58 If you do not carefully follow all the words of this law,(A) which are written in this book, and do not revere(B) this glorious and awesome name(C)—the Lord your God—

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12 Assemble the people—men, women and children, and the foreigners residing in your towns—so they can listen and learn(A) to fear(B) the Lord your God and follow carefully all the words of this law.

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18 But the eyes(A) of the Lord are on those who fear him,
    on those whose hope is in his unfailing love,(B)

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The fear of the Lord(A) is the beginning of knowledge,
    but fools[a] despise wisdom(B) and instruction.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Proverbs 1:7 The Hebrew words rendered fool in Proverbs, and often elsewhere in the Old Testament, denote a person who is morally deficient.
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18 The nations were angry,(A)
    and your wrath has come.
The time has come for judging the dead,(B)
    and for rewarding your servants the prophets(C)
and your people who revere your name,
    both great and small(D)
and for destroying those who destroy the earth.”

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