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III. And it was "the inheritance of the congregation of Jacob," not only from the hereditary obligation under which that people were laid to observe it, but from its being the grand distinction, the peculiar privilege of the nation. (c) Hebrew, his saints, that is, the children of Israel. Deuteronomy 33:2 : Deuteronomy 33:4 >> The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. The docile obedience of those that are thus guarded. Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. And he said, The Lord came from Sinai, and rose up from Seir unto them; he shined forth from And — Or, for, he was king — Not indeed in title, but, in reality, being under God their supreme governor and lawgiver; and therefore, by his authority, required them to observe these laws. Bible commentary on the Book of Deuteronomy, chapter 23, by Dr. Bob Utley, retired professor of hermeneutics. Deuteronomy 33:3 Context. 2 And he said, The Lord came from Sinai, and rose vp from Seir vnto them, hee shined foorth from mount Paran, and hee came with ten thousands of Saints: from his Right hand went a fierie Law for them. Deuteronomy 33-34 English Standard Version (ESV) Moses' Final Blessing on Israel 33 This is the blessing with which Moses the man of God blessed the people of Israel before his death. Truly, he loved the people, And he blessed all his saints For they fell down at his feet, And they received of his words. And this is the blessing wherewith Moses the man of God blessed the children of Israel before his death. Or, possibly, He, that prophet, will take of thy (i.e., of Moses’) words, We know he did so. They follow in his steps and accept his teaching. Deuteronomy 32 Deuteronomy 33 Deuteronomy 34 Return to the Main Player Favoriting is a great way to keep a list of sermons, programs, and ministry resources in your account. When the tribes were gathered together — When the princes and people met together, for the management of public affairs, Moses was owned by them as their king and lawgiver. II. 1. Moses Blesses the Tribes of Israel. 1. Deuteronomy 33:3. He had preached them a farewell sermon, a very copious and pathetic discourse. 2. Yes, he loved the people; all his saints are in your hand: and they sat down at your feet; every one shall receive of your words. they went at his feet, they travelled in his ways, he sustains thy lot and keeps his covenant with thee, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament. (e) Hence "a table", with the Talmudists. At your feet they all bow down, and from you receive instruction, Scripture quoted by permission. Matthew 5:1-2). Looking to help your church and family stay connected to the Word while social distancing? 42. 7:7-8). Deu 33:3 - Indeed, he loves his people; all his holy ones are in his hands. Devarim - Deuteronomy - Chapter 33 ... Rashi 's Commentary: Show Hide. NASB 33 1 This is the blessing with which Moses the man of God blessed the people of Israel before his death. Notwithstanding those awe-inspiring symbols of Majesty that were displayed on Sinai, the law was really given in kindness and love (De 33:3), as a means of promoting both the temporal and eternal welfare of the people. Deuteronomy 33:3 ... Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary. 81. a fiery law—so called both because of the thunder and lightning which accompanied its promulgation (Ex 19:16-18; De 4:11), and the fierce, unrelenting curse denounced against the violation of its precepts (2Co 3:7-9). Jehovah came from Sinai, And he arose upon them from Seir; He shone forth from Mount Paran, And he came from Meribah-kadesh: From his right hand a fire shone forth upon them. Deuteronomy 33 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Blessing of Moses 33 Now this is the blessing with which Moses the man of God blessed the sons of Israel before his death. Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. Show content in: English Both Hebrew. 1. And this he said of Judah: “Hear, LORD, the voice of Judah, And bring … Notice how, with this for a basis, we have next the guardian care extended to all those that answer love by love. 1 The majesty of God. all his saints are in thy hand; not the sons of Levi, who were round about the ark, as Aben Ezra interprets it; rather all the people of Israel, who were chosen to be an holy people to the Lord above all people, and who were the care of his providence, protected by his power, and guided with his right hand; and were in a wonderful manner kept and preserved by him, both at the time of the giving of the law, and in their passage through the wilderness; it is eminently true of the chosen people of God, who are given to Christ, and made his care and charge, as all such who are sanctified and set apart by God the Father are, they are preserved in Christ, Jde 1:1; and these are sanctified in and by Christ, and by the Spirit of Christ, and so may be truly called his saints; and they are in the hands of Christ, as dear to him as his right hand, highly valued by him, held in his right hand; they are in his possession, are his peculiar people, portion, and inheritance, they are at his dispose, under his guidance and direction; and are in his custody and under his protection, and where they are safe from every enemy, and can never be snatched, taken, or removed from thence; see John 10:28; here they are put by the Father, as an instance of his love to them, and care of them, though not without the consent and desire of the Son, and this was done in eternity, when they were chosen in him: and they sat down at thy feet; which may respect the position of the Israelites at the bottom of Mount Sinai, while the law was giving, which may be said to be the feet of the Lord, he