Deuteronomy 10:20-21

20 Fear the LORD your God and serve him. Hold fast to him and take your oaths in his name.
21 He is the one you praise; he is your God, who performed for you those great and awesome wonders you saw with your own eyes.

Deuteronomy 10:20-21 Meaning and Commentary


In this chapter an account is given of an order to Moses to hew two tables of stone, on which the Lord would write the words that were on the first, and to make an ark and put them into it, all which was accordingly done, De 10:1-5 and of some of the journeys of the children of Israel, De 10:6,7 and of the separation of the tribe of Levi to the service of the sanctuary, De 10:8,9 and of Moses's stay in the mount forty days and nights, and his success there, and the direction he had to lead on the people of Israel towards Canaan's land, De 10:10,11 and who by various arguments are exhorted to fear the Lord, and serve him, and keep his commands, De 10:12-22.

Cross References 6

  • 1. Matthew 4:10
  • 2. Deuteronomy 11:22; Deuteronomy 13:4; Deuteronomy 30:20; Joshua 23:8; Ruth 1:14; 2 Kings 18:6; Psalms 119:31; Isaiah 38:3
  • 3. S Exodus 20:7; Psalms 63:11
  • 4. S Exodus 15:2; Jeremiah 17:14
  • 5. 1 Samuel 12:24; Psalms 126:2
  • 6. 2 Samuel 7:23; Psalms 106:21-22
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