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Deuteronomy 12:6-8 1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

And ye shall bring thither your burnt offerings, and your sacrifices, and your tithes, and the [a]offering of your hands, and your vows, and your free offerings, and the firstborn of your kine and of your sheep.

And there ye shall eat [b]before the Lord your God, and ye shall rejoice in all that ye put your hand unto, both ye, and your households, because the Lord thy God hath blessed thee.

Ye shall not do after all these things that we do [c]here this day: that is, every man whatsoever seemeth him good in his own eyes.


  1. Deuteronomy 12:6 Meaning, the firstfruits.
  2. Deuteronomy 12:7 Where his Ark shall be.
  3. Deuteronomy 12:8 Not that they sacrificed after their fantasies, but that God would be served more purely in the land of Canaan.
1599 Geneva Bible (GNV)

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Deuteronomy 12:6-8 New International Version (NIV)

there bring your burnt offerings and sacrifices, your tithes and special gifts, what you have vowed to give and your freewill offerings, and the firstborn of your herds and flocks. There, in the presence of the Lord your God, you and your families shall eat and shall rejoice in everything you have put your hand to, because the Lord your God has blessed you.

You are not to do as we do here today, everyone doing as they see fit,

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