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13:4 Do not listen to the words of that prophet or dreamer. God your Lord is testing you to see if you are truly able to love God your Lord with all your heart and all your soul.
Lo tishma el-divrey hanavi hahu o el-cholem hachalom hahu ki menaseh Adonay Eloheychem etchem lada'at hayishchem ohavim et-Adonay Eloheychem bechol-levavchem uvechol-nafshechem.
13:5 Follow God your Lord, remain in awe of Him, keep His commandments, obey Him and serve Him, and you will then be able to have a true spiritual experience through Him.
Acharey Adonay Eloheychem telechu ve'oto tira'u ve'et-mitsvotav tishmoru uvekolo tishma'u ve'oto ta'avodu uvo tidbakun.



Commentary:

with all your heart...
  Here we see the extent of the desire for new spiritual experiences (cf. Yoma 69b).

have a true spiritual experience...
  (Bachya). Literally, 'cling to' or 'attach yourself to Him;' see Deuteronomy 10:20.





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