Deuteronomy 34:4-5

4 Then the LORD said to him, “This is the land I promised on oath to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob when I said, ‘I will give it to your descendants.’ I have let you see it with your eyes, but you will not cross over into it.”
5 And Moses the servant of the LORD died there in Moab, as the LORD had said.

Deuteronomy 34:4-5 Meaning and Commentary


This chapter informs us of Moses going up to the top of Pisgah, where he was shown the whole land of Canaan, De 34:1-4; of his death, burial, and age, De 34:5-7; of Israel's mourning for him, and the time of it, De 34:8; of his successor Joshua, De 34:9; and of the character of Moses, to whom no prophet was to be compared, De 34:10-12.

Cross References 6

  • 1. Genesis 28:13
  • 2. Joshua 21:43
  • 3. Genesis 12:7
  • 4. S Deuteronomy 3:23; Deuteronomy 3:27
  • 5. S Numbers 12:7
  • 6. S Genesis 25:8; Deuteronomy 32:50; Joshua 1:1-2
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