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Deuteronomy 8:2

Context
8:2 Remember the whole way by which he 1  has brought you these forty years through the desert 2  so that he might, by humbling you, test you to see if you have it within you to keep his commandments or not.

Deuteronomy 8:13-14

Context
8:13 when your cattle and flocks increase, when you have plenty of silver and gold, and when you have abundance of everything, 8:14 be sure 3  you do not feel self-important and forget the Lord your God who brought you from the land of Egypt, the place of slavery,

1 tn Heb “the Lord your God.” The pronoun has been used in the translation for stylistic reasons.

2 tn Or “wilderness” (so KJV, NRSV, NLT); likewise in v. 15.

3 tn The words “be sure” are not in the Hebrew text; vv. 12-14 are part of the previous sentence. For stylistic reasons a new sentence was started at the beginning of v. 12 in the translation and the words “be sure” repeated from v. 11 to indicate the connection.



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