De:31:18: And I will surely hide my face in that day for all the evils which they shall have wrought, in that they are turned unto other gods.
De:31:19: Now therefore write ye this song for you, and teach it the children of Israel: put it in their mouths, that this song may be a witness for me against the children of Israel.
De:31:20: For when I shall have brought them into the land which I sware unto their fathers, that floweth with milk and honey; and they shall have eaten and filled themselves, and waxen fat; then will they turn unto other gods, and serve them, and provoke me, and break my covenant.
De:31:21: And it shall come to pass, when many evils and troubles are befallen them, that this song shall testify against them as a witness; for it shall not be forgotten out of the mouths of their seed: for I know their imagination which they go about, even now, before I have brought them into the land which I sware.
De:31:22: Moses therefore wrote this song the same day, and taught it the children of Israel.
De:31:23: And he gave Joshua the son of Nun a charge, and said, Be strong and of a good courage: for thou shalt bring the children of Israel into the land which I sware unto them: and I will be with thee.
De:31:24: And it came to pass, when Moses had made an end of writing the words of this law in a book, until they were finished,
De:31:25: That Moses commanded the Levites, which bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD, saying,
De:31:26: Take this book of the law, and put it in the side of the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, that it may be there for a witness against thee.
De:31:27: For I know thy rebellion, and thy stiff neck: behold, while I am yet alive with you this day, ye have been rebellious against the LORD; and how much more after my death?
De:31:28: Gather unto me all the elders of your tribes, and your officers, that I may speak these words in their ears, and call heaven and earth to record against them.
De:31:29: For I know that after my death ye will utterly corrupt yourselves, and turn aside from the way which I have commanded you; and evil will befall you in the latter days; because ye will do evil in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger through the work of your hands.
De:31:30: And Moses spake in the ears of all the congregation of Israel the words of this song, until they were ended.
De:32:1: Give ear, O ye heavens, and I will speak; and hear, O earth, the words of my mouth.
De:32:2: My doctrine shall drop as the rain, my speech shall distil as the dew, as the small rain upon the tender herb, and as the showers upon the grass:
De:32:3: Because I will publish the name of the LORD: ascribe ye greatness unto our God.
De:32:4: He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right is he.
De:32:5: They have corrupted themselves, their spot is not the spot of his children: they are a perverse and crooked generation.
De:32:6: Do ye thus requite the LORD, O foolish people and unwise? is not he thy father that hath bought thee? hath he not made thee, and established thee?
De:32:7: Remember the days of old, consider the years of many generations: ask thy father, and he will shew thee; thy elders, and they will tell thee.
De:32:8: When the most High divided to the nations their inheritance, when he separated the sons of Adam, he set the bounds of the people according to the number of the children of Israel.
De:32:9: For the LORDís portion is his people; Jacob is the lot of his inheritance.