the LORD = Jehovah. App-4.
said. See note on Deuteronomy 2:9,
ark. First used of Joseph"s coffin (Genesis 50:26); used of money-box (2 Kings 12:9). Not the ark of the covenant made later, but a temporary box.
write. See note on Exodus 17:14, and App-47.
brakest = breakedst in pieces, or smashed.
commandments = words. Compare Exodus 34:4, Exodus 34:28.
spake. See note on Deuteronomy 2:1.
unto. Some codices, with Samaritan Pentateuch, Targum of Onkelos, and The Targum of Jonathan ben Uzziel read "with".
assembly. Hebrew. kahal, convocation of called-out people.
as = according as.
children = sons.
Beeroth, &c. = the wells of the sons of Jaakan. Compare Numbers 20:22-29; Numbers 33:31-38.
separated. Compare Numbers 3:5-12.
Levi. (1) On account of loyalty. Exodus 32:26, and Deuteronomy 33:8. (2) After revolt of Korah, &c. Num 16; Num 17. (3) After the sin of People with Moabites. Deuteronomy 25:6-13. Psalms 106:30. Malachi 2:4, Malachi 2:5; Malachi 3:3.
stand = serve. Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct), App-6, put for all service and ministration.
is. Hebrew "he [is]".
stayed. Compare Exodus 34:28.
and. Some codices, with Samaritan Pentateuch, Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate, read "therefore".
destroy. Hebrew. shahath = infliction of judgments.
take thy journey. Compare Numbers 10:11.
what. ? Figure of speech Erotesis. App-6. Compare Micah 6:8. Hosea 12:6. Joshua 22:5. 1 Samuel 15:22.
soul. Hebrew. nephesh. App-13.
statutes. See note on Deuteronomy 4:1.
this day. See note on Deuteronomy 4:26.
Behold. Figure of speech Asterismos. App-6.
heaven of heavens. Figure of speech Polyptoton. App-6. = the highest heavens.
people. Hebrew peoples.
Circumcise. Here charged as a duty. in Deuteronomy 30:6 promised as a future blessing. Compare Leviticus 26:41. Jeremiah 6:10. Acts 7:51. Circumcision mentioned after Exodus 12:48 only in Joshua 5:3-7 and Jeremiah 9:25. Uncircumcision of Gentiles shows that circumcision was practiced. Compare Isaiah 52:1. Jeremiah 9:25, Jeremiah 9:26. Ezekiel 31:18.
the LORD your God = Jehovah your "Elohim (App-4).
is. Hebrew "He [is]".
God = "Elohe. App-4.
gods = "Elohim. App-4. Compare Joshua 22:22. Daniel 2:47.
Lord = Adonai. App-4.
lords = Adonim. App-4.
GOD = "El. See App-4.
terrible = to be feared.
taketh reward = accepteth a bribe. 2 Chronicles 19:7. Acts 10:34. Romans 2:11. 1 Peter 1:17.
fatherless, &c. Compare Psalms 68:5; Psalms 146:9. Figure of speech Synecdoche (of Species), App-6, put for all the afflicted.
Love ye, &c. Compare Leviticus 19:34.
stranger = sojourner.
Him. Some codices, with Samaritan Pentateuch, Targum of Onkelos, The Targum of Jonathan ben Uzziel Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate, read "and Him".
cleave. Compare Joshua 23:8. 2 Kings 17:36.
praise = song of praise.
great. Compare 2 Samuel 7:23.
went down. Compare Genesis 46:27. Exodus 1:5.
threescore and ten. See notes on Genesis 46:27. Acts 7:14.
persons = souls. Hebrew, plural of nephesh.
as the stars. Compare Genesis 22:17; Genesis 26:4. Exodus 32:13. 1 Chronicles 27:23. Nehemiah 9:23. Figure of speech Paroemia. App-6.
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