Deuteronomy 29:16
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New Living Translation
"You remember how we lived in the land of Egypt and how we traveled through the lands of enemy nations as we left.

King James Bible
(For ye know how we have dwelt in the land of Egypt; and how we came through the nations which ye passed by;

Darby Bible Translation
(for ye know how we dwelt in the land of Egypt, and how we came through the nations which ye passed;

World English Bible
(for you know how we lived in the land of Egypt, and how we came through the midst of the nations through which you passed;

Young's Literal Translation
for ye have known how ye dwelt in the land of Egypt, and how we passed by through the midst of the nations which ye have passed by;

Deuteronomy 29:16 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

29:16 Egypt - Where you have seen their idolatries, and learned too much of them, as the golden calf shewed, and therefore have need to renew your covenant with God; where also we were in dreadful bondage whence God alone hath delivered us, to whom therefore we are deeply obliged, and have all reason to renew our covenant with him. Through the nations - With what hazard, if God had not appeared for us!

Deuteronomy 29:16 Parallel Commentaries

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Forasmuch as Each Man is a Part of the Human Race...
1. Forasmuch as each man is a part of the human race, and human nature is something social, and hath for a great and natural good, the power also of friendship; on this account God willed to create all men out of one, in order that they might be held in their society not only by likeness of kind, but also by bond of kindred. Therefore the first natural bond of human society is man and wife. Nor did God create these each by himself, and join them together as alien by birth: but He created the one
St. Augustine—On the Good of Marriage

Conflict.
"Therefore let us also, seeing we are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus the Author and Perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the Cross, despising shame, and hath sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. For consider Him that hath endured such gainsaying of sinners against themselves, that ye
Thomas Charles Edwards—The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews

What to do with Doubt
Many, especially those who are young in the Christian life, are at times troubled with the suggestions of skepticism. There are in the Bible many things which they cannot explain, or even understand, and Satan employs these to shake their faith in the Scriptures as a revelation from God. They ask, "How shall I know the right way? If the Bible is indeed the word of God, how can I be freed from these doubts and perplexities?" God never asks us to believe, without giving sufficient evidence upon which
Ellen Gould White—Steps to Christ

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
Deuteronomy 29:15
I am making this covenant both with you who stand here today in the presence of the LORD our God, and also with the future generations who are not standing here today.

Deuteronomy 29:17
You have seen their detestable practices and their idols made of wood, stone, silver, and gold.

Ezekiel 20:7
Then I said to them, 'Each of you, get rid of the vile images you are so obsessed with. Do not defile yourselves with the idols of Egypt, for I am the LORD your God.'

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