DEUTERONOMY

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CHAPTER 1

  1. Forty years and eleven months.
  2. They were afraid of the people who lived there.
  3. a. None of the Israelite men of war would enter into the land. b. Only Caleb and Joshua would enter the land.

CHAPTER 2

  1. All the original men of war died by the thirty-eighth year.
  2. The descendants of Esau.
  3. The descendants of Lot.

CHAPTER 3

  1. Og - King of Bashan.
  2. a. He was a giant. b. Approximately 13 feet tall by 6 feet wide.
  3. Reuben, Gad, and the tribe of Manasseh.
  4. He had made God angry at Kadesh by not hallowing Him before the people before commanding water out of the rock (Nu. 20:12).

CHAPTER 4

  1. God.
  2. No form or image of God to worship (vs. 16).
  3. The heavens or the things in it (sun, moon, and stars). (vs. 19)
  4. By keeping God's commandments and statutes. (vs. 40)

CHAPTER 5

  1. By claiming His name but not living as God wants we take His name in vain. Also, in swearing by God's name to prove a falsehood.
  2. We are to rest and remember our God and what He has done for us.
  3. We should not desire or seek selfishly or unjustly our neighbor's things. We should be happy with what God has given us so far.
  4. a. By obeying and always respecting and treating them with dignity. b. We will live longer and receive goodness from God.

CHAPTER 6

  1. You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength.
  2. Put them in our hearts and live by them at every opportunity.
  3. Teach diligently to your children the commandments every chance you have.
  4. Remember that all this goodness comes from God.
  5. By keeping His commandments.

CHAPTER 7

  1. He loved them and had made a promise to their forefathers.
  2. So the beasts of the fields would not become too numerous in an unoccupied city.
  3. Completely destroy whatever it was and do not bring any of it into their homes.

CHAPTER 8

  1. The commandments of God.
  2. Never say in our heart that we acquired anything on our own. All things are from God.

CHAPTER 9

  1. 40 days and 40 nights.
  2. He broke them before the people of Israel.
  3. a. God wanted to destroy the people. b. God wanted to kill Aaron.

CHAPTER 10

  1. The two tablets of stone for the Ten Commandments.
  2. 40 days and 40 nights again.
  3. To fear Him, love Him, walk in His ways, and serve Him with all our heart and soul.
  4. He wanted them to put God's laws and ways in their hearts so they could live righteously.
  5. Seventy people went down to Egypt.

CHAPTER 11

  1. He would give the land plenty of rain and grass for their crops and livestock.

CHAPTER 12

  1. The vowed offerings and their holy things (vs. 26).
  2. They were not to do as the opther nations had done, by using carved images and passing their children through the fire (vs. 30,31).

CHAPTER 13

  1. They were to stone them to death.
  2. Destroy any thing used for evil purposes completely (vs. 16).

CHAPTER 14

  1. They ate only those which had both a split hoof and chewed the cud.
  2. The meat eating birds were unclean.
  3. Those with both fins and scales on them
  4. They stored it up in their gates for the Levites, the stranger, the widow, and the orphan.

CHAPTER 15

  1. A release of all debt owed.
  2. They were not to withhold helping the poor and the needy because the year of release was at hand.
  3. The seventh year they were free to go.
  4. A servant was to be released with plenty of livestock, food, oil, and wine.
  5. He would pierce the servant's ear.

CHAPTER 16

  1. The Passover.
  2. Feast of Unleavened Bread; Feast of Weeks; Feast of Tabernacles.

CHAPTER 17

  1. They were stoned to death.
  2. Two or three witnesses were required.
  3. The priest and judge at that time at the place of the Lord's tabernacle.
  4. He was to read the scriptures of the Law all the days of his life.

CHAPTER 18

  1. They received of the offerings made by fire, of the first fruits of grain, wine, and oil, and of the fleece of the sheep.
  2. Jesus was the prophet to come (see Acts 3:22).
  3. He would speak for God and stand between God and the people (vs.16).

CHAPTER 19

  1. A place where someone could flee to if he had unintentionally, without previous hatred or enmity, killed someone (vs. 4).
  2. If anyone kills someone intentionally, he is to die also (vs. 11).

CHAPTER 20

  1. If he had a new house, a newly planted vineyard, or engaged to be married he should not go to battle lest someone else take over his place (vs. 5-7).
  2. No, a faint hearted person would weaken others.
  3. Offer to make peace with them first so that they may live.
  4. They could keep the women, children, and livestock for themselves.
  5. The people and livestock of the land they were going to possess, the land of Canaan, lest the people turn them to false gods.

CHAPTER 21

  1. The city closest to his body where he was found would make atonement for his life.
  2. He was to shave her head, clip her fingernails, and wait one month.
  3. He was to be stoned to death.

CHAPTER 22

  1. Retrieve it and bring it to whom it belongs or if you do not know whose it is then wait till he comes looking for it.
  2. She was never to wear anything that pertained to a man.
  3. She was to be stoned to death.
  4. Both the man the woman shall be put to death for their sin.
  5. When she is attacked outside a city where no one can hear her cries for help only the man shall be put to death.

CHAPTER 23

  1. An emasculated person, an illegitimately born person, and an Ammonite or Moabite was not allowed into the assembly of the Lord.
  2. Do not charge any interest to your brethren.

CHAPTER 24

  1. No, it is an abomination to the Lord.
  2. He was to stay home one year.
  3. They left them for the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow.

CHAPTER 25

  1. Forty blows was maximum lest he be humilitated.
  2. Her husband's brother should raise an heir for his brother.
  3. They should be just and perfect measures, not done dishonestly

CHAPTER 26

  1. Bring an offering of firstfruits of all the produce there to God.
  2. They stored it up for the needy to receive and for the Levites.

CHAPTER 27

  1. They were to write the words of the law on the stones.

CHAPTER 28

  1. Blessings abundant in all that they did or possessed.
  2. Cursings, disease, and pestilence in all that they did or possessed.

CHAPTER 29

  1. Their clothes and shoes had not worn out.

CHAPTER 30

  1. God would bring them back from captivity and restore all that they had.
  2. They had to choose between life and good, or death and evil.

CHAPTER 31

  1. Joshua would lead the people.
  2. The words of the law were to be read before all the people.
  3. God knew the inclination of their hearts by their actions thus far.

CHAPTER 32

  1. It would be proof later of God's prediction now that Israel would turn away from Him after they entered into the new land and had become full from the land.
  2. God chose the words of the song.
  3. Because Moses had not hallowed God (honored or given God the credit for the water) at the rock of Kadesh.

CHAPTER 33

  1. a. He honored God first. b. Moses then blessed the twelve tribes of Israel.

CHAPTER 34

  1. He showed Moses all the land that Israel was going to possess.
  2. a. In the land of Moab. b. In a valley opposite Beth Peor but his body was never found. c. Moses was 120 years old when he died but was still with good eye sight and vigor in his body.