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Deuteronomy 33:9 NLT

9 The Levites obeyed your word and guarded your covenant. They were more loyal to you than to their own parents. They ignored their relatives and did not acknowledge their own children.

Study tools for Deuteronomy 33:9

  • a 33:2 - As in Greek and Syriac versions; Hebrew reads upon them.
  • b 33:2 - Or came from myriads of holy ones, from the south, from his mountain slopes. The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain.
  • c 33:3 - As in Greek version; Hebrew reads Indeed, lover of the peoples.
  • d 33:4 - Hebrew of Jacob. The names “Jacob” and “Israel” are often interchanged throughout the Old Testament, referring sometimes to the individual patriarch and sometimes to the nation.
  • e 33:5 - Hebrew in Jeshurun, a term of endearment for Israel.
  • f 33:6 - Hebrew lacks Moses said this about the tribe of Reuben.
  • g 33:8 - As in Greek version; Hebrew lacks the Levites.
  • h 33:18 - Hebrew lacks and Issachar.
  • i 33:26 - Hebrew of Jeshurun, a term of endearment for Israel.