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The fifth book of the bible and the conclusion of the Torah (five books of Moses). Consists primarily of Moses's final instructions to Israel at the end of the 40 years in the desert. Ends with Moses's death.

Deuteronomy, Book Of

The Book of Deuteronomy is the fifth book of the Hebrew Bible and the fifth and last book of the Five Books of Moses. Its name means "second law" and alludes to the nature of the book as a re-telling of the law to the generation born in the wilderness as they prepare to enter the Promised Land. The book is presented as a speech by Moses, and concludes with a brief narrative of his death and legacy.