And thou shalt love ADONAI Eloheicha b'chol l'vavcha u'vchol nafshcha uvechol modecha.
And these devarim, which I command thee today, shall be in
And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy banim, and
shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine bais, and when
thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when
thou risest up.
And thou shalt bind them for an ot upon thine hand, and they
shall be as totafos (ornament, Shemot 13:16, Shabbos 57a) between thine eyes.
And thou shalt write them upon the mezuzot of thy bais, and on
And it shall come to pass, if ye shall give heed diligently unto
my mitzvot which I command you today, to love ADONAI Eloheichem,
and to serve him with all your lev and with all your nefesh,
That I will give you the matar (rain) of your land in his due season,
the yoreh (early rain) and the malkosh (latter rain, spring rain),
that thou mayest gather in thy dagan (grain), and thy tirosh (new wine),
and thine yitzhar (fresh oil).
And I will send esev in thy fields for thy cattle, that thou
mayest eat and be full.
Take heed to yourselves, that your lev be not deceived, and
ye turn aside, and serve Elohim acherim, and worship them;
And then ADONAI's wrath be kindled against you, and he shut
up the Shomayim, that there be no matar, and that ha'aretz yield
not her fruit; and lest ye perish meherah (quickly) from off
ha'aretz hatovah which ADONAI giveth you.
Therefore shall ye lay up these my devarim in your lev and in
your nefesh, and bind them for an ot upon your hand, that they
may be as totafos (ornament, Shemot 13:16, Shabbos 57a)
between your eyes.
And ye shall teach them your banim, speaking of them when
thou sittest in thine bais, and when thou walkest by the way,
when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.
And thou shalt write them upon the mezuzot of thine bais,
and upon thy she'arim:
That your yamim may be multiplied, and the yamim of your
banim, in ha'adamah which ADONAI sware unto Avoteichem
to give them, as the yamim of Shomayim upon ha'aretz
(i.e. as long as the heavens are above the earth).
For if ye shall be shomer diligently over all these mitzvot which I
command you, to do them, to love ADONAI Eloheichem, to walk in
all his ways, and to have deveykus unto him;