Deuteronomy (book of)

Detailed outline of the book of Deuteronomy – the Covenant stipulations, blessings, curses, leadership

Preamble (1:1–5) Historical Prologue (1:6—4:43) Stipulations of the Covenant (4:44—26:19) The Great Commandment: The Demand for Absolute Allegiance (4:44—11:32) God’s covenant Lordship (4:44—5:33) The principle of consecration (ch. 6) The program for conquering Canaan (ch. 7) A call to commitment in the new land (ch. 8) The lesson of the broken tablets (9:1—10:11) Another call to commitment (10:12—11:32) Supplementary Requirements (chs. 12–26) Ceremonial consecration (12:1—16:17) Human leaders in God’s righteous kingdom (16:18—21:21) Sanctity of God’s kingdom (21:22—25:19) Confessions of God as Redeemer-King (ch. 26) Ratification; Curses and Blessings (chs. 27–30) Leadership Succession under the Covenant (chs. 31–34) Change of Leadership (31:1–29) Song of Moses (31:30—32:47) Moses’ Testamental Blessing on the Tribes (32:48—33:29) Death of Moses and Succession of Joshua (ch. 34)


Deuteronomy The Covenant Setting 1:1 This is what Moses said to the assembly of Israel in the Transjordanian wastelands, the arid country opposite Suph, between Paran and Tophel, Laban, Hazeroth, and Di Zahab 1:2 Now it is ordinarily an eleven-day journey from Horeb to Kadesh Barnea by way of Mount Seir. 1:3 However, it was not until the first day of the eleventh month of the fortieth year that Moses addressed the Israelites just as the LORD had instructed him to do. 1:4 This took place after the defeat of King Sihon of the Amorites, whose capital was in Heshbon, and King Og of Bashan, whose capital was in Ashtaroth, specifically in Edrei. 1:5 So it was in the Transjordan, in Moab, that Moses began to deliver

Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible – Deuteronomy – Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset, and David Brown

THE FIFTH BOOK OF MOSES, CALLED DEUTERONOMY. Commentary by Robert Jamieson CHAPTER 1 De 1:1-46. Moses' Speech at the End of the Fortieth Year. 1. These be the words which Moses spake unto all Israel--The mental condition of the people generally in that infantine age of the Church, and the greater number of them being of young or tender years, rendered it expedient to repeat the laws and counsels which God had given. Accordingly, to furnish a recapitulation of the leading branches of their faith and duty was among the last public services which Moses rendered to Israel. The scene of their delivery was on the plains of Moab where the encampment was pitched on this side Jordan--or, as the Hebrew word may be rendered "on the bank of