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  Deuteronomy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Deuteronomy consists chiefly of three discourses said to have been delivered by Moses a short time before his death, given to the Israelites, in the plains of Moab, in the penultimate month of the final year of their wanderings through the wilderness.
It is believed that the original element of Deuteronomy, the portion found in the temple, is the central core, the Deuteronomic Code, at Deuteronomy 12-26.
The narrative of Deuteronomy in isolation, at wikisource
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Deuteronomy is the fifth book of the Hebrew Bible, also the fifth book of the Christian Old Testament.
Deuteronomy consists chiefly of three discourses delivered by Moses a short time before his death.
In his introduction to Deuteronomy, Don Isaac Abravanel (1437 - 1508) was clear that the book had a different author than the first four books of the Pentateuch.
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 "Deuteronomy" by Robert I Bradshaw
It is not surprising therefore that Deuteronomy repeats again and again its warnings against idolatry which was seen as disloyalty and rebellion against the Lord (4:15-28, 39; 6:14-15; 7:16, 25-26; 8:7-21; 11:26-28; 12:29-31; 13:1-18; 16:21-22; 17:2-7; 27:15; 29:24-28; 31:15-21).
In Deuteronomy Israel is in the process of realising these promises having had had a foretaste by capturing territory in the Transjordan (3:12-17).
Deuteronomy must therefore have not only been in existence by the eighth century, but must also have been accepted as authoritative by that time - a further line of support for an early date for the book.
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 JewishEncyclopedia.com - DEUTERONOMY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The author wrote, it is evident, under a keen sense of the perils of idolatry; and to guard Israel against this, by insisting earnestly on the debt of gratitude and obedience which it owes to its sovereign Lord, is the fundamental teaching of his book.
The style of Deuteronomy, when once it had been found, lent itself readily to adoption; and thus a school of writers, imbued with its spirit, quickly arose, who have stamped their mark upon many parts of the Old Testament.
Deuteronomy was in the first place combined only with JE; a later editor combined this work with P after the component parts of the latter had been put together.
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 Old Deuteronomy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Eliot's original poem, Old Deuteronomy is described as an ancient, wise cat who has "lived many lives in succession" and is respected by the other cats and humans in his environment.
Deuteronomy also has the task of making the "Jellicle Choice" and choosing the cat who can ascend to the Heaviside Layer.
At the end of the show, Deuteronomy is kidnapped by Macavity and restored by Mr.
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 The Book of Deuteronomy, Introduction and Overview
Deuteronomy is organized as a series of three discourses by Moses (1:6-4:40, chs.
Thus, Deuteronomy provides both the literary and theological interface between the grace of God manifested in the exodus, Sinai, and wilderness traditions, and the ensuing failure of the people to remain faithful to God seen in the traditions relating to the settlement in the land.
Deuteronomy is not a book of laws; it is a book of the heart, instruction (Heb: torah) in how to live intentionally as God's people in response to His love and mercy (e.g., 4:29, 6:4, 32-40, 11:1).
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Hampton Keathly III explains that although often used to extol happiness and well-being in the family it is also a call to ministry and testimony as the people of God through their obedience to God.
Deuteronomy as De-Centering Center: Reflections on Post-Modernism and the Quest for a Theological Center of the Hebrew Scriptures
Deuteronomy 20:10-14 The Role of the Beautiful Captive Woman Pearl Elman gives an overview on the Biblical views of women and warfare recent events in Bosnia, it must be appreciated how ethically and morally forward this thinking was.
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 Exploring Deuteronomy
Deuteronomy is a renewal of the covenant between God and Israel.
Deuteronomy, therefore, is a lesson in the justice of God.
Another of Deuteronomy’s key themes is stated at the beginning: "Go in and take possession of the land that the Lord swore he would give to your fathers…and to their descendants after them" (1:8).
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 Deuteronomy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Deuteronomy is the fifth book of the Hebrew Bible also the fifth book of the Old Testament.
In fact Deuteronomy often refers to as a separate code of law (1:5; 8:26; 31:26) distinct from the four preceding of the Bible.
As a result ceremony (also found only in the Book Deuteronomy) was arranged whereby the king read entire scroll to the people assembled for pilgrimage holiday of Tabernacles in order to renew the covenant them and the Law in a reenactment the original giving of the Law at Sinai.
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 MyJewishLearning.com - Texts: Deuteronomy: On the Plains of Moav
Deuteronomy has two Hebrew names: Sefer Devarim, short for (Sefer) ve'eleh hadevarim, "(The Book of) 'These are the words,'" taken from its opening phrase; and Mishneh Torah, "Repetition of the Torah" (source of English "Deuteronomy"), taken from 17:18.
Deuteronomy looks toward Israel's life in the land of Israel, where a society pursuing justice and righteousness, living in harmony with God and enjoying His bounty, can be established (4:5‑8, 7:12‑13).
Deuteronomy is the source of the concept that religious life should be based on a sacred book and its study.
www.myjewishlearning.com /texts/bible/What_is_the_Torah/Deuteronomy.htm   (670 words)

