You should tie them as a reminder on your forearm 1 and fasten them as symbols 2 on your forehead.
These curses 1 will be a perpetual sign and wonder with reference to you and your descendants. 2
I will place 1 my rainbow 2 in the clouds, and it will become 3 a guarantee of the covenant between me and the earth.
You must circumcise the flesh of your foreskins. This will be a reminder 1 of the covenant between me and you.
Treat my Sabbaths as holy 1 and they will be a reminder of our relationship, 2 and then you will know that I am the Lord your God.”
It will be for a sign on your hand and for frontlets 1 on your forehead, for with a mighty hand the Lord brought us out of Egypt.” 2
Fix these words of mine into your mind and being, 1 and tie them as a reminder on your hands and let them be symbols 2 on your forehead.
It 1 will become a visual reminder in the land of Egypt of 2 the Lord who commands armies. When they cry out to the Lord because of oppressors, he will send them a deliverer and defender 3 who will rescue them.
Evergreens will grow in place of thorn bushes, firs will grow in place of nettles; they will be a monument to the Lord, 1 a permanent reminder that will remain. 2
I will set my face against that person and will make him an object lesson and a byword 1 and will cut him off from among my people. Then you will know that I am the Lord.
I also gave them my Sabbaths 1 as a reminder of our relationship, 2 so that they would know that I, the Lord, sanctify them. 3
1 It 2 will be a sign 3 for you on your hand and a memorial 4 on your forehead, 5 so that the law of the Lord may be 6 in your mouth, 7 for 8 with a mighty hand the Lord brought you out of Egypt.
As for the censers of these men who sinned at the cost of their lives, 1 they must be made 2 into hammered sheets for covering the altar, because they presented them before the Lord and sanctified them. They will become a sign to the Israelites.”
The Lord said to Moses, “Bring Aaron’s staff back before the testimony to be preserved for a sign to the rebels, so that you may bring their murmurings to an end 1 before me, that they will not die.” 2