Deuteronomy 26:17
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New International Version
You have declared this day that the LORD is your God and that you will walk in obedience to him, that you will keep his decrees, commands and laws--that you will listen to him.

King James Bible
Thou hast avouched the LORD this day to be thy God, and to walk in his ways, and to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments, and to hearken unto his voice:

Darby Bible Translation
Thou hast this day accepted Jehovah to be thy God, and to walk in his ways, and keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his ordinances, and to hearken unto his voice;

World English Bible
You have declared Yahweh this day to be your God, and that you would walk in his ways, and keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his ordinances, and listen to his voice:

Young's Literal Translation
Jehovah thou hast caused to promise to-day to become thy God, and to walk in His ways, and to keep His statutes, and His commands, and His judgments, and to hearken to His voice.

Deuteronomy 26:17 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Thou hast avouched the Lord - The people avouch - publicly declare, that they have taken Jehovah to be their God.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

avouched

Deuteronomy 5:2,3 The LORD our God made a covenant with us in Horeb...

Exodus 15:2 The LORD is my strength and song, and he is become my salvation: he is my God, and I will prepare him an habitation; my father's God...

Exodus 20:19 And they said to Moses, Speak you with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with us, lest we die.

Exodus 24:7 And he took the book of the covenant, and read in the audience of the people: and they said, All that the LORD has said will we do...

2 Chronicles 34:31 And the king stood in his place, and made a covenant before the LORD, to walk after the LORD, and to keep his commandments...

Isaiah 12:2 Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and not be afraid: for the LORD JEHOVAH is my strength and my song...

Isaiah 44:5 One shall say, I am the LORD's; and another shall call himself by the name of Jacob...

Zechariah 13:9 And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried...

Acts 27:23 For there stood by me this night the angel of God, whose I am, and whom I serve,

Romans 6:13 Neither yield you your members as instruments of unrighteousness to sin: but yield yourselves to God...

1 Corinthians 6:19,20 What? know you not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which you have of God, and you are not your own...

2 Corinthians 8:5 And this they did, not as we hoped, but first gave their own selves to the Lord, and to us by the will of God.

and to

Deuteronomy 10:12,13 And now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require of you, but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him...

Deuteronomy 13:4,5 You shall walk after the LORD your God, and fear him, and keep his commandments, and obey his voice, and you shall serve him...

Deuteronomy 30:16 In that I command you this day to love the LORD your God, to walk in his ways...

Joshua 22:5 But take diligent heed to do the commandment and the law, which Moses the servant of the LORD charged you, to love the LORD your God...

1 Kings 2:3,4 And keep the charge of the LORD your God, to walk in his ways, to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments...

to keep

Psalm 147:19,20 He shows his word to Jacob, his statutes and his judgments to Israel...

hearken

Deuteronomy 13:18 When you shall listen to the voice of the LORD your God, to keep all his commandments which I command you this day...

Deuteronomy 15:5 Only if you carefully listen to the voice of the LORD your God, to observe to do all these commandments which I command you this day.

Library
The Quiet Land
Gerhard Ter Steegen Deut. xxvi. 9 Stillness midst the ever-changing, Lord, my rest art Thou; So for me has dawned the morning, God's eternal NOW. Now for me the day unsetting, Now the song begun; Now, the deep surpassing glory, Brighter than the sun. Hail! all hail! thou peaceful country Of eternal calm; Summer land of milk and honey, Where the streams are balm. There the Lord my Shepherd leads me, Wheresoe'er He will; In the fresh green pastures feeds me, By the waters still. Well I know them,
Frances Bevan—Hymns of Ter Steegen, Suso, and Others

Manner of Covenanting.
Previous to an examination of the manner of engaging in the exercise of Covenanting, the consideration of God's procedure towards his people while performing the service seems to claim regard. Of the manner in which the great Supreme as God acts, as well as of Himself, our knowledge is limited. Yet though even of the effects on creatures of His doings we know little, we have reason to rejoice that, in His word He has informed us, and in His providence illustrated by that word, he has given us to
John Cunningham—The Ordinance of Covenanting

Cross References
Genesis 28:21
so that I return safely to my father's household, then the LORD will be my God

Exodus 19:8
The people all responded together, "We will do everything the LORD has said." So Moses brought their answer back to the LORD.

Psalm 48:14
For this God is our God for ever and ever; he will be our guide even to the end.

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