Deuteronomy 5:2

2 The LORD our God made a covenant with us at Horeb.

Deuteronomy 5:2 in Other Translations

KJV
2 The LORD our God made a covenant with us in Horeb.
ESV
2 The LORD our God made a covenant with us in Horeb.
NLT
2 “The LORD our God made a covenant with us at Mount Sinai.
MSG
2 God, our God, made a covenant with us at Horeb.
CSB
2 The Lord our God made a covenant with us at Horeb.

Deuteronomy 5:2 Meaning and Commentary

Deuteronomy 5:2

The Lord our God made a covenant with us in Horeb.
] Which is Sinai, as Aben Ezra observes; it being the same mountain, only it had two tops, which bore these different names; for certain it is that the decalogue after repeated was given at Sinai, and had the nature and form of a covenant; see ( Exodus 24:7 Exodus 24:8 ) .

Deuteronomy 5:2 In-Context

1 Moses summoned all Israel and said: Hear, Israel, the decrees and laws I declare in your hearing today. Learn them and be sure to follow them.
2 The LORD our God made a covenant with us at Horeb.
3 It was not with our ancestors that the LORD made this covenant, but with us, with all of us who are alive here today.
4 The LORD spoke to you face to face out of the fire on the mountain.
5 (At that time I stood between the LORD and you to declare to you the word of the LORD, because you were afraid of the fire and did not go up the mountain.) And he said:

Cross References 2

  • 1. Exodus 19:5; Jeremiah 11:2; Hebrews 9:15; Hebrews 10:15-17
  • 2. S Genesis 17:9; S Exodus 3:1