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Bible Commentaries
Deuteronomy 19

Bullinger's Companion Bible NotesBullinger's Companion Notes

Verse 1

When. Compare Numbers 35:10 , Numbers 35:11 . succeedeth = dispossessest.

Verse 2

three cities. Compare Numbers 35:14 .

Verse 3

coasts = borders, or confines.

Verse 4

ignorantly. Compare Exodus 21:12 .

Verse 5

As when. Figure of speech Synecdoche (of Species), App-6 , one example put for every kind.

head. Hebrew = Iron.

helve = handle. Hebrew = wood, which may mean the handle or the tree.

Verse 6

avenger = kinsman avenger.

slay him = slay his soul. Hebrew. nephesh ( App-13 ), i.e. take his life.

Verse 8

as = according as.

Verse 9

this day. See note on Deuteronomy 4:26 .

add. Done by Joshua, Ch. Deuteronomy 20:7 , Deuteronomy 20:8 .

Verse 10

blood = guilt. Figure of speech Metonymy (of Cause), the blood shed put for guilt incurred.

Verse 11

man. Hebrew. 'ish. App-14 . Case of presumption.

hate. Compare Exodus 21:14 .

smite him mortally = smite his soul. Hebrew. nephesh ( App-13 ) = take his life. Compare Deuteronomy 19:6 .

Verse 12

blood = murder. Figure of speech Metonymy (of Cause), App-6 . Compare Deuteronomy 19:10 .

Verse 13

put away, & c. See note on Deuteronomy 13:5 .

Verse 14

not remove. Compare Deuteronomy 27:17 . Hosea 5:10 . Proverbs 22:28 .

landmark. Not to be removed: but "'stumbling-blocks' to be taken out of the way". Leviticus 19:14 .Isaiah 57:14 .Romans 14:13 .

Verse 15

One witness. Compare Deuteronomy 17:6 .

Verse 16

a false witness. Compare Exodus 23:1 , and Deuteronomy 19:16 .

Verse 17

before. Some codices, with Samaritan Pentateuch, Septuagint, and Syriac, read "even before".

Verse 18

diligent. See note on Deuteronomy 13:14 .

Verse 20

evil. See App-44 .

Verse 21

eye . Figure of speech Prosopopoeia ( App-6 ).

life = soul. Hebrew. nephesh. App-13 . Compare Exodus 21:23-25 .

Bibliographical Information
Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Deuteronomy 19". "Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/bul/deuteronomy-19.html. 1909-1922.
 
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