being on the top of the mount, see Exodus 19:17; all the Targums interpret it of the feet of the cloud of glory, they pitching their tents where that rested, Numbers 9:17; some think it an allusion to scholars sitting at the feet of their masters to receive instructions from them, see Acts 22:3; so the disciples and followers of Christ sit at his feet, attending on his word and ordinances with calmness and serenity of mind, with much spiritual pleasure and delight, and where they continue and abide; and which may denote their modesty and humility, their subjection to his ordinances, and readiness to receive his doctrines, and their perseverance in them, see Mark 5:15; the word signifies, in the Arabic language, to sit down at a table (e), and so the word is used in the Arabic version of Matthew 8:11; and the ancient manner being reclining, the guests might be said to sit at the feet of each, especially at the feet of the master; so Christ sits at his table, and his people with him at his feet, Sol 1:12. everyone shall receive of thy words; of the words of the law, as the Israelites, who heard them and promised obedience to them, Exodus 24:7; and would hear and receive them again, Joshua 8:34; and so Christ's disciples, everyone of them that hath heard and learned of the Father, and comes to him, and believes in him, receives the words or doctrines given him by the Father, John 17:8; so as to understand them, approve of them, love them, believe them, and act according to them; these they receive into their hearts as well as into their heads, with all readiness, gladness, and meekness; even everyone of the persons before described or loved by the Lord, are in the hands of Christ and sitting at his feet. ... Deut. His law works like fire. He begins with a description of the glorious appearances of God, in giving the law. (e) Hence "a table", with the Talmudists. 3 Surely it is you who love the people; all the holy ones are in your hand. Comp. The OBJECT "people" is PLURAL and refers to the descendants of the Patriarchs. Beracot, fol. (26-29) Verses 1-5 To all his precepts, warnings, and prophecies, Moses added a solemn blessing. Deuteronomy 33:2. Deuteronomy 33:1And this is the blessing wherewith Moses, the man of God, blessed the children of Israel before his death - And he said. Yes, he loved his people, all his holy ones were in his hand; so they followed in your steps, receiving direction from you, (7) Judah: May You be a help. fol. Deuteronomy 33:4. Pesach. 6 The blessings of the twelve tribes. Deut. (c) Hebrew, his saints, that is, the children of Israel. Yes, he loved his people, all his holy ones were in his hand; so they followed in your steps, receiving direction from you, Chapter 33. 81. 1. 33:1-5 To all his precepts, warnings, and prophecies, Moses added a solemn blessing. Moses commanded us a law — Moses has been thought by some to speak this of himself, in the third person, because he intended the contents of this chapter, like the preceding song, to be learned by the Israelites, and repealed in their own persons. a fiery law—so called both because of the thunder and lightning which accompanied its promulgation (Ex 19:16-18; De 4:11), and the fierce, unrelenting curse denounced against the violation of its precepts (2Co 3:7-9). Kiddushin, fol. Chapter 33 Yet Moses has not done with the children of Israel; he seemed to have taken final leave of them in the close of the foregoing chapter, but still he has something more to say. Jehovah came from Sinai, And he arose upon them from Seir; He shone forth from Mount Paran, And he came from Meribah-kadesh: From his right hand a fire shone forth upon them. Dr. Kennicott proposes to translate the whole five verses thus: -. 2 He said, “The Lord came from Sinai, 2. Deuteronomy 33:2 And he said, The LORD came from Sinai, and rose up from Seir unto them; he shined forth from mount Paran, and he came with ten thousands of saints: from his right hand went a fiery law for them. No entry exists in Forerunner Commentary for Deuteronomy 33:3. 1 And this is the blessing, wherewith Moses the man of God blessed the children of Israel before his death. The sense is, this law, though delivered with fire, and smoke, and thunder, which might seem to portend nothing but hatred and terror, yet in truth was given to Israel in great love, as being the great mean of their temporal and eternal salvation. Beracot, fol. Deuteronomy 33:3 Context. 110. And this is the blessing wherewith Moses, the man of God, blessed the children of Israel before his death - And he said Deu 33:2. all his saints are in thy hand; not the sons of Levi, who were round about the ark, as Aben Ezra interprets it; rather all the people of Israel, who were chosen to be an holy people to the Lord above all people, and who were the care of his providence, protected by his power, and guided with his right hand; and were in a wonderful manner kept and preserved by him, both at the time of the giving of the law, and in their passage through the wilderness; it is eminently true of the chosen people of God, who are given to Christ, and made his care and charge, as all such who are sanctified and set apart by God the Father are, they are preserved in Christ, Jde 1:1; and these are sanctified in and by Christ, and by the Spirit of Christ, and so may be truly called his saints; and they are in the hands of Christ, as dear to him as his right hand, highly valued by him, held in his right hand; they are in his possession, are his peculiar people, portion, and inheritance, they are at his dispose, under his guidance and direction; and are in his custody and under his protection, and where they are safe from every enemy, and can never be snatched, taken, or removed from thence; see John 10:28; here