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Nitzavim

Nitzavim

You Stand [This Day]
Deuteronomy
29:9–30:20

You stand this day, all of you, before the Eternal your God--you tribal heads, you elders, and you officials, all of the men of Israel, you children, you women, even the stranger within your camp, from woodchopper to water drawer… - Deuteronomy 29:9-10

Summary: 
  • Moses tells the assembled people that God's covenant speaks to them and to all of the generations who will follow. (29:9–14)
  • God warns the Israelites that they will be punished if they act idolatrously, the way the inhabitants of the other nations do. (29:15–28)
  • Moses reassures the people that God will not forsake them and that they can attain blessings by following God's commandments. (30:1–20)

When do we read Nitzavim?

2019 Sep 28
/28 Elul, 5779
2022 Sep 24
/28 Elul, 5782

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