Deuteronomy 3:27

27 Get thee up into the top of Pisgah,[a] and lift up thine eyes westward, and northward, and southward, and eastward, and behold it with thine eyes: for thou shalt not go over this Jordan.

Deuteronomy 3:27 Meaning and Commentary

Deuteronomy 3:27

Get thee up into the top of Pisgah
Which was the highest eminence of Mount Nebo, and so a very proper place to take a prospect from; see ( Deuteronomy 32:49 ) ( 34:1 )

and lift up thine eyes westward, and northward, and southward, and
eastward;
to all the four points of the heaven, and to all the four quarters and borders of the land of Canaan:

and behold it with thine eyes;
even the land of Canaan, and particularly Lebanon, though it lay to the north of it, that mountain he had such a desire to see. Moses, though old, his natural sight was very strong, and not in the least dim; and it is not improbable that it might be more than ordinarily increased and assisted at this time:

for thou shall not go over this Jordan;
into the land of Canaan; this affair, of not being suffered to enter there, Moses frequently takes notice of, no less than four or five times, it being what lay near his heart.

Deuteronomy 3:27 In-Context

25 I pray thee, let me go over, and see the good land that is beyond Jordan, that goodly mountain, and Lebanon.
26 But the LORD was wroth with me for your sakes, and would not hear me: and the LORD said unto me, Let it suffice thee; speak no more unto me of this matter.
27 Get thee up into the top of Pisgah, and lift up thine eyes westward, and northward, and southward, and eastward, and behold it with thine eyes: for thou shalt not go over this Jordan.
28 But charge Joshua, and encourage him, and strengthen him: for he shall go over before this people, and he shall cause them to inherit the land which thou shalt see.
29 So we abode in the valley over against Bethpeor.

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