Click to donate today!
Deuteronomy 30:1-10 seems like an expansion of Deuteronomy 4:29-31, and sums up the promises of D, expressing them from the standpoint of the Exile.
Deuteronomy 30:1 . the blessing and the curse: referring to Deuteronomy 28.
Deuteronomy 30:3 . turn thy captivity: render, “ restore thy fortunes” ( Job 42:10).
Deuteronomy 30:6 . circumcise thy heart: Deuteronomy 10:16 *.
Deuteronomy 30:7 f. The curse now resting on Israel will be transferred to their enemies.
Deuteronomy 30:11-20 was probably intended to close Dt.
Deuteronomy 30:11-14 is applied and adapted by Paul in Romans 6-8.— Prefix to Deuteronomy 30:16 the following words found in the LXX and necessary for the sense: “ If thou wilt listen to the commandments of Yahweh thy God” (“ which,” etc.).
Deuteronomy 30:19 = Deuteronomy 4:26.
Deuteronomy 30:20 . to love: Deuteronomy 6:5.— thy life: i.e. the one that gives thee life.
These files are public domain.
Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. Used by Permission.
Peake, Arthur. "Commentary on Deuteronomy 30". "Peake's Commentary on the Bible ". https://www.studylight.org/
the Week of Proper 14 / Ordinary 19