“Follow after HASHEM your God” (Dt.13:5)—
thus, follow the Cloud [by day].
“And Him shall you revere” (Dt.13:5)—
you should stand in awe of Him.
“And His commandments” (Dt.13:5)—
these are the prescriptions.
“Shall you preserve” (Dt.13:5)—
by identifying [and avoiding] the proscriptions.2
“And to His voice shall you listen” (Dt.13:5)—
to the voice of His prophets.
“And Him shall you serve” (Dt.13:5)—
serve Him with [study of] his Torah,
and serve Him [with sacrificial offerings]
in His Holy Shrine.
“And to Him shall you cling” (Dt.13:5)—
separate yourselves from serving a foreign cult,
and cling to the All-Present.