Deuteronomy 32 ©
Moses' song, which setteth forth the perfections of God; his special goodness to his people; their ingratitude and apostasy; God's displeasure and vengeance, but mercy in the end. Moses adviseth the people to set their hearts unto all the words of the law. God sendeth him up to mount Nebo to see the promised land, and die.
1They have corrupted themselves, 2their spot is not the spot of his children: they are a iperverse and crooked generation.
¶But aJeshurun waxed bfat, cand kicked: thou art waxen fat, thou art grown thick, thou art dcovered with fatness; then he forsook God which made him, and lightly esteemed the eRock of his salvation.
They have nmoved me to jealousy with that which is not God; they have provoked me to anger owith their *vanities: and I pwill move them to jealousy with those which are not a people; I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation.
They shall be sburnt with hunger, and devoured with 10burning heat, and with bitter destruction: I will talso send the teeth of beasts upon them, with the poison of serpents of the udust.
Were it not xthat I feared the wrath of the enemy, lest their adversaries should behave themselves strangely, and lest they should say, 13Our hand is high, and the LORD hath not done all this.
For their vine is 14of the vine of Sodom, and of the fields of Gomorrah: their grapes are grapes of gall, their clusters are bitter:
Their wine is ethe poison of *dragons, and the cruel venom of asps.
For ithe LORD shall judge his people, and repent himself for his servants, when he seeth jthat their 15power is gone, and there is none shut up, or left.
Which did eat the fat of their sacrifices, and drank the wine of their drink offerings? let them rise up and help you, and be 16your protection.
See now that I, even I, am lhe, and there is no god with me: mI kill, and I make alive; I wound, and I heal: neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand.
I will make mine arrows qdrunk with blood, and rmy sword shall devour flesh; and that with the blood of the slain and of the captives, from the beginning of revenges upon the enemy.
17Rejoice, sO ye nations, with his people: for he will tavenge the blood of his servants, and uwill render vengeance to his adversaries, and will be merciful unto his vland, and to his people.
¶And Moses came and wspake all the words of this song in the ears of the people, he, and 18Hoshea the son of Nun.
And Moses made an end of speaking all these words to all Israel:
And the LORD spake unto Moses that selfsame day, saying,