their iniquity and the iniquity of their fathers, with their wickedness with which they transgressed against me, and also that they have walked contrary to me; 41And that I also walked contrary to them, and brought them into the land of their enemies; and if then their uncircumcised heart shall be humbled, and they then shall accept the punishment of their iniquity; 42Then I will remember my covenant with Jacob, and also my covenant with Isaac, and my covenant with Abraham will I remember; and I will remember the land. 43The land also shall be left by them, and shall enjoy its sabbaths while it lies desolate without them; and they shall accept the punishment of their iniquity because they have despised my judgments and because their soul abhorred my statutes. 44And yet for all that, when they are in the land of their enemies I will not abhor them, neither will I cast them away to destroy them utterly, nor have I nullified my covenant with them; for I am the LORD their God. 45But I will for their sakes remember the covenant of their ancestors whom I brought forth out of the land of Egypt in the sight of the nations, and I became their God; I am the LORD.

46These are the commandments and laws and judgments which the LORD made between him and the children of Israel in mount Sinai by the hand of Moses.

Holy Bible From The Ancient Eastern Texts: Aramaic Of The Peshitta by George M. Lamsa (1933)

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