 Deuteronomy - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
In Exodus--Numbers Yahweh is represented as speaking unto Moses, whereas in Deuteronomy, Moses is represented as speaking at Yahweh's command to Israel (Deuteronomy 1:1-4; 5:1; 29:1).
Being such a God, He is jealous of all rivals (Deuteronomy 7:4; 29:24-26; 31:16,17), and hence, all temptations to idolatry must be utterly removed from the land, the Canaanites must be completely exterminated and all their altars, pillars, Asherim and images destroyed (Deuteronomy 7:1-5,16; 20:16-18; 12:2,3).
Barring various titles and editorial additions (Deuteronomy 1:1-5; 4:44-49; 29:1; 33:1,7,9,22; 34:1) and a few archaeological notes such as Deuteronomy 2:10-12,20-23; 3:9,11,14; 10:6-9, and of course the last chapter, which gives an account of Moses' death, there is every reason necessary for supposing that the book is a unit.
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 DEUTERONOMY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
DEUTERONOMY : Moses' address to the Hebrews reviewed all the time of the forty years since they left Egypt.
The setting aside of the tribe of Levi to work for the Lord and not to have land portions in the Promised Land was described (Deuteronomy 10: 8-9).
The rule for anyone who is a false witness against someone was given as: "...life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot." (Deuteronomy 19:21).
www.biblenotes.net /deuteronomy.html   (207 words)

 DEUTERONOMY, NRSV HEBREW BIBLE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Deuteronomy directly addresses the problem of historical distance between past and present, between tradition and the needs of the contemporary generation, between revelation and interpretation.
From this perspective, Deuteronomy is a counter-treaty: Its authors turned the weapon of imperialism into a bid for freedom, shifting its oath of loyalty from the Assyrian overlord to their divine sovereign.
The authors of Deuteronomy were thus tutored in international treaty conventions, and elsewhere reveal their knowledge of the literary traditions of ancient Near Eastern law (15.1-18; 17.8-12, 14-20; 22.13-30) and wisdom literature (1.13; 4.2).
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Robert Polzin’s Moses and the Deuteronomist (1980) is an exception, engaging the narrative of Deuteronomy with the assistance of the literary theories of Mikhail Bakhtin.
Deuteronomy's narration of Moses' death is of biblical proportion: brief, and to the point.
Outside Deuteronomy, the general sense of the idiom is found in Ps.
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 Deuteronomy - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
DEUTERONOMY [Deuteronomy], book of the Bible, literally meaning "second law," last of the five books (the Pentateuch or Torah) ascribed by tradition to Moses.
Deuteronomy purports to be the final words of Moses to the people of Israel on the eve of their crossing the Jordan to take possession of Canaan.
The history of Israel found in Joshua and Second Kings is written from the Deuteronomic point of view, and is often called the "Deuteronomic history." Deuteronomy functions as the introduction to this historical work and provides the guiding principles on which Israel's historical traditions are assessed.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/D/Deuteron.asp   (303 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Deuteronomy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Deuteronomy DEUTERONOMY [Deuteronomy], book of the Bible, literally meaning second law, last of the five books (the Pentateuch or Torah) ascribed by tradition to Moses.
Deuteronomy purports to be the final words of Moses to the people of Israel on the eve of their crossing the Jordan to take possession of
It is the first book of the Deuteronomic history (Joshua-2 Kings), in which the theological outlook of the Book of Deuteronomy is used to explain the fate of Israel.
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 USCCB - NAB - Deuteronomy - Introduction
The events contained in the Book of Deuteronomy took place in the plains of Moab (Deut 1:5) between the end of the wanderings in the desert (Deut 1:3) and the crossing of the Jordan River (Joshua 4:19), a period of no more than forty days.
The Book of Deuteronomy, written after the Israelites had for centuries been resident in the Land of Promise, takes the form of a testament of Moses, the great leader and legislator, to his people on the eve of his death.
The Savior quoted passages of Deuteronomy in overcoming the threefold temptation of Satan in the desert (Mat 4; Deut 6:13, 16; 8:3; 10:20), and in explaining to the lawyer the first and greatest commandment (Matthew 22:35-39; Deut 6:4).
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 bible.org: Responsibilities of Fatherhood (Deuteronomy 6:1-19)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Deuteronomy 6:4-10 has been called the Magna Carta of the home which would guarantee the happiness and well being of the family in the purpose of God.
Deuteronomy 6 is not simply a call to obedience for obedience’ sake or obedience for happiness’ sake, nor is it just a passage with principles for the home.
Deuteronomy 6 shows us how this is to be done or what is necessary if we are to be an obedient people who do not forget the Lord and who seek God’s Word with careful obedience handed down from generation to generation.
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 DEUTERONOMY : Encyclopedia Entry
The biblical story continues that Josiah and Hilkiah went to Huldah, the Prophetess to confirm that this was indeed a lost book of the law.
She did so, adding that failure to comply would result in the fulfillment of the curses described in the book, and as a result, a ceremony, only otherwise mentioned in Deuteronomy, was arranged.
Torah portions in Deuteronomy: Devarim, Va'etchanan, Eikev, Re'eh, Shoftim, Ki Teitzei, Ki Tavo.
www.bibleocean.com /OmniDefinition/Deuteronomy   (2151 words)

