1 tn Heb “if hearing, you will hear.” The Hebrew text uses the infinitive absolute to emphasize the verbal idea. The translation renders this emphasis with the word “close.”
2 tn Again, the Hebrew term אָהַב (’ahav) draws attention to the reciprocation of divine love as a condition or sign of covenant loyalty (cf. Deut 6:5).
3 tn Heb “heart and soul” or “heart and being.” See note on the word “being” in Deut 6:5.
4 tn Heb “listen to,” that is, obey.