Deuteronomy 30:15-16

15 See, I set before you today life and prosperity, death and destruction.
16 For I command you today to love the LORD your God, to walk in obedience to him, and to keep his commands, decrees and laws; then you will live and increase, and the LORD your God will bless you in the land you are entering to possess.

Deuteronomy 30:15-16 Meaning and Commentary


This chapter contains some gracious promises of the conversion of the Jews in the latter day, of their calling things to mind that have befallen them, of their repentance, and the circumcision of their hearts to love the Lord, of the return of them to their own land, and of the great increase of them, and of their enjoyment of plenty of good things, De 30:1-10; in it is an account of the Gospel, or word of faith, which at this time should be brought near to the Jews, and be received by them, De 30:11-14; and for the present Moses desires them to consider what he now set before them, and what would be the consequences of receiving or rejecting it, and so what it would be most proper for them to make choice of, De 30:15-20.

Cross References 6

  • 1. Proverbs 10:16; Proverbs 11:19; Proverbs 12:28; Jeremiah 21:8
  • 2. Deuteronomy 28:11; Job 36:11; Psalms 25:13; Psalms 106:5; Proverbs 3:1-2
  • 3. S Genesis 2:17
  • 4. S Deuteronomy 11:26
  • 5. Deuteronomy 6:5
  • 6. ver 19; Deuteronomy 4:1; Deuteronomy 32:47; Nehemiah 9:29
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