 Deuteronomy (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
This was probably first done by the Greek translators of the book, whom the Vulgate follows.
The fifth of these books was called by the Greeks Deuteronomion, i.e., the second law, hence our name Deuteronomy, or a second statement of the laws already promulgated.
Standing on the verge of life, he speaks as a father giving his parting counsels to those he loves; willing to depart and be with God he has served so well, but fondly lengthening out his last farewell to the dear ones of earth.
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Deuteronomy, Jamieson, Fausset and Brown, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible, 1871.
"The Case for Kingship in Deuteronomy and the Former Prophets," David M Howard, Jr., Westminster Theological Journal, 1990.
"Rethinking the Relationship between Deuteronomy and the Deuteronomistic History: The Case of Kings," Gary N Knoppers, The Catholic Biblical Quarterly, 2001.
www.textweek.com /pentateuch/deuteronomy.htm   (681 words)

 IVP - Quiet Time Bible Study
It is striking that all three of Jesus' quotes from Scripture as he resisted the temptations of Satan came from Deuteronomy (Lk 4:4, 8, 12).
The word Deuteronomy means "the second giving of the law." It's an appropriate title, because that is what the book of Deuteronomy is. The Ten Commandments were given at Mount Sinai forty years earlier.
Now, in Deuteronomy Moses repeats the Ten Commandments, reminding the nation of Israel about the circumstances under which they were given and explaining again what they mean.
www.ivpress.com /bible/deut   (531 words)

 Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Whole Bible [Deuteronomy: Introduction].
The Greek interpreters call it Deuteronomy, which signifies the second law, or a second edition of the law, not with amendments, for there needed none, but with additions, for the further direction of the people in divers cases not mentioned before.
The gospel is a kind of Deuteronomy, a second law, a remedial law, a spiritual law, a law of faith; by it we are under the law of Christ, and it is a law that makes the comers thereunto perfect.
This book of Deuteronomy begins with a brief rehearsal of the most remarkable events that had befallen the Israelites since they came from Mount Sinai.
www.apostolic-churches.net /bible/mhc/MHC05000.HTM   (687 words)

 Deuteronomy Audio Bible Study Lesson
Deuteronomy 2, From Kadesh Barnea to the Plains of Moab
Deuteronomy 3, The Conquest of the Kingdom of Og
Deuteronomy 9, God's Strength in the Conquest of the Land
www.soniclight.com /study_cd/audio_bible_study_lessons/deuteronomy.htm   (161 words)

 Amazon.com: Deuteronomy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Deuteronomy (Abingdon Old Testament Commentaries) by Walter Brueggemann, Theodore Hiebert, Carol A. Newsom, and Kathleen O'Connor (Paperback - Oct 2001)
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