they are put by the Father, as an instance of his love to them, and care of them, though not without the consent and desire of the Son, and this was done in eternity, when they were chosen in him: and they sat down at thy feet; which may respect the position of the Israelites at the bottom of Mount Sinai, while the law was giving, which may be said to be the feet of the Lord, he being on the top of the mount, see Exodus 19:17; all the Targums interpret it of the feet of the cloud of glory, they pitching their tents where that rested, Numbers 9:17; some think it an allusion to scholars sitting at the feet of their masters to receive instructions from them, see Acts 22:3; so the disciples and followers of Christ sit at his feet, attending on his word and ordinances with calmness and serenity of mind, with much spiritual pleasure and delight, and where they continue and abide; and which may denote their modesty and humility, their subjection to his ordinances, and readiness to receive his doctrines, and their perseverance in them, see Mark 5:15; the word signifies, in the Arabic language, to sit down at a table (e), and so the word is used in the Arabic version of Matthew 8:11; and the ancient manner being reclining, the guests might be said to sit at the feet of each, especially at the feet of the master; so Christ sits at his table, and his people with him at his feet, Sol 1:12. everyone shall receive of thy words; of the words of the law, as the Israelites, who heard them and promised obedience to them, Exodus 24:7; and would hear and receive them again, Joshua 8:34; and so Christ's disciples, everyone of them that hath heard and learned of the Father, and comes to him, and believes in him, receives the words or doctrines given him by the Father, John 17:8; so as to understand them, approve of them, love them, believe them, and act according to them; these they receive into their hearts as well as into their heads, with all readiness, gladness, and meekness; even everyone of the persons before described or loved by the Lord, are in the hands of Christ and sitting at his feet. He loved the people — The tribes of Israel. He begins with a description of the glorious appearances of God, in giving the law. ten thousands of saints—rendered by some, "with the ten thousand of Kadesh," or perhaps better still, "from Meribah" [Ewald]. “From His right hand went a fire, a law for them (Israel). Deuteronomy 32 Deuteronomy 34 ... With Bible Gateway Plus, you gain instant access to a digital Bible study library, including complete notes from the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible and the New Bible Commentary. (1-5) The blessings of the twelve tribes. Deuteronomy 33:3. "Yea, he loved the people; all his saints [are] in thy hand: and they sat down at thy feet; [every one] … Try it free for 30 days! Brenton's Septuagint (LXX) - Holy Name KJV LXX . 33:3, "He loves the people(s)" YHWH's actions are based on His choice, not Israel's goodness (cf. 33:3 "He loves the people" The VERB (BDB 285, KB 284, Qal PARTICIPLE) seems to reflect Deut. Deuteronomy 33:2. 1 And this is the blessing with which Moses, the man of God, blessed the children of Israel [just] before his death. 26 The excellency of Israel. G.]. Deuteronomy 33:4. 2 He said, “The Lord came from Sinai On the whole Schroeder’s view is the better.—A. Pesach. 2 And he said, The LORD came from Sinai, and rose up from Seir unto them; he shined forth from mount Paran, and he came with ten thousands of saints: from his right hand went a fiery law for them. T. Bab. The first thing that I would point out is the Divine Love which is the foundation of all. 42. Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft. 2 He said, "The Lord came from Sinai and dawned from Seir upon us; he shone forth from Mount Paran; he came from the ten thousands of holy ones, with flaming fire at his right hand. 4:37; 7:7-8; 10:15. (24,25) The excellency of Israel. Learn more today! Kiddushin, fol. fol. Deuteronomy 33:1-29. I. Yea, he loved the people; all his saints are in thy hand: and they sat down at thy feet; every one shall … 110. And it was "the inheritance of the congregation of Jacob," not only from the hereditary obligation under which that people were laid to observe it, but from its being the grand distinction, the peculiar privilege of the nation. 1. And this is the blessing, wherewith Moses the man of God blessed the children of Israel before his death. Deuteronomy 33:3. The Jews regard this verse as a citation, taken from the lips of Israel. They are therefore supposed to say, Moses commanded us a law, &c. He chose Abraham to choose a world. Jehovah came from Sinai, And he arose upon them from Seir; He shone forth from Mount Paran, And he came from Meribah-kadesh: From his right hand a fire shone forth upon them. Deuteronomy 33:3 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Deuteronomy 33:3, NIV: "Surely it is you who love the people; all the holy ones are in your hand.At your feet they all bow down, and from you receive instruction," Deuteronomy 33:3, ESV: "Yes, he loved his people, all his holy ones were in his hand; so they followed in your steps, receiving direction from you," The glorious majesty of God. Deuteronomy{gr.Deuteronomion} 33 > > KJV. (6-23) Strength to believers. Deuteronomy 33:1. deu 33:1. (i.e., all who should hereafter become His people), (the hand of Him who spake on Sinai, and now “speaketh from heaven”), (the feet of the same heavenly Prophet. T. Bab. Check out our free church library, church online resources, and family resources. ten thousands of saints—rendered by some, "with the ten thousand of Kadesh," or perhaps better still, "from Meribah" [Ewald]. 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