De 8:1
8:1 All the commandments which I command thee this day shall ye
    observe {a} to do, that ye may live, and multiply, and go in
    and possess the land which the LORD sware unto your fathers.

    (a) Showing that it is not enough to hear the word, unless
        we express it by the example of our lives.

De 8:2
8:2 And thou shalt remember all the way which the LORD thy God
    led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble
    thee, [and] to {b} prove thee, to know what [was] in thine
    heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments, or no.

    (b) Which is declared in afflictions, either by patience, or
        by grudging against God's visitation.

De 8:3
8:3 And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed
    thee with manna, which thou knewest not, neither did thy
    fathers know; that he might make thee know that man doth not
    live by {c} bread only, but by every [word] that proceedeth
    out of the mouth of the LORD doth man live.

    (c) Man does not live by meat only, but by the power of God,
        who gives it strength to nourish us.

De 8:4
8:4 Thy raiment waxed not old upon thee, neither did thy foot
    {d} swell, these forty years.

    (d) As those that go barefoot.

De 8:5
8:5 Thou shalt also consider in thine heart, that, as a man
    chasteneth his son, [so] the LORD thy God {e} chasteneth

    (e) So that his affliction are signs of his fatherly love
        toward us.

De 8:9
8:9 A land wherein thou shalt eat bread without scarceness, thou
    shalt not lack any [thing] in it; a land {f} whose stones
    [are] iron, and out of whose hills thou mayest dig brass.

    (f) Where there are mines of metal.

De 8:10
8:10 When thou hast eaten and art full, then thou shalt {g}
     bless the LORD thy God for the good land which he hath
     given thee.

     (g) To receive God's benefits and not be thankful,
         is to despise God in them.

De 8:14
8:14 Then thine heart {h} be lifted up, and thou forget the LORD
     thy God, which brought thee forth out of the land of Egypt,
     from the house of bondage;

     (h) By attributing God's benefits to your own wisdom and
         labour, or to good fortune.

De 8:18
8:18 But thou shalt remember the LORD thy God: for [it is] he
     that {i} giveth thee power to get wealth, that he may
     establish his covenant which he sware unto thy fathers, as
     [it is] this day.

     (i) If things concerning this life proceed only from God's
         mercy, how much more do spiritual gifts and everlasting

De 8:19
8:19 And it shall be, if thou do at all forget the LORD thy God,
     and walk after other gods, and serve them, and worship
     them, I {k} testify against you this day that ye shall
     surely perish.

     (k) Or take to witness the heaven and the earth, as in
         @De 4:26.

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