ye will not hearken unto me, and will not do all these commandments ...
I also will do this unto you;
I will even appoint over
you terror, consumption, and the burning ague [fever], that shall consume the eyes,
and cause sorrow of the heart [RSV: waste the eyes and cause life to pine
away]: and ye shall sow your seed in
vain, for your enemies shall eat it. And I will set my face against
you, and ye shall be slain before your enemies: they that hate you shall reign
over you, (verses 14-17).
would be invaded, conquered, become once again slaves, as they had been
in Egypt before God freed them.
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