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Deuteronomy 9:1 New International Version

Hear, Israel: You are now about to cross the Jordan to go in and dispossess nations greater and stronger than you, with large cities that have walls up to the sky.

English Standard Version

“Hear, O Israel: you are to cross over the Jordan today, to go in to dispossess nations greater and mightier than you, cities great and fortified up to heaven

If this is Moses last day, that's a long day for him. His speech continues till the end of the book.

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The Book of Deuteronomy consists of more than one speech of Moses:

  • First Oration: Deut 1:6 – 4:43. Historical background
  • Second Oration: Deut 4:44 – 26:19. The Law of the Ten Commandments expanded
  • Third Oration: Deut 27:1 – 28:68. Blessings and Curses of the law
  • Fourth Oration: Deut 29:1 – 30:20. Renewal of the Covenant

The second oration is the longest and discusses the 10 commandment law in more detail. It is divided into two sections: the general stipulations (Ch 5-11) and Specific stipulations (Ch 12-26). The Specific stipulations can be broken down into sections expanding each of the 10 commandments: 1 & 2: Deut 12:1 – 31 – Worship

3: Deut 13:1 – 14:27 – name of God

4: Deut 14:28 – 16:17 – Sabbath

5: Deut 16:18 – 18:22 – Authority

6: Deut 19:1 – 22:8 – Homicide/murder

7: Deut 22:9 – 23:19 – Adultery

8: Deut 23:20 – 24:7 – Theft

9: Deut 24:8 – 25:4 – False Charges

10: Deut 25:5 – 16 – Coveting

Thus, Moses' speech that day was not the entire book but only Ch 4-26.

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