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For the land, whither thou goest in to possess it, is not as the land of Egypt, from whence ye came out, where thou sowedst thy seed, and wateredst it with thy foot, as a garden of herbs:

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

11:10 waterest it with thy foot. In Egypt, agriculture depended upon irrigation with water from the Nile obtained through dams, channels, gates and other appurtenances, requiring much labor and personal attention. In the promised land, God Himself would water their crops, by means of the early and latter rains (Deuteronomy 11:14), along with natural drainage. This meant there also would be abundant pasturage for the cattle (Deuteronomy 11:15).

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