The way of faithfulness, have I chosen, Thy regulations, have I deemed right.
Therefore shall ye lay these my words upon your heart, and upon your soul, - and bind them for a sign upon your hand, and they shall serve as bands between your eyes;
But, if it be, a vexation, in your eyes, to serve Yahweh, choose ye for yourselves, to-day, whom ye will serve, whether the gods which your fathers served, that were beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye are dwelling, - but, I and my house, will serve Yahweh.
I have remembered thy regulations, which have come down from age-past times, O Yahweh, and have consoled myself.
As an inheritance have I taken thy testimonies unto times age-abiding, for, the joy of my heart, they are.
Be thy hand ready to help me, For, thy statutes, have I chosen.
Of few things, is there need, or, of one; Mary, in fact, hath chosen, the good part, - one which shall not be taken away from her.
And, this, is the judgment: That, the light, hath come into the world, - and men loved, rather the darkness than the light, for, wicked, were their, works.