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Remember, I beseech thee, the word that thou commandedst thy servant Moses, saying, If ye transgress, I will scatter you abroad among the nations:
If ye transgress
You, however, I
will scatter among the nations and will draw out a sword after you, as your land becomes desolate and your cities become waste.
become the father of children and children’s children and have remained long in the land, and act corruptly, and make an idol in the form of anything, and do that which is evil in the sight of the Lord your God so as to provoke Him to anger,
Moreover, the Lord will
scatter you among all peoples, from one end of the earth to the other end of the earth; and there you shall serve other gods, wood and stone, which you or your fathers have not known.
‘I would have said, “ I will cut them to pieces, I will remove the memory of them from men,”
1 Kings 9:6
But if you or your sons indeed turn away from following Me, and do not keep My commandments and My statutes which I have set before you, and go and serve other gods and worship them,
The Lord will
scatter you among the peoples, and you will be left few in number among the nations where the Lord drives you.