Deuteronomy 4:44

44 This is the body of instruction that Moses presented to the Israelites.

Deuteronomy 4:44 Meaning and Commentary

Deuteronomy 4:44

And this is the law which Moses set before the children of
] Not the law concerning the cities of refuge, but the law of the ten commands repeated in the following chapter; so Jarchi remarks,

``this which he should set in order after this section;''

as he does in the next chapter, where he repeats in order the ten precepts, and makes observations on the manner of the delivery of them, and urges obedience to them.

Deuteronomy 4:44 In-Context

42 Anyone who killed another person unintentionally, without previous hostility, could flee there to live in safety.
43 These were the cities: Bezer on the wilderness plateau for the tribe of Reuben; Ramoth in Gilead for the tribe of Gad; Golan in Bashan for the tribe of Manasseh.
44 This is the body of instruction that Moses presented to the Israelites.
45 These are the laws, decrees, and regulations that Moses gave to the people of Israel when they left Egypt,
46 and as they camped in the valley near Beth-peor east of the Jordan River. (This land was formerly occupied by the Amorites under King Sihon, who ruled from Heshbon. But Moses and the Israelites destroyed him and his people when they came up from Egypt.
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