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Joshua 1:8


This law scroll must not leave your lips! 1  You must memorize it 2  day and night so you can carefully obey 3  all that is written in it. Then you will prosper 4  and be successful. 5 


De 5:29,32,33; De 6:1-3; De 6:6-9; De 11:18,19; De 17:18,19; De 30:14; De 31:11; Jos 1:7; Ps 1:2,3; Ps 19:14; Ps 37:30,31; Ps 40:10; Ps 119:11,15,97,99; Ps 119:42,43; Pr 2:1-5; Pr 3:1; Isa 59:21; Mt 7:21,24; Mt 12:35; Mt 28:20; Lu 11:28; Joh 13:17; Joh 14:21; Eph 4:29; Col 3:16; 1Ti 4:14-16; Jas 1:22-25; Re 22:14

NET © Notes

tn Heb “mouth.”

sn This law scroll must not leave your lips. The ancient practice of reading aloud to oneself as an aid to memorization is in view here.

tn Heb “read it in undertones,” or “recite it quietly” (see HALOT 1:237).

tn Heb “be careful to do.”

tn Heb “you will make your way prosperous.”

tn Heb “and be wise,” but the word can mean “be successful” by metonymy.

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