Deuteronomy 32:48

48 And the LORD spake unto Moses that selfsame day, saying,

Deuteronomy 32:48 Meaning and Commentary

Deuteronomy 32:48

And the Lord spake unto Moses the selfsame day
On which he finished the reading of the law, and the above song, which was the seventh of Adar or February; according to the Targum of Jonathan, the day he died on; according to the Egyptian Calendar F1, it was the sixteenth of that month, see ( Deuteronomy 34:5 ) ;

as follows.


F1 Apud Ludolf. Lex. Ethiop. p. 537.

Deuteronomy 32:48 In-Context

46 And he said unto them, Set your hearts unto all the words which I testify among you this day, which ye shall command your children to observe to do, all the words of this law.
47 For it is not a vain thing for you; because it is your life: and through this thing ye shall prolong your days in the land, whither ye go over Jordan to possess it.
48 And the LORD spake unto Moses that selfsame day, saying,
49 Get thee up into this mountain Abarim, unto mount Nebo, which is in the land of Moab, that is over against Jericho; and behold the land of Canaan, which I give unto the children of Israel for a possession:
50 And die in the mount whither thou goest up, and be gathered unto thy people; as Aaron thy brother died in mount Hor, and was gathered unto his people: