4:6 So be sure to do them, because this will testify of your wise understanding 1 to the people who will learn of all these statutes and say, “Indeed, this great nation is a very wise 2 people.” 4:7 In fact, what other great nation has a god so near to them like the Lord our God whenever we call on him? 4:8 And what other great nation has statutes and ordinances as just 3 as this whole law 4 that I am about to share with 5 you today?
Reminder of the Horeb Covenant
4:9 Again, however, pay very careful attention, 6 lest you forget the things you have seen and disregard them for the rest of your life; instead teach them to your children and grandchildren. 4:10 You 7 stood before the Lord your God at Horeb and he 8 said to me, “Assemble the people before me so that I can tell them my commands. 9 Then they will learn to revere me all the days they live in the land, and they will instruct their children.” 4:11 You approached and stood at the foot of the mountain, a mountain ablaze to the sky above it 10 and yet dark with a thick cloud. 11