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18 the likeness of anything that creeps on the ground or the likeness of any fish that is in the water beneath the earth. 19 And take heed, lest you (A)lift your eyes to heaven, and when you see the sun, the moon, and the stars, (B)all the host of heaven, you feel driven to (C)worship them and serve them, which the Lord your God has [a]given to all the peoples under the whole heaven as a heritage. 20 But the Lord has taken you and (D)brought you out of the iron furnace, out of Egypt, to be (E)His people, an inheritance, as you are this day.

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  1. Deuteronomy 4:19 divided

18 or like any creature that moves along the ground or any fish in the waters below. 19 And when you look up to the sky and see the sun,(A) the moon and the stars(B)—all the heavenly array(C)—do not be enticed(D) into bowing down to them and worshiping(E) things the Lord your God has apportioned to all the nations under heaven. 20 But as for you, the Lord took you and brought you out of the iron-smelting furnace,(F) out of Egypt,(G) to be the people of his inheritance,(H) as you now are.

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