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Deuteronomy 32:52

52 Therefore, you will see the land only from a distance; you will not enter the land I am giving to the people of Israel.”

Read Deuteronomy 32:52 Using Other Translations

Yet thou shalt see the land before thee; but thou shalt not go thither unto the land which I give the children of Israel.
For you shall see the land before you, but you shall not go there, into the land that I am giving to the people of Israel."
So you will see the land from a distance, but you may not enter the land I am giving to the people of Israel.”

What does Deuteronomy 32:52 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Deuteronomy 32:52

Yet thou shalt see the land before [thee]
Which Jarchi interprets, afar off; and so does Noldius F3; he saw it at a distance, as the Old Testament saints saw the things promised afar off, and were persuaded of them, though they did not enjoy them, ( Hebrews 11:13 ) :

but thou shalt not go thither unto the land which I give the children
of Israel;
the land of Canaan was a gift of God to Israel, into which they were not to be introduced by Moses, but by Joshua; signifying that eternal life, or the heavenly Canaan, is the gift of God through Christ, the antitype of Joshua, and not to obtained by the works of the law.


FOOTNOTES:

F3 Ebr. part. Concord. p. 626. so Ainsworth.
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