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12:7 You and your families shall eat there before God your Lord, and you shall rejoice in all your endeavors, through which God your Lord shall bless you.
Va'achaltem-sham lifney Adonay Eloheychem usmachtem bechol mishlach yedchem atem uvateychem asher berachecha Adonay Eloheycha.
12:8 You will then not be able to do everything that we are now doing, [where each] person does what is right in his eyes.
Lo ta'asun kechol asher anachnu osim poh hayom ish kol-hayashar be'eynav.
12:9 Now you have not yet come to the resting place and hereditary land that God your Lord is giving you.
Ki lo-vatem ad-atah el-hamenuchah ve'el-hanachalah asher Adonay Eloheycha noten lach.



Commentary:

eat there
  Because sacrifices could be eaten only in Jerusalem (Zevachim 55a).

You will then...
  In the desert, non-priests could eat sacrifices any place in the camp (Zevachim 112b). See Leviticus 7:15.





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