Deuteronomy 1:1-5 MSG/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 These are the sermons Moses preached to all Israel when they were east of the Jordan River in the Arabah Wilderness, opposite Suph, in the vicinity of Paran, Tophel, Laban, Hazeroth, and Dizahab. 1 These are the words Moses spoke to all Israel in the desert east of the Jordan--that is, in the Arabah--opposite Suph, between Paran and Tophel, Laban, Hazeroth and Dizahab.
2 It takes eleven days to travel from Horeb to Kadesh Barnea following the Mount Seir route. 2 (It takes eleven days to go from Horeb to Kadesh Barnea by the Mount Seir road.)
3 It was on the first day of the eleventh month of the fortieth year when Moses addressed the People of Israel, telling them everything God had commanded him concerning them. 3 In the fortieth year, on the first day of the eleventh month, Moses proclaimed to the Israelites all that the LORD had commanded him concerning them.
4 This came after he had defeated Sihon king of the Amorites, who ruled from Heshbon, and Og king of Bashan, who ruled from Ashtaroth in Edrei. 4 This was after he had defeated Sihon king of the Amorites, who reigned in Heshbon, and at Edrei had defeated Og king of Bashan, who reigned in Ashtaroth.
5 It was east of the Jordan in the land of Moab that Moses set out to explain this Revelation. He said: 5 East of the Jordan in the territory of Moab, Moses began to expound this law, saying: